Giles S. Wyant Jr.


MIDDLEBURY – Giles S. Wyant Jr., age 78, husband of the late Rosemary Wyant, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024.

Born in Torrington on June 15, 1945, he was the son of the late Samuel and Lucille (Casivant) Wyant. He was a longtime Middlebury resident and had worked for the Park and Recreation Department for the Town of Woodbury.

Giles enjoyed nature, long walks in the woods, ice skating and dirt biking. His true passion was writing poetry and spending time with his family.

He leaves his children, Jennifer McGovern, Samuel Wyant, Colleen Wyant, Rose Phaneuf, Dallas Wyant, Katie Wyant, John and Jerrett Wyant; his sister Peggy Wyant; his 17 grandchildren; his great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.

Giles was predeceased by his sisters Barbara and Lucille.

A graveside service was to be on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Middlebury Cemetery. There were no calling hours.

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