Theodore P. “Ted” Zuzick, age 83, of Naugatuck passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at his home. He was the devoted husband of Judy (Robinson) Zuzick for over 61 years. Theodore was born on November 18, 1937 in Bridgeport, son of the late Martin and Helen (Zitnay) Zuzick.
Ted and Judy moved from Fairfield to Naugatuck in 1967, Ted worked for Haydon Switch and Instrument for over 38 years until his “permanent vacation” or retirement. He served his country with honor and pride with the US Navy and was a man with a strong work ethic, which he instilled in all of his children. Ted enjoyed camping with his family, golfing and horseshoes and was a member of the Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967.
Ted is the beloved father of Cheryl Zuzick of Naugatuck; Theodore “Teddy” (Lisa Reynolds) Zuzick of Naugatuck; Kenneth Marie) Zuzick of Terryville and David Zuzick. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, David Brian Barraco, Jennifer Lynn Zuzick, Zachary Zuzick and Kennedy Zuzick; his cherished great-grandchildren, Jennelle and Kylie Ellis; and his siblings, Robert Zuzick of MA, Martin (Mary Jane) Zuzick of Huntington, David (Catherine) Zuzick of Naugatuck, Arlene Zuzick of MA and Alice Mahan of WA. Ted was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Conklin.
Friends may greet Ted’s family at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 5PM until 6:30PM. At 6:30PM his funeral services will begin at the funeral home, with the Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967, Naugatuck Veterans Council and Military Honors will be rendered. Burial will be private and at the convenience of his family. To leave condolences for Ted’s family or to view his memorial video, please visit www.fordfh.com