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James A. Handy

Obituary for James A. Handy

October 11, 2016
Northford, Connecticut

Loving , Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Brother


James A. Handy, 63 of Northford died suddenly on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. James was born in New Haven on July 19, 1953, a son of the late Herbert L. and Hazel Brockett Handy, and had lived in Madison for most of his life before moving to Northford last year. He was a roofing contractor, and proprietor of the former Shoreline Roofing Co. of Madison for forty seven years until his retirement last year. James is survived by five daughters, Karen Handy of Bristol, Sharon Handy McWatters of Canterbury, Nadia Handy of North Branford, Tonya Handy of Clinton, and Allison Handy of West Haven, two sons, Justin Handy and his wife Amy of Hamden and Ryan Handy and his wife Kayla of Nixa, MO, one sister, Irene Atkinson of Clinton, six brothers, Robert Handy of Blue Hills, ME, Michael Handy and his wife Ronnie of Holand, ME, Louis Wilson and his wife Linda of Enfied, ME, Raymond Handy and his wife Shirley of Clinton, David Handy and his wife Cathy of Arizona, and Herbert L. Handy, Jr., eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

THERE WILL BE NO CALLING HOURS. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St., New Haven. Burial will be private. The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.



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