April 24, 1918 – March 20, 2010
Edward J. Coutu, 91, formerly of Taftville died Saturday, March 20 at the Norwichtown Rehab & Care Center. Edward was employed for 28 years as an Electrician for the State of CT DOT retiring many years ago. He was a WWII Army veteran having enlisted in the Army in 1941 and was honorably discharged in1945 with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Taftville. He was a Past Commander of the V.F.W. Post 2212, Taftville, was a life member of the Sprague Rod & Gun Club and a life member of the Taftville Fire Dept. Edward was married to Marguerite (Maynard) Coutu, who died in 2004. Survivors include sister Juliette Dupuis and her husband Arthur, Taftville, his sister-in-law Dorothy (Maynard) Osga, Jewett City, and numerous nieces and nephews.