John Splan

John A. Splan

November 17, 1932 - February 24, 2021
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John A. Splan, age 88, of Shelton entered into rest on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the devoted husband of the late Cecelia (Wiacek) Splan. John was born in Norwalk on November 17, 1932 son of the late John and Margaret (McCarthy) Splan and was a Shelton resident for most of his life. He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. John was a steamfitter for the Local 777 and owner of Splan Services, Inc. and J.S.Splan, Consulting, LLC. He enjoyed printing art and photography. John was an avid N.Y. Giants, N.Y. Yankees and UCONN Huskies basketball fan. Most of all, he cherished spending time with his family, especially watching his grandchildren compete in sports. John is the beloved father of Shawn Splan and his wife Nancy and loving grandfather of Kevin and Katie Splan. He is also by his daughter-in-laws family, Aurelia Caprio, James Caprio, Laura Daniels and her companion Dan Neal and Richard and Theresa Moore and several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by a brother James Splan and two sisters, Ann “Nancy” Forest and Patricia Anderson. A walk-through visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 from 9:30 - 10:30 AM at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Rd., Shelton. Visitors are asked to wear masks and social distance as they walk through, pay their respects and exit without lingering to ensure all guests can come through. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Tuesday at 11 am in Assumption Church, 61 N Cliff St., Ansonia. His burial with military honors will be private at St. Michael Cemetery, Derby. Memorial contributions may be made to the Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Ambulance, Inc., 100 Meadow St., Shelton CT 06484 or COBRA, 541 Gilbert Hwy, Fairfield, CT 06824. Friends may leave condolences at
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  • Visitation

    March 2nd, 2021 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    March 2nd, 2021 9:30am - 10:30am
    Riverview Funeral Home
    390 River Road
    Shelton, CT 06484
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    March 2nd, 2021 | 11:00am
    March 2nd, 2021 11:00am
    Assumption Church
    61 North Cliff Street
    Ansonia, CT 06404
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Thomas Pursell

Posted at 08:02pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Such a kind and friendly guy. You have our thoughts and prayers.
Tom & Mary Pursell

Clifford Albright

Posted at 07:02pm
Cliff and Bonnie Albright

Our sincerest condolences to Shawn and the Splan family.

Ted Markut

Posted at 08:22am
What a great guy!! Throughout the years of knowing John {Jack} Splan , his wife , sister in law, and family as a neighbor and customer, I will always remember his love of family, quiet , upbeat, and easy going personality, interesting conversations, sly grin and great laugh. He is another member of that greatest generation that will be greatly missed by all family, friends and neighbors.
Heartfelt condolences go out to all his family and friends, God bless Him and all of You.
Ted Markut and family

Wendy (Splan) Collins

Posted at 06:59pm
With loving memories of "John Splan" Never alone and always in our hearts. Love you Uncle Jack.
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