Stuart T. Klarman, of Branford, died Monday August 7, 2017 after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Quinn Klarman.
Stu was born in New Haven June 15, 1937, son of the late Walter T. “Klinky” and Rosalind “Posey” Clancy Klarman. He was a lifelong resident of Branford, graduating from Branford High School with the Class of 1955. He was a 1959 graduate of UConn. Stu worked as a CPA in Branford for over 50 years, and was a longtime member of the CSCPA. He served on the Branford Board of Finance for many years.
Besides his wife, Stu is survived by his children, Karen M. (Chuck) Williams, Jeffrey S. (Lexie) Klarman, Kristine N. Klarman, Callista A. (Scott) Stoddard, and John P. (Leslie) Klarman; his grandchildren, Joshua and Jessica Styles, Scotty and Jeff Stoddard, Andy, Kim, Erica and Molly Klarman; and his great-granddaughter Hayden; his brother Michael S. Klarman of Branford; his sister-in-law, Elaine Klarman of Branford, and his in-laws, Bob and Priscilla Quinn of Wethersfield, and Sue and Mike Klimas of Branford, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson Alexander M. Klarman and his brother David F. Klarman.
Our family wishes to thank Hospice nurse, Lauren Nadeau, and Mary, Irene and the entire staff at Artis for the compassionate care given to Stu during his final illness.
His funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford, Friday morning at 10:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 11:00. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening from 4:00 - 7:00.
Memorial donations may be sent to Fresh Air Fund, 100 Gando Drive, New Haven, CT 06513.
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