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William Normand Bruneau, Sr.

November 26, 1926 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

William Normand Bruneau Sr., of Bozrah and formerly of Colchester and Jupiter, FL, passed away at Elmbrook Village on September 19, 2022.  He was 95 years old.  Born on November 26, 1926 in Woonsocket, RI, he was a son of the late Alcide and Anna (Laferriere) Bruneau.  William attended Hill College in Woonsocket and went on to serve with the US Navy during both WWII and the Korean Wars.  He married Marie Wilson in 1948 and the couple made their home and raised their family in Colchester where they also attended St. Andrew’s Church.  Marie predeceased William in 1993 and he then later married Evelyn Michaud who also predeceased him.  William retired in 1983 as a Supervisor of Inventory Control at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft after 31 years of service.  William was an active member of his community participating as a former Grand Knight with the Spellman Council KofC, and Deacon at St. Andrew's Church in Colchester.  In Jupiter he was a member of the Elks BPOE 2469, a communicant of St. Peter’s RC Church, the American Legion, Post 271, and a volunteer at Jupiter Hospital.  William will be remembered as a loving and well loved family man who was devoted to God, country, and community.  He will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his children, Dianne Slopak and husband Dennis of Norwich, Karen Staszko and husband Meron of North Ridgeville OH, Jane Chalmers and husband Donald of Colchester,  William N. Bruneau Jr. and wife Stephanie of Colchester, nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and numerous extended family members and friends. William was predeceased by two brothers, Roland Bruneau and Alcide Bruneau. Funeral services will be held at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester with calling hours on Tuesday, September 27th, from 10AM until 11:30 AM  Followed by a Mass at St. Andrew's Church at 12 PM. Burial will be in the Neipsic Cemetery with full military honors. Donations in his memory may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society www.LLS.org or Wounded Warriors https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate    To share a memory or sign William’s online guestbook, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com    

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 27, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Aurara McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415
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Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
September 27, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Andrew Church
128 Norwich Ave.
Colchester, CT 06415
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Military Honors
Tuesday
September 27, 2022

1:30 PM
Neipsic Cemetery
1341 Neipsic Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Burial
Tuesday
September 27, 2022

Neipsic Cemetery
1341 Neipsic Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Donations

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Donor Services)
P.O. Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8108
Web: http://www.lls.org

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate

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