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In Memory of Richard Bergen

Richard BergenIt is with great sadness that I tell you Richard Bergen lost his courageous battle with Leukemia on Thursday, April 9, 2020. He was a close personal friend for over 20 years and a huge asset in the school. Richard took dozens and dozens of classes over the years and assisted in most of the beginning classes for many years. Every studio photograph of the school furniture projects was done by Richard- free of charge!

Richard never hesitated to jump in and help out any time we needed it and was a huge help to hundreds of students..

He will be sorely missed.

Bob Van Dyke

Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking
249 Spencer St.
Manchester, CT 06040

Telephone: 860-647-0303
Fax: 860-647-0019 

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From RT 84 East- Take Exit 59 onto Rt. 384. Take exit # 1 (Spencer st./ Silver Lane) Left at end of exit. We are located in first building on the left.

From Rt. 84 West- Take Exit #59 & follow above directions.

From Rt. 384, Downtown Manchester and Glastonbury- take exit #1. Store is across the street to the right.

From Rt. 291- Follow signs to Rt. 384/ Spencer St & Silver Lane. Follow above directions.


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