Edward M. Platt, Jr., 81, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Bristol Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Joan A. (Palmer) Platt.
Born April 13, 1935 in Torrington and was raised in West Goshen, he was the son of the late Edward M. Sr. and Doris (Adams) Platt. He retired from G.R. Cummings as an Operating Engineer, Local 9. He was a member of the North American Family Campers Highland Chapter and was a Cub Scout Master for Pack 33 and Boy Scout Master for Troop 32.
He is survived by his children, Christopher Platt of Southington, Jeffrey Platt of Meriden, Edward M. Platt, III and wife Ann of Plantsville and Andrea Daigle and fiancée Donald Huey of Terryville; five grandchildren, Christopher Platt, Jr., Dylan and Hannah Platt, Nicholas Daigle and Savannah Huey. He was predeceased by a son Timothy Platt and a sister Muriel Wilbur.
His funeral will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. I
n lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Little Guild of St. Francis, 285 Sharon Goshen Tpk., W. Goshen, CT 06796. For online condolences and directions please visit, www.dellavecchiafh.com