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  • Farland Fansher

    Farland “Ed” Fansher, 97, of Newtown died March 17. He was the beloved husband of Nancy Northridge Fansher. Born October 12, 1917, in Edmond, Okla., he was the son of Bernice (Brown) Fansher and Raymond Fansher.

  • Lawrence J. Penna

    Lawrence “Larry” J. Penna, 61, of New Fairfield died unexpectedly March 18. He was the husband of 41 years to Erika (Shepherd) Penna. He was born in Danbury, July 13, 1953, to Lucille (Curti) and Anthony Penna.

  • William J. Wood

    William J. Wood, 86, of Newtown died peacefully in his home, March 22. He was born February 6, 1929, in Norwalk, and was the son of the late Hannah McGrath Wood and William Ambrose Wood.

  • Jennifer Skemp O’Grady

    Jennifer Skemp O’Grady, 72, of Sandy Hook died March 23 surrounded by her family, after a long and well-fought battle with lung disease. She was born March 2, 1943, in Chicago to Mrs and Mr Robert Oliver Skemp.

  • Marilyn E. Ball

    Marilyn E. (Lasky) Ball, 86, formerly of Danbury and Newtown, died at Danbury Health Care Center, March 19. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Hills) Lasky and Frank Lasky.

  • Cecile Thuotte Labrecque

    Cecile Thuotte Labrecque, 91, a resident at Pomperaug Woods in Southbury, and formerly of Venice, Fla., and Stratford, died peacefully March 18 with her son Ronald at her side, after a brief illness. The daughter of the late Anna Garneau Thuotte and Ovide Thuotte, she was born April 13, 1923, in Westbrook, Maine.

  • Norann Feli

    Norann “Kookie” Feli, 66, of Newtown, beloved wife of the late George Feli, died at Waterbury Hospital March 15. She was born in Danbury, August 29, 1948, and was the daughter of the late Anna (Germinaro) and Norman Golder. In her younger years...

  • Constance Edith Morehouse

    Constance Edith Morehouse, 81, of Fairfield died March 15. She was the loving widow of James Arthur Morehouse.  Her sons and spouses Frank and Maryann of Sandy Hook...

  • Marilyn Storm

    Marilyn Storm, 70, a resident of Connecticut for more than 60 years, died unexpectedly in her Bethel home March 11. Born January 11, 1945, in Abilene, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Fenn) and Harry Merritt.

  • John J. Todd III

    John J. Todd III, 66, of Newtown, a former 38-year resident of New Fairfield, died in his home March 17 with his beloved family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Glen Cove, N.Y., December 31, 1948.