portrait picture for Guy R. Wetmore, Sr.

Wake: Friends may call Sunday at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Service: The funeral service will take place Monday at 10:00 A. M. in the funeral home, with Rev. Frank E. Wismer, III, Vicar of Christ Episcopal Church officiating. Burial: Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk. Donations: Memorial contributions are requested Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, P. O. Box 489, Wilton, CT 06897, the South Norwalk Boat Club Scholarship Fund, 17 Mack Street, So. Norwalk, CT 06854, Christ Episcopal Church, 2 Emerson Street, E. Norwalk, CT 06855

Guy R. Wetmore, Sr.


July 19, 1926 - July 28, 2011

Guy R. Wetmore, Sr., 85, of Norwalk, died Thursday, July 28th, in Norwalk Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Kish Wetmore for over 62 years.

Born in Norwalk, July 19, 1926 son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Cullen Wetmore, Mr. Wetmore was a life long Norwalk resident. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army; serving aboard the troop transport, U. S. S. Hermitage, in the Pacific.

Mr. Wetmore was a supervisor with the Southern New England Telephone Company; retiring in the 1980’s after 37 years with the company. An avid fisherman, he was a member of the South Norwalk Boat Club since 1961.

Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter; Karen Carpenter, and her husband, Don, of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, two sons; Gary Wetmore and his wife, Mary Beth, of Norwalk, Gregory Wetmore and his wife, Barbara, of Danbury, one brother Walter Wetmore and his wife Daisy, of Norwalk, a sister; Elaine Symonds, of So. Carolina, eight grandchildren; Jason Musco, Dr. Jonathan Musco, Paul Musco, Jr., Jennifer Cantrell, Matthew and Andrew Wetmore, Kevin and Charlie Wetmore, and a great granddaughter; Elizabeth Musco.

Mr. Wetmore is predeceased a son; Guy R. Wetmore, Jr., two siblings; Alfred Wetmore and Jean Delia.

  1. Uncle Guy holds a very special place in my heart. I’m so fortunate to have so many wonderful happy memories of him. We will always love him.

    September 27, 2011
    Carrie -
  • Dear Mrs. Wetmore and family, I want to express our sincere sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Christina, Paul, Denise, Roger and Laurie Gagne.

    September 27, 2011
    Christina Gagne Salley -
  • very sorry to hear of your loss, never met your dad, but he was one of us.

    September 27, 2011
    Jean & Nancy Remond -
  • So sorry about your Dad Gary. My thoughts and prayers are with both you & Marybeth and your family. Love, Lois

    September 27, 2011
    Lois Tomczyk -
  • Dear Dot & family: Our sincerest sympathy goes out to you at this time…Sincerely Norwalk High Classmate Fran & Bill Bodnar…….. Bethel, Ct.

    September 27, 2011
    Frances (Helbig) Bodnar -
  • Dottie, We were so sorry to hear about Guy. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May time heal your loss and sorrow, as well as leave you with many happy thoughts and memories!

    September 27, 2011
    Jack and Shirley Furniss (SNBC) -
  • Dear Sis, So sorry for your lost. All my prayers and sympathies. Know that you are in our daily prayers, Love, sincerely, Sr. Marie Lucie

    September 27, 2011
    Sister Marie Lucie Monast, sstv -
  • i was sorry to hear of guys passing he was a great person knew him through cl&p i was a lineman and ran into him on jobs he was a great help in getting me started in lobstering as a hobby and i will remember him always as a friend

    September 27, 2011
    peter sullivan -
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