Norwich - Greta Newman Polcaro, 80, of Norwich, died early Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at The William W. Backus Hospital. She was born in Ironwood, Mich., on June 7, 1936, the daughter of the late Andrew and Gerta (Lundbeck) Sather. Greta was employed for 25 years as a teacher in the Norwich School System before retiring. She had been a 50 year resident of Montville, and also lived in Englewood, Fla. and Gloucester, R.I. She was currently living in Norwich with her son. Greta is survived by two sons, John Newman of Norwich and Gary Newman of Middletown; one daughter, Gretchen Janz of North Stonington; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her two husbands, William Newman and Cosmo Polcaro; two sisters, Betty Powers and Helen White; and one brother, John Sather. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Swan Point Cemetery at the Cypress Columbarium in Providence, R.I. There are no calling hours. Guillot Funeral Home, 75 South B St., Taftville, is in charge of arrangements.
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