Mary Jane Bill

February 16, 1938 ~ August 28, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old



Mary Jane Sterling Gordy Bill passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at age 84.  She was born on February 16, 1938 to Charles and Dorothy Sterling Gordy of Woodbridge, CT.  A pretty, athletic and vivacious young woman who loved tennis and horses, Mary Jane attended Smith College.  In 1967 she married Peter Griswold Bill, who died on March 13, 2015.  As a kind and loving mother and wife, Mary Jane delighted in volunteering at Worthington Hooker Elementary School, where she particularly liked reading to the children in the library. Mary Jane is survived by her son Peter Gordy Bill of Bremerton, WA, and her two granddaughters, Oonaugh Kathleen Foster Bill and Thoralyn Sterling Foster Bill.

 Graveside services will be held on Saturday, September 10 at 10:00 am at Eastside Cemetery, Pease Rd. Woodbridge. Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of Christ in Woodbridge, CT or to Smith College, Northampton, MA. Arrangements are with the Hawley Lincoln Memorial, 424 Elm St. New Haven. To sign the online guestbook please visit


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