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  • Nancy S. Slocum

    Nancy S. Slocum, 83, of Pitt County, N.C., died April 3. She was born November 12, 1930, in New Jersey, to Helen and Sam Scott. Mrs Slocum, of Russian decent, moved to Newtown as a young girl, and graduated from Newtown High School in 1949.

  • Mary Shaw

    Mary Shaw, 76, of Newtown died April 8 from complications due to kidney failure. She was born May 17, 1939, in Waterbury, where she was raised before moving to Newtown in 1965.

  • Rose Guarino

    Rose Guarino, 87, of Danbury died in Danbury Hospital, April 9. She was born in New York City, to Maria (Guiliano) and Joseph Sapienza.

  • Stanley M. Frystak

    Stanley M. Frystak, 84, of Sandy Hook died in his home April 4 after a lengthy illness. Born November 11, 1929, he was the youngest of ten children.

  • Elfriede M. Liese Orr

    Elfriede M. Liese Orr, 90, of Newtown died peacefully April 6 at home, with her family by her side. She was born May 29, 1923, in Hanau, Germany, to Anna Ruth and Hermann Liese.

  • Allan H. Springmeyer

    Allan H. Springmeyer, 83, of Grace Meadows in Southbury, and formerly of Newtown and Bethlehem, died April 2 after a short illness. He was born in New York City to Dorothy (Bricker) and Harold Springmeyer.

  • John H. Russo

    John H. Russo, 76, of Brookfield, loving husband, brother, uncle, and friend, died peacefully April 4 at Westchester Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born in the Bronx, March 27, 1938, to Carmela and John L. Russo.

  • Miriam Taishoff Gerry

    Miriam Taishoff Gerry, 91, of Trumbull, formerly of Norwalk and a former 20-year resident of Newtown, died suddenly but peacefully at her home, April 2. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Augusta Taishoff.

  • Mary Rose Boyko

    Mary Rose Boyko, 86, of Shelton died April 3 in Griffin Hospital in Derby. She was born in Sandy Hook, May 3, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Lockwood) and Patrick Sweeney. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph Boyko.

  • Henry Thomas Kelly

    Henry Thomas Kelly, 87, of Brookfield, died April 1, at Masonicare at Newtown, after a long illness. Born on June 28, 1926, in Clearfield, Penn., he was the son of the late John and Frances Cleary Kelly. He was the loving husband of Maureen A. (Carton) Kelly, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.