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Obituary: John Maida, 50, of Naugatuck

Mr. John Nicholas Maida, 50, of Naugatuck, passed away Dec. 30, 2013, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Norfolk.

Born in Bridgeport on Jan. 6, 1963, he was a son of the late Samuel Maida and the late Barbara (Fedak) Debish.

Maida was raised in Naugatuck and was educated in the local school system. He graduated from Naugatuck High School and later from Central Connecticut State University.

An instructor in Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling (HVAC) for the State Vocational System, he taught at Emmitt O’Brien Vocational Technical School in Ansonia, A.I. Prince Tech in West Hartford and Warren F. Kaynor Technical School in Waterbury for more than 12 years.

Maida was a communicant of St. Vincent Ferrer Church and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Naugatuck Arie No. 940 and a past president of the Eagle Riders motorcycle group. He was also an associate member of the Polish American Club and a member of the Connecticut Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Association.

He leaves his fiancé, Cyndi Corker of Naugatuck; one son, John N. Conner of Naugatuck; three daughters, Heather Conner of Naugatuck, Jennifer Perlini of Cheshire, and Stacy Maida of Elmhurst, Pa.; three sisters, Donna Ferrari of Middlebury, Robin Kramer of Elmhurst, Pa., and Carol Bailardo of Stratford; and several other siblings. He also leaves six grandchildren, Anthony Conner, Alyssa Cottrell, Logan Conner, Gavin Conner, Lucas Cottrell, and Justin Perlini, and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

His funeral will be held on Monday, Jan. 6, at 9:15 a.m. from the Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., and proceed to St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, Jan. 5, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make memorial contributions to St. Vincent’s Child Care Program, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck, 06770-4731.

For further information to send an email condolence, go to www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.
Joan Pinto January 03, 2014 at 01:13 PM
U are greatly missed already and you were one hell of a guy. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace my friend.

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