Christopher L. Taggart Sr.


NAUGATUCK – Christopher L. Taggart Sr., 76, husband of Abbie G. (Adams) Taggart, died Jan. 13, 2024, at his home.

Chris was born April 3, 1947 in Bangor, Maine, a son of the late Herbert E. Taggart Sr. and Elaine R. (Crossman) Taggart, and was a self-employed truck driver for many years. Chris was a United States Navy Vietnam War veteran and was a life time member of the VFW, Crusader Post 1946, in Naugatuck.

In addition to his wife Abbie, Chris is survived by his son, Christopher L. Taggart Jr. of Naugatuck; his sister, Linda Hazelton of Milo, Maine; his brothers, Herbert E. Taggart Jr. and Chipper Taggart, both of Levant, Maine. He will also be remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends were to gather to honor and celebrate Christopher’s life on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. A graveside service with military honors was to immediately follow at St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council were to assemble at the funeral home Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Christopher’s memory, donations are requested to VFW Crusader Post 1946, P.O. Box 85, Naugatuck, CT 06770.
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