Scott Getzinger

  • "Scott will be missed. He gave us a map we all can follow..."
    - Sandy Collins
  • "I send my deepest sympathies to the Getzinger family. What..."
    - Margaret Palumbo-Fuhrman
  • "I never got to meet Scott but did get to meet his family..."
  • "I'm so sorry for your loss.. you are all in my prayers.."
    - Michelle Luedee-Farias
  • "I was an 84 BHS graduate with Scott. And I must say what a..."
    - David Carter

SCOTT GETZINGER We lost our beloved Scott Getzinger, age 46, on Saturday, April 7, suddenly in a car accident. Scott leaves behind his wife, SusanMcGuinness; his daughters, Emilia, 11, and Kyle, 7, and his son, Seamus, 4. Also, his mother and father, Ronna and Warren Getzinger of Branford, CT; his brothers, Ron (wife Deletha) and Michael; sisters, Ann, Jennifer, and Heather; and father-in-law, Hugh.Also sisters-in-law Cathy (husband Don), Maura (husband Bill), and Kerry (husband Jim), and brother-in-law John (wife Bernadette).Also, his nieces, Tatyana, Kelly, Megan, and Maeve; and nephews, Gabriel and Michael. Scott currently resided in Newtown, but originally hailed from Branford, graduating from BHS in 1984. Readers of the Branford Review may remember the humorous columns he wrote on life at BHS. Additionally, he attended the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and Southern Connecticut State University. He worked as a property master in the film and television industry, providing props for more than 25 movies, including Spider-Man, Independence Day, The Truman Show, and the upcoming Men in Black III and The Dark Knight Rises. Scott's generosity and kindness had no bounds. To know him was to love him. "There will never be another you." Friends may call on Wednesday, April 11th, between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. and between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT, 06470. A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated on Thursday, April 12th, at 10:30 a.m., also at St. Rose of Lima Church. Interment will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a trust fund for Scott's three children. Checks may be made payable to: Donald Neville, Trustee of Trust FBO The Children of Scott Getzinger. For more information, please e-mail [email protected] Funeral arrangements are in care of the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main St., Newtown.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Apr. 10, 2012