Thomas L. Cheney Jr., 95, died peacefully with his family by his side on September 24, 2012 at Evergreen Woods in North Branford. Mr. Cheney was a long time resident of Morgan Point in Noank with his wife, Phyllis P. Cheney. He was active in the community and a member of The Mystic Congregational Church.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held by his children on December 22, 2012 from 2:30 – 4:00 pm at the Noank Historical Society’s Latham Chester Store in Noank, CT. Friends are cordially invited to attend and share their memories at this informal occasion. Directions and additional information are available at: http://kiki1997.wordpress.com/feed/
Mr. Cheney was born in New York on May 8, 1917, the son of Thomas Langdon Cheney Sr. of Manchester, CT and Judith Stager Calkins Cheney of Cleveland, OH.
He was married in 1952 to Phyllis S. Pannone of Riverside who predeceased him in 1992. They had two children who survive him, Prudence Cheney Dorazio of Noank, CT and Faith Cheney Schoonmaker of Garfield, AR. He was married from 1940 to 1950 to Anne M. Suydam of Bayport, NY. They had two children who survive him, Knight Dexter Cheney IV and Carol Lispenard Cheney, both of Hamden, CT. Mr. Cheney was predeceased by a half-sister, Patricia Bell Ramsey.
Arrangements are by BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE, Hamden with private interment. Memorial donations may be directed to The Noank Historical Society, Box 9454, Noank, CT 06340 or The Manchester Historical Society, 175 Pine Street, Manchester, CT 06040. To send a condolence, please see obituary @www.beecherandbennett.com.