Obituary: Arthur Henry Lanouette Jr.


Waterbury – Mr. Arthur Henry Lanouette Jr., age 96, of the Village at East Farms, formerly of 75 Hunt Hill Road in Waterbury and 131C Heritage Village in Southbury, died Saturday Jan. 29, at his home.

He was the husband of Doris E. (Molinek) Lanouette. He was predeceased by his first wife Mildred (Doyle) Lanouette.

Mr. Lanouette was born in Waterbury on May 15, 1914 a son of the late Arthur H. Lanouette Sr. and the late Leda (Fontaine) Lanouette. He was retired from Robertshaw Lux Time after 47 years of service, having started as an errand boy and retiring as a general foreman. He was a member of the Waterbury Lodge of Elks, Junior Achievement and a former member of the Wolcott Fire Department. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and spending time at his vacation homes in New Hampshire and Florida.

Besides his wife, Mr. Lanouette is survived by three daughters: Patricia Malone of West Haven, Elaine Duffy and her husband Michael of Watertown, and Claudia Michaelis and her husband Gary of Oakville, two sons: Arthur Henry Lanouette III and his wife Violet of Meriden and James Lanouette and his wife Claudia of Morris, one brother: Robert Lanouette of Fla., six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by a brother: Alfred Lanouette.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home 26 Waterbury Road, Route 69 Prospect. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday Jan. 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.