The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT) : 2019-02-11

OBITUARIES/FROM THE FRONT PAGE : 4 : A4

OBITUARIES/FROM THE FRONT PAGE

| | A4 The Middletown Press Monday, February 11, 2019 OBITUARIES/FROM THE FRONT PAGE MIDDLETOWN Dowley, Michael F. Weber, Arthur H. Obituary Information: Obituaries are available online at www.middletownpress.com Sign guestbooks, find directions, donate to charities and send flowers. Submit Obituaries to [email protected] Deadlines: (Daily) by 4p.m. Submit In Memoriams weekdays to the classified department by calling 203-330-6306 by 4:00pm, Mon - Fri. PLEASE NOTE: This index is a free service offered by the Middletown Press. Due to space and deadline limitations, inclusion in this index is not guaranteed. DOWLEY, MICHAEL F. Michael F. Dowley, 75, son of Catherine Fitzgerald Dowley and Michael Dowley, died suddenly on February 6, 2019. He was born in Hartford, CT, and is predeceased by his brothers, Richard Dowley and Francis Dowley. He is survived by his wife of almost 48 years, Marie; his son Michael and wife Lauren Dowley; his son Conor and his wife Trisha Dowley; his daughter Nora and her husband David Liebowitz; as well as his many family members including Barbara Dowley, Barbara LePera, Anne DeSalvo ,John DeSalvo, Kathleen Dowley Denno, and Patty Ryder. He is also survived by his most loved grandchildren, who made him the happiest: Maggie, Emily, Fitz, Emmett, Filomena and Michael the fourth. Mike lived in Middletown, was a lawyer for 50 years, and served the area through his 40-year law practice. He loved his work, his clients, and the community, but, most of all, he loved and lived for his family. Nothing made him happier than making memories and sharing stories, emergency weather updates, and experiences with his family. Mike lived his life, up until his last day, without any pretense and always young at heart. He was an avid sports fan (most notably the Providence Friars and Boston Red Sox). He also cherished his Irish roots and kept in close contact with his family and friends in Carrick-on-Suir and Dingle, Ireland. He will be remembered for his sharp wit, kindness, and sincere interest in all those around him. His Funeral Liturgy will be held Wednesday (Feb. 13th) at 11:30 a.m. St. John Church, Middletown. Burial will be at the convenience of his family. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown on Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in his name to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. To share memories or express condolences online please visit www.biegafuneralhome.com WEBER, ARTHUR H. Arthur H Weber, 94, passed away peacefully on February 5, surrounded by his children at his daughter’s home in Florida. He was born in Middletown, CT on Oct 15, 1924 to Michael and Dora Weber, attended schools in Middletown and graduated from Woodrow Wilson HS in 1942. Art served, from 1943 to 1946 in the Naval Air Corp in the Pacific Theater as a radioman on a Torpedo Bomber with Air Group 87 on the USS Ticonderoga. Art worked initially in the lace trade, at Wilcox Lace Co. and then for Hartford Electric Light Company in Middletown and from there, for Notheast Utilities at the Millstone Point nuclear power plant in Waterford where he became a shift supervisor. Art is survived by three children, Arthur M. Weber of Maine, Leanna Corvo and Deborah Weber of Florida He had 3 grandchildren, one step grandchild and three great grandchildren. He is pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Helen, and his siblings, Emma Steilau, Walter Weber and Louise Weber. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 14th at 11 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver Street, Middletown. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middletown. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. To share memories or express condolences online please visit MEMORIAMS IN LOVING MEMORY OF JACK HOFHER, SR. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Not a day goes by that you are not thought of. Today is your day. Love, Jack Jr. & Family www.biegafuneralhome.com

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