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Naugatuck, CT 06770
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Laura Searles

Laura J. Searles

Monday, June 18th, 1928 - Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Obituary

Shelton, CT Laura J. Searles, 92, widow of Harry M. Searles, died peacefully on August 6, 2020 at Griffin Hospital in Derby.

Laura was born on June 18, 1928 in Auburn, ME a daughter of the late Milton and Helen (Emory) Goodwin. Laura lived in Shelton for the past 3years, having formerly lived in Bethany and was a member of Pinebrook Assembly of God Church in Naugatuck.

Laura is survived by her sons, John Searles, Richard Searles, Rodney Searles (Karen) and Brian Searles (Elizabeth); her 7 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; her brother, James Goodwin, her sister, Margery Booth and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Laura was predeceased by her daughter, Carolyn Searles and her daughter in law, Geraldine Searles, her brother, Harvey Robinson and her sisters, Lillian Cormier and Etta Searles.

Laura enjoyed the past 3 years living at Wesley Heights and her family sincerely thanks all of the staff for their kindness and care.

A funeral service will be Tuesday at 11:00am at Pinebrook Assembly of God Church, 232 City Hill Street, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. A calling hour will be Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00am at the church. Everyone attending is reminded to please wear a facial covering and to adhere to social distancing requirements. In lieu of flowers and to honor Laura’s memory, donations are requested to the American Cancer Society, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Pinebrook Assembly of God Church
    Address
    232 City Hill Street
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
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  • Service

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Pinebrook Assembly of God Church
    Address
    232 City Hill Street
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Leonides Luciano
  • Interment

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 |
    When
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
    Location
    St. James Cemetery
    Address
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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Sean and Denise Rawding and the Dutkanicz family

Posted at 10:40am
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Tina Saroka

Posted at 03:14pm
Rodney and family - so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Feel free to contact me if you would like to reconnect. You can reach me at (203) 206-2753.
 

Tina Saroka Posted at 03:16pm

This is Bob Saroka - sorry. I left that part out.
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Lori searles Edgerly

Posted at 11:40am
RIP Aunt Laura I am very sure that Uncle junior is very glad to have you back.
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Brianna Searles

Posted at 10:06pm
Love you forever and a day Gram!
 
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Richard Norko Posted at 10:04am

To our friends Rich, Rod, and the Searles family, please accept our warmest condolences for the loss of your Mom. Our prayers are with you all at this most difficult time. Regards, Rich Norko and family.
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