Wallingford- Watson S. Bentley, 94 formerly of Bennett Rd., East Haven husband of Helen (Munck) Bentley died Thurs., August 5, 2004 at Masonic Geriatric Healthcare Center in Wallingford. Born May 30, 1910 in New Haven, a son of the late Herbert and Grace Rand Bentley. Until his retirement he was a tool and die maker for the Ecklin Manufacturing Co. He was a member of the Hiram Lodge #1A.F. & A.M. of New Haven, the East Haven Senior Center's Bowling and Golfing clubs and the Harugari Singing Club. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Susan and Peter Naumann and Carolyn and Gary Hebert, five grandchildren and their spouses, Christopher and Sandra Naumann, Laurel and Christopher Byrne, Kenneth, Daniel Sgro and his wife, Pam and Jonathan Sgro and his wife, Gwendolyn, and three great-grandchildren, Braeden and Mikaela Naumann and Juliet Byrne. He was predeceased by two brothers, Merton and Foster Bentley. Funeral service Mon., Aug. 9 at 11:00 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Burial in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may call Sun. from 5-7pm.

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  1. Much happiness having my Father for so many years sharing his art and music talents, love of nature and deep love for my mother and sincere grandfather love for and interest in my three sons, Kenneth, Daniel & Jonathan Sgro.

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