Middletown-Horace J. Aliff, 73, husband of Marion Hacks Aliff, passed away Friday November 7, 2003 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born in Middletown, May 13, 1930, son of the late Thomas and Ruth Bowen Aliff. He was a self employed well driller. He served in the U.S. Navy durning the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and the National Rifle Association. In addition to his wife he is survived by three daughters, Marilyn Linberk of Middletown, Barbara Fetchenhier of Warrensberg, Missouri, Beverly J. Aliff of Middletown sons, Stephen H. Aliff of Middletown and Alan Aliff of East Hamption, four grandchildren, Shanon Aliff, Private First Class Bryan Linberk, Kristina Linberk and Tiffany Aliff. Also survived by a brother, Andrew Aliff. Predeceased by a sister, Helen Newman. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 11 at 11:00am. at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave. Meriden. Friends may call from 9-11 am. Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden . In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

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  1. Grampa I did it…everything i told you I was going to do I finally did it…I know that you would not want me to be sad but there is not a day that goes by that you are not in my mind and in my heart…I leave for Iraq in 5 days and I know that you will be there with me in my hardest times…growing up you were my everything, my heart and soul, i lived to make you happy, I hop enow that I’m all grown up you look down at me and see all that I have done and are happy and proud…Grampa i love you…I know that you and gramma are up there drinking coffee talking about me and waiting for the day that we can all be together again…I love you so much

  2. I love you dad and miss you everyday. I miss seeing you and talking to you, going places with you, just being with you. You were my strength and now I am lost without you. I look forward to seeing you in Heaven. ALWAYS in my thoughts Dad I need you more than anyone knows…

  3. My dad was a great man. I will miss his great big \’Welcome Home \’hugs, his honest advise, his bigger than life laugh, and his unconditional love. I LOVE YOU POP—Save a spot for me and i\’ll meet you on the other side one day. Till then I\’m gonna .Keep the Faith.—

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