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Albert L. Millane

November 6, 1924 ~ July 24, 2022 (age 97)

Obituary

Albert L. Millane of Bozrah, widower of Evelyn (Kocarnik) Millane, passed away on July 24, 2022 at his home.  Born in Hartford on Nov. 6, 1924, (during a blizzard), he was the son of late Albert and Mildred (Harrigan) Millane.  Albert lived in Hartford, South Windsor, Southbury, Chaplain, Niantic, and Salem before moving to Montville in 1995 and most recently to Bozrah.  He was a graduate of Hartford High School and the State Police Academy in Meriden.  He worked for the City of Hartford Park Dept. and the State of Conn, DEP, Park Division, having been Park Manager at Gay City Park in Hebron, Kettletown State Park in Southbury, Mansfield Hollow Park in Mansfield, and Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic.  He retired in 1985.  He was also an accomplished musician, playing sax and clarinet in various bands for many years, starting in high school.  He played with Ivan White, Bobby Kaye, the Campus Club and the K of C orchestras.  He played at the Old Colts Park Shell, the Hotel Bond in Hartford with the Paul Landerman Orchestra and for the USO during WWII.  Most recently, he played with the Nutmeg Foxtrot Jazz Band, the String of Pearls, The George Manston Band, and The Tuxedo Junction Jazz Band, the latter four bands being in the shoreline area.  He also played the organ.  Albert   was noted for his wit, humor, and compassion.  He was an avid bird watcher and an advocate of wild life, and animal life in general, most especially for the six canines he had over the years.  He leaves several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and friends.   Please omit flowers.  Contributions may be made to the Conn. Humane Society, Waterford branch, 169 Old Colchester Rd, Quaker Hill, CT 06375.  Funeral services will be held privately, according to his wishes.  Burial will be private. The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of arrangements.  For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com

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