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Stanley D. Wort, 93, Of Greenwich, Retired Rolls Royce Senior Executive

Stanley D. Wort
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GREENWICH, Conn. - Stanley D. Wort of Greenwich died April 16. He was 93.

Wort was born Nov. 22, 1920, to Charles and Emily Wort in Blandford, Dorset, England. After attending Poole Grammar School, he passed the civil service exam and was placed with the Inland Revenue department. After World War II broke out, he volunteered for the British Navy and became a signalman. Once back in the England, he rejoined the civil service. He began his career with Rolls Royce, first in Derby and later in Montreal, Canada, Greenwich and New York City. In 1972, he became financial director of Rolls Royce, then in 1976 relocated to Montreal in 1976 to head up the North American aero-engine company. He moved to Greenwich in 1977 and retired from Rolls Royce in 1985, but continued consulting to the company for several more years.

Wort is survived by his sister, Celia in Australia; wife, Peggy; daughter, Pamela (Lake); and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Ken; and daughter, Patricia.

Calling hours are from 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24 until the start of the service. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday April 24 at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home 2900 Summer St., Stamford. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army or your local Public Broadcasting Service.

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