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January 18, 2019

Virginia "Ginny" Bergstrom

Virginia "Ginny" Bergstrom

Somers, Connecticut

Virginia "Ginny" (Ellsworth) Bergstrom, 82, of Somers passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Virginia was born October 16, 1936, in Stafford Springs the daughter of the late Harry J. and Helen J. (Scheiner) Ellsworth....

Edward J. Bresnahan Jr.

Edward J. Bresnahan Jr.

Stafford Springs, Connecticut

Edward J. Bresnahan, Jr., 79, of Stafford Springs, CT, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was born on November 27, 1939, in Stafford Springs, CT, son of Edith (Panciera) Bresnahan and the late Edward J. Bresnahan, Sr. Ed served in the United...

Paul A. Crocker

Paul A. Crocker

Suffield, Connecticut

Paul Albert Crocker, 84, of Suffield CT died surrounded by his family on Monday, January 7, 2019 in Hartford, CT.?He was born April 27, 1934 in Hyde Park, Boston MA to Lincoln and Constance (Palmer) Crocker.?The life-long musician learned drumming from his father, playing with...

Florence I. Misselwitz

Florence I. Misselwitz

East Hartford, Connecticut

Florence Isabel (Bonsignore) Misselwitz passed away graciously on January 7, 2019, at Flagler Hospital in Saint Augustine, FL, having successfully completed a life rich in service of the Lord and others. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was raised in East Hartford, Connecticut,...

Carlo "Charlie" Paventi

Carlo "Charlie" Paventi

New Britain, Connecticut

Carlo (Charlie) Paventi, 94, of New Britain, CT passed away peacefully on January 16th, 2019. He was born in West Hartford on June 29, 1924 to the late Michelangelo and Serafina (Cefaratti). He was raised in Campodipietra Italy and he returned to the United States in the...

Faith Pearson (Wayne)

Faith Pearson (Wayne)

Newington, Connecticut

Faith Wayne Pearson of Newington, Connecticut, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, January 15, 2019, at the age of 97. She was born October 24, 1921 in Monroeville, Indiana to Roxie Etta Wayne (née Faith) and Joshua Paul ("J.P.") Wayne. The family settled in West...

Roland J. Riberdy

Roland J. Riberdy

Avon, Connecticut

Roland J. Riberdy, 81, of Avon, beloved husband of the late Catherine M. Riberdy, passed away Saturday, January 12th at his home. Born April 13, 1937 in Waterbury, he was the son of the late Lionel and Florence (Cusson) Riberdy. Prior to retiring, Roland was a sheet metal...

David Silverhart

David Silverhart

West Hartford, New York

Saratoga Springs, NY - David Silverhart passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was 90. A resident of Boynton Beach, FL and Saratoga Springs, David was born on July 29, 1928 to Minnie (Leitman) and Sam Silverhart, the youngest of six children. A graduate of...

Stephen A. York

Stephen A. York

Canton, Connecticut

Stephen A. York, 63, of Canton, beloved husband of Carol (Granger) York, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Born in Granby, the son of the late David York and Irene (Polonchak) Cizman. Stephen graduated from New England Technical...

January 17, 2019

Carmen Bazzano

Carmen Bazzano

West Hartford, Connecticut

Carmen Joseph Bazzano, 90, husband of Nella (Giarratana) Bazzano, of West Hartford, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019. Born in Hartford, son of the late Vincenzo and Guiseppina (Bazzano) Bazzano. Carmen spent his early years in Winsted then resided in Hartford prior to...

Joe L. "Papa" Dowdell

Joe L. "Papa" Dowdell

Hartford, Connecticut

Joe "Papa" Louis Dowdell, 81, of San Antonio, TX passed away on January 7, 2019. He was born to the late Henry & Clara Mae Dowdell on September 9, 1937 in Auburn, AL. Joe was a caring person, great listener & a jokester. He had a passion for traveling, eating different foods...

Marion Matheson Johnson DuBosque

Marion Matheson Johnson DuBosque

Essex, Connecticut

Marion Matheson Johnson ("Johnny") DuBosque died peacefully at home in Essex, CT on January 7, 2019. Born in New York City on November 7, 1921, Marion grew up in Garden City, Huntington Bay, and Laurel Hollow, NY. A graduate of the Cathedral School of Saint Mary in Garden...

Charles Blinn Francis Jr.

Charles Blinn Francis Jr.

