Margrette Pomeroy, 73, mother of local residents

Mrs. Pomeroy was born May 3, 1931, in Lansing, Mich., daughter of the late Howard and Ethel (Miller) Edgett.

She was a graduate of Danbury High School and was a retired employee of the Barden Corporation in Danbury.

She was a lifetime area resident and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Ball Pond Volunteer Fire Department in New Fairfield.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Pomeroy is survived by four sons, John Jr. and his wife Merry of Ellicott City, Md., Jeffrey and his wife Marie of New Milford, Stuart and his wife Anne of Danbury and Green, N.Y., and David Sr. and his wife Tracy of Poughquag, N.Y.; a daughter, Jacqueline of Bridgewater; two sisters, Marion Goger of California and Anita Portunato of Waterbury; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at Green Funeral Home of Danbury at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.