Warren Carlson, 77, had family in area towns
He was born July 1, 1931, in New Milford, son of the late Axel and Lillian (Bloomquist) Carlson.
He was a graduate of New Milford High School. Mr. Carlson was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during peacetime. He worked as a product dispatcher for Hoffman Fuel Co,, retiring after 38 years.
He was a member of the New Milford Methodist Church.
A devoted husband, father and grandfather, his lifelong motto of "Let me live by the side of the road and be a friend to man," will live on through his family.
In addition to his wife of 54 years, he will be missed by his two daughters, Diane Fairclough and her husband Michael of New Milford and Kristine Revell of Rhinebeck, N.Y.; and three grandchildren, Hannah, Jared and Ryan Revell.
He is also survived by two brothers, Arthur Carlson of Bridgewater and Robert Carlson and his wife Pearl of New Milford; a sister, Verna Svensen and her husband Sven of Newtown; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son-in-law, Wayne Revell.
Funeral services will be held at the New Milford Methodist Church, tomorrow (Saturday), at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Central Cemetery, Brookfield.
The family will receive friends in the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury today (Friday) between 5 and 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road, New Milford, CT 06776 or to the American Parkinson Association, CT Chapter, c/o 27 Allendale Drive, North Haven, CT 06473.