Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT


Clarence Michael McCarron Jr.

November 13, 1930October 21, 2015

Clarence M. McCarron, Jr., 84, died suddenly and quietly at his home in Norwich on Wednesday, October 21. Clarence (Mac) was born in Hartford, November 13, 1930, the son of Alberta and Clarence McCarron, Sr. He resided most of his life in East Hartford and Norwich, CT, wintering in Bonita Springs, FL. After graduating from East Hartford High he served in the US Air Force. This was followed by a career as foreman in the food services warehousing industry and in later years, employment at Foxwoods Casino, and most recently enjoyed his time as a school crossing guard in Norwich. Mac had a passion for people, sports, travel, dance and time spent with his friends. Clarence (Mac) is pre deceased by his beloved wife of 41 years, Gloria Esther Temple, his granddaughter, Kristina Gail Quarto, two brothers, Robert and Roger McCarron, and a sister, Carole Walsh. He leaves behind his beloved companion, Laurie Getman, of Ledyard, and her children Eric, Anne, Katy, Mark and Vicky, who were like family. He also leaves two sisters, Jean Duffy, East Hartford and Judy McCarron, Carmel, IN. He leaves two daughters and their husbands, Gail and Cliff Boyce of Grantham, NH, Sandra and James Quarto of Norwich, and a son and his wife, Theodore and Diane Wayland of East Hampton. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and 2 great grandnieces. Clarence will be laid to rest on Friday, November 6th, at 10:00AM at Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford. A celebration of his life will follow at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local animal shelter.


  • Burial Friday, November 6, 2015
  • Celebration of Life Friday, November 6, 2015


Clarence Michael McCarron Jr.

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October 30, 2015

It was an honor to have known him as a patient and a friend.
He was a favorite of my staff as well. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Daniel R Gaccione, MD

Kim M

October 30, 2015

Rest in Peace my dear friend! I will never forget you or the time we spent together a Foxwoods. You were a kind, sweet man!

Deb Dellolio

October 29, 2015

Rest in peace Clarence. My condolences go out to his family and friends. He will be missed:( God Bless

cheryl barratt

October 29, 2015

Clarence rest in peace

Denise Vaz

October 29, 2015

Clarence was a sweet heart. He always had candy and always offered to share. He would sing to me as he bought my bank. I loved listening to his stories. He will be missed by many. To all his family and friends I give my condolences. God bless.

Laura Ryder

October 28, 2015

Clarence will be missed dearly by all. He trained me in chip bank at Foxwoods and he always made everyone smile and laugh. RIP Clarence until we meet again!!

Sharon Bolduc

October 28, 2015

Good man, straight forward, laid it on the line - dry sense of humor - Loved working with him. Prayers for the family - Rest in Peace Clarence..

Robert Crosby

October 28, 2015

Clarence was a great man that I had the pleasure of working with on grave shift at Foxwoods. He was and always will be a gentle soul who enjoyed life and his friends. Thank you for making grave shift fun. God Bless you!

Cindy Howard

October 28, 2015

My sympathy to Clarence's family. I worked with him for a little while he was always very pleasant.

kathi white

October 28, 2015

Always remember the smile he had for his friends and co-workers at foxwoods. RIP Clarence.