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On June 20th Angels recalled William (Bill) Eaton age 88 to Heaven to join his beloved wife Beverly (Haupt) Eaton who passed on December 4th, 2013.
Born in Newburyport, MA on February 21, 1926, the youngest son of the late Stephen and Gertrude (Smith) Eaton. Bill was predeceased by his loving wife Beverly (Haupt) Eaton and their infant daughter Dawn Eaton and his parents Stephen and Gertrude Eaton. Bill was also predeceased and his Sister Gertrude and his brothers Gunther, John and George.
Bill served in the Army Branch of the United States Armed forces during the Korean War and retired in 1953 as a Sergeant.
He worked as a plumber & pipe fitter for over 30 years and was a member of Local 777. He worked for A. Jessup and Sons, Johnson and Sons, and Lockwood and Sons and retired in 1987.
Bill was a long time resident of Stamford before moving his family to Shelton in 1977 and lived there until 2004. When his wife Beverly retired they became Snowbirds, relocating to Vero Beach, FL for the winters and Terryville, CT in the summers.
Bill and Beverly relocated back to Shelton in 2012 to be closer to their family.
Bill is survived by his three loving and devoted daughters, Jacqueline Whipple and her husband James of Shelton, Wendy Jolls and her husband Christopher of Milford and Michele Lefer and her husband Adam of Monroe. He is also survived by his three grandchildren which he adored, Katelyn (Balkun) McDonnell and her husband Gary of Stratford, CT, Lindsey Lefer and Andrew Lefer both of Monroe. He is also survived by his loving niece Joan (Eaton) Shook and her husband Karl, several nieces and nephews and his wonderful companion Susie his pet Schnauzer.
Internment services for both William and Beverly will be held, 11am, Saturday July 12 at Lake View Cemetery, 352 Main St, New Canaan, CT with a Memorial Service and celebration of their lives at 1:30pm at Riverdale Restaurant, 521 River Rd, Shelton, CT their favorite restaurant.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
We would like to thank the wonderful Nurses and Physicians in the Emergency Department, Vitas Hospice Services and the nursing staff at Bridgeport Hospital for the exceptional care they gave to our father. You are truly angels and we are eternally grateful to you.
Published in Connecticut Post on July 6, 2014