Edward A. Bartlem
Edward A. Bartlem
  • August 26, 1925 - May 13, 2016
  • Killingworth, Connecticut

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Edward A. Bartlem 90, loving husband of Audrey Bartlem, of Killingworth passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice Branford. He was born in Meriden August 26, 1925 and lived there until moving to Killingworth about 8 years ago. He enjoyed spending summers at Cedar Lake, Chester, CT. He was very proud of his service in the Navy during WWII, serving on the USS Hunt in the Pacific. He was employed by Travelers Insurance as a printer until his retirement.

He was a devoted husband and the loving father of two daughters, Deborah Lonergan and her husband John of Killingworth and Pamela Nati of Columbia TN. He enjoyed spending time with his five grandchildren, Kenneth Nati of Chesapeake, VA and his wife Alison, Lisa Nati Knoepfel of Culleoka, TN and her husband Donnie, and Shane, Carew and Aedan Lonergan of Killingworth. He is also survived by four great-grandchildren and his canine companion Kayla.

The family will receive guests, Wednesday May 18, 2016 at Swan Funeral Home Madison, CT between 10-11:00am with a Celebration of Life held between 11am-12pm.

In lieu of flowers Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or The Connecticut Hospice, Branford, CT.