John W. Calvert of Branford died Sunday February 11, 2018 at Connecticut Hospice. He was the husband of the late Catherine Pacheco Calvert.
John was born in Yorkshire, England July 29, 1929, son of the late Leslie S. and Grace Davis Calvert. He served in the British Navy. John moved to the U. S. and was drafted in the U. S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. John was a police officer with the Branford Police Department for over 30 years, retiring in 1986 as a sergeant. He was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church in Branford, American Legion Post 83 in Branford and Widow’s Sons Lodge #66 AF & AM in Branford.
John is survived by his daughter, Arnona (John) Cappiello of Branford; his grandchildren, Kim (Steve) Jahn, Kristen Cappiello, Katie Coates and Jaaniece Coates; and his great-granddaughter, Liliana Cappiello. He was predeceased by his daughter Claudia Coates.
Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service Saturday morning at 10:00 in Tabor Lutheran Church, Branford. Burial will follow in Tabor Cemetery. THERE ARE NO CALLING HOURS.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
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