Howard F. Vorse
Formerly of Lunenburg, MA, Navy Vet; 91
MERIDEN -- Howard F. Vorse, 91, formerly of Lunenburg, MA, husband of the late Mary J. Vorse, died on Friday, August 23, 2013, at Apple Rehab/Coccomo, after a brief illness.
Born in Leominster, MA on April 19, 1922, he was the son of the late Howard F. and Mary (Talbot) Vorse. He graduated from Leominster High School.
He was a veteran of World War II
having served in the U.S. Navy
as a machinist's mate 3rd class in Panama. He was employed as a tool & die maker.
He is survived by three children, Kathy Marshall and her husband, Bill, Mike Vorse and his wife, Kathy, and Cindy Christian and her husband, Gary; five grandchildren, Kelly and her husband, Richard Kazanjian, Erica and her husband, Mike Holland, Jena and her husband, Nick Lindsley, Brett, and Callie; six great-grandchildren, Sophie, Ryan, Alexis Rose, Kaylee (his best friend), Emma, and Grace.
He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
VORSE -- A graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, August 30 at 11 a.m., at The State Veteran's Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory, may be made to the Franciscan Home and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J.Ferry and Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450.
His family would like to thank Drs. Audrey Lefkowitz and Neil Scollan and staff, as well as the Franciscan Home and Hospice Care, and staff at Apple/Rehab Coccomo.