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William Breadheft


1938 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
William Breadheft Obituary


William "Bill" Breadheft, 75, of Englewood died on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Tidewell Hospice. Bill was born on October 8, 1938 in Indiana to Abe and Dot and grew up in Manchester, CT where he fell in love with photography. His hobby became his profession working at the University of Connecticut for 26 years in charge of Photographic Services Department. Additionally, he served as an EMT and volunteer fireman in his home town of Andover, CT for thirty-five years before retiring to Florida. During this time he was also an EMT instructor. His photography, EMT service and fire department involvement he enjoyed immensely and found fulfilling and gratifying. He is well remembered for his big heart and huge grin. Bill leaves behind his beloved wife Nancy of fifty years; three children: Lauren and husband Ed Cooney; Marc and wife Andrea Breadheft; Tamme Arasimowicz. Also his five grandchildren: Alexandra and husband Mason Propst, Sydney and Jared Cooney, Naideen and Natalie Breadheft; and niece Carla Witmer. He also leaves many friends in Connecticut, Florida and in between. A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 1 PM at the Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory, 3070 South McCall Road. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238; Andover Volunteer Fire Department, 11 School Road, Andover, CT 06232 or the Englewood Firefighters Benevolent Fund, 516 Paul Morris Drive, Englewood, FL 34223 in memory of Bill Breadheft. You may share a memory with the family at www.englewoodfh.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on June 17, 2014
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