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John Timmons, beloved partner, son, teacher and friend, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 12, 2014. John was born in Tupper Lake, NY and attended SUNY Potsdam and Ohio University. He had an illustrious 30-year career at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT. He worked in the Media Instructional Technology Department before joining the Fine Arts faculty, where he shared his passion for art, photography and film with his students. John was a guitar and bass player in many bands throughout his life and was a lover of all music. He possessed a keen intelligence and a wonderful and unique way of looking at the world. He nurtured, supported and mentored many students and colleagues. As a photographer and videographer, John loved to collaborate with other artists on music, film and multimedia projects. He had a wry sense of humor and a generous spirit. John loved spending time with his partner and best friend, Maggie, and her children, Heather and Michael Ducharme. He loved cats and leaves behind Sticky and Big. He is survived by his partner and best friend, Maggie Carlin, of Collinsville, CT, by his mother, Alma Boulanger, of Tupper Lake, NY, the daughter of his heart, Heather Ducharme, and his family of close friends. A memorial celebration will be held Monday, December 22, from 4-7 pm at Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ruth Carlin Memorial Scholarship Fund at Tunxis Community College. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www,ahernfuneralhome.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant from Dec. 14 to Dec. 21, 2014
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