Herbert A. Bodington, age 88, of Trumbull, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020. Mr. Bodington was born in Bridgeport, CT to the late Frederick and Ella Bodington. He was a retired employee of Sikorsky Aircraft after 37 years of service. He was an Air Force veteran serving during the Korean conflict.. Mr. Bodington was active in the community as a member of the Knights of Columbus, and spent many years volunteering his time with the Trumbull Public Schools and the Trumbull Historical Society. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees, the New York Giants, and the UCONN Women’s Basketball program. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Arlene McCarthy Bodington. Survivors include his four children, Scott and his wife, Barbara Bodington, Craig and his partner Johanna Plaitis, Lane and her husband, Thomas Whitmoyer and Drew and his wife, Martha Bodington; thirteen grandchildren, Johanna, Caroline, James, Heather, Jeffrey, Joseph, Matthew, Caitlyn, Emily, Abigail, Connor, Maggie and Ross; and five great grandchildren, Melanie, Macie, Shane, Finnean, and Mackenzie, and many nieces and nephews. Herbert was also predeceased by his brother Fred Bodington. Friends are invited to go directly to church on Wednesday January 15th at 10:00 am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 220 Shelton Rd. Trumbull. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. At the request of the family calling hours are omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bodington Family Scholarship. Donations will be received by the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home. Arrangements in care of the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.
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