Thursday, June 24, 2021


Raymond E. Heser (Red)


Raymond E. Heser (Red), age 90, of Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, died July 3 at his home. He was born in Clinton June 2, 1930, and lived his entire life there. He was the son of the late Louis and Anna Heser.

He was superintendent at the Clinton Nursery until his retirement. He was a former member of the Republican Town Committee.

He is survived by two sons, Bruce E. Heser (Janine) of Old Saybrook, and Dale D. Heser (Linda) of Clinton; one daughter, Kim Solari (Joe) of Old Saybrook; and one brother, Donald E. Heser (Janet) of Clinton. He is also survived by six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers Harold Heser and Arthur Heser, and Barbara Bennett.

Graveside Funeral Services were held July 7 at Evergreen Cemetery, Green Hill Road in Killingworth. A Celebration of Red’s life will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made in his memory to The George Flynn Classical Concerts, PO Box 473, Clinton, CT 06413. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Carl Swan at Hamden Memorial, 1300 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06514. Condolences may be expressed at

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