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Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Jesse Strobel
Jesse StrobelNovember 16, 2021Jesse Elizabeth Strobel transitioned peacefully after a long illness on November 16, 2021 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Jesse grew up in Westport and attended Coleytown Elementary and Middle School and Staples High. Jesse was born on September 25, 1987 in Los... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
John Herbert Kells
John Herbert KellsJohn Herbert Kells, 83, passed away on Sunday November 7, 2021 at the Atrium at Veronica Drive, Danvers, Mass.Born in April 1938 to David and Evelyn Kells, John grew up with his brother David and sister Mary in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.After graduating from Poly Prep... Read More
Campbell Funeral Home - Beverly
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 17, 2021.
Sandra Gusky Krakoff
Sandra Gusky KrakoffOn Friday, November 5, 2021, Sandra Gusky Krakoff of Palm Beach, FL and Boston, MA passed quietly just after sunset surrounded by her three children. She will always be remembered for her fierce independence, her courage, strength, and force of will which she always... Read More
Brezniak Funeral Directors - Newton
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 17, 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Mary Kate Adams
Mary Kate AdamsNovember 9, 2021Mary Kate Adams, age 87, passed away peacefully in Kansas City, MO on Nov. 9, 2021. Mary Kate was the loving wife of the deceased Charles S. Adams of Blue Point, NY, and wife of second husband, Jerome Hughes, of Kansas City. Mary Kate was born on June... Read More
Muehlebach Funeral Home - Kansas City
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 15, 2021.
Ann Weiner
Ann WeinerAnn Sharon Weiner, 81, passed on peacefully on Saturday, November 6, 2021. She lost a long, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer at her home in Westport, CT with her loving family by her side.Ann leaves behind a beautiful family: her two cherished children Gregory and... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 15, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Rosemary Alice Carey
Rosemary Alice CareyRosemary Alice Carey, age 70, passed away on October 26, 2021 from a non-covid illness.Rosemary was born on March 16, 1951 in Boonton, New Jersey to Alice Ruth (Kirby) and Harry George Carey. She attended Catholic University in Washington D.C. where she earned... Read More
Collins Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Nov. 3, 2021.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Jean Woodham
Jean WoodhamJean Woodham, 96, died in her home in Westport, CT on October 28, 2021.She was born to Marcus Morton Woodham and Alma Clements Woodham in Midland City, AL on August 16, 1925. Woodham earned a B.A. at Auburn University in 1946 and immediately headed to New York City to... Read More
Published in Westport-News & Connecticut Post on Nov. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Thomas Lawrence Samose
Thomas Lawrence SamoseThomas Lawrence Samose, longtime resident of Westport/Weston died Sunday October 24th of natural causes. Tom was born on January 31, 1946 in Manhattan to Morton and Audrey Samose. When he was 8 years old, his family, including his brother Richard (predeceased)... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 27, 2021.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Steven M. Cohen M.D.
Steven M. Cohen, M.D.October 18, 2021Steven M. Cohen, M.D., age 63, of Westport, CT passed away on October 18, 2021 at Bridgeport Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.Steven was an accomplished physician, practicing Radiology in Fairfield County, CT for more than 30 years. Born... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 19, 2021.
Monday, October 18, 2021
Richard M. Clarke
Richard M. Clarke1931-2021Richard M. Clarke died shortly after his 90th birthday. A Canadian native, he became a naturalized American and took up permanent residence in the States after receiving his Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from Yale University in 1956. He completed... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 18, 2021.
Claire Moran Ford
Claire Moran FordJuly 28, 2021Claire Moran Ford, 89, passed away on July 28, 2021, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport, CT, surrounded by her loving family and parish priest.Claire was born November 5, 1931 to Lawrence Anthony Moran and Clara Schneider Moran, in Oceanside, NY... Read More
Harding Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 18, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Stanley Joseph Kokoszka Sr.
Stanley Joseph Kokoszka, Sr.October 11, 2021At the age of 93, Stanley Joseph Kokoszka Sr. joined his wife in heaven on the evening of Monday, October 11, 2021, surrounded by family in his home. Stanley, also referred to as "Sta" or "Pops" by his loved ones, grew up in the town of... Read More
Honan Funeral Home
Published in Connecticut Post & Westport-News on Oct. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Anne Fogel (Silverman)
Anne (Silverman) FogelAnne (Silverman) Fogel passed away on September 22, 2021. She was 95 years old, and was a Westport resident for 65 years. She was born in Montreal, Canada and moved to The Bronx when she was 10 years old.She worked for Westport Planning and Zoning department... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 13, 2021.
