Kenneth A Follett, 88 – BEACON FALLS, Conn./POPHAM BEACH – On Sept. 5, 2019, what would have been his 64th wedding anniversary to Vinci Ann (Sabia) Follett and the 17th anniversary of her passing, Ken went to join his Love.

He was born in Waterbury on Feb. 27, 1931, son of F. Lester and Audery (Noble) Follett. He grew up in Naugatuck demonstrating a love of family, friends, and working with horses; graduating from Naugy High in 1949. In 1955 he married Vinci Ann and in 1961 they moved to Beacon Falls.

In 1994, after 44 years, he retired from the First National Grocery Store Chain where he started as a bag boy and worked his way up to Assistant Manager. He was a member of the UFCWI Union.

Ken and his family spent time every summer in Popham and for the last 25 years has been a full time summer resident. Some even called him “The Mayor of Popham”.  Ken and Vinci Ann also enjoyed their winter getaway in Englewood, Fla.

He is survived by his daughter Lori Follett of Phippsburg; his brother Donald Follett of Southbury, Conn.,, his cousin Jan Murray of Popham Beach, who was more like a sister; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife and his sister Audrey Burlette.

A Memorial service will be held at The Popham Chapel on Sept. 14, at noon. And a committal service will be held at St James Cemetery in Naugatuck  in October.

Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives, 46 Bath Rd, Brunswick, Me 04011 www.funeralalternatives.net

Donations can be made to:

The Popham Chapel

PO Box 145

Phippsburg, ME 04562 or:  

The Phippsburg

Ambulance

1060 Main St,

Phippsburg, ME 04562 or:

The Beacon Falls

Ambulance

35 Main St.

Beacon Falls, CT 06403