Donald Hess

Obituary of Donald A. Hess

Eastford- Donald “Donnie” A. Hess 80 of Eastford died Friday, November 19, 2021, at Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam after a brief illness. He was born in Putnam on March 26, 1941, the son of the late Arthur and Helen (Bosworth) Hess.

Donald worked for the Town of Eastford’s road crew for a number of years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He took great pride in maintaining his property. Donald was meticulous when it came to mowing his lawn and he was especially proud of his backyard pond.

Donald leaves his brother Arthur “Sonny” Hess of Eastford, and numerous cousins. He also leaves his caregivers Kevin Shead, Audrey Carabeau and Shawn Marie Lengel of Eastford. He had a special bond with his Aunt June Staveski of Eastford. Donald’s family would like to thank the staff at Matulaitis Nursing Home for the excellent care they provided.

A Graveside Service will be Saturday, December 11 at 11:00 AM at the Eastford Grove Cemetery, Route 198 in Eastford. Share a memory at

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