Obituary: James Richard Pierpont, 90, of Milford

James Richard Pierpont, 90, of Milford, tool and dye maker for AVCO, husband of Beverly Bray Pierpont, died Aug. 26.

Born on Jan. 5, 1926 to the late James and Harriet Smith Pierpont; U.S. Navy, World War II.

Besides his wife, survivors include daughters, Michele Lapadula and her husband, Dennis and Stacy Meszaros and her husband, Robert, all of Milford, five grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 4-7 p.m., Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. Services: Thursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m., Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church, 168 Broad St., Milford.

Memorial contributions: American Heart Association at or Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, 20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510.