Laurie J. Metzger

Published on Monday, 12 August 2019 19:57

 

Laurie J. Metzger, 74, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at her home. She was born on June 24, 1945, in New York City. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Mildred (nee Falvey) Metzger. Laurie earned a B.A. in education from Saint John’s University, Queens, N.Y., in 1970 and an M.S. in education from Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y., in 1973. In her early career as an elementary school teacher, she taught in New York City and the American School in Saudi Arabia, before moving to Connecticut. In 1984, Laurie was awarded a master’s in social work from Southern Connecticut State University. As an LCSW, she worked for several agencies and had her own private practice. Laurie was a world traveler, avid reader, and amateur artist. Laurie is survived by several cousins and their families as well as close friends. Her Celebration of Life memorial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local food bank of your choice.



Posted in The Bristol Press, on Monday, 12 August 2019 19:57. Updated: Monday, 12 August 2019 20:00.