Sean Needham


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          WATERBURY – Sean Needham, 48, of Waterbury, died Sunday June 2, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital.  He was the husband of Lori (Schmidt) Needham.

          Sean was born in New Britain, May 9, 1971 son of the late Garrett Needham and Joanne (Ziewacz) Veach. He attended Goodwin Tech High School and University of Hartford and was employed by Day Machine Systems.  He was an avid musician playing string instruments and was a fan of the Boston Red Sox.

          Besides his wife he is survived by 3 sisters, Sarah Needham Leiter, Amanda Veach and Caitlin Veach, 1 brother, Jason Needham, his mother-in-law, Jean Schmidt, his sister-in-law, Jill Keilty, his brother-in-law, Lee Schmidt and several nieces and nephews.

          Funeral will be Friday June 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. from the Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow St. to St. Michael Church, 62 St. Michael Drive for a Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.  Calling hours are Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home

          In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Animals for Life, Inc., PO Box 1481, Naugatuck, CT 06770 or the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 6A, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

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