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George Meinsen

September 14, 1923 - October 27, 2020

George A. Meinsen, age 97, a lifelong resident of Hamden, passed away on October 27, 2020.

Born in New Haven on September 14, 1923, he was a son of the late George H. Meinsen and Anna Bortniak Meinsen. George was predeceased by his wife Rosemarie “Bo” Corbett Meinsen; his daughter Mary Meinsen and his brothers L. Robert and Lawrence H. Meinsen.


He is survived by his daughters Cynthia M. Considine of West Hartford, Sandra Meinsen Harreys of Essex, Kristen M. (Michael) Dorsey of Freeport, ME and Karlen Meinsen (Jay Kaye) of Hamden; his son Kurt Corbett Meinsen (Lesley Hatch) of Fairfax, VA; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons.

George was a graduate of Yale School of Engineering, he was employed many years by the Armstrong Rubber Company. He was a WWII U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran, serving with the 6th Aircraft Repair Unit. George was a member of the American Legion Post # 88, the Lancraft Fife & Drum Corps, and a long time member of Grace and St Peter’s Episcopal Church.

George’s family would like to thank the Smilow Cancer Hospital for all their care and support in his time of need.

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