December 2, 1919 ~ June 2, 2002
In New Haven, John Hyde Chatfield, 82, husband of Elizabeth Judd Chatfield for 57 years of North Pease Rd., Woodbridge, passed away in St. Raphael Hospital June 2, 2002 after a brief illness. He was born in New Haven a son of the late Russell E. and Elizabeth McIntosh Chatfield and was a resident of Woodbridge for many years. Mr. Chatfield owned the Mayberry Insurance Company of Seymour and was a member of the First Church of Christ of Woodbridge. He had served as President of the Woodbridge Park Assoc. and was on the Wetlands Commission and the Conservation Commission of Woodbridge. He served in the Merchant Marines for 5 years during WW II and was a member of the V.F.W. Post # 2871 of Woodbridge. In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Susan C. Miller and her husband Theodore Miller of West Swanzey, NH, a brother Minotte M. Chatfield, of Allentown, PA, 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held in the First Church of Christ in Woodbridge, Sat., June 8 at 11 a.m. Rev. Boyd Johnson will officiate. Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial in East Side Cemetery will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Church of Christ, 5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525 or to the Woodbridge Park Assoc.,P.O. Box 3883, Woodbridge, CT 06525.