Official Obituary of

Bruce David Baratz

November 8, 1943 ~ February 26, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Bruce Baratz Obituary

Bruce David Baratz, of Old Lyme, passed away in Middletown on February 26, 2024.  He was born in New London on November 8, 1943, to the late Wilbur and Frances (Sears) Baratz. 

Bruce was a graduate from Mitchell College in New London. He founded Baratz Realty which owned and operated commercial and residential real estate in addition to providing real estate brokerage services for the purchase and sale of residential properties. Bruce was active in the New London Rotary Club and various conservation efforts in Old Lyme.

Bruce is survived by his brothers Robert Baratz (Robin) of Newton, MA and James Baratz (Donna Zaremba) of Boston, MA, nieces and nephews Joshua Baratz (Maureen McMahon), Beth Gowers (Ryan), Adam Baratz (Maggie), and Benjamin Baratz (Lauretta), and grandnephews and grandnieces Zev Baratz, Mia Gowers, Harper Baratz, and Julia Baratz.

Private services will be held with family members. Memorial contributions in Bruce’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, 200 Executive Boulevard, Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489-1058.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

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