Emil Schipul

Obituary of Emil Schipul

Emil George Schipul, age 86, of Sherman, beloved husband of Jane Wakeman Schipul, passed away at home on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Born in the Nichols section of Trumbull on September 12, 1930, he was a son of the late Emil Gustav and Helen Burkat Schipul. He was a graduate of Warren Harding High School and a U. S. Army veteran where he served in the Signal Corps from 1953-1955. He was raised on the family farm and delivered milk to customers for Nichols Dairy, the family business. Mr. Schipul served as a Deputy Sheriff for Fairfield County for 12 years and finished his career working in land development. While a Trumbull resident, he was a member of the Republican Town Committee and the Junior Chamber of Commerce, served on the Vestry of Grace Episcopal Church and was a founding board member of the Bank of Trumbull. He was a past Chairman of Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission and authored the Town's first Master Plan of Development.

In addition to his beloved wife of 62 years, Jane, survivors include three daughters, Melissa Schipul of New Milford, Melinda Conlan and her husband Robert of Newtown and Sarah Vail and her husband David Vigneault of Martha's Vineyard, MA, a son, Richard Schipul and his wife Christine of New Milford, his brother, Rev. Robert Schipul and his wife Sandra of Cohasset, MA, six grandchildren, Bryce Conlan and his wife Dana, Braeden Conlan, Willa and Ava Vigneault, Jack and Ben Schipul, two great grandchildren, Alina and Judah, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment will follow in Nichols Village Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may greet the family on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services.