Christopher Scott Winkler



Christopher Scott Winkler

  • DIED: May 25, 2017
  • LOCATION: West Haven, Connecticut

Christopher S. Winkler, age 49, passed away on May 25, 2017 at home after a brief illness. Chris was a graduate of Saint Johnsbury Academy, followed by attending Wentworth Institute. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corp and studied Aircraft Flight Mechanics. Chris was a combat veteran of Iraq and Somalia military actions. He was a proud Marine and served with distinction, receiving a special commendation from the Blue Angels Aerobatic Flight Team. Chris is survived by his parents; Matthew and Judith Winkler of Essex, his brother Matthew and his family; Megan, Nora and Maeve all of Madison. Additionally, Chris leaves his beloved close friends; Alexandra Hatch, Katie and Molly all of East Haddam. Chris was a great mechanic and truly enjoyed working with his hands, both in metal and wood. He enjoyed life and he lived it, his way to the fullest. Chris will be missed by all that his short life touched. Service will be private at Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook. He will buried with full military honors at the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown on June 23 at 10:30am. To share a condolence with Chris's family please visit www.rwwfh.com.


Visitation
  • Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home
  • 34 Main Street
  • Centerbrook, CT 06409
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Graveside Service
  • Friday, June 23
    10:30 AM
  • State Veteran's Cemetery
  • Bow Lane
  • Middletown, CT 06457
  • Get Directions

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