Obituary: Betty Jean (Goodwin) Gratrix, 68, of Trumbull

Betty Jean (Goodwin) Gratrix, age 68, of Trumbull, passed away April 14, 2014 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Mrs. Gratrix was born in Hudson, New Hampshire and moved to Stratford, CT after graduating from Alvirne High School.

She received her BS degree in engineering from the University of Bridgeport. She was employed by Retina Systems, US Baird Corp. and Hesse Engineering Corp.

Mrs. Gratrix was predeceased by her parents, Frederick and Clair Goodwin; her brothers, Reverend Allan Goodwin and Carl Goodwin.

She is survived by her husband, Alfred E. Gratrix Sr. of Trumbull; her son, Jason Link and his wife, Ellen and her grandchildren, Daniel Link and Carl Link, all of Bethlehem, PA; two step-sons, Alfred E. Gratrix Jr. and his wife, Nancy of Austin of Westport and her children; Megan Philpott and her husband, Brian of Weston, and Todd Austin of Westport; and Edward Gratrix and his wife, Danielle and their children, Jacob and Matthew, all of Monroe, CT ; her sister- in- law, Reverend Dana Beth Wells-Goodwin of Denmark, ME; and several aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to attend her funeral services on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull, CT. Interment in Union Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 3020 Westchester Ave. Purchase, NY 10577.

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