In Loving Memory of Donald E. Larsen

May 25, 1936
Bridgeport, CT
February 03, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Harborview Market

Casual Celebration of Life

218 Harborview Avenue,
Black Rock,
CT 06605

Saturday, February 17, 2017 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM


Family Gathering


Donald E. Larsen

Donald E. Larsen, age 81, of Fairfield passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport the son of the late Thorwald and Edna Larsen, he had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. Donald attended Roger Ludlowe High School and Babson College. He worked as a Specifications Engineer for Handy & Harmon for over 30 years and was a commercial real estate owner. He was an avid sports fan and a talented athlete, particularly enjoying tennis, golf, and playing on his company softball team. A true outdoorsman, Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and boating his whole life. His greatest passion was fresh water fly fishing. He was a lifetime member of The Pequot Fish and Game Club and member of Trout Unlimited. He was also a member of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church where he sung in the choir for many years. All of these pleasures he enjoyed with his children and grandchildren who carry his love forward. Survivors include three beloved children, Paul Larsen of Black Rock, Daina Coon and her husband Christopher of San Clemente, CA and Deborah Larsen of Black Rock and three cherished grandchildren, Zachary, Joshua and Elyia Coon. He was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Larsen. Family and friends are invited to a casual celebration of Don’s life on Saturday, February 17th from 5-7 pm at his favorite place to socialize, Harborview Market, 218 Harborview Avenue, Black Rock, CT. For information or to offer condolences please visit

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  1. my fondest memory is of seeing Don across the tennis net taking his pose to zap the ball back to me, and past me. He was truly a gentle man and strong advocate for Fairfield, Connecticut and our shared memories of days at Roger Ludlow High School.
    RIP, dear friend.