André Louis Causse III, a resident of Darien, passed away on Friday, June 23 in Darien two days before his 94th birthday.
Born June 25, 1923 in Lakewood, N.J., he was the son of the late André Louis Causse Jr. and the late Gladys May Brooks.
André graduated from Wooster School in Danbury and attended Clarkson College in Potsdam, N.Y. He served as an officer in the U. S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II.
He owned a company that imported nuts and dried fruits and was a member of INC, International Nuts and Dried Fruits Council. An avid tennis player, he was on the courts until he was 93 ½ and a proud owner of Nemausa II, a 1929 antique wooden boat.
— an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home
André 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 from 5 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 28 at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A private burial will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Wilton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.