Arlene Mae (Dzagan) Groth

Published on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 19:06


Arlene Mae (Dzagan) Groth, 75, of Bristol, beloved wife of Arthur C. Groth, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Hartford Hospital. Arlene was born in Middletown, on Nov. 25, 1943, and was a daughter of the late Michael M. and Sophia P. (Stankowski) Dzagan. She resided in Colchester before moving to Bristol, in 1968 and met her husband Arthur at UConn, Class of 1965. She taught school at Bacon Academy in Colchester and Stafford School in Bristol, before retiring to raise her family. Arlene loved spending time with her grandchildren and being at her cottage in Old Saybrook.

In addition to her husband, Arlene is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Marianne Groth of Boston, Mass., a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Matthew Butler of New Britain, two brothers, Michael Dzagan of Cobalt, and Richard Dzagan of Virginia, two sisters, Crystal Broberg of Massachusetts, and Marcia Koes of Rhode Island, four grandchildren, Kate and Charlotte Groth, and Evelyn, and Helena Mae Butler; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. Burial will follow at Forestville Cemetery, Forestville. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Funk Funeral Home, on Friday, between 10 and 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. Please visit Arlene’s memorial website at .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 19:06. Updated: Wednesday, 18 September 2019 19:08.