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Anthony L. Wilcox, 87

Anthony Lyle Wilcox of Westport, husband of the late Jane L. Wilcox, died Nov. 27 in Norwalk Hospital. He was 87.

Born June 19, 1927 in Norwalk, he was son of the late William and Mary (Romananski) Wilcox and has been a resident of Westport for 63 years.

Prior to retiring in 1992, he was employed as a foreman by the Town of Westport Department of Parks and Recreation for more than 20 years.

He was a graduate of Norwalk High School, loved fishing and spending his free time with his family. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include two sons, David P. Wilcox and his wife Kinberly of Norwalk, John A. Wilcox of Westport, two daughters, Nancy A. O’Neill and Mary C. Purcell and her husband Thomas both of Westport, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters and one brother.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. in Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave. Visitation will take place Dec. 2 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East. Interment will follow in Assumption Cemetery, Greens Farms Road.T

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