Eugene "Gene" L. Veit
1942 - 2018

Eugene "Gene" L. Veit, 76, of Higganum, beloved husband of Joan (Faltnoski) Veit, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday October 20, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital. He was born in Middletown, son of the late Martin and Beatrice Veit.

Gene was a veteran serving with the U.S. Navy.

Besides his wife Joan, Gene is survived by his daughters, Alicia and Erika; sister, Paula Malec and her husband Joe of FL, five grandchildren, Jacob, Kimberly, April, Gabriel, and Kaylyn.

The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday (October 25th) at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Church, St. Peter's Lane, Higganum. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St. Middletown. Burial will be held at the family's convenience at the State Veterans' Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To share memories or express condolences online please visit

The Hartford Courant - Oct. 23, 2018