Patricia J. "Patti Jo" Heatter
Patricia J. "Patti Jo" HeatterHeatter, Patricia J. "Patti Jo' nee Jacobs (McKinney, TX). Beloved wife for 44 years of Craig E. Heatter; Loving mother of Edward (Shelby) and Elizabeth; Cherished grandmother of Emerson and Landry; Dear sister of Maryanne Hawkins and the late Roy D.... Read More
Curley Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 13, 2021.
Frederick Hyman
Frederick HymanFrederick Louis Hyman died peacefully on October 7, 2021 at the age of 89. He was a television and publishing executive, and Jacques Cousteau's friend and business partner.He was born and raised in New York City and Westport. After graduating from Staples High School... Read More
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 13, 2021.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Catherine Regina Eagen
Catherine Regina EagenOn August 31, 2021, Catherine Regina Eagen "Kathleen" passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was 91 years old, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She married Walter "Wally" Eagen Jr. in 1958, and a few years later they moved to Westport, CT to raise their family... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Oct. 6, 2021.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Joseph A. Zarrilli Sr.
Joseph A. Zarrilli, Sr.Sept. 9, 1943 - Sept. 18, 2021Joseph A. Zarrilli, Sr. "Tony" of Westport and Norwalk, CT passed away on September 18, 2021 at the age of 78. Born in Coffeyville, Kansas on September 9, 1943 to the parents of Joseph Zarrilli and Alice Michalek Zarrilli.Shortly... Read More
Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home - Greenwich
Published in Westport-News & Stamford Advocate on Oct. 4, 2021.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Mae Daub (Wexler)
Mae Daub (Wexler)September 16, 2021Mae Daub (Wexler) 99 years old of Guilford, CT. passed away peacefully in her home on September 16, 2021. She was born Mae Hillman in 1922 in Bridgeport, CT., daughter of Isaac and Adele Hillman and grew up surrounded by many Aunts, Uncles, and cousins... Read More
Guilford Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 29, 2021.
Robert Davis
Robert DavisJune 17, 1928 -- September 4, 2021Robert Davis did indeed lead a wonderful life. Coal miner's son. Navy veteran. Devoted husband. Father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Mentor. Epic Little League umpire. Hospital volunteer. World traveler. One of a kind.Bob, as he... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 29, 2021.
David H. Komansky
David H. KomanskyApril 27, 1939 - September 27, 2021David H. Komansky, Chairman & CEO of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., from 1996-2003, Dies at 82David H. Komansky – who as chief executive officer and then chairman of Merrill Lynch from 1996 through 2003 led a major international... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Christopher P. McCormack
Christopher P. McCormackChristopher Paul McCormack of Trumbull died on April 30, 2020. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 661 Old Post Road, Fairfield. For further information or to sign an online... Read More
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News & Trumbull Times on Sep. 28, 2021.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Haynes Farmer
Haynes FarmerMarch 4, 1917 - April 24, 2020A SERVICE OF RESURRECTION TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OFHAYNES FARMERMarch 4, 1917 – April 24, 2020will be held on September 25, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church of Westport & Weston, 49 Weston Road (Rte. 57), Westport, CT. Masks... Read More
Harding Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News & The Hour on Sep. 15, 2021.
Katherine Cosandey Snook
Katherine Cosandey SnookKatherine Cosandey Snook, Westport resident from 1969 to 2016, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on August 10, at her Alpine, Texas, home. A wonderful wife, mother and grandmother, Katherine was 92, and days short of celebrating 72 years of marriage... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 15, 2021.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Betty B. Fabian
Betty B. Fabian08/23/2021Betty Borjeson Fabian, 86, of Dartmouth, MA died on Monday August 23, 2021 of natural causes with her daughter by her side.Born in Hartford, CT, she attended Hartford College For Women and earned a BS and subsequently an RN. After graduating, she married Michael... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 13, 2021.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Russ Gangi
Russ Gangi1934-2021Russell R.E. Gangi, Esq. and Saloon Keeper, passed away peacefully in the company of his family at the age of 86 in Beaufort, S.C., on January 18 from the effects of Alzheimer's disease. Born on October 16, 1934, in the East Harlem section of New York City to Charlotte... Read More
Anderson Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 8, 2021.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Indu Chakravartty
Indu Chakravartty08/20/2021Manu (Indu) Chakravartty, July 3, 1940 - August 20, 2021, Westport, Connecticut. Died in her home surrounded by family, after her long and courageous struggle with cancer. She was a loving, passionately caring wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sibling and... Read More
Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Westport-News & Fairfield Citizen & Connecticut Post & The Hour on Sep. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Joan Berger Karl
Joan Berger KarlOn July 23, 2021, Joan Berger Karl (formerly Joan Glimcher), 90, passed away peacefully in Aldie, Virginia. A long-time resident of Alexandria, VA, Joan was born in 1931 in New York City. She grew up in Long Branch, NJ during the Depression. After graduating from Smith... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 1, 2021.
