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Michael Finnegan

March 6, 1958 ~ August 13, 2021 (age 63)


SOUTHBURY - Michael Finnegan, 63, departed this life on August 13, 2021 at Danbury Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Bella Finnegan.

Michael was born in Waterbury, CT on March 6, 1958 to the late William and Alice Finnegan.

Michael enlisted in the United States Army in 1977. He spent the majority of his time stationed in Germany as a radio operator. After he was honorably discharged, he attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated with a double major in English and Psychology. He then completed significant postgraduate coursework at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. 

Michael pursued a career in computer technology, becoming the Chief Information Officer at Connstep Inc. While gaining education and pursuing his career, he was a loving father and husband. After his children graduated from high school, he retired to pursue his passion of writing fiction novels. He completed 8 novels during his retirement, and enjoyed every minute he spent writing.

Michael is survived by his wife, Bella Finnegan and his three children, Michael, Rose, and Aaron. He is also survived by his eight siblings Amy, Alice, Bill, Jeannie, Joe, Marty, Pat, and Susie.

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, August 20, 2021, at the Carpino Funeral Home, 750 Main Street South in Southbury. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit

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Public Visitation
August 20, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carpino Funeral Home
750 Main St. South
Southbury, CT 06488

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