John C. Carlson, age 74, of Fairfield, the loving husband of Eileen Makowsky Carlson for over forty-seven years, passed away suddenly on January 8, 2022 in St. Vincent's Medical Center.
Born in Bridgeport, John was a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School and then entered the U.S. Air Force serving in the Philippines during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement twenty-two years ago, he spent his entire career working for SNET/AT&T.
John was a super, social person who had many friends and many talents including fixing anything mechanical.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his five brothers and sisters: Sandra Carlson, Ronald Carlson, Richard Carlson, Linda Price (William) and Diane Barker (Michael); several nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
Friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Road in Fairfield or you may view the Mass at the following link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/678524826. Interment to follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery with military honors. A gathering to celebrate his life will take place at a later date.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Salvation Army, 855 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06105. To send an online condolence, please visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com.
The family requests that all attendees wear a mask and practice social distancing.