Saturday, October 23, 2021

Branford Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:45 p.m.

Joseph ‘Joe’ Gordon

Joseph “Joe” Gordon, 79, of Branford passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Oct. 9.Joseph was a graduate of UConn, where he earned bachelor’s and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:37 p.m.

David R. Marsh

David R. Marsh of Branford died on Oct. 11 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Mr. Marsh was born in Branford on July 7, 1930, son of the late Whitney and Vega Reynolds Marsh, and was a lifelong resident...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 04:16 p.m.

Marjorie ‘Joy’ Crelin

A Celebration of Life to honor the memory of Marjorie “Joy” Crelin, who passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, 2021, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Branford...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:17 p.m.

Betty ‘Nana’ James

Elizabeth “Betty” Rathke James, 97, of Branford peacefully passed away on Oct. 8 at the Branford Hills Health Care Center in Branford, surrounded by her family.Betty was born...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:56 p.m.

Joseph Edward Goulet, Jr.

Joseph Edward Goulet, Jr., 69, of Branford died peacefully at home on Sept. 17, after a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis. He was born on Aug. 7, 1952, in New Haven to the late Joseph Edward,...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:56 p.m.

William Richard Smith, Sr.

William “Dick” Smith died Sept. 22, 2021, after a brief illness. Dick was born April 8, 1931, to George L. Smith and Constance Judge Smith of Hamden. He attended Fairfield Prep and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 06, 2021 03:45 p.m.

August David Neumann

August David Neumann died on July 9 in West Dover, Vermont, after a short illness. He was born in 1941, the son of August and Caroline Neuman. He was predeceased by his parents, his sister...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 05, 2021 03:52 p.m.

The Rev. Bryan ‘Bud’ Myers

The Rev. Bryan “Bud” Myers, 66, of Branford died peacefully at his home on Sept. 29, after a year-long battle with prostate cancer.Pastor Myers, more fondly known as Bud, was...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 04:38 p.m.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Church

Peggy Church, 96, of Branford passed away on Aug. 20. Peggy was born on Feb. 20, 1925, in Flushing, Queens, New York, to James R. and Alice Filan Byrne. She is a graduate of Bayside High School,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Branford

Carol Jean Heyl Titcomb, born on Dec. 27, 1951, passed away on Sept. 21. Carol loved her family, friends, and music.After graduating from Lowell State Teacher’s College in 1973, she...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Ann Elizabeth Iaguessa

Ann Elizabeth Iaguessa, born June 13, 1941, to James Kenney and Louisa Giordano of Branford, passed into eternal rest on Sept. 17, peacefully at home two days before her 57th wedding anniversary...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Faith Canby Dillon Hentschel

After struggling for years with a debilitating degenerative neurological disease, Faith Canby Dillon Hentschel died peacefully on Sept. 9, in the presence of her long-term care giver and friend...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 24, 2021 09:43 a.m.

Carol Ann Duell

Carol Ann Duell, a lifelong Branford resident, passed away peacefully at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sept. 20.She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Duell. She was ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 24, 2021 09:42 a.m.

June O. Schanz

June O. Schanz, 93, a longtime resident of Northford, died peacefully at home on Sept. 17. She was the wife of the late Valentin William Schanz, to whom she was married for 53 years until his...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:44 p.m.

Andrew T. Dwyer

Andrew T. Dwyer of Branford died on Sept. 14 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. Andrew was born in Branford on April 14, 1937, son of the late George and Rose Piscitello Dwyer....

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:07 p.m.

Robert P. ‘Bobby’ McGowan

Robert P. “Bobby” McGowan, passed away on Sept. 15 at Middlesex Hospital after a long illness. Bobby was born in Branford on June 5, 1940, son of the late John A. and Margaret...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:39 p.m.

Peter Thomas Gately

Peter Thomas Gately of Branford died on Sept. 4 at Yale New Haven Hospital, a day after turning 96. He was the husband of the late Carole Ford. Peter was born Sept. 3, 1925, in Fall River,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:37 p.m.

Minnie Alessi

Minnie Alessi of Branford died on Sept. 7 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Peter Alessi. Minnie was born in Chatham, New York on Oct. 29, 1922, daughter of the late ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 01, 2021 10:17 a.m.

Doris Skroza Jacobson

Doris Skroza Jacobson, 93, of Branford passed away Aug. 18, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Hartford, to Thomas and Mary Skroza. After moving to Branford as a young...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 01, 2021 10:16 a.m.

John Mory Stannard

John Mory Stannard, 94, of Branford passed away peacefully at a local nursing home on Aug. 29.He was predeceased by his sister. John was born and raised in Branford; Stannard Avenue is...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 25, 2021 04:05 p.m.

Mary Jane Bjorklund

Mary Jane Bjorklund of Branford died on Aug. 23, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Edward Bjorklund. Mary Jane was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Waterbury, the daughter of...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 25, 2021 01:37 p.m.

Marjorie ‘Joy’ Crelin

Marjorie Joyce Crelin (McCain), 93, known affectionately as “Joy”, passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, at Artis Memory Care in Branford. Born Sept. 1, 1927, in Englewood, New Jersey,...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 24, 2021 11:56 a.m.

Richard Pont

“Small in stature he was nevertheless a giant; quiet in demeanor his voice was always heard.”On Aug. 17, a gentle giant went to the great football field in the sky. Richard...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 18, 2021 04:52 p.m.

Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor, a long-time Plymouth resident, died peacefully on Aug. 10. She was the devoted wife of her husband Vance, to whom she had been married for 41 years until his passing in 1992....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 18, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Gary Michael Sullivan

Gary Michael Sullivan passed at home on Aug. 12. His loving wife and three daughters were by his side. He is free from the pancreatic cancer that took its toll on him for the last four months....

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