Connor Patrick Lautier, 17, of New Preston, CT. left this life on Friday June 2, 2017. He was the son of Amber Browning Lautier and Timothy P. Lautier. He was their gentle giant, 6 feet 8 inches, who had a loving soul and a beautiful smile that would make all feel welcome. He was passionate about ice hockey, which he played many years as a goalie. He was an avid dirt biker and passionate about all water sports which he enjoyed with his sister and brother, best friends Dan White and Justin DiBenedetto and his best supporter Annie Rosa. One of his favorite past times was vacationing Oceanside in Charlestown RI with his family & friends, he also enjoyed visiting family in Iowa, Kentucky and California. He was a student in the Region 12 School System. He is survived by his parents, sister Olivia Jean, brother Mason Ruissiaux, his handsome Chocolate Lab Duke, grandparents Larry Browning of CT, Sheila & Joe VanDusen of IA, aunt Angela & uncle Mathew Boris of MA, aunt Kathie Lautier of NY, uncle Randy & aunt Kelly Browning of IA, uncle James & aunt Tyrien VanDusen of KY, uncle Richard & aunt Brenda of IA, aunt Rachelle & uncle Scott McGowen of IA. and many cousins. He is predeceased by his grandparents Evelyn and Victor F. Lautier.
Visitation will be held on Friday June 9th, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford CT. A service will follow at the funeral home at 8:00pm. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Connors memory may be made to Loaves & Fishes Pantry in New Milford, CT.