Vernon, Connecticut

Charles Blinn Francis, Jr. 87, of Vernon passed away on Friday, (January 11, 2019) at the Village at Buckland Court in South Windsor. Born in Hartford July 3, 1931, the son of the late Charles and Christine (Kiefer) Francis, he grew up in Wethersfield and later resided in...

Constance Garrey

Constance Garrey

Wethersfield, Connecticut

Constance Garrey, 91, resident of Wethersfield, CT passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 surrounded by her family. She now joins Siggy, her beloved husband of 62 years. Connie was born in Hartford on June 17th, 1927, the daughter of the late Michael Recanatini...

David Gifford

David Gifford

New Britain, Connecticut

David S. Gifford, 91, of New Britain, passed away Tuesday (January 15, 2019) at West Hartford Health & Rehab. Born in NY City, David has been a New Britain resident the last 12 years. He received an undergraduate degree at Central CT State University (CCSU) and a Ph.D in...

Patricia Ann Graves

Patricia Ann Graves

Manchester, Connecticut

Patricia Ann GRAVES passed away on January 12, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT. Pat was born on April 2, 1937 in Dresden, Ohio to the late Orin and Mary (Ripple) Graves. She was predeceased by her brother Roger Graves and her sisters Betty Lauvray and Barbara...

Robert J. Guilmette

Robert J. Guilmette

Enfield, Connecticut

Robert J. Guilmette, 93, of East Longmeadow, MA, beloved husband of over 60 years to the late Doris (Butler) Guilmette, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Alphonse and Margaret (Corcoran) Guilmette, he was born...

Philip Hanlon

Philip Hanlon

East Hartford, Connecticut

Philip W. Hanlon, 63, of 128 Crescent Drive, East Hartford, CT passed away at his home on January 7, 2019 after a brief illness. He was born on October 18, 1955 to William B. Hanlon and Katherine R. (Bucior) Hanlon of East Hartford. He was a 1973 graduate of East Catholic High...

Betty C. Harris

Betty C. Harris

East Hartford, Connecticut

Betty June (Cummings) Harris, 84, of East Hartford, loving wife for 62 years of John N. Harris, passed away peacefully at her home with her caring family nearby on Friday, January 11, 2019. Born in Hartford on June 12, 1934, a daughter of the late Henry F. and Margaret...

Wanda M. "Palcar" Hickey

Wanda M. "Palcar" Hickey

Manchester, Connecticut

Wanda M. (Palcar) Hickey, 95, of Manchester, beloved wife of the late John D. Hickey died Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at her home. Born in Hartford she was the daughter of the late John S. and Anna M. (Munich) Palcar. She had retired as a secretary from the Manchester Board of...

Bridget Marceau

Bridget Marceau

Manchester, Connecticut

Bridget Agustine (Lynn) Marceau, born December 14, 1924 in Ballinahone, Northern Ireland passed away January 15, 2019 in Fort Pierce, Florida. She lived in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland where she was educated by the nuns at the Presentation convent school. She was...

Robin M. Micket

Robin M. Micket

Manchester, Connecticut

December 30, 1969 - January 10, 2019Manchester - Ms. Robin M. Micket, 49, of Manchester passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Robin was born in Heidelberg, Germany and was the beloved daughter of the late Claudette and Thomas Micket. Robin was a graduate of...

Jean Frances Mike

Jean Frances Mike

New Britain, Connecticut

Jean Frances (Laurie) Mike, age 79, widow since 2005 of Eustace Mike of Plainville, CT. Passed away unexpectedly on Sunday January 6, 2019 in New Britain with family close by her side. Jean was born June 4, 1939 in New Britain to the late Howard and Lillian (Bengston) Laurie...

Herbert A. Osber

Herbert A. Osber

West Hartford, Connecticut

Herbert A. Osber, 87, of West Hartford, much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.Herbert was born on June 30, 1931, in Hartford. He graduated from UCONN and served in the US Army with an Honorable Discharge. Herb...

Patricia Klemonsky Peling

Patricia Klemonsky Peling

Simsbury, Connecticut

Patricia O. Peling, 81, of Simsbury, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, surrounded by her family at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Michigan on September 29, 1937, daughter of the late Francis and Doris (Smith) O'Donnell, she was raised in Granby, attended elementary...

