Griswold - Thomas Joseph Cartwright, 59, of Griswold, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Yale-New Haven Hospital, surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 8, 1954, in Yonkers, N.Y., a son to the late Joseph and Alice (Diggins) Cartwright. He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Holmes) Cartwright.
Thomas served honorably in the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring after 20 years of service. He continued to serve his community as a judicial marshall for the State of Connecticut and recently retired.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov 8, 2013, at the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home, 490 Voluntown Road, Jewett City. Burial will be private at a family cemetery in New York State with military honors.
Donations may be made to Angels Among Us Animal Rescue or Homes For Our Troops.
Published in The Day on Nov. 6, 2013