1930 – 2018
Thompson– John D. Hession, 88, of Sand Dam Rd., passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the Matulaitis Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of Constance (Lonergan) Hession for 62 years. Born in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of the late Thomas and Helen (Hushon) Hession.
A 1952 graduate of Holy Cross, John taught at Putnam High School for many years. While teaching at Putnam High, John served as the recreation director and coached both the Golf and Basketball teams. John enjoyed playing golf and could be found playing a round at the Raceway Golf Course in Thompson, CT.
In addition to his wife Constance, John is survived by his son Dan Hession and his wife June of Uxbridge, MA; daughter, Kathleen Houle and husband Thomas of Fabyan; his brother, William Hession and his wife Dee of Southington; two sisters, Mary Bertschmann and her husband Peter of Sherborn, MA, and Helen Howard and her husband Bruce of Sarasota, FL; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. John was predeceased by his son, the late John F. Hession and a brother, the late Thomas Hession.
Arrangements are private and entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to Day Kimball Hospital, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.