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Mr. Willie Broughton

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“Liza, thank you for taking good care of my brother. May he rest in peace. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ernestine Broughton Thomas - CA

“Miss Eliza,We are so sorry to hear about Willie.Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.May God give you all peace and strength during...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Stella Dionne - Waterbury, CT

“Miss Eliza and family. I am so very sorry to hear of Willie's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers and may God give you His peace...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Maria Carrasquillo - Southbury, CT

“Our thought and prayers are with you at this time. We are sending our love and deepest condolences. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Shadie and Samuel Bates and Family - SC


Mr. Willie Broughton, 79, of Maybury Circle, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Eliza (Curry) Broughton.

He was born on May 19, 1937 in Mobile Alabama to the late Walter Lloyd and Beatrice (Franklin) Broughton Sr. Willie was educated in the public school system in AL before moving to Connecticut where he lived in Hartford before relocating to Waterbury in the early eighties where he resided until his passing. He worked for various companies including JarJuras, The American Red Cross and Southbury Training School where he worked for over twenty years until his retirement in 1999. Willie enjoyed listening to his Blues music, playing pool, telling jokes and spending time with his family until his health began fail. He also loved working on cars and watching boxing and old movies.

Besides his wife of 28 years Eliza, Willie leaves to cherish his memory, four daughters; Patricia Broughton of Hartford, Felecia Broughton - Aytch of Chicago, Illinois, Jacqueline Broughton of New Jersey and Shairae Broughton of Waterbury, three step sons; Jaheim Curry of Orlando, Florida, Jarrod Curry and Vincent (Kerri) Curry of Waterbury, two sisters; Ernestine (Broughton) Thomas and Betty Jean Broughton both of California, one brother; Atlas Broughton of Hartford, CT, 13 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. Willie was predeceased by three brothers; Walter Broughton Jr., Richard Broughton Sr. and Leroy Broughton.

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