Wallace B. Haigh, 79, of Bluffton, SC formerly of North Haven passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at the Hilton Head Hospital, SC. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Tassinari Haigh. Husband of Theresa Teahan. Born in Dorchester, MA on May 2, 1932; son of the late George E. and Florence Wallace Haigh. Mr. Haigh was a 1950 graduate of Lexington High School, MA and was an engineer for Raytheon and later for Tenney Engineering until his retirement. He had served his country faithfully in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War; was a former member of the Wallingford Country Club in CT and member of the Pine Crest Country Club in SC. Father of Pamela (David) Barber of Northford, Wallace B. Haigh, Jr. of Madison and Janine (Charles) Valentino of North Haven. Grandfather of Elizabeth, Maria, Charles(C.J.), Vincent, Dominic and Anthony Valentino, Stephen and Timothy Haigh. Brother of Dora (Norman) Carr of Chelmsford, MA, Florence (Ray) Parker of Chatham, MA & FL, Shirley Wallace of Victorville, CA, Barbara Frank of Ashland, MA, Herbert (Peggy) Haigh of Andover, MA and the late George and Robert Haigh. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Saturday morning at 9:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brooks St., I-91 Tech Ctr #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.