Wayne H. Denman Jr., 86, of East Hampton, beloved husband of Janice (Heath) Denman passed away peacefully Wednesday Aug. 22nd at Chestelm Health and Rehab. in Moodus. Born Oct. 22, 1931 in Middletown he was the son of the late Wayne and Josephine (Tocco) Denman. Wayne proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He had worked as an I.T. professional for the Aetna Life Insurance Company before his retirement. Wayne was an active member of the Haddam Neck Covenant Church, a Charter and Founding Member of the Haddam Neck Volunteer Fire Department and past Chief. Wayne had also served as an EMT for the East Haddam Ambulance. Besides his wife Janice, Wayne is survived by his daughter Cathy Domin of South Glastonbury, sister Nancy Szymaszyk and husband John of East Hampton, brother Richard Denman of Portland, step son John Thompson and his wife Arlene, grandchildren Cassandra Chand (Alex), Meghan Parke, great granddaughter Zoey Lynn Chand, and several nieces and nephews. Wayne was a friend to all who knew him. His quick wit, contagious smile, and endless supply of jokes for all occasions made him a joy to be around. Wayne’s family would like to thank the caregivers and staff of Chestelm and Masonicare for the compassionate care they gave to Wayne during his illness. Friends may call at the Haddam Neck Covenant Church 17 Haddam Neck Rd. East Hampton on Wednesday Aug. 29th from 10AM until 11AM. A Memorial Service will follow at 11AM. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Haddam Neck Covenant Church, Haddam Neck Volunteer Fire Department 50 Rock landing Rd. Haddam, CT 06424, or to the East Hampton Ambulance Assoc. P.O. Box 144 East Hampton, CT 06424.