Stoughton C. Spear

Stoughton C. Spear

Stoughton C. Spear, 77, of 425 Sterling PL., Hamden, passed away on June 30, 2004 after a long illness. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 55 years, Lillian Whiteman Spear. Born Sept. 12, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Clarence and Alice Fox Spear. Before graduating from high school, Stoughton left to serve his country as a seaman in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. While in the service he was awarded the American Theater Medal and the Victory Medal. After his return he graduated from Cushing Academy and the University of Bridgeport. He worked for Sikorsky Aircraft as a Purchasing Agent. He was a member of the High Lane Club, the Dunbar United Church of Christ, the American Legion, and was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Washington Lodge # 19 of Monroe. Besides his wife, he leaves his mother-in-law, Gladys Broan of Ormond Beach, FL, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elaine and Robert Doolittle of Ormond Beach, FL, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Marland and Jeanette Whiteman of West Redding, CT, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Charles F. and Robert A. Spear, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marilyn and Leslie Withell. Arrangements are private and under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Memorial contributions may be made to the 32 Degrees Learning Center for Children, c/o Clyde W. Kayser II, 19 Adelaide Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708-2124 or to the charity of your choice.

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  1. Dear Lil, Joe & I extend our deepest sympathy and hope your many loving memories help to make your loss less difficult to bear. Sincerely, Ginny Gross

  2. So very sorry for your loss, dear LIL. I know how lonely it is when ones mate is no longer here. May our dear Lord guide you and comfort you. Have faith always. FONDLY Jeanne Fritz

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Stoughton C. Spear, 77, of 425 Sterling PL., Hamden, passed away on June 30, 2004 after a long illness. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 55 years, Lillian Whiteman Spear. Born Sept. 12, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Clarence and Alice Fox Spear. Before graduating from high school, Stoughton left to serve his country as a seaman in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. While in the service he was awarded the American Theater Medal and the Victory Medal. After his return he graduated from Cushing Academy and the University of Bridgeport; he worked for Sikorsky Aircraft as a Purchasing Agent. He was a member of the High Lane Club, the Dunbar United Church of Christ, the American Legion, and was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Washington Lodge # 19 of Monroe. Besides his wife, he leaves his mother-in-law, Gladys Broan of Ormond Beach, FL, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elaine and Robert Doolittle of Ormond Beach, FL, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Marland and Jeanette Whiteman of West Redding, CT, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Charles F. and Robert A. Spear, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marilyn and Leslie Withell. Arrangements are private and under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Memorial contributions may be made to the 32 Degrees Learning Center for Children, c/o Clyde W. Kayser II, 19 Adelaide Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708-2124 or to the charity of your choice. To send a condolence see www.beecherandbennett.com.

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  1. So very sorry for your loss, dear LIL. I know how lonely it is when ones mate is no longer here. May our dear Lord guide you and comfort you. Have faith always. FONDLY Jeanne Fritz

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