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Elston Hunt Bergen III ’43

Published in June 12, 1991, issue

ELSTON DIED Mar. 28, 1991, at the Univ. of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn. He was 70.

Born in Glenridge, NJ., he lived in West Hartford, Conn. before moving to Farmington five years ago. Bergey also had a summer residence in Holderness, N.H.

Elston graduated Blair Academy in Blairstown, NJ., and entered Princeton in 1939, graduating in 1943. During WWII he served in the European Theatre as a captain of Army Special Forces. His business career was devoted almost entirely to advertising. Bergey served as an account executive for K.S. Shenton and Co. and Wilson Haight & Welsh, both of Hartford.

While on campus, Elston belonged to Cloister. At the time of his death, he was a member of Farmington Country Club.

He is survived by his widow, the former Nancy Wigg; three sons, E. Hunt Bergen IV and his wife Jane, Richard E. Bergen and his wife Eileen, and Gordon C. Bergen; a daughter, Dr. Elizabeth J. Bergen; a brother, Eugene; four grandchildren; a niece and nephew. To all, we offer our most heartfelt condolences.

The Class of 1943

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