1945 – 2012
Pomfret Center- Christopher E. Teehan, 67, of Cooney Road died Monday April 16, 2012 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Jeannie (Niejadlik) Teehan. Born in Springfield, MA, he was the son of the late Maurice & Rita (Doherty) Teehan formerly of Chicopee, MA.
In addition to his wife, Chris is survived by his brother, Rodney Teehan and his wife Susan of Westfield, MA; his sister, Kathryn Olejarz of Chicopee, MA and his nieces and nephew, Kathleen Rahner, Karen Roos, Alexis Lemelin, Kyle Olejarz and Camryn Olejarz.
Mr. Teehan was an tax attorney and co-owned the Bottom Line LLC in Putnam. He also worked for the US Civil Service Commission in the Office of Personnel Management as an investigator for 28 years.
Chris attended Boston College before serving in the US Navy from 1965 to 1969. Upon returning home, he enrolled at the University of Massachusetts and graduated in 1971.
He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Western New England College in 1975 and was admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association in 1976. He enjoyed playing bridge and was a Life Master in the American Contract Bridge League. He was an avid golfer achieving a “hole on one” twice. He was “Papa” to many cats.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Chris’ family from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday April 19, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. Burial will be private. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06267. For memorial guestbook, visit www.GilmanAndValade.com