Earl F. Mousch

earl mousch

December 29, 1947 ~ August 24, 2023

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

Earl Frederick Mousch, 75, a life-long Meriden resident, loving husband of Mary (Clark) Mousch, passed away on August 24, 2023 at The Curtis Home. He was born in Meriden on December 29, 1947, a son of the late Eugene and Catherine (DeLulio) Mousch. Besides his wife Mary, Earl leaves his children, Amy Espinosa (Edwin), Gina Mousch, Lisa DiMauro (John), Vincent Cascio (Gloria), Anthony Cascio (Cindie), and Nancy Sewell (Vaughn), his brother, Joseph Mousch, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He also leaves his beloved cats, Sammy and Kitty. Earl was predeceased by his infant son William Mousch, sons Harold and Joseph Cascio, brother Frank Mousch, and sister Mary Ouellet. After graduating from Platt High School, Earl enlisted in the United States Army, serving two tours as a sharpshooter rifleman in Vietnam. He was Honorably Discharged in 1971. He then went on to work for Elm-Cap Industries as a cemetery vault truck driver for over forty years until his retirement. For those who knew Earl, know that his famous saying was “I’m the last one to let you down.” A lover of country music, Earl loved playing his Martin guitar in a local band at many local establishments. He was also very active in the Meriden/South Meriden Community, having served on the South Meriden Volunteer Fire Department since 1965, going out on emergency calls at all times of day in any kind of weather. He was an active member of American Legion Post #45. Earl marched in many parades for the American Legion Drum Corps and the South Meriden Volunteer Fire Dept. He was a diehard fan of the N.Y. Yankees and Dallas Cowboys. Those who plan on attending his services, please feel free to wear your Yankees or Dallas Cowboys attire in honor of Earl.

Friends are invited to visit with Earl’s family on Friday, September 8, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. A funeral service celebrating his life will follow in the funeral home at 12:00 p.m. The South Meriden Volunteer Fire Department will then carry Earl to his final place of rest in Walnut Grove Cemetery where a graveside ceremony will be held with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions in his name be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450, the Volunteer South Meriden Fire Dept, 31 Camp St., South Meriden, CT 06451, or to the Meriden Antique Veterans Honor Guard, C/O Meriden Senior Center, 22 West Main St., Meriden, CT 06451.



Visitation: September 8, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451


Funeral Service: September 8, 2023 12:00 pm

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451


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  1. Earl only if you knew how many people’s life’s you touch. You were a great dad, poppy and great poppy to your family. I’m so proud that you made my mom so happy for all these years. Keep shining love and miss you.

    • My thoughts and prayers to the family and especially to Mary. I’m so sorry for the sadness you all are going through. I love you all!

  2. Marybeth, Amy, Gina and families,
    Our deepest condolences and love on the passing of your husband, dad and my cousin Earl. May you be comforted in knowing he is at rest in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We continue to lift you up in our daily prayers.
    Love to all,

  3. You will truly be missed by everyone ! You will be having a great send off , you deserve the best and everyone that knows you agrees! See you in the next chapter!!!we will take care of mother !!!

  4. Rest in peace Earl. You lit up the life of so many people. I’m sorry I never got to meet you but your memories live forever in the stories I have heard. ❤️🙏

  5. You’re a good man, Earl and you will be missed by so many people. Thank you for a lifetime of service to others. Rest in peace. Love and condolences to your family from all of us in Vermont.

  6. Hey uncle Earl miss you , you were #1 . Don’t worry I will take good care of your t.v remote and every time I watch gun smoke I will think of you ! Until we meet again !!

  7. Earl , missing you more than words can say. I will forever miss you saying to me; “ you are precisely correct Cindie my darlin”. Thank you for always being there for me and taking such good care of your family. We will take care of Mary so that you can rest easy ❤️

    • Earl,

      Thank you for your service to your country and community.I will miss our many conversations at South Meriden Fire Department. You love for your Ice Cream Sandwiches. Earl I don’t think anyone could have anything bad ever to say of you. Rest Easy my friend until we meet again.

  8. You will be missed bud! Our family prays for yours in this time of grief. Pa Haines (Past Chief) will meet you at the gate.

    • To the mousch and (espinosa)family. I am sorry for your loss. Know that this is not a goodbye is just a see you later. Another guardian angel to watch over all of you. Keep his memories in your hearts.

  9. Dad,
    Words cannot describe the feeling that I am feeling right now you will forever be missed greatly. I will forever hold the memories and conversations we once shared. You were an amazing father, and even more amazing grandfather and great grandfather a one of a kind that cannot be replaced. You were my number one man in my life you will forever remain number one in my heart as we grieve the loss of you here on earth, we will always remember you until we meet again I love you daddy this is not goodbye

  10. Earl there isn’t a person out that can’t say “That Earl was a good man!!!! “
    You will be truly missed by all your friends and your family. Sending my love hugs and prayers to everyone❤️So sorry for your loss Mary. ((Hugs))
    Love, Denise

  11. Marybeth and family,
    My heartfelt sympathy to you on the passing of my cousin Earl.
    We spent all our growing up years at Grandma & Grandpa DeIulio’s house on Sundays, and all of us grandchildren would play badminton in the summer and Monopoly in the winter while our parents visited!
    Thank you for all the special memories that I’ll forever hold in my heart until w meet again!

  12. My condolences to the family at such a difficult time , Earl was a very special man and I have fond memories of all the family times shared together ❤️

  13. Words can’t express how much I miss you. I will forever hold every memory that I have of us in my heart. I still can’t believe you’re gone dad I know you’re no longer hurting or in pain. I will promise you I will keep making you proud. I love and miss you deeply Daddy. keep watching over all of us. until we meet again

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