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.