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“I am sad to hear about the news of his passing. He was truly a kind hearted man. It is my privilege to have known him, and my honor to have called...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Tony Reyes - New York, NY

“Gerry, John, Jennifer and family;Ned was an extraordinary person who lived a life centered in love. Ned and I often travelled to Silver Lake...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ken Gillon - Dudley, MA

“My most sincere condolences to Rich's family and friends. I have known Rich professionally for many years having worked together at both Connecticut...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Timothy Moran

“Debbie and I would like to extend our deepest condolences during this difficult period in your lives. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Debra and Craig Cinquemani

“Lou and I are so sorry for your loss. Even though we have only known Ned for a short time we are honored and proud to call him our friend! He will be...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Lou and Lori

“We are so sorry for your loss. Rich was such an upbeat, nice guy, always thinking of other people...and just fun to be with. We feel blessed to...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Fred Rosenberg

“Rich and I worked together at MassMutual and were members together at HTCIA and I found him to be as smart as he was witty and kind. A very...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Young

“I have so many fond memories of Ned at Silver Lake. I will always remember his kindness, his ever-present smile and heartfelt laugh. We often spent ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Eric Bedell - Boston, MA

“Dear Geri - I am so very sorry for your loss. Rich was simply one of the nicest and best people I ever knew. I enjoyed carpooling with him back and...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Irene Morton Banks

“Rich and I traveled on several matters for MassMutual. Rich was always on time, courteous and just a perfect gentleman. There was no computer or...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: John Milbier


Richard "Ned" L. Bunnell, 69, of Avon, beloved husband of Geraldine (Andrews) Bunnell, passed away at John Dempsey Hospital after a brief illness on Monday, May 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hartford, son of the late John R. and Anna (Seelye) Bunnell, he was raised in Bristol and moved to Clearwater, FL. He earned his BA in Finance from the University of FL and he went on to earn three Masters Degree: an MA from Central CT State College, an MS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MS in Economic Crime Management from Utica College. He was employed by Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. then MassMutual Life Insurance Co. until his retirement in 2015. He was owner and operator of Digital Forensics, LLC and past president of the High-Tech Crime Investigator's Association. He and his wife have lived in Avon since 1984. Ned was an active man and enjoyed writing poetry, woodworking, hiking, biking, and kayaking. He served on the board of the Avon Library and was a member of the Canton Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife taught Sunday School for over 30 years at their church, The First Congregational Church, Canton Center. He also was an active volunteer with the Silver Lake Conference Center in Sharon for over 40 years. Besides his wife, Geri, of 36 years; he leaves a son John F. Bunnell and his wife Jennifer of Burlington; a brother Robert Bunnell and his wife Katie of TX; a sister Barbara Quinton of FL; and three nephews Joshua Walsh and his wife Katie, Bryan Bunnell and his wife Victoria, and Bradley Bunnell. His family will receive friends, Friday, May 19, 2017 from 5-8 pm at the Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. A Celebration of Ned's life will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10 am at the First Congregational Church, Canton Center, 184 Cherry Brook Road, Canton. The Rev. Brenda Pelc-Faszcza will officiate. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either The First Congregational Church, Canton Center, PO Box 133, Canton, CT 06020-0133 or Silver Lake Conference Center, 223 Low Rd. Sharon, CT 06069.