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CULLEN, JOHN John Cullen, of Branford, died Monday July 21, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Janet Pierce Cullen. Mr. Cullen was born November 9, 1942 in New Haven, son of the late Joseph J. and Mary Elizabeth Hussey Cullen. He served in the U. S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked as a welder in the union for many years, until his retirement. He was an avid hunter, and donated much of the meat to Hunters for the Hungry. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren, especially to take them fishing. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Kristen (Christopher) Hart of Northford, Shana Cullen (Scott Cronan) of East Haven, Ryan Cullen of North Branford, and Paul (Sarah) McDevitt of Charlotte, NC; his grandchildren, Zachary and Cullen Rezendes, Sean Hart, Tyler and Alexander Cronan and Connor McDevitt; and his brothers, Joseph W. “Billy” (Phyllis) Cullen of Milford, and Edward (Ruth) Cullen of Westerly, RI. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service Saturday morning at 10:00 in the First Congregational Church of Branford. There are no calling hours and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Animal Haven, 89 Mill Road, North Haven, CT 06473. For directions and online memorial see www.wsclancy.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on July 23, 2014
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