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  • Mark Phillip Todd, Sr

    Mark Phillip Todd, Sr, 47, of Newtown died July 27. He was born October 5, 1967, in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and was the son of the late Bennie Todd and Mary Mungo Todd.

  • David Paul Delia

    David Paul Delia, 47, of Newtown died August 1. He was born August 8, 1967, in New Jersey, to Barbara and Anthony Delia.  He leaves behind his wife, Karen, and their children, George, Alessandra, Hannah, Cameo, and Colby.

  • Susan Brachfeld Washburn

    Susan Brachfeld Washburn, 64, of Newtown died August 6 at Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut in Danbury. She was born in Manhattan, May 2, 1951, and was the daughter of Julian Dov Brachfeld and the late Enid Zinman.

  • Jean Agnes Cassidy

    Jean Agnes Cassidy, 85, Trumbull, beloved wife of Joe Allen Cassidy, Sr, died peacefully in her home July 30. She was born June 6, 1930, in Middletown, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Margaret and Walter Dages, Sr. In addition to her beloved husband...

  • Thomas J. Corner

    Thomas J. Corner, 74, of Shelton, beloved husband to Paulette Saccone Corner, died peacefully August 2 at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Bridgeport, March 4, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward and Helena Byrne Corner.

  • Richard J. Sweetnam

    Richard J. “Dick” Sweetnam, Sr, 80, husband of Evelyn Sweetnam, died July 29 at his home of 43 years in Westport, surrounded by his family. He was born April 3, 1935, in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition to his wife, his daughter, Susan Asetta...

  • Shawn Johnson

    Shawn Johnson, 37, of Danbury died July 30. He grew up in Newtown and graduated cum laude from Western Connecticut State University where he studied elementary education and psychology.

  • George J. Lazor

    George J. Lazor, 82, of Monroe, beloved husband of Agnes Tavella Lazor, died peacefully August 1 at St Vincent’s Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Meriden, August 3, 1932, he was a son of the late George J. and Frieda Afeldt Lazor.

  • Caroline Soracin

    Caroline Soracin, 98, of Trumbull, the beloved wife of the late William J. Soracin, Sr, died peacefully in her sleep July 31. She was born in Port Chester, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Tomasina and Michael Delvey.

  • Joseph F. Michael

    Joseph F. Michael, 97, of New Milford, died June 24 of complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Danbury, November 1, 1917, to Lebanese immigrants, Farfora (Nakly) and Moses Michael.