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Herman True

Herman True

Tuesday, August 16th, 1932 Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

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Obituary for Herman P True

Herman P. True, 87, of Windsor Locks, loving husband to Marcia (White) True entered into Eternal Rest on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Bickford Health Care Center surrounded by his family. Herman was born, August 16, 1932, in Limestone, ME the son of the late William and Lenore (Parent) True. Herman was extremely proud of his home town of Windsor Locks where was active in many clubs and giving of his time. He was a 35 year member of the Windsor Locks Volunteer Fire Department, a member of St. Casimir's Lithuanian Society in Windsor, the Italian American Club, and the Polish American Club both of Windsor Locks. Herman was a faithful parishioner and longtime usher at St. Mary Church and member of the Knights of Columbus Riverside Council # 26, the Riverside Assembly 3rd & 4th Degree-Knights of Columbus, and a longtime board member of the American Legion Gensi-Viola Post 36. He was often seen in town driving his scooter. Herman enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage or setback with his family and friends. Herman worked for many years at the former Paul Mattick Plumbing in Suffield then the John Darcy Sheetmetal Company of Longmeadow, Mass and later for the Town of Windsor Locks. Herman will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and Mr. Fix it. In addition to his wife, Marcia to whom he was married 59 years, he is also survived by a daughter and best friend, Debbie Dixon and her fiancé, Pat Poland of Windsor Locks; his two grandchildren whom loved their Papa, Brittany Dixon and her significant other, Vasilios Tsikrikis and Dylan Michael True; two brothers, Fred True and and Linwood True, both of Limestone, ME; a brother-in-law, Alan White of Simsbury; a niece, Audra Salazar and several other nieces and nephews in Maine. In addition to his family he leaves many close friends, Herman was predeceased by a son Mark True; two brothers, William True, Jr., and Morris True and two sisters, Elizabeth Caldwell and Marie True. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks. A Mass of Christian Burial for Herman will be celebrated on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 10 am at St. Mary Church, 42 Spring St., Windsor Locks. Please meet at the church. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS PLEASE DO A RANDOME ACT OF KINDNESS FOR SOMEONE! The family also wishes to Thank Bickford Health Care and their staff for their compassionate loving care of Herman. For online expressions to Herman’s family please visit www.windsorlocksfuneralhome.com

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT
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    Sunday, October 20th, 2019
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, October 21st, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Mary Church
    42 Spring St.
    Windsor Locks, CT
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    Monday, October 21st, 2019
    10:00am
    Please meet the church.
  • Interment

    Monday, October 21st, 2019 |
    St. Mary's Cemetery, Windsor Locks
    Spring St.
    Windsor Locks, CT
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    Monday, October 21st, 2019

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Glenda,Paul and Kim sent flowers to the family of Herman P True.
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conrad quagliaroli

Debbie, I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing. He was a wonderful man. While my visits to Windsor Locks were few over the years, I never missed a chance to visit with your mom and dad whenever I was home.

Your dad had such a big heart, always helping people. After my dad passed away I always appreciated how he helped my mom when she was living at our old home. She would call him for everything and he would take care of it for her. And I know my mom was not the only one he helped. He was a giant of a man in so many ways who will be missed by many.

Debbie, you truly come from a wonderful family. Your grandmother Ester was my favorite aunt, your grandfather Walter was my favorite uncle, your mom is my favorite cousin and your dad was my favorite “cousin-in-law”

cousin Conrad
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Glenda,Paul and Kim

Thank you Herm for the many years of friendship and acceptance into your family. We love you. Rest in peace.
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Glenda,Paul and Kim purchased flowers for the family of Herman True.
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Debbie True Dixon

Thank you all so much it was great to see Kim she looks wonderful
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Lorraine Buynicki

Dear Debbie and Marcia, My heart is broken to hear of the loss of Herm. He was always such a light to all he met and made everyone feel loved. God give you peace at this very hard time. Love, Lorraine & Ted
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Debra Price

On behalf of the Price family - our deepest condolences. Herman was a good friend of my late father, Dick, and a loved member of our town and FD.
Rest peacefully,
Mary Ann, Kathryn, Debra, & John
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Hannah Hagist

Sorry for the loss! I just got news and it breaks my heart to hear, he was an amazing man and glad to know for 6 years!
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