Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Essex Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Aug. 05, 2020 11:25 a.m.

Jason M. Smith

Jason M. Smith, 50, of Killingworth passed away unexpectedly at home on Aug. 1. He was born in San Francisco in 1970, but moved well over 22 times through his high school years—living in D....

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Obituaries • Published July 30, 2020 09:28 a.m.

Ned Barton Johnson

Ned Barton Johnson died peacefully with family by his side on June 27 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Pagosa Springs, Colorado on April 1, 1944, to his...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 09:09 p.m.

Ronald A. Lavoie

Ronald A. Lavoie, beloved husband of Denise (Lambert) Lavoie, passed away peacefully on July 8 at home surrounded by his loving wife, children, and family.Ron proudly served his country in...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 08:39 p.m.

Michael G. Birner, Sr.

Michael G. Birner, Sr., 77, of Essex, formerly of Moodus, husband of the late Judi (Priest) Birner, died June 5 at Mid-State Medical Center. Michael was born in Middletown, son of the late Michael ...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 07:12 p.m.

Janice (Colton) Ellison

Janice (Colton) Ellison was born May 24, 1932, to Ralph E. Colton and Janette Buchanan Colton in Burlington, Vermont, and grew up in Waterbury, Vermont. She moved to East Hartford where her father ...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 05:37 p.m.

A. David Thorpe

A. David Thorpe, of Deep River, passed away unexpectedly July 6 surrounded by his loving wife Rita and family. David was born May 1, 1948, and grew up in Westbrook, graduating in 1967, later...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 03:52 p.m.

Victor Angelini

Victor Angelini, 93, of Essex and formerly of New London, entered eternal life on June 18. He was born Jan. 24, 1927, the son of the late Aurelio and Marianna (Baldelli) Angelini, in Mercato...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 03:30 p.m.

Manuel N. Siegel, ‘Manny’

Manuel N. Siegel, “Manny,” 90, previously of Cutchogue, New York and Niantic, passed away peacefully the evening of July 4 at his home in Centerbrook with the love of his family...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2020 10:32 p.m.

Priscilla Monroe Lovell

Priscilla Monroe Lovell died peacefully at her home in Essex on June 24 at the age of 95. Priscilla was born in Guilford in 1924. Her ancestors were among the original settlers of Guilford and...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2020 09:11 p.m.

Richard Joseph Tonks

Richard Joseph Tonks, 78, of Brush Hill Road, Lyme, died June 22in Yale- New Haven Hospital after a brief illness.Mr. Tonks was born on July 30, 1941 in Melrose, Massachusetts, the son of...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2020 09:01 p.m.

Kiveli Sybil Gazikas

Kiveli Sybil Gazikas, age 92, of Ivoryton, passed away on May 18 at Yale Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven. Kiveli was a proud and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, best...

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Obituaries • Published June 30, 2020 08:06 p.m.

John Price Ely

John Price Ely, 90, of Orange, entered into rest on June 26. He is survived by his sons Peter Ely and Jon Ely; his daughter Robin Ely; two grandchildren, Travis Scott and Francesca Ely-Spence; and ...

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Obituaries • Published June 30, 2020 07:29 p.m.

John L. Loehr

John L. Loehr, 83, of Essex died surrounded by family on June 17 after a long and valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease. Jack (as his close friends and family called him) was known for...

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Obituaries • Published June 24, 2020 07:56 p.m.

John (Jack) Francis McNamee

John (Jack) Francis McNamee, age 75, of Centerbrook, passed away on June 17 after a courageous battle with cancer. Originally from West Springfield, Massachusetts, Jack moved to the Connecticut...

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Obituaries • Published June 24, 2020 07:38 p.m.

Paul Helenek

Paul Helenek, 76, of Essex died June 21 at home, after spending a wonderful Father’s Day with his daughters. He was born on Oct. 8, 1943, in Middletown, son of the late George and Alice...

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Obituaries • Published June 24, 2020 07:15 p.m.

Boynton McFarland Schmitt

Boynton McFarland Schmitt, 94, of Essex died June 21 in the Health Center at Essex Meadows after contracting the COVID-19 virus.He was born Jan. 4, 1926, in New Haven, the son of late Carol ...

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Obituaries • Published June 24, 2020 06:56 p.m.

Barry J. Fulford

Barry Fulford died in Yale-New Haven Hospital on May 27 from cardiac problems. He is mourned by his relatives in England, including his sister Pamela, and his nieces Judith and Elizabeth and their ...

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Obituaries • Published June 17, 2020 09:23 p.m.

William (Bill) Murphy

William (Bill) Murphy, passed away on June 9, peacefully, with his wife by his side. Bill was born on Feb. 24, 1944, in Somerville, Massachusetts to Marie Cuneo. He was raised in Chester, and...

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Obituaries • Published June 17, 2020 08:21 p.m.

Dolores (Dee) Dowe

Dolores (Dee) Dowe nee O’Brien (1928 to 2020) of Essex, formerly Harrison, New Jersey, died peacefully on June 10. With a big heart, quick wit, love of family, and passion for life, Dolores ...

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Obituaries • Published June 10, 2020 08:31 p.m.

Betty L. Hoar

Betty L. Hoar, 86, of Old Saybrook and previously Essex, passed away May 30 at Apple Health & Rehabilitation from complications of Covid-19. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 29,...

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Obituaries • Published June 02, 2020 02:41 p.m.

Edith J. Pelletier

Edith J. Pelletier, 89, of Centerbrook passed away on May 25. She was the wife of the late William (Bill) Pelletier. Edith will be remembered for her spunk, wit, laughter, beautiful smile, baby...

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Obituaries • Published April 15, 2020 09:04 p.m.

Glenn John Roberts

Glenn John Roberts, age 68, passed away at the Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven on April 1. Glenn was born in England to Elizabeth Thomson née Elizabeth Van Wazer of Essex and Ralph...

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Obituaries • Published April 15, 2020 02:46 p.m.

David A. Brand

David A. Brand passed on April 6 at the age of 68 after a heroic battle with lung cancer in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, raised in Findlay, Ohio, and spent the last...

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Obituaries • Published April 13, 2020 02:14 p.m.

Thea Trachtenberg

Thea Trachtenberg, 51, died April 12. She was a beloved daughter, granddaughter, niece, sister, cousin, aunt, godmomma, colleague, and friend.She is survived by her parents Leslie and Scott ...

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Obituaries • Published April 07, 2020 12:23 p.m.

John Gregory Gordon

John Gregory Gordon, 74, of Old Lyme, formerly of Madison and Pleasantville, New York, died peacefully at home just as he would have wanted it with his two devoted children, Shannon and Shane, by...

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