Edward M Vantine

December 7, 2018

Vantine- Edward M. Vantine, age 66, of Bridgeport, beloved husband of Lynda Shea Vantine, died, Friday December 7, 2018 at the Bridgeport Hospital. Mr. Vantine was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and was an area resident most of his life. He was a Welder for Westport Percision Company in Stratford. Mr. Vantine was a US Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical Societies, and the American Association of Gold Miners. He enjoyed to travel, a lover of Fossil hunting, gardening, Bird watching, working and building things out of metal and sitting under his canopy enjoying nature, In addition to his wife he is survived by three children; Kevin Vantine and his wife Kelly, and  Adam Vantine, all of Delmar, NY and Caitlin Vantine, better known as (munchkin to her dad) of Bridgeport. Three brothers, Randy Vantine of CA, Russell Vantine, NV and Larry Vantine, of CA, three sisters, Kathy Wells, of CA, Patricia Hughes, of AZ and Jolene Bruce, of CA and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, Edward A and Jeroma  (Joyce) Vantine and a brother Keith Vantine. Friends are invited to attend his Funeral on Tuesday at 10:30 am at the Read Memorial Chapel of the Mt. Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport, with Military Honors. Burial will be private. Friends may call on Monday at the Larson Funeral Home, 2496 North Ave, Bridgeport from 4 to 8 pm. To light a candle or leave a condolence on line go to

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