Theodore J. Talbot

May 18, 2012 

DENMARK, N.Y.    Theodore J. Talbot, 80, of 10331 Route 26, passed away peacefully on  Thursday,  May 17, at his residence where he was under the care of his family and Lewis County Hospice.

Born Jan. 7, 1932, in New Hartford, Conn., the son of the late Aremdius J. and Anna Dastych Talbot, he was a graduate of Gilbert High in Winsted, Conn., and later attended college. He served in the Army from April 1953 to April 1955.  

He married Joyce M. Holt on Sept. 26, 1953, at the New Hartford Immaculate Church. 

Mr. Talbot worked for John Hancock Life Insurance for 23 years and ten years at the Quality Shop in Torrington, Conn. 

He was active in the community serving on several boards and as a selectman for the city of Winsted for 10 years. He was an ombudsman for five years in Lowville. 

Surviving are
his wife Joyce M., Denmark; a daughter and her husband, Cynde and Bill Judy of Denmark, three sons: Theodore J. Talbot, Glen St. Mary, Fla., and Gary and Glen Talbot, both of Northhampton, Mass.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a brother, Arthur Talbot, N.C.; and nieces and nephews.  

A brother, Richard Talbot, died previously. 

A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Winsted, Conn.  Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Winsted, Conn.

Local arrangements are with Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.

Condolences may be made at

Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.