MINUIT, JAMES M. SR. James M. Minuit Sr., 85, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, formerly of West Haven, passed away at home Monday April 7, 2014. He was the beloved husband for 66 years to Anne Peschell Minuit. Loving father of James Minuit Jr., Kim Minuit Abbagnaro & Marc Minuit. Proud grandfather of William & Adriane Abbagnaro, Marc, James & Nicole Minuit. Brother of Patricia Harper of Running Springs, CA. Born on September 28, 1928 in Queens, NY, son of the late Lena Campetelli and James Minuit. James was in the Navy Reserves for 4 years and was a Police Officer for the City of West Haven for 10 years. He then went on to work as an Insurance Adjuster and a Private Detective for the remainder of his career. James was also a photographer and avid tennis player and sailor in his younger years. Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 with a funeral service at 11:00 at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Interment with military honors will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. For online condolences please visit www.westhavenfuneral.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 13, 2014
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