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Biggs, Timothy Webster - Norwalk, Ct  
Biggs, Timothy Webster Timothy Webster Biggs of Norwalk, retired Detective of the Greenwich Police Department and School Resource Officer for the Town of New Canaan, passed away on June 16, 2016. He was 58 years old. Tim was born in Greenwich on January 9, 1958, to the late Ann and Cliff Biggs. He is survived by his loving wife, Diana Schuttler-Biggs. He also leaves behind his two children, Lindsay (Matthew) Doran and Morgan Biggs; his three grandchildren, Madison, Ava and Scarlett Doran; two brothers Christopher and William Biggs; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. He is predeceased by his sister Linda Tiska. Tim was a 1977 graduate of Greenwich High School. He attended and graduated from the Connecticut Police Academy, and was sworn in as a Greenwich Police Officer in 1986. In 1997, he was promoted to accident car investigator, and was promoted again in 2002 to detective. He was recognized as Officer of the Month twice in 2011, and was a recipient of the U.S. Attorney's Law Enforcement Award in 2012. Tim was well-respected by his fellow officers for his accomplishments and dedication to the Department. He retired in March of 2014, and went on to serve as a Campus Monitor for East Elementary School in New Canaan. Tim was an avid motorcyclist, and took part in numerous road trips with his "motorcycle buddies." He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and close friends at his vacation home on Montgomery Lake in Yulan, NY. Tim was a very proud father and "Peepaw," as he was known by his grandchildren. His generous and fun-loving nature will be missed by everyone who knew him. Friends and family may call at the Leo P. Gallagher Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford, CT from 4:00pm - 8:00pm on Friday, June 24, 2016. A service celebrating Tim's life will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT at 10:00am on Saturday, June 25, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Caldwell County 4H Youth Development Program, c/o Darlene Berry, 120 Hospital Avenue NE, Suite 1, Lenoir, NC 28645. To send the family an online condolence, please visit, www.leopgallaghergreenwich.com .
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 22, 2016
Chesney, John - New Canaan, Formerly Stamford  
Chesney, John John "Jack" Chesney passed away peacefully at Waveny Care Center on Sunday, June 26, 2016. Monday, June 27, 2016 would have been his 102nd birthday. Jack was born in Yonkers, NY on June 27, 1914, son of Isabella and Robert Chesney who immigrated to the US through Ellis Island from Scotland. He moved to Stamford in 1938 and joined the CCC ("Civilian Conservation Corps") during the second World War years and traveled around the country on the rails. He worked at Conde Nast as a Machinist until 1958 when he and his brother-in-law Fred ("Fritz") Zinsser started the Rent-A-Tool company. The Rent-A-Tool Company was a fixture on Havemeyer Lane in Old Greenwich for decades. Jack was an avid golfer and he and his wife Helen joined Shorehaven Golf Club in 1979. He was a member of Italian Center in Stamford where he swam and played cards until the age of 99. Jack was married twice, first to the former Marie Zinsser who passed away on November 22, 1972 and then to Helen A. Perkins who passed away on June 3, 2015. He is survived by his three children John E. Chesney, Patricia C. Mays and Fred R. Chesney; five grandchildren Michael Chesney, Susan Chesney, Daniel Chesney, Laura Wolton and Todd Chesney and five great-grandchildren. Friends and family will be gathering at Leo P. Gallagher & Son FH, 2900 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06905, on Wednesday (today) June 29, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. There will be a funeral service at the Funeral Home on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Fairfield Memorial Park in Stamford, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Masonic Charity Foundation of CT. To send the family an online condolence, please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 29, 2016
Findlay, Stella - Greenwich  
Findlay, Stella M. Stella M. Findlay, 69, of Greenwich died June 16, 2016 at home. Born in Manchester, England on July 14, 1946, she was the daughter of the late James Morris and Theresa Hayes Morris. She is survived by beloved husband David Findlay, cherished children: son James Findlay, daughter Alexandra Young and son-in-law Bruce Young, brother Michael Morris and sister Rita Lamb. Mrs. Findlay was a member of Ocean Reef Club, The Milbrook Club, and Card Sound Golf Club. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 24th, 2016 at noon at The Milbrook Club, 61 Woodside Dr., Greenwich, CT 06830. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the NYU Langone Medical Center Faculty & Friends Campaign (referencing Ruth Oratz, M.D. (F/C 416107)) at www.nyulangone.org/give/facultyandfriends < http://www.nyulangone.org/give/facultyandfriends > .
