Michael E. ‘Mickey’ Gassner, of West Hartford and East Hampton, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at his home. Born December 29, 1934, Mike grew up in West Harford attending the West Hartford Public Schools. Mike was the owner of French Cleaners, Gassner Electric, General Communications, and General Tower.
Mickey leaves behind his lovely and beloved wife Roz of 55 years; his three wonderful daughters: Nancy of Northridge, CA, Susan and Phil Cote of West Hartford, and Judy and Todd Zeidenberg of Guilford; five grandchildren: Elyse and Mark Hatch, Danielle Cote, Joshua Clayton, Toby and Blake Zeidenberg; his brother, Dr. Peter Gassner and wife Elsa of Sedona; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Michael Pincus officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Whitman Rd., West Hartford. Relatives and friends are invited to visit Tuesday following the interment and Wednesday in West Hartford, and Thursday in East Hampton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis Cancer Center. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Mickey, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.