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Charlie Leidy McCourt
  • In lieu of flowers, gifts in Charlie's memory may be sent to the Charlie Leidy McCourt Memorial Fund, c/o TD Bank, 733 E. Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450.

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“So Sorry for your loss- thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this beloved child. - Love Steph ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Stephanie Lavado-Berghorn - CT

“My thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy is extended to the McCourt family for your loss. ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Dolores Cenci - Phoenixville, PA

“We are so sad and sorry to hear of the loss of Charlie.I know how much he was loved by all of you.Just know we are thinking of you and sending all...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Nancy and Steve Streahle - PA

“I'm so sorry for your loss and I hope you fine solace in friends, family, and your wonderful memories of Charlie. ”
4 of 33 | Posted by: AJ Nseir - Los Angeles, CA

“I am deeply sadden to hear of your loss. My thoughts and Prays are with you. ”
5 of 33 | Posted by: Kelly Miller - Prospect, CT

“Our prayers are with you all and cant even know what u r goin thru, ”
6 of 33 | Posted by: Nicki Arlene Allen - Las vegas, NV

“I am having great difficulty writing as I try to express how deeply saddened I was to hear of the loss of your son Charlie. I know how much joy boys...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Sue Weber - Southington, CT

“We were saddened to hear of the loss of your precious son. Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to your family. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Doreen and Nick Parise - Berlin, CT

“We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your little boy. Truly heartbreaking. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time....Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“I cannot express how sad I am over the passing of Charlie. In his short 4 months, I'm sure he brought so much joy. He will always be in your hearts...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Debbie Auld - Sturbridge, MA

“Baby Charlie you are so very missed by your buddy Ryley from daycare. He loved you so much and constantly talked about how you were his best friend...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: Heather Barber - Manchester, CT

“My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family, and keeping you all in my prayers. ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: Miriam Gryga

“Our prayers are with you. We are so sorry for the loss of your precious baby, Charlie. ”
13 of 33 | Posted by: Pat and Mike Collier - CT

“"We Are Family," and Charlie will always be an important part of our family. Although he was only with us for a short period of time, he reminded us...Read More »
14 of 33 | Posted by: John Kavaleski - Marlboro, MA

“Thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. With deepest sympathy. ”
15 of 33 | Posted by: Janet Ciszek - Wallingford, CT

“We are sharing your sorrow and sending our love. John and Karen Heffernan ”
16 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“A Sweet Angel taken too soon from His family May He RIP and forever watch over His Family. God Bless You All during this difficult time. ”
17 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“May the love of your friends help to comfort you in the loss of little Charlie. Sending prayers and our deepest sympathy,Bob & Jane Magi ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Jane Magi - Wallingford, CT

“Tony and I are so very sorry to hear of the loss of Charlie. We extend or deepest condolences and our hearts and prayers are with you and the whole...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Susan Piscitelli - Wallingford, CT

“Please accept our condolences on the loss of your son. May you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. Mt 5:4 ”
20 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time. A.A. Milne, Winnie-the...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Arata - Middlefield, CT

“We are so extremely sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you in our prayers and sending you strength. Love The Bagnato and Gorman Families ”
22 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so extremely sorry for the McCourt family to hear this news. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to you and your entire family and...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Ashley (Devine) Connoy - Cheshire, CT

“Kara, I am so sorry to hear of your tragic loss. My family and I send our deepest sympathy and continue to pray for your family and you. ”
24 of 33 | Posted by: Michele Gryga Hallowell - ME

“With a heavy hearts and sincere condolences our family prayers are with Pat, Kara, Patrick, and their families. One cannot understand why Charlie was...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Don Smith - Middlefield, CT

“My heart breaks for you. I'm so, so sorry to hear this news. Thinking of you ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Anna O'Brien - Wallingford, CT

“I don't even know what to say I'm just so so sad for all of you I love you all so very very much I watched you girls grow over the years I remember...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Deborah Buckman - Wallingford, CT

“our thoughts and prayers are with you all- ned & sue coen ”
28 of 33 | Posted by: ned coen - Family

“Words do not express the heartfelt sorrow that I feel. ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: J R - Boston, MA - Family

“We are so terribly sorry for your tragic loss of your little son. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to you and may the Lord comfort you in the days...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Robert & Bonnie Bachman

“This news is truly heartbreaking. We will forever treasure the few times that we were able to spend with him. Our thoughts and deepest condolences to...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Melissa and Brian Saunders - CT

“Words will not do right now. Just want to extend my thoughts, prayers, strength and my faith that God will send you his finest gift of love and...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Gail Drakos - Waltham, MA

“As grandparents ourselves we are sorry that we just don't know what to say ! ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Rocky and Patty Marqus - Plymouth, MA


Meriden, Conn. – . . . "Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart." . . . A.A. Milne.

On the thirteenth of September last year Kara and Pat McCourt welcomed the newest edition and addition to their family . . . little Charlie, who weighed in at eight pounds; fourteen ounces of pure love.

Waiting for him at home was his three year old brother Patrick who shared his parent's joy at the house suddenly becoming smaller and busier . . . and nothing could have pleased him more.

For a little guy Charlie had a huge smile and earned the nickname 'Charlie Boy' from his parents. He loved his big brother Patrick who could make him laugh just by looking at him and whenever Charlie was tickled he had a contagious laugh that Patrick called 'squeaks'.

On Monday, January 23, 2017 the world changed again when Pat and Kara got the sudden 'take your breath away' news that their beloved Charlie Leidy McCourt had died unexpectedly. Gone much too soon at four months old.

In addition to his father and mother, Patrick E. and Kara (Langan) McCourt and his brother, Patrick, of Meriden, Charlie leaves his maternal grandparents, Kevin and Ellen (Kavaleski) Langan of Wallingford, Conn.; his paternal grandparents, MaryBeth McCourt and Kevin McCourt of Pennsylvania; his great grandparents, Ann Rita (Mrs. William) Langan of Meriden, Eleanor (Mrs. John) Kavaleski of Waltham, and Mary (Mrs. David) Leidy of Hatfield, Pennsylvania; and his aunts, Jillian McCourt, Katie Langan and Kristen Langan.

Charlie's family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, Connecticut on Sunday, Jan 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the Charlie Leidy McCourt Memorial Fund, c/o TD Bank, 733 E. Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450.

. . . "How do you spell 'love'?" – Piglet . . . "You don't spell it...you feel it." – Pooh" . . . A.A. Milne