George Alfred Tennyson, 83, of East Haven formerly of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Apple Rehab Laurel Woods, East Haven with his daughter Jennifer by his side.  He was the husband of 54 years to the late Lea Lutters Tennyson.  George was born in New Haven on November 6, 1931; son of the late George A. and Marie Salvesen Tennyson; He was a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he earned a Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical.  A love for his country, George faithfully served in the US Army and later had worked as a Pharmacist for Holcombs Pharmacy, then Grannis Corner Pharmacy from 1970 to 1996 and retired from CVS in 2006.  George was an avid reader and coin collector, and always looked forward to Sunday dinners with his extended family.  Father of Jennifer Alfieri (Anthony Martoni), Kory Coppola (John), Erik Tennyson (Brenda) and the late Kevin Tennyson.  Grandfather of Mindy Stevenson (Malcolm) and Renee Coppola.  Great-Grandfather of Autumn Woods.  Predeceased by his son-in-law Dominic Alfieri.  The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to all the nurses and staff at the Apple Rehab Laurel Woods for the excellent comfort and care they provided to George these past few months.

Family and friends may call at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 am; his funeral procession will then leave to the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown for a funeral service with full military honors.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Apple Rehab Laurel Woods Resident Council, 451 North High Street, East Haven, CT  06512 or the CT Radio Fellowship, 1933 S. Main Street, Middletown, CT  06457.