Benjamin Alejandro Roman

Benjamin Alejandro Roman, 13, son of Suzanne Roman and brother of William Roman of Newtown, died at his home, May 1.

Grandparents Janice and Paul Roman; and aunts, uncles, and cousins Sarah Roman and Timothy Rahr and Stephen, Thomas, and Owen Rahr of Newtown, Melinda Roman and Douglas Clott and Andrew, Allison, Emily, and Julia Clott of Newton, Mass., Andrea Roman and Thomas Gloria and Nicholas, Patrick, and Isabelle Gloria of Newton, Mass., and David Roman and Julie McEvilly and Daniel, Michael, and Natalie Roman of Menlo Park, Calif. will sorely miss him. Relatives of the extended Roman, Ainger, and Baldwin families grieve his loss.

Ben was a seventh grade student at Newtown Middle School where he enjoyed art and the orchestra. Ben had many friends and supportive teachers and advisors. He was an exceptionally keen naturalist, exploring the ponds and streams for frogs, salamanders, and newts, clamming and trapping crabs on Cape Cod, and fishing in Taunton Lake.

The family will receive friends and relatives Monday, May 6, from 3 to 7 pm, at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, Newtown. A celebration of Ben’s life will take place Tuesday, May 7, at 11 am, at the church. Interment will be in the Newtown Village Cemetery.

It is suggested that contributions in Ben’s memory be directed to the Newtown Forest Association, Inc, PO Box 213, Newtown CT 06470.

To leave a message of remembrance visit www.BCBailey.com.

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