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Jonathan Stephen Sales

August 11, 1993 ~ February 24, 2020 (age 26)


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Jonathan Stephen Sales, 26, of Stratford, CT passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and family on Monday, February 24th, 2020 at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He was born on August 11th, 1993 in Danbury, CT to mother Loree D’Amato and father Stephen Sales.

He got married to his beautiful wife Alyssa Griffin just under 3 months before his passing. The wedding was held at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with the help of the incredible hospital staff. He attended Nonnewaug High School before getting his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Western Connecticut State University.

Jonathan was a devoted teacher that shared his love for science with all of his students at Swift Middle School in Watertown, CT., for the last 4 years. He enjoyed reading, video games, spending time with his cats and anything science. Most of all he loved spending time with his loving wife and family.

He is survived by his wife Alyssa Griffin, father Stephen Sales and wife Lisa, mother Loree D’Amato and husband Chris, sister Nicole Sales, grandfather Kenneth Farabaugh, mother-in-law Maura Yerger, father-in-law John Yerger, as well as countless friends and family.

Jonathan has asked that memorial contributions be sent to the Connecticut Children’s Foundation or Make A Wish Foundation in lieu of flowers.

Everyone is welcome to join family and friends for a celebration of Jonathan’s life on March 14, 2020 at The Painted Pony Restaurant (74 Main Street North Bethlehem, CT 06751) from 10 am to 1 pm. 

Munson Lovetere Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements. To leave an online condolence please visit

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Celebration of Life
March 14, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Painted Pony Restaurant
74 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT 06751


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