Charles Leonard Conant Jr., age 91, passed away June 13, 2017 at Conway Medical Center.
Mr. Conant was born in Summit, NJ, a son of the late Charles Leonard Conant Sr. and Winifred Dunham. In addition to his parents, Mr. Conant was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Frances A. Conant.
Charles was a Marine who proudly served his country during WWII. He was also a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His Hobbies included; photography, coin collecting, wood working and rides with his loving wife.
Survivors include his children, Christine Belinsky and her husband, Wally of Blue Point, NY, Lizabeth Slack and her husband, Bruce of St. James, NY, Dawn Dwyer and her husband, George of Lake Grove, NY, Tracey Rice and Malcolm Bush of Branford, CT, Charles Leonard Conant, III and his wife Robin of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Jennifer Dery, Scott and Jeffery Slack, Nikolai Belinsky, Alexandria Devries, Nichole Saidler, Adriane Story, Daniel Rice, Margaret Reilly, Wade and Erica Rice; great- grandchildren, Jacob, Daniel and Shayna Slack, Dryden Belinsky, Hope and Abigail Jacobsen, Adison and Elianna Ortiz, Robert and Michael Story, Christian and Foster Rice.
Relatives and friends may attend visiting hours Thursday June 22 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford. Graveside service will follow at 2:30 pm in the Northford Cemetery with Rev. Kent Jackson officiating. Burial with military honors will follow.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org.