Mark Semrau
1952 - 2021
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Mark Semrau, 69, of Wallingford, husband of 41 years to Amy Humphries, passed away peacefully, December 20, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side.

He was born in Meriden on March 15, 1952, a son of the late Walter and Barbara (Benson) Semrau. He has a sister, Rebecca Durant and was predeceased by his brother, Peter.

He graduated from Lyman Hall High School in 1969. He worked at Choate Rosemary Hall buildings and grounds, various liquor stores, and co-owned the Wine Cellar on Rembert St. in Wallingford. Mark was passionate about wine and dogs. He was instrumental in opening the Bert and Harry Subkowsky Bark Park in Wallingford. Mark was friendly and outgoing, never hesitating to meet and talk with people wherever he went. He enjoyed friends, food, and wine as well as gardening, kayaking, and time with his many cats and dogs over the years.

In addition to wife Amy, he leaves behind his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Roger and Theresa Humphries of Killingworth and brother-in-law, Rodney Thomas of Madison as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Masonicare Home Health and Hospice.

No celebration of life is planned at this time.

Gifts in his memory may be sent to Wallingford Dog Lovers Association (WDLA), c/o Ron Houde, 223 Higganum Rd., Durham, CT 06492. Arrangements are under the direction of The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 North Main Street Ext., Wallingford, CT 06492.

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Published in Town Times from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2021.
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January 7, 2022
We were both saddened to hear about Mark´s passing! Mark had such a great smile and such a zest for life! He always found the best in every situation! We fondly remember the days of flying together out to Block Island and other adventures! Our prayers go out to Amy and all the family for peace during this difficult time!
Chris and Ron Brunette
December 29, 2021
Amy, I am sorry to learn of your loss on Mark's passing. With sympathy and sincere condolences.
Bob Wilton
December 27, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Susan Smith (Chervak)
December 26, 2021
Amy Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Brenda and Bob Swick
Brenda and Bob Swick
December 26, 2021
Amy, I am so sorry. I am thinking of you and sending loving thoughts your way.
Kyle Barry
December 23, 2021
Amy, so sorry. You and Mark were always in our thoughts. Sending our thoughts to you. Ray and Sharon
Raymond Hurlburt
December 23, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss.
Susan Mizla
December 22, 2021
Very sorry for your loss. Mark was a nice man.
Cynthia Piscatelli
December 22, 2021
Amy, I’m so sorry to hear of Mark’s passing. Sending my thoughts and prayers your way.
Jane Arisco
December 22, 2021
Amy, Our condolences go to you and your family. So sorry to hear about Mark. Sally And Don Touchette
Don Touchette
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