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“Ann, Carol and I are saddened. We send our prayers to you and family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Richard Dudek - Waterford, CT

“Ann, I have no words! My prayers are with you and your Family. I like to echo what many expressed before. I recall with great appreciation the time...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Ann, My thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family during this time of Sorrow! You have my Deepest Sympathy! God Bless You and Your Family! ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Donald Z. Smith

“Ann - I am so saddened by your loss. Steve was a great friend thru all of our years at work. I can remember giving him programming manuals while he...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Ann, I am so saddened to hear about Steve's passing. We all have good memories of Steve and will keep them close to our hearts. I know this is a...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Ellis

“Ann ~ My sincere sympathy in the passing of Stephen. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Marquis

“Annie- So sorry to hear this news.. Wishing you peace.. Lyn (Parks) Lundie ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lyn Lundie - Boise, ID

“Ann -- I was shocked and saddened to read about the loss of Stephen. He was a good person and a fine colleague always willing to share his expertise...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Stan Abrams - South Chatham, MA

“Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that I am keeping both you and Stephen in my prayers. Bernie Dutke ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bernie Dutke

“Ann, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband, Steve. I hope that loving memories provide some solace for you and your family. With...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Yvette Dion Toohey

“Ann and family, We’re very sorry for your loss. Steve was a good colleague and friend from our days at Travelers together. He will be missed. We...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: John J. Setzko

“Dear Ann,I am so very sorry for your loss. I have you in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.Sincerely,Rob De Sesa ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Robert De Sesa - Manchester, CT

Stephen C. Lander, 66, of Ellington, beloved husband of 25 years to Ann (Close) Lander, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Rockville General Hospital. Born in Rockville Centre, New York, the son of the late Carl and Marjorie (Stephenson) Lander, he grew up and lived in Wilton, Rocky Hill, and Newington before moving to Ellington 17 years ago. He was a graduate of Wilton High School, Class of 1969, and he earned an associates degree from Post University. Prior to his retirement in 2013, Stephen was employed as a systems programmer by the Travelers Insurance Company in Hartford for over 30 years. He enjoyed watching UCONN women’s basketball games and spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, Stephen is survived by his sister, Susan Zeone of Spring Hill, FL; a niece, Diane Zeone and her fiancé Jeremy Le of Spring Hill, FL; two great nephews, Owen and Tyler Zeone of Spring Hill, FL; his brother-in-law, James Close and his wife Vicki and their family of Ellington; his sister-in-law, Robin Lockwood and her husband John and their family of Vernon. He was predeceased by his niece, Dawn Zeone. His family will receive friends for memorial calling hours on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Stephen’s memory may be made to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106. For online condolences and guest book, please visit