Allison Scanlan
Allison Scanlan8//29/21Allison Craig Scanlan, 61, born In Jackson, Mississippi, October 28, 1959, died August 29, 2021, in Sarasota, Florida, after an almost five-year battle with the rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma.Known for her wit, beauty, warmth, and talent for fashion, she proved... Read More
Your Traditions Cremation and Funeral Chapel
Published in Westport-News on Sep. 1, 2021.
Mary H. Whalen
Mary H. WhalenMary H. Whalen, of Westport, CT, passed away Sat. August 21, 2021, after a brief illness. A memorial for friends and family will be planned in the near future. In lieu of flowers, fellow mourners may contribute to Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. (www.doctorswithoutborders... Read More
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
Published in Connecticut Post & Westport-News on Sep. 1, 2021.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Gloria Marie Riley (Salvato)
Gloria Marie (Salvato) RileyJuly 18, 1928 - June 24, 2021Gloria M. Riley, the oldest daughter of an Italian American family, was born into the Greatest Generation and the Great Depression in the town of Norwalk / Westport, Connecticut.After graduating from Staples High School with... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Aug. 25, 2021.
Monday, August 23, 2021
Peter Wiese
Peter WieseAug. 4, 2021Peter Christian Wiese, age 86, of Marietta, GA, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2021. Prior to moving to Georgia in 2020 to be near one of his daughters, he lived in Stamford, CT and owned an investment management company in Westport, CT. He was born on... Read More
Southcare Cremation & Funeral Society
Published in Westport-News & Stamford Advocate on Aug. 23, 2021.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Elva Pauline Skrensky
Elva Pauline SkrenskyMrs. Elva Pauline Wilkinson Skrensky, 95, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Countryside Manor in North Carolina.A native of Norwalk, Connecticut, Mrs. Skrensky was born on December 22, 1925, the daughter of the late Herbert Wilkinson and Pauline Bahn... Read More
Magner Funeral Home Inc.
Published in Westport-News from Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2021.
George William Zepko
George William ZepkoGeorge William Zepko, 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He was the son of the late George Wilbur Zepko and Anielia (Switter) Zepko of Westport. George grew up on Sturges Hwy. in Westport and as an adult, resided for many years in Middletown... Read More
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Aug. 18, 2021.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Kathryn M. Cuseo
Kathryn M. CuseoAugust 9, 2021Kathryn M. Cuseo, 95 most currently living in Rockledge, passed away on Monday afternoon, August 9, 2021 in Solaris Health Care on Merritt Island. Kathryn was born in 1925 in Bloomington, Indiana and raised in Indianapolis, IN; the daughter of the late... Read More
Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care - Melbourne
Published in Westport-News on Aug. 16, 2021.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Anne F. Scanlan
Anne F. ScanlanAnne passed away after a courageous battle on August 3, 2021 in Denver, Colorado where she had lived since last September.The daughter of Alden James Schneider and Mary Virginia Davis Schneider, and oldest of five children, Anne was born on January 5, 1945 in Fairfield... Read More
Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery
Published in Greenwich Time & Westport-News on Aug. 14, 2021.
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Audrey Burtsche
Audrey BurtscheAudrey May (Scribner) Burtsche, 88, of Westport, CT received her angel wings on July 30, 2021.Audrey was born May 31, 1933 in Norwalk Hospital to Chauncey Scribner and Helene Jo Woronowicz.She lived in Wilton and Ridgefield where she graduated from Ridgefield High School... Read More
Harding Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News & The Hour on Aug. 7, 2021.
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Herbert Kemp III
Herbert Kemp IIIHerbert (Herb) Kemp, III, MSM, aged 54, of Hamden, Connecticut died suddenly on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 in Hamden after a brief illness. A devoted son, brother, husband, father, and uncle, Herb lived a quiet, generous life with wife, Felice Gray-Kemp, and their son... Read More
Howard K. Hill Funeral Services - New Haven
Published in Westport-News & The New Haven Register on Aug. 3, 2021.
