William Arthur Flint

Died: Sun., Apr. 21, 2019


Family to do services at later date


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William Arthur Flint, Jr., 96 passed away April 21, 2019. He lived over 60 years in Woodbridge and also in Stuart and Vero Beach, FL. His wife, Carol to whom he was married for 67 years predeceased him. He was educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, Cheshire Academy and Trinity College, Hartford. Bill served in World War II as a combat medic with the 86th Division in Europe and the Philippines. Following the war he joined his father in the family ladder manufacturing business in New Haven, established by his grandfather in 1980. He sold the company in 1990 and retired to Florida with his wife. He was a former president of the Farnam Neighborhood House as well as a longtime board member. In 1953 he served as president of the American Ladder Institute, a trade association of the nation’s ladder manufacturers. He served on the board of trustees of the National Savings Bank before it was acquired by Peoples United Bank. He also served as president of the Quinnipiack Club and during his tenure the first female applicant in the club’s 107 year history was accepted for membership. He also served as a trustee of the Day Prospect Hill School for girls. He is survived by his three children: Karen Fuller (Steve) of Dolores, CO, William Flint III of Stuart, FL and Ann Flint of Lady Lake, FL. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Matthew Fuller (Amy), Sydney Fuller Dickinson (Rob), Hilary Flint Morgan (Jackson) and Julia Flint Parham (Cody) and three great grandchildren, Lucy Parham and Leah and Rohan Fuller.

Interment will take place in Woodbridge at a later date.

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