Carol Grupe Coyle, 88, of New Canaan, died Friday evening, Jan. 30. She was surrounded by loved ones when she peacefully slipped away at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center of Connecticut. Her daughter, Sara lives in Trumbull.
Carol was born at home in New Canaan on Oct. 13, 1926, the daughter of the late Howard E. and Mary Seaf Grupe. She graduated from New Canaan High School in the Class of 1944, went on to earn her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in Durham and an advanced degree from Danbury Teachers’ College. She married John F. Coyle in 1957.