Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today issued a statement on the passing of former state Rep. and Danbury resident Michael “Tweezer” Seri, 90,who died in his home on Friday.
Seri, known by many as the city’s favorite toastmaster, served three terms in the state legislature in the 1960′s and again served as the Danbury Town Clerk from 1979 to 2003.
“Mike Seri gave his all to serving the public, bettering his beloved city and improving the quality of life for the citizens of this state,” Malloy said Tuesday.
“Over the years, Mike compiled an impressive record of civic engagement through his involvement in the Lions’ Club and American Legion, his many contributions as a member of the General Assembly, and his more than two decades of service as Danbury Town Clerk,” he continued. ”Mike will also be remembered as a man who brought joy into the lives of others with his charisma, wit and humor. Our condolences and prayers are with his loved ones at this time.”
Calling hours for Seri will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Danbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church in Danbury, followed by burial in St. Peter Cemetery in Danbury.