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“our deepest condolences to the family of Ernest J. Bleau Jr. are thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bleau family. Enie and I were in the 1953...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Richard & Diane Rutkowski (Karoscik) - CT

“So sorry to learn this today. We know how much he loved and enjoyed Great Pond. It is such a beautiful place. We also know personally how many people...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: T. Foley

“Kay and Family, May your good memories and the love of family and friends help you find comfort and strength. Thinking of you, Sue ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sue King - Lindley, NY

“Kay and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Ernie's passing. I am in FL and will not be able to attend Ernie's services. I know how difficult it is to...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked with Ernie in Human Resources at Travelers for a number of years. I consider Ernie to be one of the greatest leaders I've had the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Gilbert Guillerault - CT

“Sorry for your loss. Knew Ernie at Travelers - great guy - always upbeat and warm. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Wayne Johnson

“Ernie my best friend who worked with you in the Personnel Department at Travelers. Bernie and I talked a lot about you. My only wish is that we got...Read More »
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Ernest "Ernie" J. Bleau, Jr., 78, of Avon, CT and Rome, ME, beloved husband to Kay (Brock) Bleau for 49 years, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. He was born and raised in New Britain, CT son of the late Ernest and Anna (Mullin) Bleau and was active in the YMCA. He graduated from New Britain High School where he was a member of the Marching and Dance Bands. He attended Cheshire Academy, St. Michael's College, and graduated from Fairfield University. After college, he joined the Traveler's Insurance Company as a Claim Adjuster and retired as a Human Resources Vice President in the Corporate Finance department. After and long and successful career at Travelers, Ernie spent Spring, Summer, and Fall with his wife at their beloved camp "Rockledge" on Great Pond in Rome, Maine. He served as President, Director, and Operations Manager of the Crystal Springs Camps Association. He also served and consulted for many years for both the Alfond Youth Center/YMCA Personnel Committee and Farmington Valley Reemployment Group. Ernie was an avid swimmer who accomplished a mile a day in both ME & CT. He was a communicant of both the Church of Saint Ann in Avon, CT and the Holy Spirit Parish in Waterville, ME. Besides his loving and devoted wife, Kay; he leaves two daughters Aimee Bearer and husband Matt Bearer of Holliston, MA and Suzanne Bleau of Brunswick, ME; two special grandchildren, Adelaide Bearer and Devlin Bearer of Holliston, MA. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother Eugene Bleau and two grandchildren Brock LeBlanc and Ernest LeBlanc. Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10 am directly at the Church of Saint Ann, 289 Arch Road, Avon, CT. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. A reception for family and friends will follow the service. There are no calling hours. Donations, in lieu of flowers may be made to either the Ernie Bleau Scholarship Fund for Aquatic Scholarships for the Alfond Youth Center, 126 North Street, Waterville, ME 04901 or Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd. Fairfield, CT 06824. The Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center of Avon, CT is caring for the arrangements.