Harold R. Sorensen, age 80, beloved husband of Lorraine Bosco Sorensen of Shelton, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bronx, NY on June 10, 1936, he was the son of the late Harold and Agnes Andersen Sorensen and was a longtime resident of Shelton. Before his retirement he was an executive at City Carting. He graduated from Danbury High School, The University of Connecticut and Harvard Business School class of 63. He was also an officer in the Navy from 1958 to 1961. He loved boating and being on the water and was a motorcycle enthusiast and rode at Laconia for over 30 years. He cherished his grandchildren the most and enjoyed all the time they spent together.
In addition to his beloved wife Lorraine of 58 years, survivors include three loving children, Chris Sorensen and his wife Tina Cornell, Amy Sorensen and her husband Charles Wisniewski, Peter Sorensen and his wife Cristy as well as four cherished grandchildren, Summer and Reese Sorensen and Denis and Liliane Sierra.
All funeral services and burial will be private. The family will receive friends at Lorraine's home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CT-ASRC – Autism Services & Resources of Connecticut, 101 N. Plains Industrial Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492 or to NEHSA, New England Healing Sports Association, P.O. Box 2135, Newbury, NH 03255. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit us at www.abriola.com.