Richard H. kistner, age 81, passed away peacefully Sunday January 5, 2020 at Milford Health and Rehabilitation Center. Richard was born October 2, 1938 the son of the late Richard H. Kistner and Mearlyn Finlayson. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his first wife Delores Cappozziello Kistner. He is survived by their three sons, Richard H. Kristen’s III, of Bridgeport, Kevin and his wife Alison, of Newtown and Scott, of Florida and their children Kevin, Tucker, Madison, Logan and Colby. He eventually moved and settled in Vermont where he started a successful demolition company. He married and is survived by his second wife, Valerie Kistner Brassor and their children Katie Lee O’ Neal and husband Jason, of New York and Bret and wife Susan of Colorado and Katie’s two daughters Eloise and Ruby. Richard is predeceased by his sisters Marilyn Jane Bowman, Anne Alexis Incerto, and Susan Finlayson. In addition to his children he is survived by his brother Harold Finlayson (Ellen), and sisters Bette Sue George (Gerald), Cheryl T. Johnson (David), Elaine Waterbury and half sister Noel, nephews David, Michael and Andrew and nieces Shannon and Rebecca. Richard was the oldest of a large family and loved by all. His love for his family and friends was enduring and will be greatly missed. He formed many lifelong friendships both in Connecticut and Vermont, and treasured them all. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday January 11, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Longhill United Church, 6358 Main St Trumbull, CT 06611
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