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 22, 2016
Frankel, Andrew J. - Sarasota, Fl  
Frankel, Andrew J. Andrew John "Pete" Frankel passed quietly Monday, June 13th in his Sarasota, FL home. Mr. Frankel attended Trinity-Pawling School, Oberlin College, Julliard, and Columbia University. He was also an officer in the U.S. Navy. His fifty-plus-year business career involved acquisition, development and disposition of various manufacturing, service, and entertainment businesses. Between 1966 and 1971, Mr. Frankel served as Executive Vice President and Director of Warner Communications, now Time Warner, Inc. Mr. Frankel resigned to become Chairman and CEO of National Kinney Corp. whose businesses involved parking, real estate, building maintenance and construction subcontracting. In 1983 the company changed its name to Andal Corp. and added Steve's Homemade Ice Cream and Multi-Arc Scientific Coatings to its company holdings. In l998 Mr. Frankel took the company private, and it became Frankhill Associates. In addition, Mr. Frankel was also involved in many personal ventures, including the Palladium nightclub in Manhattan. Long-time resident of Greenwich and Longboat Key, Mr. Frankel is survived by his wife Anita, sister Linda, three children and three grandchildren.
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 22, 2016
Jacobson, David B. - Westport  
Jacobson, David B. David Burton Jacobson, 90, passed away on June 23, 2016.Born on February 28, 1926 in Worcester, MA, he was the son of Nathan and Frieda Jacobson. David is survived by his children Michael (Sharon), Neil, and Jodi Anatole (Mark), and his grandchildren Emily and Carter Anatole. He was predeceased by Barbara, his loving wife of 32 years, his parents, brother Arthur and sisters Ruth and Deena. A funeral service will be held at Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, NY on Sunday June 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM. Dad will always be loved and missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arthur B. & David B. Jacobson Judaic Studies Fund, Brown University, P.O Box 1877, Providence, RI 02912 or Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 25, 2016
Koch, Richard - Stamford  
Koch, Richard J. Richard Joseph Koch died at his home in Riverside on June 21, 2016. Born March 6, 1954 in Stamford, Connecticut; Mr. Koch was the son of the late William C. Koch, Jr. and Alice Watson Avery Koch. Mr. Koch attended Stamford schools, including Stamford Catholic High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Connecticut. A lifelong entrepreneur, he turned his college summer painting business into Painting and Restoration Services. In 1983 he began Davenport Contracting, Inc., in which he was a Partner until his death. The Davenport businesses include DCI Design & Millwork, Davenport Property Management and Davenport Home. Growing and developing Davenport Contracting into a well-respected, custom builder was a lifelong passion and achievement. Mr. Koch was a long time member of the Home Builders & Remodelers Assn. of Fairfield County. An avid sailor he was a member of The Corinthians and the Greenwich Boat & Yacht Club, for which he was a past Treasurer. Mr. Koch served for many years as President of the Davenport Point Neighborhood Association. While his sons were growing up Mr. Koch actively participated in Boy Scout activities; particularly camping and the yearly invitational trips. Rick was married for 36 years to Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Eaton. They have two sons, Timothy Edward (Teek) Eaton-Koch and Gillean Mark Eaton-Koch. He is also survived by his brothers, William C. Koch III and wife Joan Bukoskey, Edward A. Koch and wife LuAnn, sisters Pat Hardison and husband Dr. Jerry Hardison and Mary Koch. Also his sister-in-law Eileen Eaton Bemus and husband Allen Bemus, plus numerous beloved nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, June 28, from 5pm to 8pm at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06905. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 29, at 10:30 am, at St. Clement of Rome Church, 535 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902; followed by interment at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Koch's name to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left by visiting www.LeoPGallagherStamford.com