David P. Ruddy

David P. Ruddy

Windsor, Connecticut

David P. Ruddy, 51, of Windsor, beloved husband of Kimberly (Tavares) Ruddy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Monday, January 14, 2019. Born in Kearny, NJ to Judith Ruddy and the late James Ruddy, he has been a Windsor resident for the last 17 years. David...

Marion J. Wennerberg

Marion J. Wennerberg

Bristol, Connecticut

Marion J. Wennerberg, 84, of Bristol, passed peacefully Tuesday morning January 15, 2019 at Bristol Hospital. She was the widow of Paul S. Wennerberg who passed in October 2003. Marion was born in Hartford on June 16, 1934, daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Kelp)...

January 16, 2019

Gilbert E. Albert

Gilbert E. Albert

New Britain, Connecticut

Gilbert E. Albert, 88, of New Britain, passed away on Monday. Jan. 14, 2019 at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain.Born in St. Agatha, ME, he was the son of the late Emile and Anastasia (Tardif) Albert. Gilbert was a former Waterbury resident and a long time New Britain...

Lawrence Robert Bacon

Lawrence Robert Bacon

Out Of State, South Carolina

Lawrence "Larry" Robert Bacon, 86, of Bluffton, SC passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at his home, with his family at his side. He was born on December 2, 1932 in Willimantic, CT to the late Edmund and Yvonne Bergevin Bacon.Mr. Bacon served in the US Navy in Korea. on...

Albert J. Barrieau

Albert J. Barrieau

Cromwell, Connecticut

Albert Joseph Barrieau, 85, of Cromwell, beloved husband of Barbara (Burr) Barrieau, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Fiedel and Pauline (Thibeault) Barrieau.Al was a member of Saint Elizabeth...

Nicholas T. Cecere

Nicholas T. Cecere

Farmington, Connecticut

Nicholas T. Cecere, 87, of Farmington, passed away suddenly Friday night while vacationing in Aruba with his loving companion, Luci Scerrato, doing what he loved, playing poker.He was born Jan 5, 1932 in Hartford, son of the late Nicholas and Antoinette (Cangelosi) Cecere. He...

Anthony C. DeFilippis Sr.

Anthony C. DeFilippis Sr.

Southbury, Connecticut

Anthony C. DeFilippis, Sr., age 89, died Thursday surrounded by his loving family. Tony was born in Santa Maria Infante, Italy, and is the son of Saverio and Livia of Stamford, Connecticut where he resided for seventy-one years before moving to Bloomfield, and then Southbury....

Catherine Eafano

Catherine Eafano

Manchester, Connecticut

Catherine (Calabretta) Eafano, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born on April 17, 1930 in Hartford, Catherine was the daughter of the late Frank and Grace (Fusaro) Calabretta. She is survived by her husband, Anthony...

Ernest Evans

Ernest Evans

Windsor, Connecticut

Ernest Winfred Newton Evans, 96, of Windsor, beloved husband of Lila Evans, departed peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital. Ernest was born November 19, 1922 in Hartford to the late George and Irene (Lane) Evans, the youngest of seven children....

Irene K. "Renie" Frago

Irene K. "Renie" Frago

Newington, Connecticut

Irene (Renie) Lena Kolosky Frago, peacefully joined her beloved husband, Frank, on January 11, 2019, with family by her side. Renie was born in Hartford, CT, on July 1, 1932, and is the daughter of the late Joseph and Lena Kolosky. Irene raised her family in Rocky Hill, moving...

Cynthia Grosch

Cynthia Grosch

Unionville, Connecticut

Cynthia (Gates) Grosch, 67, of Unionville passed away peacefully on January 11, 2019. Cindy was a 1969 graduate of Conard High School in West Hartford and 1973 graduate of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, majoring in music. Cindy will be remembered as a fine flutist and...

Norene Frances Jordan

Norene Frances Jordan

New Britain, Florida

JORDAN Norene F. 78 a resident of Naples Florida died on January 7th, designing a loving Husband just shy of 50 years and a life waiting for him -- September 24th. Bob became 81 years August 29thDaughter of Frances Erickson (Kerr) and Eric Erickson, born December 30th 1940 in...

Cecile "Laverdiere" Marquis-Klaneski

Cecile "Laverdiere" Marquis-Klaneski

Bristol, Connecticut

Cecile (Laverdiere) Marquis-Klaneski, 86, of South Carolina former Bristol resident, widow of Joseph P. Klaneski passed away Monday January 14, 2019 at home in South Carolina.Cecille was born December 14, 1932 in Van Buren, ME, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Amelia...

