To make updates to your Zip06 account or requets changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.
If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account, you can create one.
A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!Click here to get started!
We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.
We can help! Enter the email address registered to your account below to have your password emailed to you.
Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend×
John Alfred Hess, Jr., 90, of Branford passed away peacefully on Oct. 31. Born in Meriden to John and Catherine Hess, he grew up in Shelton before residing in Branford for 60 years with his loving wife Joan.
John was a World War II veteran with service in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Macon. John was a gentle man who enjoyed family time and automobiles. He worked for 44 years with Cooley and McDermott Chevrolet dealerships in New Haven. In his spare time he enjoyed hiking and working on cars.
John was extremely caring and proud of his three children, Kathleen Hoyt (David) of Fallston, Maryland, Elizabeth Bruenn (Sean) of Navarre, Florida, and John Hess III (Suzanne) of Guilford. He is also survived by his brother Charles Hess of Gainesville, Georgia, and sister Ellen Hess of Branford; his nine adoring grandchildren, Virginia, Leslie, and Emily Hoyt, Sean and Kyle Bruenn, and Ashley, John IV, Lauren, and Justin Hess; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family received friends on Nov. 4 at W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 N. Main St., Branford, prior to a joint Mass of Christian burial at St. Mary Church, Branford. Burial, with military honors, followed in St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford. Memorial donations may be made in John's name to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001. For an online memorial, see www.wsclancy.com.
Love Local News?
This holiday season, let's support each other and our local stores
Get a handle on all things "holiday" this season with our guide!