William H. Honegger, Jr.

MIDDLEBURY — William H. Honegger, Jr., 88, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Waterbury Gardens. He was the husband of Erma (Fairchild) Honegger, to whom he was married for 60 years.

Mr. Honegger was born May 26, 1931 in Waterbury, the son of the late William H., Sr., and Hazel (Wheeler) Honegger. He was a veteran, proudly serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, where he was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal.

William worked at both American Brass and the Waterbury Republican American prior to his retirement.

Besides his loving wife, he is survived by his children, Lawrence “Larry” and his wife, Joan Honegger, and their children, Stacy and Paul; William H. “Billy” Honegger; David Sr. and his wife, Melanie Honegger, and their children, Katelyn, Rachael, David Jr. and his girlfriend, Erica Wallace, and their son, Oslo Honegger (William’s great-grandson); and Dora Honegger and her children, Christopher and Casey.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Friday, February 14, at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. A service will begin at 12:45 p.m. to conclude calling hours. Burial in Grove Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

Donations in his name can be made to Special Olympics Connecticut, 2666 State St. #1, Hamden 06517.

To view these arrangements online, share a condolence or a photo, visit www.fordfh.com.

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