Clarence E. Stewart, 94, of Milford, formerly of New Haven, departed this life on November 8, 2019.

Mr. Stewart was born in Richmond, VA on June 20, 1925, a son of the late Roosevelt Stewart and Kelsie Stewart.

Prior to retiring, he was employed as a Radar Technician at the Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Stewart received an honorable discharge after serving in the Army and Air Force during WWII.

Clarence was a well known jazz musician and was a member of the Jazzmasters.

He leaves to cherish loving memories, daughters, Judith Eldemire and Cheryl Corey (Michael); a son, Ronald Waller (Sylvia); nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a son, James F. Stewart; a brother, James F. Stewart; a sister, Bertha Waller; and a granddaughter, Temperance Olivia Stewart.

A memorial service to celebrate Mr. Stewart’s life and legacy will be held Monday, November 18, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Interment of his cremains will be in Evergreen Cemetery.