James H. Towers, Sr., 77, of 91 East Main Street, Clinton, formerly of City Point, New Haven, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at his home. He was the husband of the late Margaret Sanford Towers. Born in Brooklyn, New York on December 28, 1933; son of the late James H. and Edna Shorey Towers. James worked as a Glazier for New Haven Glass, Massey Glass of Branford, Hamden Glass and later General Glass of Hamden until his retirement. He was a little league coach in New Haven; was an avid Boston Red Sox fan; enjoyed tropical fish and gardening. Father of Pamela (Stephen) Battle of North Branford, Terrence M. (Mary Ellen) Towers of Clinton and James H. (Kathleen) Towers, Jr. of Branford. Grandfather of Kellie Brown, Robert (Lynn Ann) Towers, Scott Towers, Terrence M. (Sarah) Towers, Jr., Cassandra J. Towers, Christine & Jessica Battle. Great grandfather of Taylor, Alexis, Hannah and Riley. Brother of Arlene Pond of Milford. Also survived by a dear friend Irene Morris of Branford.
Funeral Services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Friday morning at 10:00. Interment will follow in the All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, Ct 06492.