Stanley Edward Sandquist, 90, of Hamden, husband of the late Marion Drummey Sandquist, passed away on June 8, 2010. He was born in New Haven on May 7, 1920 to the late Albin and Anna Carlson Sandquist. Stanley leaves his three daughters, Barbara and Laura Sandquist of Hamden and Gerry Parisi and her husband Mark of Branford and a few nieces. Predeceased by siblings, Alan and Russell Sandquist, Inez Duncklee, and Hilda Clarke. Stanley grew up in Hamden before he and Marion moved to East Haven to raise their family. They later moved back to Hamden where he has been for the last 46 years. He is a proud WWII Army Veteran, worked for Winchester's for 48 years, and was a long time parishioner of St. Rita's Church. Stanley had a summer residence in Lanphiers Cove in Branford for over 50 years where many wonderful memories were made. He was an avid golfer, runner, swimmer, and bowler. He was even a member of the Winchester Bowling League for over 30years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 11th at St. Rita's Church at 9:00 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Centerville Cemetery. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden in care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, South Central Ct. Chapter, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Suite 104, Hamden, CT 06518.

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  1. Dear Barbara, Gerry & Laura, It was with great sadness that I learned of the loss of your Dad, Stan. I remember his kindness in making me feel comfortable at my new job at Winchester Western in the mid sixties and the warm summer days at Lanphiers cove. The love remains in thoughts and happy memories. Keep your Dad close with a smile. My sincerest sympathies, Pieter

  2. Dear Gerry and Family, We are very sorry for the loss of your father. Sounds like he was a wonderful man and you have lots of happy memories. With Sincere Sympathy, Your friends from Provincetown Ken and Duane Gregory

  3. DEAR GERRY, BARBARA & LAURA….OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU….SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS….LOVE SKEETER AND JO-ANN

  4. Laura,Barbara and Gerry, My thoughts and prayers are with you, but just rember Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know that they are happy. Sorry for your lost. Debbie

  5. Dear Gerry, Barbara, and Laura, I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts are with you. Love, Janet

  6. Laura, My thoughts and prayers are with you and you famiy but remember one thing When someone you love becomes a memory,the memory becomes a treasure. With deepest sympathy,Drew

  7. Dear Laura and family, Please accept our sincere sympathy on your Dad’s passing. You are in our thoughts. Sincerely, Tom and Marty

  8. our symphaty,its always very sad to see our parents for the last time,but you have a lots of souvenirs to fill your void

  9. Dear Laura and Family, Please accept our condolences. You and your parents were very welcoming to us when we moved out to the cove. Please know that we are thinking of you at this time. Fondly, Rose and Gerry

  10. Gerry & Mark, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Gerry, I’m sure the memories are loving because he endured that trait in you. God Bless. Much love, Daryl

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