DEVLIN, JOHN BYRNE John Byrne Devlin, beloved husband of Nancy Daley Devlin of Branford, died Tuesday in Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus, after a long illness. Mr. Devlin was born June 15, 1951 in New Haven, son of the late Robert J. and Beryl Sullivan Devlin. He was a graduate of Quinnipiac College and he worked as a CPA for U. H. Y., LLC in New Haven. He was the former CFO for Raytech of Shelton, and prior to that he was the Director of Auditing for Yale University. He also formerly taught accounting at Quinnipiac College's evening division. He was a volunteer for many boards in greater New Haven, including the Hospital of St. Raphael, the Children's Center in Hamden, START Community Bank, and St. Mary School in Branford. He was a former member of the New Haven Country Club, and was a devoted Yankee fan. Besides his wife he leaves his children, Matthew C. Devlin, and Kyle T. Devlin, both of Branford; his grandson; Nathan Brooks Devlin; his former daughter-in-law, Alaina Devlin; his brothers, the Honorable Robert J. (Cathy) Devlin of Huntington, CT, and Joseph (Andrea) Devlin of Branford; his sister, Marie Devlin of North Haven; his mother-in-law, Claire Daley of Hamden and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call Friday from 4 - 8 PM at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford. Funeral and burial will be private at the convenience of his family. NO FLOWERS. Memorial donations may be sent to the Children's Center, 1400 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517, or to Debra of America, 16 East 41st Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017. For directions and online memorial see www.wsclancy.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Sept. 5, 2013