Edward J. Sicard Jr. of Storrs, CT, formerly of Coventry, CT, died on June 19, 2021, at Windham Hospital. He was husband to the late Doris M. (Lanier) Sicard.
Born on August 23, 1930, in Hartford, CT, he was the son of the late Edward J. Sicard, Sr and Gladys (Michaels) Sicard. He served his country with the 3rd District US Naval Reserves, the US Air Force, the CTANG 103rd Fighter Group and during the Korean War conflict.
He retired from Mobil Oil Corporation in 1985 and the Atlas Oil Company in 1992. He then moved to Vermont and returned to Connecticut in 2005.
Edward volunteered for many organizations, including as a Den Father for South Windsor, CT Cub Scouts, at the Windham Community Hospital on the Building Committee Senior Center, Coventry, CT, a Board member of McSweeney Senior Center, Willimantic, CT, also at the Senior Center Mansfield, CT, the Rutland, VT Regional Medical Center. He was also a Grandfather tutor at Poultney, VT Elementary School, a member of the Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center and Zone Captain at Lake St. Catherine, Poultney, VT. Edward also enjoyed his hobbies including carpentry and singing in a variety of church choirs.
He is survived by his four sons, Steven and wife Lisa of Colchester, CT; Donald and his wife Deborah of Denver, CO; Daniel and his wife Sharon of Coventry, CT and his son James of Manchester, CT, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nephews and a niece. He was predeceased by his sister, Beverly Church.
Mass will be held at 11:00 am on June 24, 2021, at St. Maurice Church, 32 Hebron Rd, Bolton, CT followed by burial with military honors at the Bolton Center Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coventry Connecticut Senior Center, 1712 Main Street, Coventry CT 06238. To leave a memory or message of condolence, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com
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