Lydia Peterson

Lydia Peterson

New Britain, Connecticut

Lydia "Lee" (Becker) Peterson, 105, of New Britain, widow of the late George L. Peterson, passed away Monday (January 14, 2019) at Jerome Home. A New Britain native, she was a former Plainville resident for a period of time, but lived in New Britain most of her life. Retiring...

Barbara E. Reynolds

Barbara E. Reynolds

Newington, Connecticut

Barbara E. (Fisher) Reynolds, 90, of Newington Ct. passed away Thursday Jan. 10, 2019 at The Hebrew Center in West Hartford. She was the widow of Lloyd J. Reynolds and the daughter of Harley and Lillian (Sprague) Fisher. Barbara was born in Augusta Maine on Oct. 20, 1928. She...

Rollin Charles Smith

Rollin Charles Smith

Hartford, Connecticut

Rollin Charles Smith, 94, of West Rupert, VT passed away peacefully on November 25, 2018. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 6, 1924 and was the son of Edward Charles Smith and Mildred Zauche Smith.Rollin is survived by his wife of 69 years, Leanore Obert Smith of West...

Frederick J. Sutherland

Frederick J. Sutherland

Killingworth, Connecticut

Frederick J Sutherland, of Killingworth and Haddam, went to his heavenly home peacefully on Thursday, January 10th. He was the loving husband of Virginia (Adams) Sutherland and father to their only son, Sean. Fred grew up in Newton Mass, graduated from Newton High, and served...

Shirley Tolley

Shirley Tolley

Bloomfield, Connecticut

Shirley (Wall) Tolley, 90, of Bloomfield and formerly of West Hartford and Larchmont, NY, wife of the late Bertram Stuart Tolley, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born in Mountain Lake, MN, daughter of the late Peter and Anna Wall, she was raised in Minnesota and...

Richard Wheeler

Richard Wheeler

Simsbury, Connecticut

Richard Dean Wheeler, 94, of Naples, FL, died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was born December 19, 1924, in Webb City, MO; son of the late Virgil Wheeler and Monica (Hoback) Wheeler. Richard was a member of the VFW, UCLA Alumni, Gourmet...

Rev. Terry L. Williams-Smith

Rev. Terry L. Williams-Smith

Bloomfield, Connecticut

Rev. Terry L Williams - Smith, daughter of the late John Jr, and Mattie (Fowler) Williams, was born on September 30, 1958, and went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Mrs. Williams-Smith was a native of Spartanburg, SC. She was an ordained minister at the...

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 16, 2019.

Gordon M. Worley

Gordon M. Worley

West Hartford, Connecticut

Gordon M. Worley, 75, of West Hartford, much loved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully at his home January 14, 2019 surrounded by his devoted family. He was born April 8, 1943 in Hartford, CT and was a lifelong resident of West Hartford. Gordon...

January 15, 2019

Gladys Ralls Alves

Gladys Ralls Alves

Norwich, Connecticut

Gladys Ralls Alves, age 91, passed away peacefully in her family home on January 10, 2019. Gladys was a 1945 graduate of Westerly High School in Westerly, RI. She married the love of her life, Anthony Arthur Alves, in 1949 later moving to Norwich, CT where they raised their...

William J. Burke Jr.

William J. Burke Jr.

Essex, Connecticut

William J. Burke Jr., 89, of Essex passed away on Saturday January 12, 2019. Bill was born in Hartford on October 6, 1929. He was the only child of the late William and Catherine (Dower) Burke. He was raised in West Hartford and later attended and graduated from Hobart College...

Angelo E.F. Ciammella

Angelo E.F. Ciammella

Kensington, Connecticut

Angelo E.F. Ciammella, 87, of Kensington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his first wife of 49 years, Angela (Perrotta) Ciammella, who died in 2001. He then married Eleanor Chojnowski and...

Joseph D. Cimino

Joseph D. Cimino

Enfield, Connecticut

Joseph D. Cimino, 60, died on January 12th, 2019 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Joe was the son of Barbara Cimino Raccone and his late father, Joseph F. Cimino. Joe forged lifelong friendships during his four years at Enfield High School, graduating with the class of 1976....

