Harrison R. Flesher, 62, of Hamden, passed away at CT Hospice on October 1, 2015 with his family by his side. He was born in New Haven on June 24, 1953 to Viola Green Flesher of New Haven and the late Bertram Flesher. Harris was the beloved husband of Linda Angelotti Flesher; father to Lisa (Matthew) Verneris, Henry (Crystal) Cofrancesco & Michael (Jennifer) Cofrancesco, all of Hamden; devoted grandfather to Zachary & Hannah Verneris and Zoey Cofrancesco; brother of Jay (Diana) Flesher of Miller Place, NY; also survived by his nieces & nephews. He grew up in Orange and has lived in Hamden for the last 25 years. He was very proud of his family's business, Wayside Clothes, which they ran in Milford for over 60 years. Harris was all about his family. Nothing was more important than time spent with them, most memorably at the family's Narragansett, RI home. Harris had a very close and loving relationship with his grandchildren. His family would like to say a special 'Thank You' to the Partnership Adult Day Care Center for their support and companionship and to the staff at CT Hospice for their compassion and care. Friends are invited to visit with his family on Monday, October 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 200 Executive Blvd. Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489 or www.alz.org/ct.

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  1. All I can say is , Harris will be truly missed he was one of the most sweetest, kindest, loving, caring man I have ever met, he adored my cousin Linda with all his heart. He will now rest in peace with our dear lord, watching over her forever and all the family he loved so much!

    RIP HARRIS will never forget the fun time in Vegas we all had

    Dolores Scalesse

  2. Dear Cousin Linda,

    Tony and I send our deepest sympathy my heart is Broken. You had a WONDERFUL, SWEET ,

    LOVING, KIND MAN that truly adored you, your years that you spent with him will be treasured for life. Please just believe in God and he will give you the strength you deserve! I truly miss and love you. You guys have been through so much , your rain bow will shine . Be strong xoxox I am here if you need to talk

    RIP HARRIS

    LOVE DOLORES AND TONY SCALESSE JR

  3. Linda, We are so very sorry for your loss. Harris was such a kind hearted man and special person. He will be greatly missed. You and the rest of your family are in our prayers.

    Love,

    Steve and Jenna Scalesse

  4. Aunt Linda, Henry, Lisa, Michael and Family,

    My sincerest condolences. So sorry to hear of Harris’s passing. May he rest in peace and his memories bring an everlasting smile to your faces.

    With Love,

    Sharon

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