Obituary: June K.G. Northwood
June Kathleen Gregory Northwood, mother of a Darien resident, died Friday, June 1, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was 94.
Born in Whitefish, Mont., in 1918, she attended the University of Washington and met and married her husband Robert H. Northwood, in 1941. Her husband’s career as a naval officer took them across America and back with their family in tow.
“A gifted musician, interior decorator and scratch golfer, she and her husband traveled the world upon retirement visiting friends and family,” her family said.
Mrs. Northwood is survived by her Darien daughter, Lynn N. Hamlen, director of the Darien Nature Center; a son, another daughter and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Admiral Robert H. Northwood.
She will be laid to rest next to her husband at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.