John J. Muckle, 94, of Prospect, passed away on December 18, 2020 at the Cheshire House in Waterbury. He was the husband of the late June (Stauffer) Muckle for over 54 years.
He was born in Waterbury on December 14, 1926 son of the late Edward and Susan (Kowalski) Muckle. John grew up on a dairy farm where he learned the value of hard work and integrity. He was one of nine children. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, John worked as the Maintenance Supervisor for Duracell.
John is survived by his children Dori Hallaway and husband John of Prospect and Paul Muckle and wife Robin of Barkhamsted, five grandchildren Thomas, Paul, Ashley, Amanda and Sean, along with several nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to his caregiver Joseph and his wife Gifti, for all their love and support throughout the years.
The funeral will be at 11 am on Monday, December 28 at the Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Rd., Prospect. Burial with full military honors will follow at Prospect Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 3-5 pm on Sunday at the funeral home. All state and CDC guidelines will be adhered to.
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