Kay A. Woodford, 74, passed away August 6, 2019, after a long illness. She and her husband, Gordon moved to Granby in 1977 to raise their family. Over the years Kay was active in many civic affairs including the Granby 200 and 225 celebrations, the Jaycees and as organist and choir director of the West Granby Methodist Church. Kay served as director of Granby Recreation & Leisure Services for nearly 25 years, retiring in 2011. For the past five years, she has been an integral part of the Drummer production team. She is survived by her husband of 52 years Gordon Woodford, two daughters, Karen Woodford of Granby, Cheryl Woodford and her husband Al Goduti of Tiburon, CA, son Scott Woodford and his wife Joyce, grandchildren Brandon and Amanda, of Feeding Hills, MA, and stepmother Phylis Sears of Shelbourne, NH. A memorial service will be held in November. Donations in her name may be made to the Granby Community Fund, www.granbycommunityfund.com or the Granby Ambulance Association, 1 Pegville Rd, Granby, CT 06035.
On Friday, July 26, 2019, Gordon Carl Bischoff passed away at the age of 70. Gordon retired from Westinghouse, where he worked for 41 years. A true volunteer, he was elected to the Granby Board of Education and served as vice chairman on the Board of Finance. In his retirement, he delivered Meals on Wheels and served on the board of directors for Holcomb Farm. He is survived by his wife, Florence, his daughter Melissa and her husband Jon Brett, his son Gregory, his sister Janese Carrick, his special brother-in-law Walter Lagasse and wife Eileen, and many nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the Gordon C. Bischoff Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Windsor Federal Savings, 250 Broad St., Windsor, CT 06095.