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Henry F. Herbert, 84, Of Darien, Former President, Herbert Fuel Corporation

Henry Frazer Herbert
Henry Frazer Herbert Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. - Henry Frazer Herbert of Darien and Naples, Florida, died March 15. He was 84.

Herbert was born April 23, 1929, in Brooklyn, N.Y. His family moved to Darien when he was 11 years old. He attended Hindley School and graduated from Darien High School in 1947. He was the former president of the Herbert Fuel Corporation and was a founding partner of Sound Energy Corporation of Darien with his son. In addition, he was for many years a director of the Connecticut Petroleum Association and the New England Fuel Institute.

He was a member of the Darien community, the Noroton Fire Department for over 50 years, a charter member and past vice president of the Darien Rotary Club, a chairman and fundraiser for the United Way, a past director of the Darien Power Squadron, and a member of the Darien Disaster Committee and Darien High School Business Board.

Herbert coached Darien Youth Hockey House and Travel Teams for 10 years. He was a sponsor for Darien Little League, Softball and Babe Ruth Teams, as well as hockey and bowling leagues. He was a long-time member of the Darien Boat Club, Shorehaven Golf Club, and the Windstar Golf Club in Naples.

Herbert is survived by his wife, Doris of Darien; daughters, Janet Glazer (Charles) of Greenwich, Lauren Banerjee (Ravi), Bebe Fisher (John), and Carol Herbert all of Darien; son, Frazer Herbert (Victoria) of Rowayton; and 12 grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, March 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Boston Post Road, Darien.

In lieu, of flowers, contributions may be made in Herbert’s memory to Friends of Darien Youth Hockey Association, c/o DYHA Treasurer, P.O. Box 97, Darien, CT 06820.

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