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Obituaries

Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:54 p.m.

John J. ‘Jack’ Brown

John J. “Jack” Brown, longtime resident of Madison and most recently of Wallingford, passed away on April 22, peacefully at Masonicare in Wallingford.The husband of the late...

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Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:54 p.m.

Joanne Catherine Mace

Joanne Catherine Mace of Guilford passed peacefully on April 24, at home surrounded by the love of her family.Joanne was born in Milford on Oct. 7, 1936, the only child of the late Stanley...

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Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:53 p.m.

Gordon Alvin Brainerd

Gordon Alvin Brainerd of Branford died peacefully on April 26, at Middlesex Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook. He was the husband of Leah Bartlett Brainerd of Maine.Gordon was born in...

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Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:53 p.m.

Sara ‘Sally’ Backes Leighton

Sara ‘Sally’ Backes LeightonGuilfordOn March 6, Sara “Sally” Backes Leighton passed away at the age of 90 at her home in Guilford, surrounded by her...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:31 p.m.

Lorraine Bray

Lorraine Bray of Branford died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on April 20.She was the wife of the late Kenneth Bray. She was the mother of Suzanne Cohen, Bill Bray (Betsey),...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:31 p.m.

Sharon Dube

Sharon Dube, 73, of New Haven passed away on April 22 at Connecticut Hospice surrounded by her family. She was born on March 27, 1948, in New Haven to the late William and Anna (Laine) Galligan....

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:30 p.m.

Frances Leary Petty Bjornberg

Frances Leary Petty Bjornberg slipped into the light on April 18. Her journey through this world was marked by curiosity and wonder, independence and strength. Growing up on the Virginia coast,...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:30 p.m.

Glenna Barkan

Glenna Barkan, 94, formerly of Branford and Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, died March 22, in Dedham, Massachusetts.A small service was held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Dedham, with ...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:53 p.m.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ (Foldy) Hart

Margaret “Peggy” (Foldy) Hart, 89, of Killingworth, wife of the late Robert J. Hart, died on April 24 at Middlesex Hospital with her family at her side.Peggy was born in...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Anthony Sommo

Anthony Sommo, 90, of Daytona, Florida, formerly of North Haven for many years, passed away peacefully on April 20 at Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Florida.He was the...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Michael Adams

Michael Adams, 59, devoted husband and father, passed away on April 21, after a long battle with cancer. Michael grew up in the Stonington area, but lived with his wife, Melissa, the love of his...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Abby Ruth (Linehan) Terreri

Abby Ruth (Linehan) Terreri, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully on April 24, with her family by her side. She was predeceased by her husband Claude J. Terreri, Jr., whom she...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:51 p.m.

Marie (Doering) Donofrio

Marie (Doering) Donofrio, 94, of Branford passed away on April 25. She was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Westfield, Massachusetts, to William and Nellie (Allen) Doering.Marie is survived by her...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:51 p.m.

Michael John Roche

Michael John Roche, 67, of West Haven passed away on April 26 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was born Dec. 28, 1953, in New Haven to Shirley (Wilde) Roche and the late William Roche, Jr....

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 10:58 a.m.

Joseph K. McDonald, Sr.

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph K. “Joe Mac” McDonald, Sr., announces his passing on April 22 at the age of 79 after a brief illness.Joe, son of the late...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 10:57 a.m.

Achille Vincenzo ‘Vinny’ DiVirgilio

Achille Vincenzo “Vinny” DiVirgilio, 76, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on April 15 at Yale New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael campus. He was the beloved husband of Adriana Mosca ...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 03 p.m.

Melinda Fairchild Leete

Melinda Fairchild Leete went home April 16, unrelated to COVID. She was born in New Haven, July 1961, to Carlyne Leete and the late Lawrence “Rod” Leete, Jr., of Guilford....

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 03 p.m.

Jeanne Lofgren

Jeanne Lofgren, 67, of Clinton, wife of William Lofgren since 1973, passed away March 31 at home surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Jeanne was born Dec. 16, 1953, in Mineola,...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:59 p.m.

John Christopher Cullen III

John Christopher Cullen III, 79, beloved partner of Valerie Martin, passed away April 15, 2 after a brief illness at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. He was born April 1, 1942, at the Hotel ...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:59 p.m.

Mauro J. Suraci

Mauro J. Suraci, 89, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on April 16 at the Meadow Mills, Hamden with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Barbara Ford Suraci....

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:59 p.m.

Judith Ritchie Lowe

Judith Ritchie Lowe, loving mother of Mary Ellen Lowe and Laura Jean Coe, passed away at Middlesex Hospital on March 27, at the age of 97. Judy was the only child of John and Helen Ritchie. She...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:58 p.m.

Josephine (Mancini) Fessel

Josephine (Mancini) Fessel, 96, of Guilford passed peacefully, due to congestive heart failure, at 3:45 p.m. on April 15 at her son’s home in Chesterfield, Virginia. She was born in...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:58 p.m.

Joan Larkin Pierson

Joan Larkin Pierson, 84, of North Haven, wife of 55 years to the late Kenneth C. Pierson who passed in 2014, passed away April 11 at home surrounded by her loving family and her beloved dog Tucker,...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:58 p.m.

Patricia Runyon

Patricia Runyon, (f/k/a Pat Frohling), 91, passed away on April 6 in North Branford. Pat was passionate about life and embraced it every day with an insatiable curiosity and lived with a...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:57 p.m.

Harold E. ‘Hal’ Vayo

Harold E. “Hal” Vayo passed away peacefully on April 13 at his home in Madison at the age of 90. Hal was born in Utica, New York, on May 28, 1930, son of the late Harold E. and Lucie ...

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