Howard James Bayley Jr.

August 7, 1942September 21, 2011

Howard James Bayley Jr. 69 of Clinton, lost his hard fought battle with cancer and passed away September 21, 2011 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born in Middletown, CT, the son of the late Howard J. Bayley Sr. and Elizabeth (Overend) Bayley. He is survived by his loving wife of over 42 years, Marie (Caione) Bayley and children Douglas Bayley and his wife Kelly (Draughon) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Louise Bayley of Clinton; Stephen Bayley and his wife Eliska (Ouellette) of E. Haddam; grandchildren: Thomas, Sarah, Anna, Mary and Peter Bayley and Abigail Klein. Jim is also survived by his brother, Conrad Bayley and his wife Deborah of Az. his sister, Howadette Violissi of Az, his sister in law, Virginia Bayley of Cape Cod as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Jim was raised in New Britain and attended local schools. After graduating high school, he served in the US Air Force. Jim retired from the Connecticut Water Company where he was employed as a computer programmer. He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus of St Lawrence Church. Jim was a classic car enthusiast and some of his happiest moments were spent working on his Chevelle. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Dr. Suzanne Hong, Dr. Robert Levy and the nurses and staff of Connecticut Oncology as well as to the nurses and staff of the Middlesex Hospice Unit for their support and care over the last year. Family will receive friends from 3 to 7 PM Sunday, September 25 at the Swan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Post Rd., Madison. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10 AM at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Route 81, Killingworth with Committal to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Britain. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Middlesex Hospice, 55 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT 06457 in memory of Howard James Bayley Jr. Please visit to view a memorial tribute.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 25, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 26, 2011

Howard James Bayley Jr.

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September 28, 2011

Marie and the family, my sincerest condolences. I know what you are all going through having lost my dear husband Tony 12 yrs ago. You will all be in my prayers and Jim is now at rest with God. He was a good man. May he rest in peace. Marthese Cuschieri Middx UK

September 26, 2011

Dear Jim: I will always have cherished memories of you, a truly caring, loving and remarkable husband, father and especially grandfather. You will truly be missed by everyone who's lives you have ever touched. Sadly missed and loving memories JoAnne Klein

Marie Brophy-Logie

September 26, 2011

Dear Marie and family....
I am sending my heartfelt sympathy to you at this very sad time. I graduated with Howard...he made me laugh in class. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Francis Growczwicz

September 24, 2011

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your father.

September 24, 2011

Steve & Eliska ~ our sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your Dad. Stan & Betty Jasiecki

Kris Pack

September 24, 2011

I'll miss you Jim

September 24, 2011

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Your are in our thoughts.
Steve & Paulette Sawicki

September 24, 2011

Marie and Family
Sandy and I express our deepest sympathy
Jim was a great person I know all of you will miss him dearly Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Richard and Sandy

Kendra Koelle

September 23, 2011

Sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. Please know you are in our thoughts.

Chris, Kendra, and family