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Published in GreenwichTime from June 26 to June 27, 2016
Livia Jr., Gary - Stamford  
Livia, Jr., Gary J. Gary J. Livia, Jr., 44, of Cos Cob, passed away peacefully at Greenwich Hospital on Thursday June 23, 2016 surrounded by his loving family after a brave battle with cancer. Gary was born in Bridgeport, CT on November 18, 1971 to the late Gary J. Livia, Sr. and Anna Sutay Truglia. Gary was raised in Stratford, attending Stratford and Lordship Schools and playing little league for Raybestos in Stratford during his grammar school days. He graduated Bullard Haven Technical School in Bridgeport and after moved to Stamford to work in lawn care, eventually becoming Maintenance Supervisor for Ceci Bros. Gary had a love for gardening and horticulture, enjoyed fishing and skiing in his younger days and going every year to Lake George with his family. Gary was also a member of the East Side Cardinals Club in Stamford. Gary is survived by his wife Lisa Zicarelli Livia of Cos Cob, his children, Caysy, Jacob and Jordan Livia, all of Cos Cob, his mother, Anna Truglia and her husband Anthony of Stamford, his mother and father-in-law Barbara and Lorenzo Zicarelli of Stamford, his sister-in-law Angelina England and her husband Derek of Paramus, NJ, his sister-in-law Susan Zicarelli of Cos Cob and his brother-in-law Lawrence Zicarelli of Stamford. His nieces and nephews, Jackson and Madison England and Savannah and Andrei Vaida as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. Besides his father Gary is predeceased by his grandmothers Theresa Salvaggio Biebel and Alice Stevenson Stover. Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT on Saturday July 2, 2016 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM, with a prayer service to be held at 1:30PM. Interment will be private. A special thanks to the Oncology Department of Greenwich Hospital and Dr. Dickerman Hollister who went above and beyond in their care for Gary. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Gary's name to the Fairfield County Hospice House, 22 1st Street, Stamford, CT 06905. To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com .
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 26, 2016
Lovelace, C.S. - Essex  
Lovelace, C.S. C.S. "Butsy" Lovelace, 94, died peacefully Saturday, June 11, 2016. Born in Baltimore, MD on July 4, 1921, son of Olivia Brengle Shriver and Dr. Benjamin F. Lovelace, he attended Calvert School, Gilman School and Princeton University '44. Lovelace served in the Navy during WWII. Upon discharge, taught at Gilman School and had a twenty year career with Time, Inc. ending as Fortune magazine marketing director. Later he was vice president at American Heritage, consulted for Hearst, a publisher of Nautical Quarterly, Nantucket Magazine and an entrepreneur in education. Butsy summered on Nantucket, loved sailing, ocean racing, maritime history and land conservation. Lovelace was Trustee Emeritus of Mystic Seaport Museum, Commodore of Nantucket Yacht Club (1968-69), member of New York Yacht Club, Storm Trysail Club and Cruising Club of America. Retired to Essex CT, he wrote Tale of the Governor and Two Islands and From Out of Nowhere about Francis Lovelace, second governor of New York. Memoirs of a Lost Island: Remembrances of a Lifetime of Nantucket Summers followed A Nantucket Enclave: Monomoy Heights 1852- 2005 from Sheep Commons to Cottage Colony to Gold Coast. Survived by sons, Jeffrey C. Lovelace and wife Judy, Essex, CT, Donald S. Lovelace, Old Greenwich, CT, David S. Lovelace and wife Dayna, Norwalk, CT, daughter Olivia S. Lovelace and Kenneth Kubie, Norwalk, CT. He is survived by grandchildren Jeffrey Jr. and Leah O. Lovelace, Amy C. and Benjamin L. Kubie, Katherine O. Lovelace and great grandson Jeffrey Benjamin Lovelace. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Jean Campbell, brother, Richard S. Lovelace and sister, Caroline Rutter Brown. A Memorial Service will be held July 4, 11:00AM at Essex Meadows, Essex, CT; interment on Nantucket this fall. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT or Nantucket Conservation Foundation, Nantucket, MA. Arrangements by Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, Centerbrook, CT.