Friday, July 30, 2021
Maureen Purcell
Maureen Purcell07/27/2021Maureen Purcell nee Foran of Hampton Bays NY and formerly of Westport CT. beloved wife of Dale Purcell for 41 years passed away Tuesday July 27th, 2021 from complications after neuro-vascular surgery.Maureen was born August 1st 1957 in Michigan the 8th child... Read More
R. J. O'Shea Funeral Home - Hampton Bays
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Ann Marie Flynn"Auntie Ann"
Ann Marie Flynn"Auntie Ann"On Thursday evening, July 22,2021, Ann's soul passed peacefully into the hands of Heaven. As a devout Catholic, she was certain of a glorious after-life.Born on August 17, 1938 and raised in New York City, Ann was an avid Yankees fan. As a high school senior... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 28, 2021.
Jacqueline F. Weisburger
Jacqueline F. WeisburgerSeptember 5, 1936 - July 22, 2021It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Jacqueline F. Weisburger on July 22, 2021. Born and raised in NYC, she was a longtime resident of Westport, CT. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, cousin, friend, educator... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 28, 2021.
Monday, July 26, 2021
Murdo "Scotty" Maciver
Murdo "Scotty" MaciverDecember 6, 1942 - July 23, 2021Murdo "Scotty" Maciver 78, passed away peacefully on July 23 at Bridgeport Hospital after a long illness. Born to Malcolm and Margaret Maciver in Glasgow, Scotland, Murdo immigrated to the U.S. with his family in 1964, where he... Read More
Harding Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News & The Hour on Jul. 26, 2021.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Elliott Siff
Elliott SiffElliott Justin Siff, 90, son of Esther Wolfson Siff and Irving Siff, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 7th at his home in Westport CT. He grew up in Whitestone Queens and attended Cornell University Engineering School, B.M.E. and M.E., where he was elected to the... Read More
Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News & Connecticut Post on Jul. 19, 2021.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Alan Hahn Eugley
Alan Hahn EugleyJune 30, 2021Alan Hahn Eugley passed away on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 in Westport, Connecticut, surrounded by his family at home, following a long and steadfast battle with pancreatic cancer.A retired banking executive, Alan graduated from Lehigh University with... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 14, 2021.
Monday, July 12, 2021
Nancy Chapa
Nancy ChapaSeptember 7th, 1943 – January 1st, 2021Nancy June Harman Chapa, 77, of State College, PA, passed away on Wednesday January 1st, 2021 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. Nancy, and her husband, Israel Ibarra Chapa, had made the move to Reno, Nevada in... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 12, 2021.
Sandra Jaderlund Smith
Sandra Smith07-02-2021Sandra Jaderlund Smith, 82 passed away July 2, 2021 at the Banner Baywood Medical Center,Mesa AZ. Following A long Illness. She resided in her beautiful home in Gold Canyon, AZ. Sandra married the love of her Life (Bobby) in 1957 and they had three children Robert... Read More
A Wise Choice Cremation & Funeral Services - Mesa
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 12, 2021.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Barbara Bernstein
Barbara BernsteinOn June 27, 2021, Barbara Bernstein, loving wife and mother of three children passed away at the age of 86 from chronic myelomonocytic leukemia.Barbara was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1935 to Andy and Hattie (Kruger) Bodner, and grew up in Linden, New Jersey. She... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 7, 2021.
Friday, July 2, 2021
J. Garvan Cavanagh
J. Garvan CavanaghThe kind, witty, generous, beloved, magnetic, unique, hilarious, too smart for his own good, giving, sarcastic, renaissance man, J. Garvan Cavanagh passed away in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, June 19, 2021 after a battle with stomach cancer. Garvan was 42 years old... Read More
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 2, 2021.
John Joseph Dunphy Jr.
John Joseph Dunphy, Jr.06/24/2021John Joseph Dunphy, Jr., 90, of Fripp Island died June 24, 2021. He was the son of Helen Hurley Dunphy and Dr. John J. Dunphy. He graduated from Belmont Hill School in 1949 and Harvard College in 1953. During his time at Harvard he joined the Marine... Read More
Anderson Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Jul. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Theodora K. Bamford
Theodora K. BamfordTheodora K. Bamford, wife of David E. Bamford of Westport, Connecticut passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday morning, July 21, 2020 at Norwalk Hospital.Born on her maternal grandparents' farm in Franklin, NY, Teddy (as she was known to family and friends)... Read More
Spear-Miller Funeral Home
Published in Westport-News on Jun. 30, 2021.
Bruce Alexander Jones
Bruce Alexander JonesBruce Alexander Jones, 68, loving husband of Patricia Cukor Jones for 40 years, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA, following a brief illness.Born in Yonkers, NY, on September 12, 1952, Bruce was the son of the late Samuel... Read More
George Funeral Home & Cremation Center
Published in Westport-News on Jun. 30, 2021.
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