WALLINGFORD - Thomas F. "Tim" Lockert, 97, of Wallingford, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at The Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was the beloved husband of Blanche Geraldine Parisi Lockert.
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Born in Wallingford, Jan. 30, 1915, a son of the late John and Rose Horan Lockert, he was a Wallingford resident for the past 30 years and had been a resident of North Haven for many years before returning to Wallingford. Tim was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II and had been employed by Wallace Silversmiths for many years and later International Silver until his retirement. He was a parishioner of Most Holy Trinity Church, a member of the VFW Lufbery Post 591, a member of The American Legion Shaw-Sinon Post 73 and a member of The Knights of Columbus Pinta Council 5.
Besides his wife, Blanche, he is survived by his dear niece, Annette Keating, of North Haven; his dear nephew, James Dunn, of Wallingford; his many special grand-nieces and grand-nephews, especially Robin and Bruce Katzman, of Cheshire, Karen and James Dorsey, of Wallingford, Donna Perone, of Ft. Myers, Fla., Andrea Fucci Johnson, of Cheshire and Sandra Fucci Nelson, of Alexandria, Va.; and several great-grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Eleanor Dunn and Rose Kick; and his five brothers, William, George, Morton, John and Charles Lockert.
His family will receive relatives and friends at The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 North Main St., Ext., Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. from the Wallingford Funeral Home when the funeral cortege will proceed to Most Holy Trinity Church in Wallingford for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will be in the In Memoriam Cemetery. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Most Holy Trinity Church, 68 North Colony St., Wallingford, CT 06492 or The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.
Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT 06492
Published in The Record-Journal on Sept. 27, 2012