Joseph Gerard Augur, Sr., 73, of Northford passed away Friday, October 14, 2011 at the CT Hospice, Branford after a two year battle with cancer. He was the husband of 53 years to Karen Forline Augur. Born in New Haven on July 21, 1938; son of the late Elbert Francis Augur, Sr. and Margaret O’Connor Augur. Joseph had worked as a truck driver at Tilcon until his retirement; he also worked for Augur’s Specialized Transport and J & M Water. He enjoyed farming along with his love for his family and the trucks. Father of Sharon-Lee Augur of Northford, Donna (Anthony Sr.) Pelloni of Ashaway, RI and Joseph (Roseann) Augur, Jr. of Wallingford. Grandfather of Anthony (Katie) Pelloni, Jr. of Wyoming, RI, Thomas Pelloni of Ashaway, RI, Kristine and Daniello Augur both of Wallingford. Also grandfather to the Pelloni girls and their families, Aleatha & Isabella of CT, Hillary (Noel) Christian & Trevor of MO, Shala (David) & Trinity of RI, Sommer (Ryan) Jaden & River of VA. Also survived by his twin brother Elbert (Patty) Augur, Jr.; a sister Mary Wallace; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to give thanks to all the special friends and family members who were there for him right up to the time of his death. Thank you to CT Hospice in Branford for the great job they did in taking care of Joseph. He was so grateful for everything.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 9:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am in St. Monica Church. Interment will follow in Northford Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday from 4 to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.