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Devoted Husband, Father and “Pa”
Naugatuck, CT Edward Garrett, 85, husband of the late Marjorie (Wooster) Garrett, passed away peacefully at Beacon Brook Health Center on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 after a prolonged illness. Edward was born in Cranks, Harlan County, Kentucky on February 3, 1935, one of ten children of the late Dorsey Garrett and the late Eula (Stapleton) Garrett.
He attended school in Cranks, Kentucky and retired from Pratt and Whitney Company in North Haven, CT after 36 years.
He is survived by four children, Carrie Rivard and her husband Shane of Naugatuck, CT, Roger Garrett and his wife Debbie of Naugatuck, CT, Paul “Andy” Garrett and his wife Jeanne of Plantsville, CT and Todd Garrett and his partner Nichole Milia of Naugatuck, CT; his two brothers, Pete Garrett of Summerfield, FL and James Garrett of Tarpon Springs, FL; his thirteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son, Michael Garrett, three brothers, Clabe, Edward Washington, and Dorsey Jr. Garrett, and four sisters, Geneva Howard, Lottie Gross, Barbara Gilley and Marlene Howell.
Edward was a devoted husband, father and “Pa” to his grandchildren, as well as a loving “Uncle Dobbin” to his nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:30am at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 350 Millville Avenue in Naugatuck, CT. Burial will be in Wooster Cemetery, East Waterbury Road, Naugatuck, at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours and the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck is entrusted with the arrangements.