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“Chuck was the healing balm I needed after the loss of my Dad. I loved driving that big old car with him on our runs to Publix and the beach. He...Read More ยป
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Clayton Dudley “Chuck” Mather 92, of South Windsor, beloved husband of Louise (Corsair) Mather, passed peacefully on January 10, 2018. He was born October 13, 1925, and left high school early to join the US Navy at 17, in which he served as a submariner in the Pacific in World War II. He married Louise Corsair on January 30, 1948, and they would have celebrated their 70th anniversary at the end of January. He also leaves four children, Anne Brzezicki, (Michael); Mary Lou Jenkins (Brian); Richard (Stephanie); and Tom, and four grandchildren, Casey, Catherine, Nathaniel and Sam, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Melvin. After the war he obtained his high school diploma and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Conn. in 1950. He founded and ran C. Mather Company making custom counter tops since 1958, pioneering several techniques in fabrication. He was a long-time supporter of 4-H Youth programs, especially Hartford County 4-H Camp, including serving as president of the Camp Board of Trustees. During his tenure he ensured that 4-H Camp remained accessible for the youth in those programs. He was a loyal friend and the go-to person for problem solving. He enjoyed taking his family fishing and sightseeing along the coast. His family will receive friends on Sunday, January 14, 2018, from 2-5 p.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12 Noon, at the Connecticut State Veteran’s Cemetery on Bow Lane in Middletown. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Hartford County 4-H Camp c/o Elsie Woolam, 1225 Main St., South Windsor, CT 06074. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.