Carlton Henry Gorman

Carlton Henry Gorman May 13. 1927 - April 15, 2013 Brooklyn - Carlton Henry Gorman, age 85 of Brooklyn, died Monday at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. He was the husband of the love of his life Jeannette (Leger) Gorman; they were married October 1, 1949. Carlton was born in Attleboro, MA on May 13, 1927, son of the late Frank E. Gorman Sr. and Anna (Pilblad) Gorman. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII aboard troop transports in the South Pacific and Japan from 1945-1946. He worked for Pratt & Whitney for 32 years as a manufacturing engineer as a process planner retiring in 1983. While at Pratt & Whitney he played on several golf league teams. He was a member of SENESGA, where he served as president for two years. He was an avid golfer and became the "golf doctor", building and repairing golf clubs. He was a member of the VFW. Mr. Gorman was very involved in helping to raise his grandchildren. He knew no strangers. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Jeannie Duris (# one daughter) of VA, Carlton H. Gorman Jr. and wife Linda of St. Augustine, FL, Heidi Gorman (# two daughter) and husband Frank Zak Jr. of Moosup, Becky Gorman (# three daughter) of Pomfret; grandchildren, Daniel Paine, Jennifer Paine, and Taylor Phillips; great grandchildren, Shyonne Challinor, Jason Challinor, Oliver Paine, Myleah Challinor and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Frank Gorman Jr. and Thomas Gorman and sister, Julia Askham. Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Trinity Episcopal Church, Route 6, Brooklyn with Military Honors. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to The Mortlake Fire Department, P.O. Box 301, Brooklyn, CT 06234. Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main Street, Danielson is in charge of arrangements.

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Tillinghast Funeral Home
433 Main Street Danielson, CT 06239
860-774-3284

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Apr. 18, 2013