June 7, 1949 ~ September 13, 2021

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Stephen J. Fletcher, age 72, lifelong resident of Hamden, passed away on September 13, 2021 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born in New Haven on June 7, 1949, he was a son of the late Frederick W. Fletcher and Florence (McDermott) Fletcher and brother of the late Fred and Dennis Fletcher. Stephen was a US Army Veteran of Desert Storm. He was a security guard for many years and was lastly employed at Total Communications as a marketing manager. Stephen is survived by his sister-in-law Carol Fletcher of Georgia; his niece Jennifer Wilson of North Carolina; nephew Michael Fletcher of Georgia; grandniece Lily Wilson; grandnephews Stephen Wilson and Gavin Dowey; and cousins Rich Olewnik and Shirley Dwyer. Stephen enjoyed fishing, hunting, Nascar, football and always watching UCONN Women’s teams. Stephen was a member of the American Legion Post 88 for many years.
Friends may attend his Graveside Prayer Service with Military Honors on Saturday, Sept. 18th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 3110 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, Hamden. Contributions on Stephen’s memory may be made to Grace & St. Peter’s Church (Dinner for a Dollar Program), 2927 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.


Graveside Service: September 18, 2021 10:00 am

St. Mary Cemetery
3124 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

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  1. My condolences to the Fletcher family, I was a member of the 1205th. Steve was a great man and mentor, he will be missed.

  2. I had the pleasure of serving with Steve in the U S Army Reserve 729th Railway Operating Battalion through the 1205th Railway Services Unit. My condolences to his family and friends.

  3. I had the pleasure of serving with Steve in Army Reserve units starting with the 729th Railway Battalion where he helped “show me the ropes.” I have fond memories of our times down at Ft Eustis VA back in the 1970s. My condolences to his family and friends.

  4. My sympathy to the Fletcher family. I had the honor and pleasure to serve with Steve from 72-75. He proved time again to be a valuable soldier I could always rely on. And his hunting skills were always better than mine. Rest in eternal peace my friend.
    Tom Bednarczyk, CPT
    CO, Co C, 729th

  5. I was very saddened by the news of Stephen’s passing. Although I didn’t know Stephen well, I know him as Fred’s kid brother. I also learned while reading his obituary that Fred had passed 4 year’s ago. My condolences to the Fletcher family 🙏 It is sad to see friends from your past leave this world. Rest In Peace Stephen 🙏

  6. Sorry for your loss fletcher was a good man he was always there for the people. Rest easy.

    This is for the family we live on the lake near Steve’s house and own the baitshop there on the lake. A family member had spoken to one of my family and mentioned they might need a dumpster and or cleaning at the house here in east haddam. We have a dumpster if you would like to rent it we can drop it off and pick it up when full or if you want we can also bring the dumpster and fill it for you and we also do home improvements. If you’re in need of assistance you can call it text Dan @ 8607544509. I am sorry for putting this here but heard you might need a dumpster and wanted to help out didnt know how to get a hold of the family heard all are from out of state we will do it for you for way way cheaper then a dumpster company

  7. Lose track of friends in the military, I served with Steve in the 1205th and thru Desert Storm. My condolences to all your family, I know you will be missed. One more toast to you my friend, let’s head down to the “Buck a Beer” and toast a cold one to friendship and the 1205th

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