Gaynor Lynn (Gorlich) Groome, 59, of Bristol passed away peacefully on Dec. 23, 2017.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter H. Groome II. She was born in Teaneck, N.J. on Sept. 25, 1958, the daughter of the late Weldon and Doris (Anderson) Gorlich.
Gaynor is survived by her daughter, Brittany Groome Russo, her husband, Anthony, and their daughter, Lillian; her siblings, Audrey Gorlich and her husband, Walter Zemlanicky, Glenn Gorlich and his wife, Mary, Wayne Gorlich, and Bernadette Mehnert; as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and wonderful friends.
Gaynor felt happiest in her roles as Mom, Gay-Gay, and GiGi, and her baby granddaughter, Lilly, was the light of her life. She was an avid pet lover and devoted much love to her dog, Stella, and her grand-dogs, Daisy and Luigi.
Gaynor lived a life surrounded by family, friends and fun and enjoyed participating in local activities and events, as well as visiting her lifelong friends, Robin Bado and Andrea Warmbold. She will be deeply missed by everyone who loved her.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in her honor.
Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, CT is in charge of the arrangements.