Obituary: Timothy Wayne Carlson

Timothy Wayne Carlson

TORRINGTON — Timothy Wayne Carlson, 61, of Torrington passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 16, 2019.

Timothy was born in Ridgway, Pa., on March 24, 1958. He moved to Naugatuck as a child and attended Naugatuck High School. He lived for many years in Prospect, where he raised his family.

Timothy enjoyed nature and working outdoors in landscaping and construction. He was a talented fisherman, who looked forward to yearly visits to his favorite place, Block Island, where he enjoyed fishing and family time. In the winter months, he drove a plow and took ski trips with his daughters to Vermont.

Timothy leaves behind his two daughters, Sarah DeLeo and her husband, Robert DeLeo, of Wolcott, and Danielle Schweikher and her husband, Andrew Schweikher, of Cheshire; his siblings, Ronald Carlson of New Hartford, Cheryl Gibran and her husband, George Gibran, of Wolcott, Cynthia Olbrys and her husband, David Olbrys, of Torrington, and Kent Carlson and his wife, Susan Carlson, of Bethlehem. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Sophia, Olive, Reese and Ruby, and many nieces and nephews. Timothy was predeceased by his mother and his stepfather, Rita Getchell and Francis Getchell.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours, and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

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