Thomas Wilbur Bly
May 6, 1932 – May 5, 2020
Thomas Wilbur Bly, of Quaker Hill passed away on May 5, 2020. He was the widower of Gladys Bly. He was born in Groton on May 6, 1932, the son of Glenn Bly and Julia Smollin White Bly. He loved to travel with his wife they enjoyed many trips together. He worked as a painter and wallpaper hanger most of his life. He served after World War II in the Coast Guard. He loved to paint pictures and give them to family and friends. Thomas is survived by his sister Abby Vose of St. Augustine Florida. His home was with his niece Millie and husband Edward Simon, He was a fantastic uncle to Millie, Charlie, Jon, Matt, Andrew, Kimberly, John, Jim, Bill and his Grand Nephews adored him Jacob and Nathan. In addition to his wife he was also pre deceased by his siblings John Bly, Mildred Shea, Betty Forshaw and Lucrecia Bly, also Nephew Glenn Forshaw and Niece Stacie Forshaw. Burial will be private in Jordan Cemetery in Waterford. Donations in his name may be made to Quaker Hill Baptist Church and the Quaker Hill fire house.