Sorrell Weiner

grandpa sonnySorrell Weiner, “Sonny,” age 73, currently a resident of Lady Lake, Florida, died October 6, 2009, peacefully with his family. Born March 1, 1936, Sonny is the son of the late Gertrude and Milton Weiner. He was a long time resident of New Haven prior to moving to Lady Lake, Florida shortly after retirement from his law practice.┬áHe is survived by his daughter, Allisan Adams, of Cheshire and his two sons, Joseph Goldberg of Wallingford and Neal Goldberg of Claremont, New Hampshire. He will be fondly remembered by his two grandchildren, Rachel and Jason Adams of Cheshire. He also leaves a long time companion, Faith Genden of Bethel and his previous wife Brenda Connor of Cheshire. As an enthusiastic traveler, Sonny always looked forward to his next vacation destination. He enjoyed boxing, concerts, music, ping pong, theater and dancing.

Funeral service will be Friday at 12:noon at Congregation Mishkan Israel, 785 Ridge Rd., Hamden. The interment will be in Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell St., in New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 2969 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 or The American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067.

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  1. Mary Anthony said,

    10.08.09 at 7:33 am

    Allisan, Jason and Rachel: Our thoughts are with you during a difficult time. Love, Mary, Jack and Andy

  2. Dominic Juliff said,

    10.08.09 at 8:28 am

    Joe: My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this period of loss. You stay strong and believe that your Dad is watching over you every second of the day now. Love you always…Nick!

  3. M.L.Hurt said,

    10.08.09 at 11:01 am

    Family of Sorrell
    Very sorry to read of the passing of your dear loved one Sorrell. It seems that life is such a precious gift and yet so short-lived for the time we exist. This is a very sad time for you and yours yet the bible does speak of the time when we will see our loved one,s again. John 11:25 talks of the resurrection.
    We all have been given the gift of our memories. As you and yours start to heal the memories of Sorrell will bring you great joy.
    Grieving is the normal and natural respond to the loss of some one you love. I found three ways. Talking and writing about my feelings. Also reading the information in the bible about the resurrection.
    Continue to lean on God (Psalms 83-18) for the strength you need at this sad time.

  4. Margie Couture said,

    10.08.09 at 1:53 pm

    Our condolences to all those left behind by Mr. Weiner’s passing. We will miss him very much at our office. He always made us smile when he came in.

    Dr. Ronald .H. Delfini, and staff

  5. Debra Conte said,

    10.08.09 at 2:16 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    I became friends with Sonny while in Elim Park and found a great friend in him I will miss him and think of him often and all his great stories.

    Debra Conte
    and his Little Buddy Nicholas

  6. Jen Gillen said,

    10.09.09 at 3:08 pm

    Allisan, Joe, and Neal,

    So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I have some very fond memories of him from childhood. My thoughts are with you all.


  7. Maureen Ullah said,

    10.09.09 at 9:47 pm

    Dear Faith and family: We are so sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing, we have so many fond memories of him. We will keep all of you in our prayers, Abe and Maureen Ullah

  8. Neal Goldberg said,

    10.11.09 at 6:30 am

    I Love You dad. It is lonely up here in New Hampshire.


  9. Neal Goldberg said,

    10.11.09 at 7:02 pm

    Dad, from my Innocence… I give you this song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2aLSat3h0w&feature=related

    This will be my last message.
    Please watch the video.

    If anyone wants to reach me, dijit47@live.com

  10. Lil & George Eckie said,

    10.14.09 at 9:46 pm

    Dear Allisan & Family:
    George & I will miss your dad very much. We enjoyed many happy times with him and Faith in CT and FL over the pass 25 years. If there is anything we can do for you down in Lady Lake please call or e-mail us. All our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    (352) 314-9103

  11. Beth DelGrego said,

    10.16.09 at 12:21 am

    Dear Faith,

    I am so very sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing. How he loved to reminisce about the days when we were growing up in New Haven. I will miss his enthusiastic conversation. Helen Kaimer, Lorraine Liebel & I would like to know how we might reach you to express our sympathies. The last address I had for you was The Mariner’s Point in East Haven. You & Sonny were so kind to me at the time of my husband’s passing. If someone could e-mail the information I would appreciate that.
    Beth DelGrego