Obituary: André Louis Causse III — Navy veteran, dried fruit importer, avid tennis player
André Louis Causse III, a resident of Darien, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Darien two days before his 94th Birthday. Born June 25, 1923 in Lakewood, NJ, he was the son of the late André Louis Causse Jr. and the late Gladys May Brooks.
André graduated from Wooster School in Danbury, CT and attended Clarkson College in Potsdam, NY. He served as an officer in the U. S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II.
He was owner of an import agency for nuts and dried fruits and was a member of INC, International Nuts and Dried Fruits Council. He was an avid tennis player who played until he was 93 ½ and a proud owner of Nemausa II, a 1929 antique wooden boat.
He is survived by his wife, Genevieve Alcott Causse of Darien; two daughters, Carol Lunden of Savannah, GA and Suzanne Williamson of Tampa, FL; two granddaughters Nicole Lunden and Melissa Lunden; and two great grandchildren, Roberto Castillo and Lila Sharp.
The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. A private burial will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Wilton.