IN MEMORIAM: Frances H. Greenleaf

Frances H. Greenleaf, 97, of Noank, passed away early Friday morning, September 11, 2020, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London surrounded by family. Frances was born on Fishers Island on May 26, 1923, the daughter of Charles William and Catherine McNaught Hedge. She was married to Arthur A. Greenleaf Jr. on September 20, 1947; and he survives.

Frances graduated from the Joseph Lawrence School of Nursing and had worked as a registered nurse for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and the Groton Public Health Nursing Service.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Arthur A. Greenleaf III, of Ocala, FL and C. Wesley Greenleaf of Noank; two daughters, Candace Reber of Bonita Springs, FL and Kathy Greenleaf of Griswold; ten grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service was held in Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be directed to the Groton Heights Baptist Church, 72 Broad Street, Groton, CT 06340.

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Published in The Day on September 20, 2020

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