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Stephen W. Dunn

June 19, 1936 ~ January 23, 2017 (age 80)

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Goshen- Stephen W. Dunn, 80, died Monday, January 23, 2017 in his home surrounded by his wife and family. He was the beloved husband of Lois (Andrews) Dunn. Stephen was the love of Lois’ life, and Lois was the love of his life. The couple had spent 33 wonderful years together.

        Mr. Dunn was born in Winchester, MA on June 19, 1936, son of the late Paul and Dorothy (Brown) Dunn, and had been a Goshen resident for the past 31 years. He was a graduate of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Class of 1958, and Trinity College, where he earned a degree in Economics in 1972. Mr. Dunn had been employed at planning agencies in Warren and Bristol before creating and becoming the Executive Director of the Northwest Connecticut Transit District, which he retired from in 1999. His hobbies and interests included antique cars and model train collecting. He was an avid Patriots, Red Sox, and Giants fan, and enjoyed traveling and spending time at the family camp in Ashburnham, MA. Mr. Dunn was a talented musician, playing the coronet and baritone horn. He had played with the Salisbury Band and Kent School Band for over 20 years.

        Survivors, in addition to his wife Lois, include his sons, Douglas Dunn and his wife Kathryn of East Hartland, Matthew Dunn of New Britain, Ross BeBault of Sandisfield, MA, and Corey Bebault of Goshen; a loving sister, Cynthia Barber of Newark, VT; two grandchildren, Keri BeBault and Cody BeBault and their mother, Nancy Bynack; a great-granddaughter, Ki’Ari Roland; a niece, Bonnie Cook of South Hadley, MA; a nephew, Randy Breakell of Harwinton; and Stephen’s loving pets whom he adored, Schnitzel, Doc, and Millie. Mr. Dunn was predeceased by a brother, Philip Dunn and a sister, Janet Dunn.

        Funeral services and burial in Hillside Cemetery, Torrington, will be private.

        Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwest VNA, 607 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT 06750 or the Friendly Hands Food Bank, 50 King St., Torrington, CT 06790.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Northwest VNA
607 Bantam Road, Bantam CT 06750

Friendly Hands Food Bank
50 King Street, Torrington CT 06790



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