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Obituaries

  • Raphael D. Schwartz, MD

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 12, 2016, Friday
    Dr Raphael D. Schwartz

    Dr Raphael D. Schwartz of Ridgefield, and formerly of Newtown, died August 11, after a courageous battle against cancer and pneumonia. From the day he was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on January 6, 1929, h...Read Full Article

  • Kenneth Joseph Ludwig

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 12, 2016, Friday
    Kenneth Joseph Ludwig

    Kenneth Joseph Ludwig, 72, a longtime resident of Shelton, died August 9, after a long illness, at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford, with his loving family by his side. He is the devoted husband of...Read Full Article

  • Phyllis Franson

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 10, 2016, Wednesday
    Phyllis Franson

    Phyllis (Meyers) Franson, 92, of Southbury, died peacefully at home on August 5. She was born in Rockford, Ill., and grew up spending her childhood playing ball, climbing trees, and catching fireflies...Read Full Article

  • J. Donald Herring

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 9, 2016, Tuesday
    J. Donald Herring

    J. Donald Herring, 57, of Southbury, died in the evening of August 4. Born in Bridgeport on October 19, 1958, he was the son of the late Catherine (Conte) and Lynn Herring and was a graduate from Cent...Read Full Article

  • Amelia LoGrasso

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 9, 2016, Tuesday
    Amelia LoGrasso

    Amelia (Emilia) LoGrasso, 99, died on August 8, at The Osborn in Rye, N.Y. She was born in The Bronx, N.Y., on July 2, 1917, to Filomena and Carl Pellitteri. She lived in Brooklyn and Flushing, N.Y., ...Read Full Article

  • Leslie H. Bieber

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 9, 2016, Tuesday
    Leslie H. Bieber

    Leslie H. Bieber, 71, of Newtown, died August 7 in St Mary's Hospital Waterbury, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Bridgeport on April 28, 1945, daughter of the late Louise (Duncan) ...Read Full Article

  • Verne C. Leavenworth

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 9, 2016, Tuesday
    Verne C. Leavenworth

    Verne Leavenworth, 76, of New Preston, died peacefully at home with her family at her side, on August 6. She was the widow of Ronald N. Leavenworth, who died September 20, 1993. She was born in Washin...Read Full Article

  • Maria T. Bulman

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 8, 2016, Monday
    Maria T. Bulman

    Maria T. "Terry" Bulman, 78, of Skaneateles, N.Y., formerly of Newtown, died on July 29 at Upstate University Hospital, after a brief illness. Ms Bulman had a love for life, family, and friends, an...Read Full Article

  • Eleanor May Lucy

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 4, 2016, Thursday
    Eleanor May Lucy

    Eleanor May Perille Lucy, 89, of Shelton, beloved wife of the late Joseph D. Lucy, died at home on August 2, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeport on May 6, 1927, she was a daughter of t...Read Full Article

  • George E. Dowling

    The Newtown Bee
    Obituaries
    August 4, 2016, Thursday
    George E. Dowling

    George E. Dowling, 57, of Shelton died August 2 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was born in Waterbury on January 24, 1959, son of John J. Dowling, of Shelton, and the late Jane (Holmes) Dowling. In ...Read Full Article