Norma G. Devaul

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Meriden - Norma G. Devaul, 87, wife of Lloyd Devaul, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14 at Coccomo Memorial Healthcare Center. She was born in Waterbury, CT on March 2, 1919, a daughter of the late Frederick C. and Meta Marie (Christensen) Glike. She was a graduate of Simmons College and had worked as the assistant to the vice president of the former Connecticut General Insurance Company. She was a very involved member of the Unitarian Universalist Church with their Daytimers Club and making quilts with other ladies of the church. Norma loved the opera and classical music and was a very active member of the Meriden Music Association and the Meriden Symphony. She was also a member of the Historical Society of Berlin, where she lived while raising their children. Norma also loved her gardening. Besides her husband Lloyd, she is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Sarah and Michael Savidakis of Tarpon Springs, Fl and Aimee and James Peppe of Spring Hill, Fl, seven grandchildren, Jaclyn and John Savidakis, Jameson, Justine, Jocelyn, Jillian and Joelle Peppe and six nieces and nephews; Marcia Kaferle, Frederick Glike, Mark and Crane Allen, Greg and Deanna "DeeDee" Devaul. She also leaves a sister-in-law, Ruth Allen of Berlin and a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Mildred Devaul of Wisconsin. She was predeceased by a brother Dr.Frederick P. Glike and a sister-in-law Rachel Glike. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 18 at 11:00am at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Lucy Ijams will officiate. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.

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  1. Dear Lloyd and family, We were very sorry to hear about Norma. She was a wonderful lady and neighbor. We will always remember her stopping to take a break and sitting in our garage to talk during some of your little walks.

  2. Dear Lloyd, Sarah and Aimee: Norma was a kind, graceful, classy lady whose gentle thoughtfulness and sprightly intelligence could always bring a smile to others, and especially to you Lloyd. Paula and I have always felt your relationship was an example to which all of us could aspire. They say the pain you feel when someone passes is directly equivalent to the joy he or she brought you during their life. Knowing how wonderful Norma was, we can only imagine the pain now. Please accept our deep sympathy.

  3. Lloyd, please accept our sincere condolences at your loss of Norma. You have been wonderful neighbors on Dexter Avenue and we are very saddened by her passing. Jim & Cindy Zebora

  4. Lloyd, We are sorry conflicts make us unable to be with you Monday. We have enjoyed knowing Norma for a long time. Our thoughts are with you at this time of sorrow

  5. Sarah & Aimee, You and your families are in our thoughts and prayers. I will always remember your mother’s graciousness and hospitality, especially at the Camp Claire staff picnic at your home in Berlin back in 1981. ‘winter, spring, summer, or fall; all you have to do is call, you’ve got a friend’ Peace. Michael, Michelle & Jillian McBride

  6. Sarah & Aimee-I read with sadness today about the death of your mom. I remember how nice she was to me all those years ago. You were blessed with a great mother and she with great daughters. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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