January 22, 1942 ~ January 7, 2021

Born in: Meriden, CT
Resided in: Meriden, CT

David Carlton Wuterich, “Woody,” age 78, loving husband of 54 years to Rosemarie Zagorski Wuterich, passed away on January 7, 2021 at Midstate Medical Center, Meriden. He was born in Meriden on January 22, 1942, the son of the late Carlton and Gladys Johnson Wuterich. Besides his wife Rosemarie, he is survived by his daughter Maria Clap and her husband Kenneth of Southington, son Frank Wuterich and his wife Christina of Anaheim Hills, CA, and granddaughters Kendra Hill, Makena Clap, and Melody, Talia, and Jadabel Wuterich. He was predeceased by his daughter Rebecca Lynn Wuterich, and in-laws Sylvester and Elinor Whipple Zagorski. After graduating from Platt High School, David went on to study at the Culinary Institute and Greenbrier Hotel Culinary Program. He continued working as a chef for his entire career and retired as Chef Instructor for the State of CT, Bristol Vocational Technical School. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, drawing, and spending time with his family, especially his beloved granddaughters.

Services will be privately held at the convenience of David’s family.

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  1. Dave worked a long side with us for many years and we will miss him dearly! Amazing guy and a great friend! Our condolences to the family

  2. I will never forget the good times we had with Dave at the restaurant, we will miss him! My condolences to the family

  3. John And Maryann De Marsico A a lot good memories when we were younger on holidays and in the summer up Lake Lauderdale May his soul rest in peace

  4. Lots of memories of great Holiday times and of BBQs where we made “The Chef” flip the burgers in the grill. Rest well Uncle, you are loved and missed dearly.

  5. We are so sad to hear of Woodys’ passing. He was such a nice neighbor to have for 15 years. Enjoyed many outdoor conversations about our lawns. He will truly be missed.

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