Stuart Mauer

Obituary of Stuart Mauer

Stuart G. Mauer, of Groton, known as “Skip” died Friday, July 26, 2019 in Waterford, CT. He was the husband of Ann (Montgomery) Mauer they were married in 2006. Born in Albany, NY, to Glenn and Betty Mauer. He lived there until moving to Putnam in 1948. Attended Putnam Schools, where he played sports and was a member of the school jazz band, marching band and orchestra. He attended Norwich University, Dean College and graduated from University of New Hampshire in 1964. Following college, he worked at Windham Container in Putnam retiring in 1990 as Vice President to pursue his love of being Ship Captain of Charter cruising boats. He owned the “The Lady” which was docked in Mystic for many years, before being the captain of the “Valiant” also in Mystic. He retired in 2006 and moved to Maine for many years enjoying speed boats on the many lakes in Maine. They returned to Groton in 2013 to be near family and the ocean.

He will be missed by his wife Ann, his brother and his wife Gordie and Jeanine, his nephews Chad, and Eric and his wife Rachell and their two children Jack and Olivia, also Jen, Rob and Jake Gauthier, stepchildren Lynne Valente, Gwynne Ferguson, Paula Smith, Jon Eccleston and six grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be August 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church, 1241 Poquonnock Rd, Groton, CT. Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, is handling arrangements. Donations in his memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, 200 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489. Share a memory at

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