Irving C. August, 84, of Tolland, passed away February 9, 2022, at his home after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Wiley August, his high school sweetheart and soul mate of 62 years. He graduated from Manchester High School, Class of 1956, where he was a talented athlete, playing football, basketball and Legion baseball. He joined the Air Force in 1957 and was stationed at Westover Air Force Base for four years. He received his Associate Degree in computer science in 1965 with his three children in tow. He found his niche in the computer world and even built his own computer. After retiring from General Dynamics, he was a systems analyst consultant for many years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his beloved children, daughter, Dawna August Esposito and her husband Tony, his two sons, Kevin and Chris and his wife Cheryl and his cherished grandson Zachary. He also leaves his beloved dog, Hailey, who never left her watch over him. He is survived by his brother Daniel (Julia) and his sister Phyllis Soucier (Richard) and several nieces and nephews. In addition, he leaves Roger and Joanne Wiley, his brother-in-law and sister-in-law and their family. He was predeceased by his parents, Anna Hoffman Fancher and James August and his brother Kenneth.
Funeral services were held privately at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home. He was laid to rest at the South Cemetery, Tolland, CT.
For anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution, please consider the Tolland Fire Department for all of their assistance over the years or the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.