Jonathan Elliot, age 59, of Monroe, CT, passed away at his home on February 23, 2015. Mr. Elliot was born in Bronx, NY, grew up in East Northport, NY, and was a son of the late Sye and Norma Elliot. Jonathan completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University, where he was a member of the a cappella group, The Duke's Men of Yale. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan and was a practicing attorney for 35 years, currently a partner at the law firm, Zeldes, Needle and Cooper in Bridgeport, CT. He was admitted to practice before various Connecticut and Federal courts including the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Jonathan was known to all by his thoughtfulness, integrity and wisdom. Mr. Elliot is survived by his beloved wife, Cheryl, by his cherished daughters Shana and Jessica, by his devoted brothers Jason and Perry, along with Perry's wife Maribeth, their two sons Matthew and Benjamin, and many other close family members.
Services will take place on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home, 88 Beach Road, Fairfield, with interment following at the B'nai Torah Cemetery, 250 Reid Street, Fairfield. Shiva will be observed on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the family home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association
or the American Diabetes Association.
Published by Connecticut Post on Feb. 25, 2015.