Obituary: William James LaMont

William James LaMont

NAUGATUCK — William James “Bill” LaMont, 70, of Naugatuck passed away on May 20, 2019 at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

He was the loving husband of Janet (Fries) LaMont for over 18 years.

William was born on April 13, 1949, son of the late James Edwin and Evelyn (Webster) LaMont. Bill was a graduate of The Culinary Institute, class of 1970 and was a wonderful chef. Prior to his retirement, Bill worked for the State of Connecticut at Southbury Training School for over 20 years. During his retirement, he was an avid fisherman. He also was a lifelong Yankees and Giants fan. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

William is survived by his daughters, Heather Hubbard of Woodbury and Amy Shaw of Naugatuck; stepsons, Jason Lee of Texas and Jeremy Lee of Naugatuck; sisters, Nancy O’Brien of North Carolina and Jennifer Laterra of New Jersey; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. His sister, Dianne Hardesty, predeceased William.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Kitty Kat Rescue via their website at

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