February 16, 1928 ~ September 23, 2002
In CT Hospice, Sept. 23, 2002, Charles ''Punch'' Humphrey, 74, husband of Dorothy Prehn Humphrey of Hubert St., West Haven, father of Linda Griffin and her husband, Leonard of Milford, Robert Humphrey of West Haven, Barbara Humphrey of Dennis, MA and Paul Humphrey and his wife Kim of Branford, grandfather of Amy and Bryan Griffin, Diane, Alyson and Adam Humphrey. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Edith Germond and Marion Kuziel and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother and five sisters. Charles was born in West Haven, Feb. 16, 1928, a son of the late George W. and LuLu Allen Humphrey, he served in the US Marine Corps from 1946-48. A graduate of Bryant College in Providence, he was president of The Humphrey Real Estate Agency of West Haven for 20 years, was past president of the New Haven Board of Realtors, West Haven Penalty Box Club and the West Haven Jaycees, member of Annawon Lodge #115 A.F. & A.M. of West Haven and the West Haven Rotary Club. Funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. Friends may call Thurs. from 4 - 8 p.m. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Haven. Contributions in his memory may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford 06405 or to the charity of one's choice.