Phillip T. Clauss, Sr. 91, of Bristol, passed away on Thursday September 26, 2019.
He was born in Winchester, CT a son of the late Howard and Ethel Mae (Didsbury) Clauss, Sr.
Phillip served with the US Navy during World War II and was a retired maintenance supervisor for the Bristol Public Schools.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Laura “Laurie” and Dale Landeen; his granddaughters, Julie (Eastman) Constantine and her husband Charles and Cristina (Landeen) Harrison and her husband Stephen; his great-grandchildren, Noah and Ava Constantine and Cole and Calla Harrison, and a special companion, Ruth Martin. He is also survived by his son Phillip Clauss, Jr.; his daughter Christine Clauss; two grandsons; a great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Marilyn (Anderson) Clauss; his brothers, Edmund, Wesley, Howard, Ralph and Richard and his two sisters Olive Tulley and Ethel “Jackie” Larese.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 5 PM until 8 PM at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol/Forestville.
A celebration of Phillip’s life will be held directly at Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave. Bristol/Forestville on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at 10 AM. The burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to either: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675 www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate or to Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10306 https://tunnel2towers.org/
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