Maria L. "Bia" Coelho

Maria L. "Bia" Coelho

West Hartford, Connecticut

Maria "Bia" Luisa Lopes Coelho, a loving, sweet, kind-hearted and selfless wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away after a short illness at the age of 87 with her beloved family by her side on January 12th, 2019 in Hartford. Maria is survived by her loving husband of 60...

Thomas J. Cuscovitch

Thomas J. Cuscovitch

Out Of State, Connecticut

Thomas J. Cuscovitch, 79, of North Carolina, entered into Eternal Rest on Saturday, January 12, 2019. He was born in Stafford, CT, the loving son of the late Charles and Malvina (Crochetiere) Cuscovitch. Thomas was a member of Ironworkers Local Union 15. He was an avid sports...

Marjorie F. D'Angelo

Marjorie F. D'Angelo

Southington, Connecticut

Marjorie Frances (Shepard) D'Angelo, loving wife of the late Dr. Eugene J. D'Angelo of Southington, CT died on January 14, 2019 in Greenwich, CT after a brief illness and two weeks shy of her 98th birthday. Born on January 29, 1921, Marjorie was the last survivor of the seven...

William J. Francesco

William J. Francesco

Portland, Connecticut

William J. Francesco, 95 of Portland, husband of the late wife Faye L. Francesco passed away peacefully on Saturday, (January 12) at Middlesex Hospital Hospice. He was the son of the late Louis and Agnes (Rockinger) Notarfrancesco. Born on June 10, 1923 in New York, New York,...

Travis Frisk

Travis Frisk

Berlin, Connecticut

Travis M. Frisk, 21, of East Berlin, passed away Friday (January 11, 2019) at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in Bristol, son of Ronald and Michele Frisk, he is a graduate of Berlin High School, Class of 2015. Travis was a student at UConn and was a researcher for the State of...

Esther C. Kloter

Esther C. Kloter

Manchester, Connecticut

On December 18, 2018, Esther C. Kloter, 93, was Promoted to Glory. Her wish to "go home to the Lord" was fulfilled. Born June 3, 1925 in Manchester to Benjamin and May (Johnson) Kloter, she grew up in the local area and worked in the Cheney Brothers mills. She also enjoyed...

Frank Richard Lombardo

Frank Richard Lombardo

Ellington, Connecticut

On Friday, January 11, 2019, Frank Richard Lombardo, age 76, of Ellington passed away after a brief illness. Frank was born in Hartford on July 25, 1942 to Paul Lombardo and Antoinette (Aieta) Lombardo, the middle son of three boys. He graduated from Hartford Trade School in...

Charles E. Lyons

Charles E. Lyons

South Windsor, Connecticut

Charles E. Lyons, 85, of South Windsor, beloved husband of Evelyn (Francis) Lyons passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Vernon Manor, surrounded by his loving family. Charles was born in Nasonville, RI on September 10, 1933, son of the late Charles and Anna...

Robert L. Mancini

Robert L. Mancini

Union, Connecticut

Robert L. Mancini, 88, of Union, CT, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Evergreen Health Care Center. He was born in Hartford, CT, son of the late Thomas P. and Ethel (Lee) Mancini. Bob served our country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict,...

Manuel M. "Jody" Mendes Jr.

Manuel M. "Jody" Mendes Jr.

Manchester, Connecticut

Manuel M. "Jody" Mendes Jr., 89, of Manchester, beloved husband to Frances "Peggy" Mendes passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He was born in New Bedford, MA, on February 2, 1929, to the late Manuel Sr. and Maria (Elias) Mendes. After serving in the US Air Force, Jody...

Stella M. Mills

Stella M. Mills

Moodus, Connecticut

Stella Marie Mills, 99 of Manchester and formerly of Moodus and East Hartford, widow of Frank Mills, died Saturday January 12th at Middlesex Hospital. Born Feb. 13, 1919 in Oxford, Maine she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Marcella (Quinn) Baxter. Stella had worked in...

Heather L. Norris

Heather L. Norris

Colchester, Connecticut

Heather Lise Norris, 22, of Colchester, went home to the loving arms of the Lord on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born June 12, 1996, she was the beloved daughter of Robert and Francine (Lareau) Norris, Jr. In addition to her loving parents, she leaves two siblings, Sean and...

Salvatore J. Osso Jr.

Salvatore J. Osso Jr.

