Brent Edward Manzara

July 17, 1982 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 39)


Brent Edward Manzara, 39, of Durham, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  Born in New London, he was the beloved son of Bruce and Nancy (Thompson) Manzara.

Brent was a member of United Churches of Durham.  He attended Coginchaug Regional High School and earned a certificate in HVAC from Porter Chester Institute.

Along with his parents, Brent is survived by his daughter, Kayden Grace Manzara of Rockfall; his maternal aunt Pamela Thompson-Kelly and her husband Jim Kenyon of Middletown; his paternal aunt Vanessa (Manzara) Schmaltz and her husband Charlie of Middlefield and his maternal grandmother Dorothy Klinzmann of East Hampton; several cousins and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 am at United Churches of Durham, 236 Main Street, Durham.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family.  Family and friends may call on Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit


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May 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Doolittle Funeral Home
14 Old Church Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Funeral Service
May 21, 2022

11:00 AM
United Churches of Durham
236 Main Street
Durham, CT 06422

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