In memory of
David G. Luetjen
David G. Luetjen, 80, of Hebron, loving husband for 47 years and inseparable love of Doris (Verilli) Luetjen, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Hartford, son of the late James and Lena (Patton) Luetjen. David was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and he had been employed for over 20 years as comptroller for the Brand Rex Company. He was an avid and lifelong fisherman. He was the proud captain of his fishing vessel, the 4 D's, which he moored at Walkers Dock in North Stonington. David later became a commercial fisherman and was old school, using the hook and line method. He attended St. Peter's Church in Hebron. In addition to his wife, Doris, he is survived by his two daughters, Doreen Hussey, of Andover, and Dawn Gulizio and her husband, Jim, of Colchester; six grandchildren, Justin Hussey, Danielle (Hussey) Ledoux and her husband, Luke, Cassandra Brodeur, Colton Brodeur and his wife, Danielle, Lexis Gulizio and Vincent Gulizio; and three great-grandchildren, Luke Ledoux Jr., and P.J. and Cameron Brodeur. David also leaves his sister, Mary Ellen Casparino, of Port Charlotte, Florida; several nieces and nephews, and their families; his longtime best friend and fishing partner, Frankie Gentile; along with many other good friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, James F. Luetjen. Calling hours will be at Watkins Funeral Home, 142 East Center St., Manchester, Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Special Wishes at www.specialwishes.org For online condolences, visit www.holmes-watkins funeralhomes.com
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