COMAITES, WILLIAM E. William E. Comaites, 70, of Branford, died Thursday April 25, 2013 in Yale-New Haven Hospital. Mr. Comaites was born in New Haven, November 16, 1942, son of Marion Smith Comaites and the late Augustine Comaites. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a longshoreman for New Haven Terminal for 35 years until retiring. Bill was a member of the Branford Yacht Club. He enjoyed sailing and fishing and was an animal lover. Besides his mother he is survived by his sisters, Leah Harwin, NHFD, of Branford, Olivia (Paul) Leary of Colchester; his brothers, Gus Comaites of Branford, and Nick (Kim) Comaites of CA, and 13 loving nieces and nephews, Nick Comaites, Jr., Courtney, Taylor, Ashley, Julie, Debbie Comaites, George Murray, Jr., Brian Murray, Conner and Christopher Mullen, Sam Harwin, and Edward and Alyssa Maldonado. He was predeceased by a sister Holly Russo and a brother Edward Comaites. Relatives and friends may call Monday evening from 4 - 8 PM at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford. Funeral and burial at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405. For directions and online memorial, see www.wsclancy.com.
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Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 28, 2013
Clancy & Sons Funeral Home
244 Main Street Branford, CT 06405