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Obituary: David C. Wahl, Age 81

Mr. Wahl was a very gentle man, who was loved by many

David C. Wahl, age 81, of Stratford, the beloved husband of Esther Yorke Wahl, went to be with the Lord, on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Bridgeport Hospital.

Mr. Wahl, a retired salesman for Identification Products of Bridgeport was born in Stratford, to the late Lewis and Florie (Cox) Wahl, and has been a lifelong area resident, and member of Black Rock Congregational Church.

David was a very gentle man, who was loved by many. Survivors in addition to his beloved wife, include his sons-in-law Bill Thompson of Southbury, and Gary Snajder, of Monroe, two cherished grandsons Jeffrey Thompson of PA, and Shawn Thompson of Plantsville, three great-grandchildren Evan, Jeremy, and Samuel, brother-in-law Albert Yorke and his wife Millie, a special niece Barbara Carlson and her husband Kim, and several other nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was pre-deceased by his beloved daughters Elaine Thompson and Janet Snajder.

Graveside services will take place on Friday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. in Union Cemetery 23 Temple Court, Stratford, with a Memorial Service immediately following (11 a.m.) in First Presbyterian Church 2475 Easton Turnpike Fairfield, with Rev. Gaylord Lemke officiating.

At the family's request calling hours have been omitted. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations in David’s memory to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association 27 Allendale Drive North Haven, CT. 06473 or to a charity of choice.

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