EASTON, Conn. – Roger E. Eliot Jr., a retired Easton teacher, died Jan. 8 at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn. He was 78.
He was born July 20, 1934, in Exeter, N.H., to Roger E. Eliot Sr. and Rose Eliot. He was married to Sylvia Josefson Eliot, who survives him. Eliot taught seventh grade at Helen Keller Middle School in Easton for 35 years until his retirement in 1997.
Eliot was a resident of Henniker, N.H., for the past 16 years, coming from Bridgeport.
He is survived by two children, John (Evelyn) Eliot and Nancy Eliot; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Riverview Funeral Home in Shelton. Other services will be private.
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