P. Bedard

First Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, October 8, 2010
Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Service Information

10:00 am
Saturday, October 9, 2010
St. Paul Church
2577 Main St.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Interment Information

Cedar Hill Cemetery
453 Fairfield Ave.
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of P. Steven Bedard

P. Steven Bedard, 56, of Glastonbury, beloved husband of Sharlene (McDermott) Bedard, died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Hartford Hospital, with his family at his side, after a courageous 10 year battle with cancer. Born May 11, 1954 in Hartford son of Wanda (Lach) Bedard of Hartford and the late Paul H. Bedard, he lived in Glastonbury for the past 23 years. Steven graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1976 and received his MBA in 1981 from the University of Hartford. He started his career at Hartford National Bank in 1978 and continued at Hartford Steam Boiler Ins. Co. for 20 years. Steven loved flying and was a private pilot with an instrument rating. He officiated high school and midget football and was a member of the CCAFO where he headed the New Members Committee. He coached his children's sports activities and with CPTV was able to film and televise Glastonbury Little League games. He founded the Greater Hartford Charity Flag Football League and organized many other charity events. Steven worked at Carbone's Restaurant for 25 years and co-owned Twains on the River in East Hartford. He was also the president of Club 309. Along with his wife and mother he is survived by his three children: Joyce and Scott both of Glastonbury and Paul of New York City, his brothers and sisters and their spouses; Michael and Kelly Bedard of Farmington, Janet and Victor Milione of W. Newton, MA, Karen and Joe Perrelli of Berlin, Kenneth and Denise Bedard of S. Glastonbury, his God Children Mike Bedard and Nick Bedard as well as many nieces and nephews. He was much loved and will be greatly missed. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday Oct. 9 at 10am in St. Paul Church, 2577 Main St., Glastonbury (everyone is asked to go directly to church). Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Friends may call at the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury Friday Oct. 8 from 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 442, Needham, MA 02494.
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