Monday, October 18, 2021

Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 04:17 p.m.

Yvonne Melanson

It is with great sadness the family of Yvonne Melanson, 85, announces her peaceful passing in Branford on Sept. 30. Yvonne was born Aug. 21, 1936, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada to Ernest and...

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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. 13, 2021 04:16 p.m.

Theresa K. Butler

Theresa K. Butler, 86, of Essex, beloved wife and precious mother, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 29, surrounded by her family who love her dearly and carry her still in their hearts and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 02:42 p.m.

William Robert ‘Bob’ Linskey

William Robert “Bob” Linskey, 92, passed away peacefully on Oct. 8, with his family by his side.He was born on Nov. 29, 1928, in New Haven to William Francis Linskey and Laura ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 02:42 p.m.

Joseph G. ‘Joe’ Lexton

A loving tribute to our father Joseph G. Lexton (known to his family and friends as “Joe”):Although we were blessed to have our father for so long in our lives, one still is...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 02:42 p.m.

Dr. Darrell Lacock

Dr. Darrell Lacock of Guilford, 84, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 6.Survivors include children Heidi Brant, Jennifer Brant, and Dr. Joshua Brant; seven grandchildren; and sister...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 02:41 p.m.

Doreen Capezzone

Doreen Capezzone, 88, longtime resident of Guilford, passed away at Connecticut Hospice on Oct. 7. She was born Doreen Elna Thompson on June 7, 1933, in East Haven, daughter of the late Whitney J. ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 02:38 p.m.

Edwin J. Cann, Jr.

Edwin J. Cann, Jr., 69, of Northford, passed away peacefully on Oct. 10 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in New Haven on Oct. 25, 1951, son of the late Edwin J. Cann, Sr., and Florence Lupoli Cann,...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:20 p.m.

Donald P. Wilcox

Donald P. Wilcox, 85, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 4. He was the beloved husband of Maureen Wilcox for 61 years.Don was born Jan. 16, 1936, in Middletown, the son of the late...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:19 p.m.

Angela Lynn ‘Angie’ Zimmerman

Angela Lynn “Angie” Zimmerman, 43, was born to her parents Edward Gene Zimmerman and Mary Jane Zimmerman on Sept. 30, 1977 in Olympia, Washington. She passed peacefully the morning...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:18 p.m.

Dr. Frank T. Thomas

Dr. Frank T. Thomas of Madison passed away on Oct. 5, at the age of 96. Dr. Thomas was born on Dec. 29, 1924, in Southbridge, Massachusetts. After graduation from a local high school, he enlisted...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:18 p.m.

Richard ‘Rick’ Swanson

Richard “Rick” Swanson, 56, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, formerly of East Haven, passed away on Sept. 16, after a short battle with COVID-19.Rick grew up in East Haven and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:18 p.m.

Peter Francis Mazzeo

Peter Francis Mazzeo, 84, of Clinton passed away on Oct. 4 at Middlesex Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Peter was born June 6, 1937, in Hartford, to Jean Abatte and Peter Edward Mazzeo,...

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

Shirley L. (McLay) Langan

Shirley L. (McLay) Langan, 98, longtime resident of East Haven, passed away peacefully on Oct. 6. She was born Aug. 26, 1923, in New Haven to Irving and Margaret (White) McLay. The wife of the...

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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. 12, 2021 05:16 p.m.

Rebecca Ann Buecher

Rebecca Ann Buecher, 56, of East Haven passed away on Oct. 6 from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was born on Aug. 24, 1965, in San Bernardino, California, to Gilbert and Maxine Miller....

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 05:15 p.m.

Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Fusco

Trudy Fusco, 98, of 68 New Road and longtime resident of Guilford and Madison, passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 7. Trudy was born in Killingworth on Nov. 13, 1922, grew up in Guilford...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 12, 2021 01:58 p.m.

Paul Michael ‘Uncle Mike’ Malcarne

Paul Michael “Uncle Mike” Malcarne, 75, the beloved husband of Cathy (Hartman) Malcarne, passed away the morning of Oct. 8 with Cathy at his side at Yale New Haven Hospital in New...

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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. 07, 2021 03:55 p.m.

Gene L. Horne

Gene L. Horne, 73, passed away on July 11, 2021, my sister, the bravest and most caring person I have ever known. I would like to share her poem with you.“Spring—North...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:55 p.m.

Susan Mellin James

Susan Mellin James, 78, was born to Henry and Viola Mellin in St. Louis on April 20, 1943 and died on Oct. 5 . She received her R.N. at Vassar Brothers Hospital in 1965 and was one of the first...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:55 p.m.

Nicholas ‘Nick’ G. Manzi

Nicholas “Nick” G. Manzi, 84, of North Haven passed away on Oct. 3 at Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven after a long battle with leukemia. He was born on Dec. 28, 1936, in New...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2021 03:54 p.m.

Eileen M. Anderson Coppola

Eileen M. Anderson Coppola, 91, of Cheshire, formerly of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Oct. 1 at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to Joseph...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 06, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Lawrence ‘Larry’ J. DeNardis, Jr.

Lawrence “Larry” J. DeNardis, Jr., Deep River, formerly of Hamden, passed away on Sept. 22, after a brief illness. Born June 6, 1962, he is the son of Mary Louise DeNardis and the...

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