Douglas B. Laughton
June 9, 1951 ~ March 30, 2015
Douglas B. Laughton, 63, of Stratford, formerly of Norwalk, died Monday, March 30th, at home. He was the husband of Ellen Kirtland Laughton.
Born in Norwalk, June 9, 1951, son of Elizabeth Warren Laughton, of Brewster, MA and the late Richard Laughton, he was a 1970 graduate of Norwalk High School. Mr. Laughton was with Connecticut Light and Power for over 40 years; retiring in 2012 as chief lineman. An avid golfer and Norwalk High School Soccer fan; Doug enjoyed the Rhode Island beaches, but mostly enjoyed being with his family and especially his grandchildren.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include two sons; Chris Laughton and his wife Nanette, of Norwalk, Ben Laughton and wife Elizabeth, of Pleasant Hills, PA, a daughter; Emilie Reilly and husband Joe, of Auburn, MA, two brothers; Robert Laughton, of Charlotte, No. Carolina, Tom Laughton and his wife Sharyn, of Eastham, MA, and five grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Saturday, April 4th, from 1:00 to 4:30 P.M. A prayer service will commence at 4:30 P.M.; Rev. James Scanlon will officiate. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions are requested to Norwalk High School Soccer Scholarship Fund, c/o Norwalk High School, 55 County Street, Norwalk, CT 06851, or Blessed Assurance Pre-School, 175 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT 06611