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Obituaries

  • William Kearns

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 7, 2016, Wednesday
    William Kearns

    William “Mike” Kearns, 92, of Sandy Hook, a man recalled as having dignity, compassion, and sincerity, died December 2. He was born in Danbury, January 31, 1924. Mr Kearns held a high standard ...Read Full Article

  • Jean Irene Griffin

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 7, 2016, Wednesday
    Jean Irene Griffin

    Jean Irene Griffin, 86, of Newtown, formerly of Massena, N.Y., died peacefully in her sleep December 3. She was a beloved mother of five and devoted wife to Robert James Griffin. When not raisin...Read Full Article

  • Mary Esther George

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 7, 2016, Wednesday
    Mary Esther George

    Mary Esther (Crouch) George, 88, of Bethel died November 30, after a brief illness. “Mary from the Trellis” was born November 8, 1928, in Sandy Hook. She worked as a waitress for more than 25 y...Read Full Article

  • Robert Lawrence Toothill

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 6, 2016, Tuesday
    Robert Lawrence Toothill

    Robert Lawrence Toothill, 85, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Newtown, died December 4 at Candlewood Valley Health and Rehab Center in New Milford. He was born December 27, 1930, in Bridgeport, a...Read Full Article

  • Bernadette T. Frisch

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 5, 2016, Monday
    Bernadette T. Frisch

    Bernadette T. Frisch, 82, of Sandy Hook died December 3. She was born in Queens, N.Y., a daughter of the late Anna (Schwietering) and Harry Frisch. Prior to moving to Sandy Hook, Ms Frisch had resi...Read Full Article

  • Diane Jacqueline Sedor Reiff

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 5, 2016, Monday
    Diana Jacqueline Sedor Reiff

    Diana Reiff, 72, lifetime resident of Newtown, died peacefully in her home November 27. She was born December 23, 1943, in Danbury, a daughter of Hazel and John Sedor. She was a florist at Stop &am...Read Full Article

  • Eleanor Hannan Davis

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 5, 2016, Monday
    Eleanor Hannan Davis

    Eleanor Hannan Davis, 83, of Bethel, died peacefully December 2 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Eleanor May Hall in Sharon, Conn., in 1933. A daughter of the late Mildred and Donal...Read Full Article

  • William E. Lewis

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 5, 2016, Monday
    William E. Lewis

    William E. Lewis, 65, of Chestertown, Md., died peacefully November 20, at Compass Regional Hospice in Centreville, Md., surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 23, 1951, in Danbury, and ...Read Full Article

  • Betty Hardiman

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 1, 2016, Thursday
    Betty Hardiman

    Betty Nagle (Davis) Hardiman, 90, of Stamford, died suddenly at home November 21. She was born in Stamford on June 10, 1926, the daughter of Harold and Anne Lowe Nagle. Her seven children and their s...Read Full Article

  • Carolita Pratt

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    December 1, 2016, Thursday
    Carolita Pratt

    Carolita “Tinker” Pratt, 82, of Clearwater, Fla., and Newtown, died peacefully November 24. She was born on October 14,1934, in Huntington, Vt. She was the third of nine children born to Mildred (...Read Full Article