Duncan A. Haimerl, 72, lived in Warren
Mr. Haimerl was born Dec. 24, 1937, in Ontario, Canada, son of the late Alois and Alice (Featherstonhaugh) Haimerl.
He was a writer for the Hartford Courant newspaper for 28 years and a member of IMPA and other auto writers' associations.
In addition to his wife of 38 years, Mr. Haimerl is survived by four daughters, Donna-Mary Bonnett, of Ontario, Elizabeth "Holly" Haimerl-Ananng, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Melanie Morrisseau, of Vancouver, Canada, and Melissa Haimerl, of Winnipeg, Canada; three sisters, Geraldine Philaja, Gina Spehner and Alice Kenoski; eight grandchildren, including grandson Ishmael Haimerl, 15 (Mr. Haimerl and his wife became his guardians when he was 4); and many nieces and nephews.
The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Warren Congregational Church, 4 Sackett Hill Road, Warren, CT 06754.