There are 7 Obituaries

The Day, New London, CT, Mon, Jan. 10 1994
New London — George “Huck” Sheflott, 75, of 44 Dart St., died Sunday at his residence after a long illness. He was born Oct. 21, 1918 in New London, the son of John and Delia Angus Sheflott. Mr. Sheflott attended the former Bulkeley School and was employed at Electric Boat before entering the Navy in 1944. He was a World War II veteran, serving as a gunner’s mate 3rd class. He married Marguerite McNeill Sullivan in Mystic. He served as a lieutenant in the New London Fire Department, retiring in 1978. Mr. Sheflott was a member of St. Joseph Church, the Seaside Council of the Knights of Columbus, a life member of the Ockford Hose Co. and a member of the former St. Joseph Prayer Club. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters Marguerite Wells of Granby and Deborah Tray of Seabrook, Texas; two brothers, Leonard Sheflott of Waterford and John Sheflott of New London; three sisters, Anna Tuneski of New London. Mary Ciaramella of Bronx, N.Y., and Sister Shaun of Montclair, N.J.: and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Edward and James Sheflott. The funeral will assemble at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church at 11 am. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. There will be a calling hour Wednesday at the funeral home one hour prior to the Mass. Donations in his memory may be made to Office of Religion Television Channel 20, c/o the Rev. John Galrlia, 785 Asylum Ave., Hartford, 06105, or to the Shoreline Visiting Nurses Association, PO. Box 517. Niantic, 06357.

The Connecticut Post, CT, Aug. 14, 2011
Joan E. Sheflott, age 79 of Bridgeport, beloved wife of the late James L. Sheflott, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Devon, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mabel Tuttle Schultz and graduated of Bassick High School, Class of 1950. Joan lived 30 years in New London before returning to this area and was retired from Electric Boat. She was a devoted communicant of St. Andrew Parish, active with their Friendship Club, served as a Eucharistic Minister and involved with numerous church ministries. Joan was also a member of the Council of Catholic Women. Survivors include a brother, Edward Schultz and wife, Josephine of Fairfield; a sister, Irene Elwood and husband, James of Bella Vista, Ark.; two nieces, Cynthia Prater and husband, David and Donna Gonzales and husband, Victor; four nephews, Jeffrey Schultz, Daniel Elwood and wife, Andrea, Michael Elwood and Bryan Elwood; and great-nieces and nephews, Christopher, Megan, Matthew, Melissa, Luke, and Liana. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, at 9:15 a.m., from the Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull and at 10 a.m., in St. Andrew Church, with a Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum, New London. Friends may call Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Joan's memory to St. Andrew Parish, 435 Anton Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606. To send online condolences, please visit

The Day, New London, CT, Apr. 8, 1996
New London--John Sheflott, 78., of 202 Colman St., died Sunday morning in New London. He was born in New London on July 26, 1917, the son of John and Delia Angus Sheflott. he was a retired New London Firefighter. He had attended the Bulkeley School. He is survived by three sisters, Anna Tuneski of New London, Mary Ciaramella of Riverdale, N.Y., and Sister Shaun Sheflott. He was predeceased by three brothers, William, Robert and Leonard Sheflott. The funeral procession will assemble at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, 17 Squire St., New London, 06320.

The Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT, Jun. 10, 2003
Leonard J. "Len" Sheflott, Jr., 57, of Avon, beloved husband of Gail (Donahue) Sheflott and father of Ryan D. and Ross D. Sheflott, died Sunday, (June 8, 2003) at Hartford Hospital. He was born June 2, 1946 in New London. Len was the son of Louise (Miller) Sheflott of Niantic and the late Leonard J. Sheflott, Sr. and had lived in Avon for the past 20 years. A graduate of the University of Vermont, Mr. Sheflott had been employed by United Health Care in Hartford and had also worked at Aetna Life and Casualty, Hartford for 26 years. He was an avid golfer and member of the Golf Club of Avon. He is also survived by three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Patricia and Karl Walczak of Lexington, MA, Susan and Don Waggaman of Hartford, Elinor Sheflott Ryan of Niantic; a niece, Dana Walczak; and two nephews, Michael and Conor Waggaman. Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 120 Albany Turnpike, Canton, TODAY, June 10, 4-7 p.m. Private graveside service will be in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11 at the Church of St. Ann, Arch Road, Avon. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Greater Hartford Unit, P.O. Box 907, Wallingford, CT 06492-0907.

