In the Hospital of St. Raphael, Dec. 24, 2007, Charles E. Linsley, of Hill St., Milford formerly of Orange and West Haven, husband of the late Erna Petrie Linsley, father of Janet Kelly and her husband, Michael of West Haven, Thomas Linsley and his wife, Martha of Weverville, NC, step-father of Nancy Howard Neville of Manchester, CT. Also survived by his first wife, Marjorie H. Linsley, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Charlotte VanWilgen, Florence Juniver, Anna Jacobson, Ruby Scranton, Ester White, Dorothy Platt and a brother, George Linsley. Charles was born in North Branford, Aug. 9, 1923 a son of the late Charles and Harriett Mabry Linsley. He was a WW II U.S. Navy veteran and served from 1942 - 46. He had worked in the air conditioning maintenance department of BIC Corp. of Milford and was a member of the First Congregational Church of West Haven where he was loved by many of the members and Annawon Lodge #115 A.F.& A.M. of West Haven. Memorial service Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of West Haven. Contributions in his memory may be made to the First Congregational Church, Book of Remembrance, 1 Church St., West Haven, CT 06516 or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT - TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven.

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  1. Janet, Craig, Linsley and Mike, We are very sorry for your loss. We remember what a wonderful man he was. We hope the many happy memories you have will give you comfort. Take care and know you are in our prayers. Regards, Mary-Ann & Dennis

  2. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Our belated but deepest sympathy upon hearing of the loss of Janet’s father. We were away just after Christmas until Jan. 5th and only recently learned of his passing. We are sorry that we missed the service. I will make a donation in his memory either to the American Heart Assoc. or the Cancer Society soon. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Sincerely, the Chiarelli’s

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