Gordon 'Gordo' Clouthier, 69, husband of 35 years of Arden C. Clouthier passed away Dec. 26, 2011 in CT Hospice after a long illness. He was born in Milford April 10, 1942 a son of the late Arthur D. and Theresa Moran Clouthier and resided in Hamden since 1990. Gordon was a tool & die maker at Dresser Industries in Stratford for 18 years prior to retirement in 2009. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was a member of the American Legion Milford Post #196. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Jodi Lynn (Paul) Simoneau of NH, Cindi Ann Chesters of Wallingford, his sisters Diane (Richard) Ramos of VT, Patricia Clouthier of CA. his grandchildren , Evan Chesters, Melanie Taylor, Meghan Taylor, Nicholas Taylor, Stephanie Smith, David Smith, Angela Woolbert and Thomas Simoneau. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. His family would like thank CT Hospice for the compassionate care he received and especially thank Jenna, Brenda, Pedro and Edden. Funeral service will be Wednesday Dec. 28 at 2pm at BEECHER & BENNETT 2300 WHITNEY AVE. HAMDEN. Friends may visit with his family Wednesday from 12 - 2 pm. Interment with military honors in Centerville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be sent to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Cindi and Family, Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

  2. Cindi and family…please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you guys very much and as we mourn with you, I find comfort in knowing that he is finally healed and free from all the pains he suffered here on earth! I LOVE YOU!

  3. Cindi, I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy. Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. I love you and my heart is with you.

  4. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen. Hank,Alyx and I send our deepest sympathy during this difficult time.

  5. I miss you Grandpa I will always love you and you are a great person and the perfict Grandpa anyone could have. Love, Meghan

  6. I miss you Grandpa I will always love you and you are a great person and the perfict Grandpa anyone could have. Love, Meghan

  7. I must admit that I never knew Gordon directly but I do know the daughters he raised and feel the pain in their hearts and words regarding his loss. Gordon and I do have the shared experience of honorably serving our country through military service and from one serviceman to another; you will be missed but certainly not forgotten as your spirit continues to live on through all those who served with you! God Bless those who must continue their journey without you, especially Arden, her children, and their families. May they be filled with the Holy Spirit and guided through this time of mourning. Rest in Peace old friend.

  8. I want to say sorry to my aunt arden and cousins jodi and cindi on their loss… Only met gordon one time but he was a very nice guy and im glad i actually got to meet him at least once

  9. We will miss you Daddy-O. You were a fighter until the end and you will never be forgotten. We all love you and miss you!!

  10. Cindi,Evan,Melanie,Meghan & Nicholas, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad and Grandfather. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Sylvia Rider

  11. I am so sorry to hear of Gordon’s passing. I was saddened to hear of his passing today. I worked closely with Gordon at Dresser (Ashcroft) for a good number of years. I knew Gordon as an innovative thinker. He was always looking for a better way of doing things, not content with the business as usual approach. When we were not having conversation about the job, the other topic was more times than not that of family and the grandchildren he spoke of with such affection. I will miss our chats. God bless and comfort his family. Gordon will surely be missed by many.

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