Meriden - Glenn Newton Felton, Sr., our beloved husband, father and friend passed on Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 4:13 a.m. at MidState Medical Center at the age of 74 from his brave and courageous battle with lung cancer. Born on Sept. 27, 1931 in Bayboro, NC, he was the son of the late Roosevelt A. and Eula Felton of Bayboro, NC. He was predeceased by his brothers, Napoleon Felton and Joseph Felton. He was a member of Parker AME Zion Church, a longtime friend and employee of Peter and Cecilia Flagg and a resident of Meriden for over 50 years. Mr. Felton is survived by his wife Jennie Pennyman Felton of Meriden, siblings, Roosevelt Felton, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA, Agnes Robinson of Albemarle, NC, Lucinda Monk of Bayboro, NC, Flaretta Pennyman of Meriden. His children, Glenn Edward Newton Felton, II, Gary Vernon Felton, Neil Brian Felton, Jennifer Lynn Felton, Natalie Lee Felton of Meriden and Julie Lynna Felton-Harris of East Hartford. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, Latoya, Glenn, Jr. III, Gary, Jr., Nicholas, Jushua, Dimitri, Romello, Joseph, Brittany, DeAndre, Christopher, Justin, Jamie, 2 great-grandchildren, Taylor and Aiden. In addition numerous nieces and nephews. We will miss him so much. Funeral service will be Thursday, April 13 at 10 a.m. at the Parker AME Zion Church, 1280 N. Broad St., Meriden, Rev. Craig M. Hooker will officiate. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 - 8 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

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  1. Condolences to our colleague Glenn Jr. and family. Meriden-Wallingford Black Professionals, Business Owners and Clergy.

  2. Glenn Sr was a wonderful man, and very proud of his family. He always had a smile and a little glimmer in his eye! I’ll miss seeing him at Dunkin Donuts. Glenn Jr–remember you have a family to lean on at the PD. We’re here for you.

  3. I met .Pops. when I was 16 and working at Dunkin Donuts. He would stay and wait while I closed the store. That was almost 20 years ago. When I stopped working there and would see his truck, I would always stop and say hello. My heart and prayers go out to his family. Glenn will be missed by many in Meriden.

  4. I met Glenn when i worked at food bag. I worked at food bag for over 10 years and Glenn was one of the customers i missed. I would see his truck there and stop. My daughter who is 5 would be with me and want and want. I would tell her no. When i turn around she would have her powerade and candy. Ask her where she got that she would reply with Grandpa Glenn. Glenn always could make people laugh and bring a smile to their face. I remember telling Glenn i never wanted kids and he would tell me all about his kids and his grandkids and telling me ill change my mind. So when I found out i was pregnant and saw him at food bag. All he could say is told you so. He was a sweet man loved by many and will be missed by many. Glenn you will always be remembered and will be deeply missed. To all his family my prayers and my thoughts are with you.

  5. My condolences to Glenn and his family. I have known Glenn for almost 20 years now. Glenn is a wonderful person who deeply touches the lives of everyone he meets. He is the best friend anyone could ever ask for.

  6. My condolences to Glenns family. Glenn used to come into Hunters Pool Center for many years. He had become a good friend. I always admired his dedication to his work and employer. What a nice man. Eileen Hunter

  7. my love goes to my aunt jennie and family for the lost of her husand and they father. may god be with you thought this time of sorrow and bless each and everyone of you.you will be in my thoughs and prayers.

  8. Though I am out of state right now I want to extend my condolance to the whole family. I will keep you all in my prayers to get thru these next few days. Remember the good times and smile for he loved you all so much. May Glen Sr. rest in peace and smile down on his family and friends he leaves behind. God Bless

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