MEUSER Attorney Joseph E. Meuser, age 81, of the Lordship section of Stratford, beloved husband of Arlene (Sliney) Meuser, died at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Mr. Meuser was born in Bridgeport on March 11, 1931 to the late William and Ann Corden Meuser and was a graduate of Fairfield Prep, Class of 1949. He attended the Connecticut Teachers College and with the encouragement of his professors, transferred to UCONN and graduated from UCONN School of Law, Class of 1957. In 1957, he went into private practice with Attorneys James Gentile and Joseph Biafore in Bridgeport and later relocated his practice to Fairfield until his retirement. Attorney Meuser and his wife had resided in the Devon section of Milford many years ago where he had been active with the Knights of Columbus. They raised their family in Fairfield where he was active with his sons at St. Pius Boy Scouts and enjoyed camping. He was a former member of the Algonquin Club, the Patterson Club, and the Queechee Club. The most important thing to him was his family. The time spent skiing with his grandchildren and relaxing at their home in Vermont was the most special. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three beloved sons, Mark Meuser of Stratford, Christopher Meuser and his wife, Kelly, of Simsbury and Attorney Craig Meuser and his wife, Ellen, of Simsbury; daughter-in-law, Susan Meuser Sherrick of Stratford; one brother, John Meuser and his wife, Barbara, of Milford; one sister, Joan Bourgeois and her husband, Leon, of Arizona; seven cherished grandchildren, Jennifer, Joseph III, Megan, Caitlin, Ashley, Christopher and Patrick; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved son, Attorney Joseph E. Meuser, Jr.; one brother, William Meuser; and two sisters, MaryEllen Adams and Ann Walker. Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Peace Church officiated by Rev. Richard Murphy. Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 pm at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford.
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Published in Connecticut Post from May 5 to May 7, 2012