George A. Seagrave
October 3, 1948 ~ July 30, 2017
George A. Seagrave, 69, of Hamden passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the St. Raphael’s Campus of Yale-New Haven Hospital. George was born in Middletown on October 3, 1948, son of the late Leroy and Evelyn Jonas Seagrave. He is survived by his brother Ronald Seagrave; niece Amy Williams; and great-nieces and nephews Ashley, Lance, Ryan, and Brandon. George was a biker at heart, he loved going out on his Harley Davidson Motorcycle. He also loved his red Chevy Corvette. George was an avid photographer; he enjoyed shooting landscapes in nature. George was known as the quietest, gentlest man you could ever meet and he had a fantastic sense of humor. He always treated people with respect and was a gentleman in the purest sense of the word. He was a member of the Elm City Gun Club. Most importantly, George was a science teacher at Thomas Hooker School in Bridgeport. He absolutely loved his profession as a teacher and cared immensely for the kids he taught. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial visitation for George on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Beecher and Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. A prayer service will follow at 6:00 PM. George was looking forward to attending an upcoming benefit ride this fall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in George’s name may be made to Josh’s Ride, a bike ride benefiting the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department. Please send donations to the Huntingtown VFD, c/o Greg Fabricante, 2755 Lloyd Bowen Rd., St. Leonard, MD 20685, indicate 'For Josh's Ride' in the memo.