It is with sadness that the daughters of Albert Ernest Haddock announce the passing of their beloved father on Jan. 31, 2013, at the age of 99. Albert Ernest Haddock, father of Judith Shaw (husband Robert, deceased), of Madison, Sarah J. Myers (husband Wesley R.) of Branford, Patricia Haddock of Branford, Jeanne Orlando (husband David) of Guilford. Also, survived by his loving grandson Derek Shaw, granddaughters Kristin Rock (husband Bruce) of Ivoryton, Shannon Duncanson (husband Robert) of Madison, Holly Donnelly (husband Thomas) of Madison, Kelly Saranich (husband Robert) of Clinton, Kimberly Myers of Bellingham, WA, Karen Torello (husband Ryan) of Branford, Jennifer Raccaro (husband David) of Branford, Tara Claude (husband Gary) of North Branford, Jillian Orlando of Branford, 14 great-grandchildren. Mr. Haddock was born in New Britain, CT on September 2, 1913, a son of Irish immigrants, the late Charles Haddock and Jane Ford Haddock. He was predeceased by his former wife Anne M. Haddock, son-in-law Robert Shaw, brothers William, John, Thomas, Charles Haddock and sister Gloria Haddock Lawrence. Mr. Haddock served in the Armed Forces of World War II., serving as a Crew Chief Mechanic, was a proud pilot flying a C-47 aircraft. Albert so enjoyed sailing in the waters of Long Island Sound, a horse back rider and owner of his beloved horse Rusty. Al loved to fish, feed his backyard birds and was an avid reader. The family would like to thank all the Doctors, nurses and medical staff of the Veterans Hospital within T3 West Hospice unit and 4th Floor West for their compassionate care of our father. He will be sorely missed by many, who were touched by his life. Funeral services will be held Wed. Feb. 6, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in the Old Stone Church in East Haven. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Veterans Hospital, Voluntary Services (Hospice Program) 950 Campbell Ave., West Haven, CT 06516. Arrangements are with the Clancy Funeral Home, 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven. www.clancyFuneralhome.com
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Published in New Haven Register on Feb. 3, 2013