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Vincent J. Egan

May 19, 1924 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 96)


Vincent J. Egan, 96, formerly of New Britain, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2020 at Griffin Hospital with his family close by. He was the loving husband of the late Ann (Dawson) Egan, to whom he was married for 60 years.  Born on May 19, 1924 to the late Vincent and Mildred (Thompson) Egan, Vincent grew up and lived in New Britain for most of his life. He was a devout Catholic and longtime parishioner at St. Joseph Church in his hometown. He proudly served in the U.S Army during World War II, his being among the troops that landed on Normandy Beach on D-Day Plus One. He worked at The Stanley Works for 40 years.  More than anything, Vincent cherished spending time with his family.  He and Ann vacationed often with their sons. He was an avid sports fan, and rarely missed a Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, New York Football Giants, Notre Dame football, or UConn women’s basketball game. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play. He spent his later years living with his sons and their families in Waterbury, Plainville, and Bristol, CT.  Vincent is predeceased by his sister Alice Egan Rugens. He is survived by his four sons, James Egan and wife Beth of Waterbury; Larry Egan and wife Kathy of Florida; Jeffrey Egan and wife Darlene of Bristol; and Bret Egan of California. His grandchildren, Kelly Egan and Bill Swendsen, Julia Loehn and husband Dana, Bethany Jenks and husband Mike, Allison O’Leary and husband Matt, Natalie Roberts and husband Eric, Noel Devine, Jeffrey Egan and wife Theresa, Lyndsey Paradis and husband Richard, John Egan and Chelsea Garlock, Christie Egan, and Ryan Egan. His great grandchildren, Madison, Sophia, Grace, Andrew, Lucy, Charlotte, Austin, Brody, Summer, Hazel, and Violet. And family, Dori and Patrick McCarthy, sister-in-law Ann Dawson, nephews, Chris Dawson and wife Carolyn, Jim Dawson, and niece Denise Lander and husband Greg.  The family would like to thank Dr. Marc Ciampi for his excellent care of Dad, along with Griffin Hospital, Davita’s Dialysis and Apple Rehab. 
Private services with military honors have been entrusted to Luddy-Peterson Funeral home. There are no calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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