In Loving Memory of Joseph Felner

April 12, 1926
Bridgeport, CT
July 15, 2019
Shelton, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


4:00pm - 7:00pm

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

July 19, 2019


St. Stephen's Church

Mass of Christian Burial

6948 Main Street,
Trumbull CT 06611

Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00am


Mountain Grove Cemetery

2675 North Avenue,
CT 06604

July 20, 2019

Family Gathering


Joseph L. Felner

Joseph L. Felner, aged 93, beloved husband of Jean F. Felner, passed away at his home in Shelton on Monday, July 15, 2019. Born in Bridgeport, Joseph was a lifelong Fairfield resident until moving to Shelton in 1990. He attended Bullard-Havens Technical High School in Bridgeport and later served with the U.S. Navy during WWII. Joseph served for two years in the reserves after the war. He was employed by the United Illuminating Company for 38 years working as a lineman. Joe was a lifelong member of VFW Post 9427 and the Port 5 Naval Veterans. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife Jean; his two children, Joseph Felner, Jr. (Sue) of Fairfield, and Ann Felner (Dick) of Fairfield; three step-children, Donna Jurkowski (Jack) of Seymour, Elmer Getts (Sandy) of Shelton, and Lori Pratt (Chris) of Seymour; eight grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. Joseph is predeceased by his son Michael Felner as well as twelve brothers and sisters. Friends may call on Friday, July 19 from 4-7pm at the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Joseph on Saturday, July 20 at 10am at St. Stephen’s Church, 6948 Main Street, Trumbull. Interment will follow at Mountain Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport. For information or to sign an online register, please visit

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  1. Our condolences to the family, I worked with Joseph for many years and he used to go to our weekly breakfast to tell stories and yokes. I will miss him very much. David Gordon