Vincent Charles PughJune 22, 1944 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 73)
Vincent Charles Pugh, 73 of Colchester passed away on Monday (Dec. 4, 2017), at Hartford Hospital after a long and courageous battle with illness.
Born in The Bronx, NY on June 22, 1944, he was the son of the late Vincent A. and Eleanor (Wright) Pugh. Vincent was raised by his father and step-mother, Edna Pugh. He was a proud veteran, having served in the US Navy. He married Angelina Marie Florentino in NY on July 28, 1962 in Mt. Vernon, NY. Soon after their marriage, the couple moved to Colchester, where they made their home and raised their family. Vincent worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford for several years and later took employment at Foxwoods Casino with their security department. Vincent was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors, gardening and caring for his home. He was always found tinkering and taking care of things. Most importantly he will be remembered as a hardworking, loving and devoted family man. He will be sadly missed but always remembered by his beloved wife, Angela of 55 years; a daughter, Kelly Ann and her husband Timothy Fox of Manchester; two sons; seven grandchildren, most notably, his little nugget, Adeline Angelina Jean Fox; two great-grandchildren, and many friends. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4 – 6pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd,. Colchester. A memorial service will follow immediately at 6 pm at the funeral home, with full military honors. Burial will be held privately. Donations in his memory may be made to Protectors of Animals in East Hartford, POA 144 Main Street Unit O, East Hartford CT, 06118 www.poainc.org
Protectors of Animals
144 Main Street, Unit O, East Hartford CT 06118