SUGRUE, Marie Adrienne 58, of 108 Twin Hills Dr., Groton, died at her residence on Wednesday. She was born November 21, 1951 in Washington, DC the daughter of Phyllis Plante Sugrue and William Joseph Sugrue, Sr. Marie grew up in Needham, MA and attended St. Elizabeth Seton High School in Wellesley. She graduated from the St. Elizabeth Nursing School in Brighton, MA and was a Registered Nurse, having worked for St. Elizabeth's Hospital, VNA of Southeastern CT, and VNA of Rhode Island. She attended Harvard Divinity School where she received a Master of Arts Degree. She was active in the St. James Episcopal Church where she volunteered for various ministries. Survivors include her partner of 14 years, Anne Spicer, 2 brothers; John Sugrue and his wife Noemi of Brookline, MA and William J. "Chip" Sugrue, Jr. and his wife Lois of Charlton, MA, a sister; Renee C. Sugrue of Minneapolis, MN , 2 nieces; Adriana and Melissa Sugrue and a nephew Gabriel Sugrue. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church, New London. Burial is private and there are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal St., New London, CT 06320. Byles-Groton Memorial Home 310 Thames St., Groton is assisting with the arrangements. Please visit www.Byles.com for directions, obituary or to leave a note in the guestbook.
From the Boston Globe May 2, 2010