Henry L. Haddad, of Cromwell and Wethersfield, husband of Judith (Mills) Haddad for 58 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 1, 2018. Born on January 1, 1932 in Willimantic, he was the son of the late Louis and Rose Haddad.
Henry was a graduate of Windham High School, Class of 1950. A veteran of the Korean War, he proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1951-1954. He was a member of the American Legion #19. He was a charter member of the Rocky Hill Elks.
Henry received his B.S. degree in Education from Eastern Connecticut State University in 1958. He also received two master’s degrees in Administration and Guidance from the University of Hartford in 1960 and 1962. He was a classroom teacher and a guidance counselor in the Hartford Public School system for 36 years. Upon his retirement, Henry received special recognition for outstanding service to the bilingual program in the Hartford School System.
Besides his wife Judith, Henry is survived by his daughters Gayle and her husband John Hills of Glastonbury and Elizabeth Haddad of Reno, NV, his two granddaughters Melanie and Danielle Hills, his twin sister Florence Haddad Modi of Cromwell and Norwich and his brother Arthur Haddad of Red Hook, NY.
Besides his parents, Henry was predeceased by his sisters Nan Nadile, Olga Wignall and Jamilia Ferris, brother George Haddad as well as a sister-in-law Jeanette Haddad and brothers-in-law Larry Ferris, Fred Wignall and John Modi.
Henry enjoyed being a resident of Covenant Village for the past 4 ½ years, where he made many new friends. He will be missed by them.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 10:00 am at First Church of Christ, 250 Main Street, Wethersfield. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in Hillside Cemetery in Torrington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Benevolent Care Fund at Covenant Village of Cromwell, 52 Missionary Road, Cromwell, CT 06416. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.