In Memory of






Obituary for Theodore "Teddy" J. Plamondon Jr.

ENFIELD - Theodore J. “Ted” Plamondon, Jr., 93, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Born in the Thompsonville section of Enfield, he was the son of the late Theodore and Mildred (Shaughnessy) Plamondon and was a lifelong resident of Enfield. He was predeceased by his wife Jennie (Maleski) Plamondon in 2004. Ted was a retired police officer for the towns of Enfield and Suffield, was also a Sheriff for Hartford County from 1974-2002, a State Marshal for the State of Connecticut for over forty years, a past president of the Interstate Police Association, and a Constable for sixty years for the Town of Enfield. He had a twenty-two-year enlisted career in the U. S. Navy and the U. S. Naval Reserves, spanning three decades. He entered active duty in 1943. He was a member of the Destroyer Escort Division in WWII and served on the USS Dione D.E. 261, the USS Hubert D. E. 211, the USS Simon Newcomb serving in the Atlantic and was credited with the sinking of two submarines. Ted was the recipient of the Presidential Unit Citation WWII Victory Medal and European Theater Ribbon with two stars and also received the Legion of Merit from Chapel of the Four Chaplains. He was a twenty year chairman of the Enfield Veterans Council, lifetime member and senior vice commander AMVETS Post 18, past commander and life member of the VFW Post 1501, a life member and past commander of the Italian American War Veterans of the Rinaldi-Roy Fedi Post 17 VFW Post, the John Maciolek American Legion Post 154, and the State of Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. Ted organized the Enfield Memorial and Veterans Day Parades for sixty years. He was chairman of the Enfield World War II Monument Committee and spearheaded the dedication of the new monument honoring falling citizens from WWI, WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a past chairmen of the Gold Star Mother Breakfast, treasurer and past president of the National Purple Heart Museum. In addition, Ted was the vice president of the Thieves & Robbers and a member for over fifty-five years. He was also a member of the Greys AA Club, the Moose Club, the Lions Club for thirty years, a life member of the Knights of Columbus Council 50, past president and chairman of the Enfield Housing Authority, the recipient of the 2006 Enfield Town Council “Patriot” Award, 1996 co-recipient of the Enfield Citizen of the Year and the vice chairman of the Enfield Democratic Town Committee and was named Democrat of the Year for 2014. Ted was also the manager of the Little League Town Farm Baseball for five years. He was a communicant of St. Patrick Church where he had been the head usher. Ted is survived by his fiancé Grace Matt and her family, his sons Theodore J. Plamondon, III and wife Peggy of Windsor, John Plamondon and wife Barbara of FL, his grandchildren and great grandchildren, his sisters, Janet D’Aleo, Sr. Claire Plamondon and Mary E. Rowan and many loving nieces and nephews. He also leaves his dearest friends, Attys. Walter Bass, Jeffrey Kline, and Joseph Fallon, along with Anthony “Tony” Scussel, Garry Raffia, Liz Davis and Tony “The Barber” Rossi. Waiting to greet him in heaven are good friends Atty. Thomas Arvantely and Mitch Raffia. Memorial donations in Ted’s memory may be made to the Enfield EMS 1296 Enfield St. Enfield, CT 06082.