Milton Barlow

Obituary of Milton Barlow

Eastford- Milton G. Barlow 82, of Eastford died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam. Beloved husband of Cynthia (Price) Barlow, they were Married September 10, 1960.Born on November 1, 1934, in Stafford Springs, CT, son of the late Milton F. and Sylvia (Caroline) Barlow. 

He was a graduate of Newington High School. During his High School years Milton started a Radio and TV repair business in Newington, which he later moved to Eastford. He attended The University of Hartford and graduated. Milton was a volunteer for the Newington Fire Department and Newington Police Department. Milton developed a love for classical music and attended many concerts in Worcester. He worked for Lindon Tree Service for many years, worked on several of the local farms including Spring Farm and Miller's Farm. Milton worked for Goodhalls Garage as a parts manager and Brooklyn Hardware for several years. He spent his life cutting wood to heat the home. Many people will remember Milton and his daily walks on the roads near his home, people often joked about wearing down the road and wearing out the dogs on their many walks.

Besides his wife Cynthia he leaves his children Joel Barlow of Pomfret, Kevin Barlow of Woodstock, a sister Jean Hafner and her husband Robert of Simsbury CT, grandchildren Vincent Barlow of Oxford MA, Cecilia Taylor of PA, Joel Barlow Jr. of NH, Kevin Barlow Jr. of Ashford, Dylan Barlow of Woodstock, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Stephen Barlow.

Calling hours will be Tuesday July 25, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam. Graveside service Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Grove Cemetery, Eastford, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to NECCOG Animal Services, 125 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT 06241. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com