Grace <I>Van Brunt</I> Pinkham

Grace Van Brunt Pinkham

New York, USA
Death 8 Dec 2007 (aged 83)
Burial Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 50681775 · View Source
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Republican-American (Waterbury, CT) - December 13, 2007

Deceased Name: Mrs. Grace V. Pinkham Was Army nurse in Korea

MELROSE, Mass. - Grace V. Pinkham died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007. She was the loving wife of the late Harry G. Pinkham.

Grace was born Aug. 20, 1924, in Elmhurst, N.Y. She was the daughter of the late Theresa Boyle-Van Brunt and the late Ralph Van Brunt. She graduated from The Lenox Hill Hospital School of Nursing in New York, and spent many years in the nursing profession. She was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and served in the Korean War in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH). After her war service she resumed her education and earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing education from Hunter College in New York.

Grace was a member of the Colebrook Congregational Church and belonged to the Women's Fellowship Group.

She leaves a devoted sister, Alice Skinner, a grandson, Dylan Pinkham, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Mary V. McDougall and Jane V. Fitchett.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main St., Winsted. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be held in South Cemetery, Colebrook, in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Grace to the Colebrook Congregational Church, P.O. Box 75, Colebrook 06021.

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MAR. 12, 1918
NOV. 12, 2005

AUG 20, 1924
DEC. 8 2007

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