Curtiss W. Lucal

Oct 23, 2014

Sept. 23, 1915 - Sept. 25, 2007

NORWALK - Curtiss W. Lucal, 92, of Norwalk, died Tuesday morning at Gaymont Nursing Center.

He was born Sept. 23, 1915 in Collins, son of the late William and Clara (Elms) Lucal and was a lifelong area resident. He was a 1933 graduate of Townsend High School and was an Army veteran, having served during World War II in the Phillipines and in the Pacific Theatre including Japan. He was discharged in 1946 as a staff sergeant.

He was an installer for the Gene Widman Company and retired in 1980 after 20 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille I. (Ross) Lucal of Norwalk, to whom he was married for more than 60 years; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Kim Lucal of New London; two grandchildren; and a sister, Lauretta Finlay of Wilmington, Del.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Henry "Hank" Lucal; and sisters, Lucille Hill and Ilo Debout.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Roger Smith officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.