BOUSQUET, EDGAR L. Edgar L. Bousquet of Branford, formerly of Guilford, died at his home on Thursday, May 16, 2013 after a long illness surrounded by his family. He was the devoted husband of Bette Bousquet and the father of Susan Cassidy (husband James) of Fairfield, and Lauren Bousquet (husband Stephen Georgiades) of South Windsor. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Alec DiRienzo, Meaghan Cassidy, and Sean and Lauren Georgiades. He also leaves behind Linda Schlachter of NYC who was like a daughter and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved son and best friend Edgar Bousquet, Jr. and his brother Donald "Ducky" Bousquet. Edgar, affectionately known as "Scrud" to family and friends, was born in Boston on October 1, 1930, a son of Edgar and Alice McNamara Bousquet. He worked in sales all his life and retired from the O.F. Mossberg Company in 2005. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean War. He was a life-long member of St. John's Masonic Lodge in Middletown. Scrud was known for his quick wit, larger-than-life personality and devotion to his family. We thank the wonderful home-care staff at Connecticut Hospice for their service and compassion. Friends and relatives may call Tuesday, May 21 from 10-11am at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford. His mass will follow at 11:30 am at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Branford. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford, CT 06405 or to the Dan Cosgrove Branford Animal Shelter, 749 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405. See online memorial @ www.wsclancy.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on May 19, 2013