Thomas T. Leiper, W1NWE SK February 3, 2019 Age 85

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    Thomas T. Leiper, W1NWE SK


    Thomas Thompson Leiper
    October 12, 1933 – February 3, 2019

    ENFIELD, CT – Thomas T. Leiper, 85, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 3, 2019 surrounded by his family.
    Born in Hartford, son of the late Charles and Anna (Thompson) Leiper, he was a graduate of Weaver High School in Hartford and then received a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from the University of Connecticut.

    He moved to Enfield in 1966 and was a parole officer for the State of Connecticut – Department of Correction, retiring from the medium security prison in Enfield.
    Thomas wrote the program that was used to determine the eligibility for parole.
    He was an avid gardener and a member of American Radio Relay League and an amateur "ham" radio operator with the call letters W1NWE.

    He leaves his wife of fifty-five years, Dorothy C. (Slavin) Leiper, two sons, Jeffrey T. Leiper of Enfield, Timothy R. and his wife Dawn Leiper of Manchester, two daughters and their husbands, Brenda M. and Chris Healey of South Windsor, Annmarie N. and Jeff Wildman of Bethlehem, a brother, Robert Leiper of Vernon, a sister, Mary Colbert of Englewood, FL, six grandchildren, Emily, Alexander, Amanda, Sarah, Ethan, Jacob and nieces and nephews.

    The funeral will be Thursday at 11:30am at the Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road with burial at the convenience of the family.

    Calling hours will precede the service from 10 – 11:30am.

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