Saturday, October 24, 2020

Chester Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Sep. 30, 2020 06:39 p.m.

Rose L. Flood

Rose L. Flood, 92, a lifelong resident of Chester, passed peacefully on Sept. 23 at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry C. Flood for 53 years. She was born ...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 06, 2020 05:17 p.m.

Robert L. Wester

Robert L. Wester, 85, of Chester, husband for 40 years of the late Theresa F. Wester, passed away on July 19 at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown. Robert, affectionately known as Bob, was born on...

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Obituaries • Published July 29, 2020 06:49 p.m.

Leon Paul Rudewicz, Jr.

Leon Paul Rudewicz, Jr., 88, of Chester, passed away peacefully July 26 at home, surrounded by family, following a long illness. Leo was born in Chester on Jan. 15, 1932, to Leon Paul Rudewicz, Sr....

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Obituaries • Published July 29, 2020 06:15 p.m.

Ann Taffare Smith

Ann Taffare Smith, age 90, passed away peacefully on July 22 in her son’s Long Island home in the Hamptons, surrounded by her loving family. Ann was the beloved wife of Eugene Smith, who...

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Obituaries • Published July 22, 2020 12:31 p.m.

Carolyn Jean Saunders

Carolyn Jean Saunders, 75, of Old Lyme, died July 18 at her residence.Carolyn was born on Jan. 10, 1945 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the daughter of Donald and Faith (Pardee) Clifford....

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Obituaries • Published May 27, 2020 04:36 p.m.

Alma Virginia (Carini) Doak

Alma Virginia (Carini) Doak of East Hartford passed away peacefully at home May 18 with her family at her side.Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the daughter of George Amelio and Alma...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2020 04:26 p.m.

Elinor Marie Brown

Elinor “Ellie” Marie Brown passed away on April 17 in Middletown. Born in Quebec in 1935, she emigrated to the US with her parents Harold and Mabel Brown, and her brothers Melvin and ...

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Obituaries • Published April 14, 2020 03:17 p.m.

Charles Clifford Hall

Charles Clifford Hall, born Oct. 28, 1938, son of Erma and Clifford Hall of Old Lyme, died April 8 with dignity at home under his beautiful Aztec blanket with his wife whispering in his good ear...

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Obituaries • Published April 03, 2020 11:05 a.m.

Arnold Samuel Haftel

Arnold Samuel Haftel, 86, of Middletown, beloved father and grandfather, died of natural causes on March 30, the seventh birthday of his favorite grandson and namesake, with his daughter by his...

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Obituaries • Published April 01, 2020 11:28 a.m.

Susan Kaye Clark

Susan Kaye Clark was born Aug. 11, 1935, to Harold Desmond Robinson and Joyce Robinson (née Liddington), in Northampton, Great Britain. She was raised by her aunt Doris Anderson, “Doll,...

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Obituaries • Published March 31, 2020 11:27 a.m.

Robert James 'Bob' Blair

Robert James "Bob" Blair, 97, of Chester, died peacefully and on his terms with family nearby on March 21 at his longtime home on Straits Road, one house down the road from where he was born on...

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Obituaries • Published March 11, 2020 11:51 a.m.

James Francis Castelli, Sr.

James Francis Castelli, Sr., loving husband of Diana and father to James and Sharon, passed away peacefully March 7 with his family by his side. Jim was born June 22, 1940, to Charles...

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Obituaries • Published March 05, 2020 05:18 p.m.

Joan (Plettenberg) Castelli

Joan (Plettenberg) Castelli passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 28. She was 81 years old.Joan is survived by her daughter Doreen Bickford and her husband Bruce, her son Charles Castelli, Jr.,...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 19, 2020 10:33 a.m.

Charles F. Dodd, Jr.

Charles F. Dodd, Jr., 85, of Chester, passed away Feb. 14. He was the loving husband of the late Jeanette (Jackson) Dodd. He was born in Caribou, Maine, on Sept. 4, 1934, son of the late Charles,...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 13, 2020 02:30 p.m.

Charles Castelli, Sr.

Charles Henry Castelli, Sr., passed away peacefully on Feb. 7. He was 81 years old.Charles is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan (Plettenberg) Castelli; his daughter Doreen Bickford and ...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 10, 2020 03:53 p.m.

Donald E. Sypher

Donald E. Sypher, 92, left this life the way he lived it—peacefully, surrounded in love by his family. Donald was born on August 20, 1927, to the late Frank and Julia Sypher (Lynde)....

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 22, 2020 03:35 p.m.

Betty Lord

After a long and beautiful life of 98 years, Betty Lord passed away peacefully on Jan. 20 in Niantic. She was born in Jamestown, New York, on May 26, 1921, to Charles and Caroline (Adams) Pusey....

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 14, 2020 12:42 p.m.

Emilie Dorothea Waker Macgregor

Emilie Dorothea Waker Macgregor, lately of Chester, passed away peacefully in her sleep Jan. 9, just shy of her 102nd birthday. Emmy was a very loved and loving wife, mother, sister, aunt,...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 23, 2019 04:28 p.m.

Frederick W. Berlepsch, Jr.

Frederick W. Berlepsch, Jr., 67, West Main Street, Chester, died unexpectedly Dec. 18 in Middlesex Hospital. Mr. Berlepsch was born on June 18, 1952, the son of Frederick and Elizabeth (Usher)...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 17, 2019 11:18 a.m.

Elizabeth Woods Woodward

Elizabeth Woods Woodward, “Betsy,” died in Chester on Dec. 2, aged 90.Born in Baltimore, she became a champion glider pilot. From 1979 to 2014 she resided in a passive solar...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 16, 2019 04:50 p.m.

Jarvis Elmer Smith, Jr., (“Smitty”)

Jarvis Elmer Smith, Jr., (“Smitty”), 81, of Chester died on Oct. 12.As described in Smitty’s yearbook, “Mischievous there art a foot” was spot on as he...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 16, 2019 04:22 p.m.

Carl G. Nilsson

Carl G. Nilsson, 1930 to 2019, a longtime resident of Chester, passed away on Sept. 29 in his own home. He was the beloved father of Leif Nilsson of Chester, Kent Nelson of West Hartford, and Jan...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 18, 2019 05:39 p.m.

David John Sepowski

The world lost a great man on Sept. 11 when David John Sepowski of Chester passed away just shy of his 88th birthday. Born in Chester on Oct. 9, 1931, to John and Clara (Budney) Sepowski, he had...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 19, 2019 02:40 p.m.

Peter Henry Parodi

Peter Henry Parodi, 71, Hamden, (Chester and Meriden), passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Aug. 10, surrounded by family and lifelong friend Guy Brown. Peter was born on Sept....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 14, 2019 03:38 p.m.

Robert Nuhn

Beloved father and grandfather Robert Nuhn passed away on July 1 at Chesterfields Healthcare Center in Chester, just one day before his and Irma’s 70th wedding anniversary. Irma predeceased ...

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