Evan Reinhardt, 24, New Canaan High School Graduate


The following obituary appeared on Legacy.com:

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Evan Reinhardt/Legacy.com

Evan Paul Reinhardt, age 24, of New Haven, CT formerly of New Canaan, CT died suddenly on July 15, 2015 in New Haven, CT. Evan was born in Stamford, CT on May 8, 1991, the oldest son of Paul and Marjorie Percy Reinhardt. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Col. Bernard D. Percy and paternal grandmother Charlotte O. Reinhardt.

He lived in New Canaan, CT for most of his short life, attending East Elementary School and Saxe Middle School. After two years at Canterbury School in New Milford, CT, Evan graduated from New Canaan High School in 2009. Evan continued his studies for two years at Miami University of Ohio. He qualified for Dean’s List his freshman year, and joined Delta Upsilon fraternity his sophomore year. Evan resided in Williston, VT and most recently in New Haven, CT.

He is survived by his parents, Paul C. and Marjorie P. Reinhardt of New Canaan, his sister Andrea M. Reinhardt of Stamford, his brothers Karl B. and Peter J. of New Canaan.

Evan was well-read, witty, and a great communicator. He was an incredible listener, who showed great empathy for others’ feelings. Evan was athletic, and while growing up played football, hockey and lacrosse in New Canaan.

Over the last year, Evan was working hard on his recovery following his graduation from the Turning Point program in New Haven and continued to work there as a cook. Recently, his parents, brothers and sister had enjoyed a memorable vacation in Europe that was a strong renewal of family bonds.

Evan will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He will be remembered as the one who made his family and friends laugh. Evan was the guy in charge of all things funny. He was a warm-hearted young man that anyone would be proud to call son, grandson, brother, nephew or friend.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday July, 22, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas More Church , 375 Middlesex Rd., Darien, CT. The Interment will be held in the family plot in East Montpelier, Vermont.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 21, 2015 from 4 to 8 PM at the Hoyt Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, New Canaan.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Evan’s memory to Shatterproof (shatterproof.org) or Project Independence of Barre, VT (pibarre.org).


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