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Charles A. HartwellFebruary 3, 1941 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 76)
Harwinton- Charles A. Hartwell, 76, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (Ashner) Hartwell.
Mr. Hartwell was born in Hartford on February 3, 1941, son of the late Silas and Stella (Smith) Hartwell, and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, who served during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Mr. Hartwell was a retired machine operator with the Torrington Company, retiring with over 20 years of service. He enjoyed geography, history, and anything pertaining to the Civil War. Religious in his own way, Mr. Hartwell will be remembered for his great love of his wife, family, and especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Charles A. Hartwell, II, and his wife Diane, two daughters, Karen L. Pouliot and her husband William, all of Torrington, and Lisa A. Robinson and her husband Winston of Harwinton; two sisters, Brenda Curtis and Ramona Hartwell, both of Torrington; seven grandchildren, Roxanne Zamkovsky, Cory Hartwell and his wife Ashley, Thomas Hartwell and his wife Amanda, Samantha Hartwell, Keyon Robinson, Anna Zamkovsky, and Sean Hartwell; two great grandchildren, Desmond Gordon and Abigail Hartwell and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Hartwell was predeceased by a brother, Robert Hartwell, and a sister, Marjorie Balise.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11:00a.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Full Military Honors will be accorded immediately following the service. Burial in Bakerville Cemetery, New Hartford, will be held in the spring. Friends may call Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 3-5pm at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home.