Michael Peter Gut, 63, of Colchester and formerly of Marlborough, passed away at home on September 6, 2018.
Born in New Britain, CT on July 11, 1955 and growing up in Berlin, he was a son of the late Matthew and Evelyn (Koczera) Gut. Michael was a graduate of the University of Hartford with a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He retired several years ago after a 32 year career with The Hartford as a Controller for Personal Lines. Michael was active in the community of Marlborough, serving for a time on the Board of Finance and also as Second Selectman. He was also very actively involved with the Marlborough Youth Athletic League. Michael will be remembered most fondly by his family for his love of fishing, especially times they spent fishing in the Salmon River together. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Matthew and wife Rebeccah Gut of Agawam, MA, Melissa and husband James Wilcox of Johns Island, SC; two brothers, Robert Gut and his companion, Lynn Boyan of Cromwell, David Gut and his spouse, Roy Saucier of Newington; his former wife, Deborah Ellis of Lebanon; his aunt, Jennie Koczera; several cousins, many extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held privately, according to his wishes. Donations in his memory may be made to Double Dog Rescue, PO Box 435, Unionville, CT 06085, or to MYAL, PO Box 124, Marlborough, CT 06447. The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com