Curtis G. Strong Sr., 77, of South Glastonbury and formerly of East Hampton, husband of Susan C. (Applegate) Strong died Friday Sept. 14, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. Born March 30, 1941 in Hartford he was the son of the late Milton and Ruth (Goldstone) Strong Jr. Curtis had been Vice President of Operations at American Distilling in East Hampton. He had been a member of the Hartford Engineering Club, the former East Hampton Kiwanis Club, The North –South Skirmish Assoc., Northeast Steamboat Society, Strong Families of America, CT Woodturners, life member of the NRA and recently the Elks Club of Glastonbury. He was a past member of the East Hampton Bible Church. Besides his wife he is survived by his three sons Curtis Strong Jr. and friend Kathleen Waldie of East Hampton, Donald Strong and wife Julie of Bellow Falls, VT, Stephen Strong and wife Joslyn of East Hampton, a daughter Molly Haroskewicz and husband Alan of Watertown, a sister Ruth Ann Strong of Wethersfield, ten grandchildren in whom his legacy will live on and many, many dear friends that he considered family. He was predeceased by a brother Douglas Strong.
Curt’s vast knowledge and sense of humor will be missed by all. The Strong family would like to thank the hospice team at Hartford hospital for their gentle loving care. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Thursday Sept. 20th from 6:00PM until 8:00PM. Funeral services will be held Friday Sept. 21st at 11:00 AM in Hope Church 230 East High St. East Hampton. Burial will follow in Lake View Cemetery. Donations can be made to Hartford Hospital Hospice care, the NRA or The Gideons International. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.