Peacefully at home, Nov. 14, 2007, Rev. C. John Mouland, 75, of Northford, husband of Carol Becker Mouland, father of John Mouland and his wife, Joy of Rocky Hill, Mark Mouland and his wife, Gabriela of Indio, CA and Matthew Mouland and his wife, Tina of Durham, brother of Gertrude Ostrander of Spring Arbor, MI, grandfather of Jennifer, Janine, Irma, Gabriella, Carol-Karin and Matthew E.P. Mouland, and uncle to Michael, Melba, and daughter Kathryn Ostrander and Stephen, Lisa, and sons Joshua, Caleb, and Andrew Ostrander. John was born in New Haven, Aug. 29, 1932 son of the late Cyril L. and Minnie Ezold Mouland. He was a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn College and Mt. Airy Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he received his Masters in Divinity. He faithfully served St. Paul Lutheran Church in Richmondville, NY, Zion Lutheran in Seward, NY, Zion Lutheran in Pittsfield, MA and First Lutheran in West Haven, CT. He retired in 1992 as Chief of Chaplin Services from the West Haven Veteran's Medical Center where he had worked since 1972. After retirement, he served at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Bristol. Funeral service Friday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church, 305 St. Ronan St., New Haven. Interment Sat. at 11 a.m. in Northumberland Memorial Park in Sunbury, PA. Friends may call Thursday from 5 - 8 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. In lieu of flowers contributions in Rev. C. John Mouland's memory may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405, The Salvation Army, 450 George St., New Haven, CT 06511 or to the charity of one's choice.

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  1. Carol- Sorry to hear about John. He was such a kind and gentle man. Hope you and your family find comfort in your memories. Fondly, Barbara

  2. Carol…John and I were good friends since Seminary. So very sad to hear of his death. He was always of ready wit and interested in other’s life. God blessed us who loved him. We will miss him very much. -Ralph Walter

  3. I am so sorry to hear of Rev. Mouland’s passing. As a former member of First Lutheran I have many good memories of the work that he did there bringing the word of God to everyone. He was a good father and husband and he made this world a better place. Sincerely , Linnea

  4. I will like to send my sincere condolences to all of the Mouland family especially to Matthew and Tina and Matt’s Mom. All of you will be in my prayers as I hope God brings you the support you need to get through these difficult and emotional days. God Bless.

  5. Matt And family, You have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. sincerely, Chris & Kim

  6. Mrs. Mouland, John, Mark, Matt: With deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. KC and Susan Anderson

  7. To the Mouland Family, With all of our heartfelt sympathy and understanding to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during a very difficult time to say goodbye to a loved one,especially your husband, dad, and granddad. May God’s Peace be with you, and know our loved ones are watching over us now. Love and God’s Blessings, Armen, Mary Ellen , Emily and Michael Abrahamian

  8. We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was a favorite of ours who ministered beautifully to the members of Gloria Dei. He was a fine friend who shared his thougtfulness, wisom and humor. We will miss him. Bruce & Cheri

  9. We were sorry to read of John’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you at this difficult time.

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