John M. Hevrin, Jr., 87, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the MidState Medical Center, Meriden.  He was the beloved husband for over 50 years to the late Marie Cook Hevrin.  John was born in New Haven on December 11, 1929; son of the late John M. Hevrin, Sr. and Frances Sexton Hevrin; had worked as a Pay Master for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for over 38 years until his retirement; was one of the original founders and past Vice-President of the Northford Volunteer Fire Department Company #3; was an avid reader, especially mystery novels, and was a classic car enthusiast.  Father of Paul M. Hevrin and the late David J. Hevrin. Brother of Mary Tyler.  Uncle of Michael (Diane) Tyler.  Great-Uncle of Alicia, Brian and Kristin.  Predeceased by his brother-in-law Robert Tyler.  Paul would like to thank the MidState Medical Center,  the Fresenius Medical Care, Meriden and Dr. Gildon Goldenberg for the excellent care and comfort they provided to his dad and to extend a “Special Thank You” to Barbara Kavanagh for always being there.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Thursday morning at 9:30.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00 am.  Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park.  The visiting hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm.  Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.