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Mr. Sidney Sumler, Sr.

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“Sumler Family, You are in "Our Prayers. I remember Sidney racing His Blue Chevy at Clark's Parking Lot as a young kid. May God always be in the...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: James R. and Annie E. Sanders Sanders - CT

“My sincere condolences to the family. My God bring you comfort & peace. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Carolyn Hurdle - Oakville, CT

“So sorry for your loss. Sidney was a good friend and will be greatly missed. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: shirley minnis - waterbury, CT

“To The Sulmer Family, David and I are heartbroken about Sidney and if there is something we can do, we are here. Love , Barbara and David...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Jackson - Waterbury, CT

“Prayers go out to Slugger, Brandon, and the rest of the Sumler family. M ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Rene Kinion - Waterbury, CT

“My condolences to the family. God will see you through this very difficult time. Love you all ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Williams - Waterbury, CT

“I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to the family. Know that we are praying for you all. Always Family Love. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Theodora Brown - Oakvilke


Mr. Sidney Francis Sumler Sr., 72, of Pearl Lake Road, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center. He was the husband of Lualine (Jones) Sumler.

Mr. Sumler was born April 28, 1946 in Waterbury a son to the late Calvin Trice and Barbara Joan (Arrington) Sumler.

"Big Sid", as he was called, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Crosby High School. After high school, he worked as a Chef for Howard Johnsons for many years and also the Republican American as a custodian. Sidney was employed by the City of Waterbury Refuse Department where he retired after 30 years of employment. In his free time he enjoyed baseball, basketball and softball and fishing. Many days you would find him sitting in his favorite recliner watching old western movies, The LA Lakers, The New York Yankees, The New York Giants, and EATING. You would never catch him watching Judge Judy or Dr. Phil, they were not his favorites. His wonderful personality and character will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his wife Lualine of 51 Years, he leaves two sons, Sidney F. Sumler Jr., Brandon Garrick Sumler, daughters Barbara Joan Sumler and Regina Sumler, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and a host of friends.

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