Gary M. Little, 74, of Colchester, beloved husband of Carmelina (Rotondi) Little, died peacefully on Thursday, July 31, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Ada, OK, son of the late Samuel Elvin and Juanita (Daniels) Little. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Navy. Prior to his retirement, Gary worked as Team Leader at Stanley Judd and Parker Hannifin Corporation. He was a member of the A.C. Gilbert Society and enjoyed collecting antique toys and cars.
Gary’s greatest pastime was spending time with his beloved family, especially his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Besides his wife Carmelina, he is survived by his son John M. Little of Durham, daughters Kimberly Richards of East Haddam, Cheryl Dwumfour of Meriden, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Patrick E. Little and sister Susan.
Graveside services with military honors will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the State Veterans’ Cemetery, Bow Lane, Middletown. Friends may call at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown on Monday (Aug. 4th) from 6 to 8 p.m. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to American Lung Assoc. of CT, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.