HUSVAR James J. Husvar Sr., age 77, of the Huntington section of Shelton, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2005, at Griffin Hospital. Born on September 18, 1927, in Scranton, Pa., son of the late Emery and Bertha Husvar, he was a Connecticut resident for 55 years. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a retired Teamsters Local 191 and a member of St. Jude Parish in Monroe, where he served as an usher and member of the Maintenance Committee. Survivors include he wife of 55 years, Dorothy of the Huntington section of Shelton; three sons, James and his wife, Nancy of Newtown, Robert and his wife, Marlene, of Newtown, and Michael and his wife, Gulnar, of Bethel; one daughter, Ann LeStrange and her husband, Eric, of the Huntington section of Shelton; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Daniel and Andrew Husvar of Newtown, Brian and Brandon Husvar of Newtown, Caroline and Timothy LeStrange of the Huntington section of Shelton; one brother, Emery of Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Florence Piccione of New Jersey. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 11, at 9:30 a.m. in the Spadaccino Community Funeral Home, 315 Monroe Turnpike, Route 111 Monroe, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Jude Church, Monroe. Interment will be in St. John"s Cemetery, Monroe. Friends and family may call on Wednesday (Today) August 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to the St. Jude Church Rectory Fund.
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Published in Connecticut Post from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2005