Curtis Lomer Manseau October 5, 1924 - March 15, 2009 Curt passed away at the Veteran's Memorial Hospital after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. He is survived by his wife Doris, son Curt (Mary) and daughter Dawn (Lenny) Croteau all of West Haven, a sister Eleanor Dio of TX, Doris' children Diane, Stephen, Daryl, Laura (Gary) Lindgren all of West Haven, and Christine (Mike) of NC, nine grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was predeceased by his parents, Romeo and Martha Curtis Manseau. Curt was proud to be a 60 year member of Annawon Lodge #115 AF & AM. He also served as a volunteer with the Masonic Escort Service at the VA for 27 years. He served in the US Air Force in the Pacific during WW II and later became a master mechanic. Curt and his long time friend and business partner Louis Sacco owned Campbell Auto Electric in West Haven for many years. In Curt's memory, the family wishes to extend a note of grateful appreciation to the doctors and staff of the VA for their loving care. Services will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2009. A Masonic Service in celebration of Curt's life will be held at BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR, 410 CAMPBELL AVE., WEST HAVEN at 12:30 PM, to be followed by a Service of Christian Burial at Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green, Temple St., New Haven at 1:30 PM. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home Wednesday from 12 noon to 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Parkinson's Research to help find a cure at Parkinson Research Foundation Processing Center, PRF P.O. Box 96318, Washington, DC 20090-6318 or visit www.parkinsonresearchfoundation.org.

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  1. Dear Curt and Family, On Behalf of all of the members of Hamden/West Haven Hockey Alumni I want to express our deepest sympathy at the loss of your Father. We have remembered your Dad with a donation to the Parkinson’s Research Foundation. May God bless you all during these most difficult times. We have you in our prayers.

  2. Dear Curt and Family, Sorry we could not convey our deepest sympathy to you in person. Please know that you are in our thoughts at this very sad time. Sincerely, Mark, Lynn & Mark Williams

  3. Dear Curt and Mrs Mary, Curtis, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you. If you need anything, Please let us know. Ray Diana Andrea Hunt

  4. Dear Curt, Dawn, Mrs. Manseau, and family, My deepest sympathy to you on the death of your father, husband, and grandfather. Curt Manseau was the kindest, most generous neighbor, friend–and mechanic!–I could ever have asked to know. He enriched my life in ways that I never will forget. I regret that I shall not be able to join you today at services. Joan Venditto

  5. Dear Curt, Mary , Dawn and Lenny, We were so sorry to hear of your loss, our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Janet & Mike Kelly

  6. Dear Curt, Mary, Dawn & Lenny, Our deepest sympathy to you and all the family, during this very difficult time.

  7. Dear Family of Curtis Manseau, We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Curtis. He was a good and kind man and his presence will be greatly missed. With our deepest sympathy, John and Patti Zilinski

  8. Dear Mrs. Manseau, Curt, Dawn and family, Curt’s thoughtful and loving kindness will never be forgotten. Please know that my thoughts, sympathy and prayers are with you at this difficult time. He will be forever in my heart.

  9. Dear Mrs. Manseau: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sincerely, Susan Noonan and the staff of Lend A Hand.

  10. To Doris, Curt, Dawn and all the family, We were sadden to hear of Curt’s passing. He was a long time friend and our favorite mechanic. We both extend our deepest condolences.

  11. To Doris, my .other Auntie., I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you. I wish you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Much love, Linda

  12. We are deeply grieved to learn of the passing of Mr. Manseau and offer our heartfelt condolences to the entire Manseau and Croteau families. In the death of your husband/father West Haven lost a gentleman of rare charm and refinement. I have fond memories of many different events in which I interacted with Curt at the Church, VA and Elks Club events. I am sure you will worthily maintain the noble and patriotic traditions of the family. May God give peace to his departed soul and also give you the strength to bear your great loss.

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