Monday, July 19, 2021

John Thomas “J.T.” Paris (June 3, 2021)

John Thomas “J.T.” Paris age 45, of Ansonia passed away at 5:10 PM on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his residence.

J.T. was born May 15, 1976, in Greenville to the late S. Dave & Vanessa J. (Bickel) Paris. In addition to his parents, J.T. was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Bob & Lucille Hoffman and Jake & Mary Phillips.

J.T. is survived by his wife, Jaclyn Pitman; children, Nicolas Paris of Ansonia, Brianna Paris of Ansonia, Johnathon Paris of Ansonia, Brianna Smith of Ansonia, Makayla Pitman of Ansonia, Paige Pitman of Ansonia and Madison Pitman of Ansonia; grandchildren, Hazel May Paris and Aurora Skye Day; sister, April Staver of Ansonia; brothers, Mike Paris of Ansonia, James Robert Paris of Ansonia; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

J.T. was a 1994 graduate of Ansonia High School. J.T. was an entrepreneur in the restaurant industry. He had a passion for cooking and when he was not cooking, you could find him watching wrestling and rooting for Hulk Hogan. J.T. also liked watching and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys. 

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in Ansonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses. Condolences for the family may be expressed through