Marian Boothroyd

Marian Boothroyd (Helms)

Monday, May 30th, 1921 - Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Marian (Helms) Boothroyd, 99, wife of the late Vincent Boothroyd, formerly of Glastonbury, more recently of Bridgeport, passed away October 21, 2020 in Bridgeport Hospital. She was born in Cleveland, OH, daughter of the late Henry and Frieda (Viethen) Helms on May 30, 1921. Prior to her retirement, Marian worked in the Technical Drawings Department of Pratt and Whitney Aircraft. She loved cooking and music, especially playing the piano. She was a very talented artist, both painting and pottery, volunteering at the Glastonbury Senior Center teaching pottery classes. Her sons still have some of her paintings and pottery.
Marian will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, Robert H. Boothroyd and Melinda Quinn of Bridgeport and Douglas B. Boothroyd and Kathie Sumrow of Bridgeport, her grandchildren, Jason Boothroyd and his wife Erin, Emily Boothroyd and Jim Corbett, Elizabeth Miller and her husband Patrick and Allison Boothroyd. She also leaves her great-grandchildren, Coreena, Jason, Sloane, Ella and Sophie. Marian was predeceased by her brother Henry Helms.
Friends may call on Saturday October 24, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home 50 Naubuc Avenue, Glastonbury. A graveside service will take place at 11:30 am in Green Cemetery, 99 Hubbard Street, Glastonbury. To extend condolences, please visit
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    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, October 24th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Glastonbury
    50 Naubuc Avenue
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
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  • Interment

    Green Cemetery Glastonbury
    Main Street & Hubbard Street
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
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    To view service at cemetery at 11:30, go to PICTURES & VIDEOS, WEBCAST.


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Gramarian will always be in our hearts, drinking a martini and enjoying the sunshine on her face. We will miss her dearly.
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