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James Calnan Sr.

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CALNAN, James Sr. James Calnan, Sr., 78, of Newfield St., Middletown, beloved husband of Josephine (Bogucki) Calnan, died Thursday, (December 11, 2008) at Wadsworth Glen Health Care Center. He was born in Bayonne, NJ, the son of the late Charles and Ellen (Falat) Calnan. A veteran of the Korean War, he served with the U.S. Army. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Cumberland Farms as an auditor and later with Heritage Common as a security guard. James was the Junior Post Commander of the VFW Post 1848 in Middletown, and was active in veterans' affairs. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Gary Calnan of Middletown; two daughters, Marijo Levesque of Bristol, and Sharon McKernan of Durham; eight grandchildren, Heather Hindle, Joshua Levesque, Adam Levesque, D.J. McKernan, Sean McKernan, Kaitlin McKernan, Matt Calnan, and Mike Calnan; and four great grandchildren, Kaylee Levesque, Joshua Levesque, Jr., Joseph Levesque, and Jacob Levesque. He was predeceased by two sons, Gary Stephen Calnan, and James Calnan, Jr. Graveside services, with Military Honors, will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home Monday, from 4-6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Alzheimer Association, CT Chapter, 279 New Britain Rd., Suite 5, Berlin, CT 06037.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 13, 2008
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