Denzil R. Muschett

July 20, 1944February 12, 2014
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Denzil Roy Muschett, 69, of Danbury, CT, passed away at Danbury Hospital on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from cancer. Born July 20, 1944 in Annotto Bay, St. Mary, Jamaica, W.I., he was the son of Lena and Ambrose Muschett. As a child he attended Miss Norton Catholic School. He also attended Holy Trinity Church where he served as an altar boy with Bob Marley. He worked at Jamaica Public Service Company as an electrician and also worked for Kem-Tek Pool Products.

In 1968 he migrated to the United States and took up residency in Springfield, MA, where he worked for Uniroyal. He later relocated to Danbury. On April 30th, 1977, he wed the love of his life, Verna White. While working part-time for Nejame & Sons he also worked full-time at Gilbert & Bennett for 15 years. After the closing of Gilbert and Bennett he began a full-time role with Nejame & Sons, where he was treated as family.

He had a zest for life, generosity, integrity and kind-heartedness and was an inspiration to his family and friends. In spite of his illness, he lived his life with valor.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Verna Muschett; his daughter Veronica and grandson, Anthony Hulse; his mother Lena; his aunt Gloria Humphrey, and his step-children, who referred to him as Dad, Sherron, Leoni, Sandra, Delroy, and Hugh. He also leaves to cherish his memory eleven grandchildren, four of whom he helped to raise, Ebony, Shamori, Ramael and Monique; one great-grand daughter; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, and a host of extended family and friends. He is predeceased by his father Ambrose and son Martin Muschett.


  • Funeral Mass Friday, February 21, 2014

Denzil R. Muschett

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Ed Nejame

March 15, 2015

Roy it's been just over a year. I miss you and think of you often.I will never fill the void that you filled for me as we worked together,teased each other back and forth all as you constantly had my back . Love you little buddy

Joi Sorensen

March 12, 2014

I'm so sorry to just learn of Mr. Muschett's death. Mr. and Mrs. Muschett, Veronica, Ebony, and Martin were such a big part of my childhood and happy memories. Wishing the entire Muschett family peace and comfort.

Ed Nejame Jr

February 24, 2014

Verna Veronica Delroy Roy was very special to to me I most enjoyed when we worked together alone we had a blast .we would always try to out work the younger guys . After a hard day Roy always enjoyed a rum raisin ice cream . We also enjoyed going to Mohegan Sun as a guys nite with two other friends. I will miss him.

Joan Douglas

February 23, 2014

Denzel my darling friend gone to soon, you will never be forgotten. I send my deepest sympathy to Verna and the family.

Jeremy Shoffner

February 23, 2014

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Fran Hendrickson

February 23, 2014

My dear friend Verna - sincerest sympathies to you and your family for your loss. I couldn't be with you on Friday but was in spirit. Please be comforted by the love around you and your many memories. Hugs to you - peace and love.

Marisol Acevedo

February 21, 2014

My deepest sympathy to the Maschett family. We have gained another Angel, and Heaven is Blessed to have him among them. Stay strong and know we will all join our beloved "Denzil" once agian. Marisol/Julio &fam.

Fred George

February 20, 2014

My deepest sympathies and condolences to Hugh, Delroy and the whole family on your loss.


February 20, 2014

Thoughts and prayers to the friends and family during this tough time. It has been an honor and privilege to have known a great man. RIP will be greatly missed!


February 19, 2014