Old Lyme, Connecticut

Salvatore J. Osso, Jr., of Old Lyme, passed away on January 12, 2019. He was born on March 10, 1937, in Bronx, NY, the son of Salvatore and Nicolina Osso. Salvatore served honorably with the US Army. He worked in retail for most of his life and retired from Aetna Insurance...

Marjorie Shepherd

Marjorie Shepherd

Bristol, Connecticut

Bristol, Marjorie (Howland) Shepherd, of Bristol passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 12, 2019 at The Pines of Bristol; she was the widow of William R. Shepherd. She was born in South Boston, MA on June 8, 1930 the daughter of Charles and Katherine (Quann) Howland. She is...

Dorothy M. Spirito

Dorothy M. Spirito

Farmington, Connecticut

Dorothy Margaret (Peak) Spirito, 94, died peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 9, 1924 in Belfast Maine, daughter of August and Helen (Thibideau) Peak. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Frank J....

Louise E. Swanson

Louise E. Swanson

Bristol, Connecticut

Louise E. (Bayer) Swanson, 86, of Bristol, widow of Helmer C. Swanson, died on Friday (January 11, 2019) at the Hospital of Central Connecticut/New Britain General Hospital. Louise was born in Bristol on July 10, 1932 and was the oldest of seven children of the late John and...

Harry A. Wallace

Harry A. Wallace

Mansfield Center, Connecticut

Harry Wallace, 90, of Mansfield Center, husband of the late Gail (Mather) Wallace, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Windham Hospital. He graduated from Holyoke High School in 1948. After high school, he served in the United States Navy from 1950 to 1976 as a Navy Seal. Harry...

Peter H. "Captain" Wirtz

Peter H. "Captain" Wirtz

East Hampton, Connecticut

EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT! Captain Peter Wirtz, 59, passed away suddenly at home in Clinton, CT on January 10, 2019. Peter, the little German boy, spent his childhood in Manchester, Connecticut. Growing up Peter was quite the drummer, jokester, and life of the party. Peter...

January 14, 2019

Margaret J. Daviduke

Margaret J. Daviduke

Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Margaret J. (Greenleaf) Daviduke, 95, of Windsor Locks wife of the late Paul H. Daviduke entered into Eternal Rest on Friday, January 11, 2019, at Bickford Health Care Center. Margaret was born in Hartford CT the daughter of the late Dana and Gertrude (Carpenter) Greenleaf....

Thomas H. Dooley

Thomas H. Dooley

Vernon, Connecticut

Thomas H. Dooley, 84, of Vernon, former CIGNA Corporation Executive Vice President and President of Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, died January 6, 2019 surrounded by his wife, Antoinette (Russo), and his loving family. Tom was born on September 22, 1934, in New...

Published in The Hartford Courant from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2019.

Irving Freedman

Irving Freedman

Newtown, Connecticut

Dr. Irving Freedman, 94 years of age, of Sandy Hook, CT, formally of South Windsor, Lebanon, Old Saybrook, and Estero, Florida, passed away on January 11. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Woodwell) Freedman and the late Estelle (Simon) Freedman. He was the son of the late...

Published in The Hartford Courant from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2019.

Herbert Hochstadt

Herbert Hochstadt

Bristol, Connecticut

Herbert Hochstadt, 95, of Bristol, passed peacefully Friday morning, January 11, 2019 surrounded by the love of his family. He was the devoted husband of Marie (Newsome) Hochstadt, married for almost 73 years. Herbert was born on April 18, 1923 in Germany the son of Heinrich...

Emily L. LaBella

Emily L. LaBella

Middletown, Connecticut

Emily L. LaBella, 90, of Middletown, CT passed peacefully on Friday January 11, 2019. Born in NYC on December 22, 1928 to the late Emily Silk. Emily was a loving wife of 60 years to her late husband Francis "Hots" LaBella. She is survived by five children and their spouses Guy...

Priscilla Levy

Priscilla Levy

Newtown, Connecticut

Priscilla Levy, nee Goodman, 89, a longtime resident of Manchester and most recently of Newtown, passed away on January 13, 2019 in Newtown after a short illness. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Joel Levy who pre deceased Priscilla in 2014. Priscilla was born in New...

Robert Mather

Robert Mather

East Haddam, Connecticut

Robert F. Mather, 87, of East Haddam, husband of the late Theodosia (Hutra) Mather, passed away peacefully Thursday (January 10, 2019) at Middlesex Health Hospice, Middletown, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Old Lyme, the son of the late Quincette (Goss)...