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 26, 2016
Pittocco, Philip - Greenwich  
Pittocco, Philip M. Philip Martin Pittocco passed away peacefully at home on June 28th, 2016 surrounded by family. Phil was born in Greenwich, CT on April 26, 1951. He is predeceased by his parents, Philip L. & Mildred J. Pittocco. He is the youngest of four children: Nan Carol Parker (sister); Louis P. Pittocco, Esq. (brother); Camille A. Sarno (sister). Lifelong Greenwich resident, 3rd generation of Pittocco family in Greenwich. Resides at 229 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich, CT with wife, the former Donna A. DeMaio of Huntington Station, Long Island, NY. Three children, Philip Michael (wife Sarah Derene); Christopher John; Jonathan David. Is remembered & loved by many cousins, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Phil attended Greenwich Public Schools, Greenwich High School, Class of 1969. Attended Norwalk Community College, 1970-1971, Harrisburg Area Community College, Graduated June 1975 and received an Associate in Science Degree, in Criminalistics. Phil proudly served in the United States Army, and Military Policy Corp., from November 1971 to December 1974. He served in Korea April 1972 to May 1973 with the Company A & Headquarters Company of the 728th Military Policy Battalion (Military Police & Driver and Aide to Battalion Commander). He was based in U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Penn., May 193 to December 1974. 233rd M.P. Detachment, Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of Security at the War College Complex. He also served with the 192nd Field Artillery Battalion, Staff Sargent, December 1974 to October 1978. He attended Officer Candidate School (OCS) thru the National Guard, Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant, June 1977. He received awards such as: National Defense Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Connecticut Wartime Veterans Service Medal & was also awarded a Silver Beaver award from the Greenwich Boy Scouts of America. He started his working career for his parents at their dry cleaning business (Riverside Cleaners), until I entered the service in November 1971. Phil was employed through the Town of Greenwich for many, many years: 1966-1974 Worked part-time at the Greenwich Broadcasting Corporation (WGCH), as an Assistant to the Chief Engineer of the radio station. Worked as an Engineer on Remote Broadcasts, such as RTM meetings, concerts, church services, dog shows, polo games, etc. He was an active duty Sheriff for Fairfield County from June 1975 thru December 1985, Deputy Sheriff June 1975 to April 1977; Chief Deputy Sheriff April 1977 thru June 1983, Fairfield County Sherriff's Department June 1975 thru December 1985, Deputy Sheriff June 1975 to April 1977, Chief Deputy Sheriff April 1977 to June 1983, Court Transportation Officer (CTO) June 1983 to December 1985, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, December 1983 thru April 2004, Correction Officer, Department 1983 to April 1987, Lieutenant/Shift Commander & Acting Captain April 1987 to April 2004. He proudly served as a Constable for the Town of Greenwich from January 1984 to January 1986; January 2006 to the present and at Kennedy Security Services, Inc. as a Supervisor, March 2005 to the present. He was honored to serve on many community and civic organizations such as the Chickahominy Neighborhood Association, Chickahominy Reunion Association, Connecticut State Employees Associations (CSEA), SEIU, Local 2001, Chapter 407, Greenwich Democratic Town Committee, Member & District Leader for District 3, Greenwich Council, Boys Scouts of America, Scout Master Troop 1 (10 Years). Visitation will be on Thursday June 30, 2016 from 4-8 pm at Castiglione Funeral Home, 544 Old Post Road #3, Greenwich, CT, Funeral Service will be held Friday July 1, 2016 at 10:00am , St. Roch's Church, 10 St. Roch Ave, Greenwich, CT. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Chickahominy Reunion Association, Greenwich Boy Scouts of America or The American Lung Association.
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Published in GreenwichTime on June 29, 2016
Scheck, Irene - Greenwich  
Scheck, Irene R. Irene R. Scheck, age 98, a long time Greenwich resident passed away on June 20, 2016. Mrs. Scheck, a homemaker, was born and brought up in Chicopee, Mass. She graduated from Chicopee High in 1935. Born June 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Leo Paquette and Flora Goyette Paquette. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Stanley S. Scheck in 1989. She was past president of the Glenville Senior Citizens, past president of St. Paul Altar Rosary Society, treasurer of the 9th District Veterans Woman's Auxiliary and also a member of Western Greenwich AARP #3020, and a communicant of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich. Mrs. Scheck is survived by her two sisters Claire Goddu of Holyoke, Mass. and Pearl Kelley of Greenville, South Carolina and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Roland and Charles and four sisters, Alice Gaudette, Rita Tracy, Rhea Jedlicka and Lillian Cayau. Calling hours will be held at the Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 31 Arch St. Greenwich, on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 4pm to 7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul R.C. Church, 84 Sherwood Ave. Greenwich CT 06831 can be made in Irene's memory.
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Published in GreenwichTime from June 23 to June 26, 2016
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