Wesley Pollitt, 93, Former Committeeman and Glee Club Founder

Pollitt was devoted to Maplewood, returning for Glee Club performances regularly even though he relocated to CT decades ago.

Long-time residents of Maplewood were saddened Wednesday to hear the news of Wesley Pollitt's death on June 13.

Pollitt, 93, had been a leader in Maplewood decades ago, before relocating to Connecticut.

Maplewood Township Clerk Liz Fritzen sent an email to department heads and Township Committee members on Wednesday informing them of Pollitt's passing. Fritzen noted that Pollitt was a former Maplewood resident, a graduate of and a Maplewood Township Committeeman who served three consecutive three-year terms from 1961 through 1970. 

Pollitt raised four daughters in Maplewood with his wife Edith McGann Pollitt. He served on the board of .

Pollitt was also a founder of the .

In an email to Glee Club members, George Shuttleworth noted that Pollitt "attended most of our concerts and was present at our spring concert."

A service for Pollitt will be held in August in Danbury, CT.

To read Pollitt's full obituary, click here.


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