NAUGATUCK — John R. Lane, 73, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 unexpectedly. He was the husband of Nancy (Shea) Lane.
John was born in Howland, Maine on April 6, 1940, son of the late Keith A. and Priscilla (Day) Lane. He was a longtime resident of Naugatuck, and he was currently employed at Land Jet in Waterbury. He had also worked for many years at Xerox in Stratford. Mr. Lane was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and he served as a radar technician for six years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Naugatuck.
Besides his wife, John leaves his two daughters, Sheri Kulmala and her husband Ken of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Penny Masch and her husband Don of White Lake, Mich.; his sister Mary Vaccaro and her husband Pat of Minnesota; his four grandchildren, Corey and Riley Kulmala, and Julia and Andrew Masch, and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Eagles Club, 388 High St., Naugatuck, CT 06770.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.