Stanley W. MacLachlan, 62, of Branford passed away Tuesday June 6 at CT Hospice after a long illness. He leaves behind his wife Carol (Gambardella) MaCLachlan, his daughter Lisa MacLachlan, and his mother Mary Olsyzk MacLachlan. He was predeceased by his father William MacLachlan and his brother Michael MacLachlan.
Stanley was born in New Haven on October 30, 1954. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1972 where he was a scholar athlete who held several basketball records, including being all district in 1971 and 1972. He was inducted into the New Haven Tap-Off Hall of Fame in 2002 and was recently inducted into the Knights of Honor in 2016. He continued his basketball career at UNH, and then at SCSU.
His first job after graduating was Manager at Archie Moore's in New Haven. He then worked for the city of New Haven, followed by SNET/SBC/AT&T. He later attended Quinnipiac Law School while working full time and was a member of their first graduating class. He was a Licensed Attorney and American Bar Association Member. Stan loved to play golf and was a member of the Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club. Stan's family would like to thank CT Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at St. Therese Church in Branford. Immediately following Mass, a memorial visitation will be held at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford from 4-7 P.M. There will be a reception immediately following the visitation at the Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club, 2 Club Parkway, Branford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.
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