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“Tracey, my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. ”
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“Ken and family, so sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Lydia Kowalczyk

“My Deepest Condolences ”
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“Janet, so sorry to hear of the loss, I loved hearing all your wonderful stories about her life. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sarah Rossignol

“Dear Jeffrey.. You and your family are in my prayers. Your Mom was a very devout woman and I enjoyed working on the altar guild at St. John's with...Read More »
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“Ken, sorry for your lossFred Norman ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Fred Norman

“Janet, we are very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With our deepest sympathy, the...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Joanne Neuhausser

“Janet, So sorry to hear about your mom. My deepest condolences. Lifting you and your family up in prayers. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Lesa Stottlemyre

“Virginia was an awesome woman; she will be missed, but God has taken his own back to Himself. I pray peace, mercy, and grace on the family. blessings...Read More »
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“She will be greatly missed but she is in Glory. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Beverly Fernandez


Virginia R. Grous, 92, of Vernon, CT, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Woodlake of Tolland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center with her family by her side. Born February 27, 1923 in Rockville, CT, she was a daughter to the late William and Leila (Zwicker) Griffin. She was a beautician for most of her life, working at her mother's hair studio in Rockville for several years. She married Alexander F. Grous, August 1, 1942, and they shared 68 years together before his passing on March 6, 2011. She was a very talented musician, and an accomplished pianist, having the privilege to play the William Tell Overture at the Bushnell Theater. She enjoyed playing piano for the residents at Fox Hill Care Center, and prior to becoming a member of the Church of the Nazarene of Rockville, she was a member for many years of St. John Episcopal Church, Vernon, where she also played the church organ. Virginia was past president of the Women's Aglow International Fellowship of Tolland County, Enfield Chapter, and enjoyed traveling the world with her husband. She cherished the memories of times at the ocean, spending many summers with her family at Misquamicut Beach. Her other passions were her cats, gardening, and her ability to grow the most beautiful flowers. Virginia is survived by her loving children Randall Grous and his wife, Victoria, Janet Grous, Tracey Grous, Kenneth Grous and his wife, Sharon, and Jeffrey; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Gloria Coro; and brother Ruegg Griffin. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 4-8pm at Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Rd., Vernon. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 1st at 10am at the Church of the Nazarene of Rockville, 47 East Street, Rockville. Burial will follow in Ellington Center Cemetery.