The Day, New London, CT, Nov. 26, 2011
New London - Louise M. Sheflott, 90, formerly of Boston Post Road, Waterford and most recently of New London, died suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. The procession will assemble at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, to proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., in St. Joseph Church, New London. Interment will follow in Jordan Cemetery, Waterford. A full obituary will appear in Sunday's edition of The Day.

The Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, New London, CT, Nov 2011

New London- Louise M. Sheflott, 90, formerly of Boston Post Rd. Waterford and most recently of New London, died suddenly Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London. Mrs. Sheflott was born on March 9, 1921 in New London the daughter of Dorothy McCue Miller and William Miller. She married Leonard J. Sheflott in New London at St. Joseph's Church, September 22, 1945. He predeceased her on April 13, 1995. Louise graduated from the Williams Memorial Institute in 1940 and the New London Business School. She worked at the New London Savings Bank and then joined the Women's Army Corps in 1942 during which time she worked in recruiting in Bangor ME then at Ft. Banks, Winthrop and the Waltham Regional Hospital, MA as a medical technician. She was awarded the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal and was honorably discharged in 1945 with a ranking of sergeant. Louise had a love of reading, especially non-fiction, poetry and plays. Her favorite playwright was Eugene O'Neill. She was an authority on the Kennedy assassination. With her literary background it was no wonder she was a most engaging storyteller of her youth, of her love of horseback riding, of her war experience, of history of family and New London. She derived great strength and peace from her Catholic faith. Above all else she was a most loving mother who dedicated her life to her family. "Nana's" strength of character and warm embrace we carry with us. Mrs. Sheflott is survived by her three daughters, Elinor Ryan of New London, Susan and her husband Donald Waggaman of RI, and Patricia and her husband Karl Walczak of MA, her four grandsons Michael Waggaman of NY and Connor Waggaman of RI, Ryan Sheflott of NY and Ross Sheflott of NJ, her granddaughter Dana Walczak and her husband Douglas Greene, and her daughter-in-law Gail Sheflott of Avon. She is predeceased by her son Leonard J. Sheflott Jr. on June 8, 2003. The Procession will assemble at 10:00am on Monday, November 28, 2011 at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT 06320 to proceed to Mass of Christian Burial on in St. Joseph Church in New London at 11:00am. Interment will follow in Jordan Cemetery in Waterford. Please visit for photos, tributes, directions, flowers, and more service information. In lieu of flowers gifts in her memory may be made to St. Joseph's Church, 17 Squire Street, New London.

The Day, New London, CT, Feb. 21, 2005
Oakdale - Richard L. Sheflott, 67, of 59 Beechwood Road, died Feb. 19, 2005, at the Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. Born in New London on Sept. 1, 1937, to Richard and Catherine (Desmond) Sheflott, he was a graduated of St. Mary School and New London High School. Mr. Sheflott served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was employed at Robertson Paper Box, Federal Paper Board and most recently the Connecticut Department of Transportation. He was the former chairman of the Montville Z.B.A. and a member of the New London Polish Veterans Club. He was also an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and the UConn women basketball team. He is survived by his wife Patricia (Pietrewicz) Sheflott and their four children, George of Miami, Fla., Joseph of Uncasville, Karl of Oakdale and Stephanie Hepton of Staffordville, Conn.; two grandchildren, Dillon and Morgen Hepton; and a sister, Kathleen DeAngelis, of Waterford. The funeral will assemble on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave., New London, and proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Lakes Church, Oakdale at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, New London. Calling hours are Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions, or to send an online condolence, please visit


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