Lawrence J. Shortell, Sr., of Wilton, died peacefully Aug. 15, 2012 at the CT Hospice in Branford. He was 93, the loving husband of Helen Morgan Shortell.
Mr. Shortell was born June 5, 1919 in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Lawrence and Julia Kennedy Shortell. He was a retired carpenter, having worked for the NY Carpenter's Union and the CT Carpenter's Union. After his retirement he worked for several years as a school bus driver in Wilton. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during WW II, and was a life member of the Norwalk VFW.