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Joseph A. Huron Obituary
Joseph A. Huron September 5, 1922 - September 5, 2013 Worcester, MA - Joseph "Joe" Huron, 91, a resident of Colchester until 2006, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2013 at his home in Worcester, MA. He was born in Colchester on September 5, 1922. He attended Colchester public schools and graduated from Bacon Academy in 1940. A U.S. Army veteran, Joe served in WWII's Pacific Campaign from 1942-45. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. From 1952-1963 Joe was a licensed member of the CT Milk Producers Association. He joined the CT Carpenters Union in 1964, retiring when he was 62. Joe was a member of Colchester's 1st Zoning Board and the Colchester Farmers Club. He was an active member for many years of the Colchester Lions Club and served as President from 1980-82. In 1994 Joe received the International Lions' Melvin Jones Fellow Award for distinguished leadership. He is survived by Dorothy Huron, his loving wife for over 66 years, a daughter, Donna Huron Marosy and her husband John Paul of Worcester, MA, three cherished grandchildren: Laura Huron of New York City, Matthew Huron and his wife Anna of Denver, CO and Martin Marosy, also of Denver, CO, and numerous beloved nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his son James Huron (1947-2009). Family and friends are invited to attend Joe's Memorial Mass to be held at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Colchester on Saturday, September 28th at 11:00 A.M. Internment of his ashes will follow at the new St. Andrew's cemetery. A repast will be held at St. Joseph's Polish Society. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Summit Elder Care, 277 East Mountain Street, Worcester, MA 01606 or www.summiteldercare.org

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Sept. 15, 2013
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