BARIL, RUSSELL E. Russell Edwin Baril, 89, passed away November 8, 2013 at the West Haven Veterans Hospital. He was the husband of Hazel (Adams) Baril. Mr. Baril was born February 18, 1924 in New Haven, the son of the late Adelard J. and Grace (Bibro) Baril. He attended public schools in Hamden and graduated from Hamden High School in 1942. He served his country during WWII in the United State Army Air Force. He taught for Branford and Hamden schools for one year each, and then taught in New Haven at Wexler School, Fair Haven Middle School and East Rock Community School for a total of 33 years in New Haven’s educational system before retiring in 1988. He was affiliated with several educational groups and with the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Temple Lodge in Cheshire for many years. Besides his wonderful wife, Mr. Baril is survived by his daughters Laurene and Donna of Cheshire; his son David and his wife Karen of Harwinton and his brother S. Kenneth Baril of Florida. He is predeceased by his daughter Roberta. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Beaverdale Memorial Park and there are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cheshire Army Air Force Roundtable, c/o Leslie Marinaro, 14 Winged Foot Ct., Cheshire, CT 06410. For online condolences, to light a candle to share a story, please visit www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 12, 2013