Mabel Elizabeth Genz Jacobi, 96, of Sandy Hook died May 8 at Masonicare in Newtown, after a brief illness. She was born in New York City, June 28, 1917, and grew up in the Bronx on Hone Avenue. It was there that she began a lifelong friendship with Jane Seaman of Danbury. She graduated from Hunter College in 1938 and worked in New York City for nine years before marriage.
Joseph Daniel Troy, 79, of Ridgefield, husband of Agnes (Monti) Troy, died May 9 at Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y. He was born in Stamford, August 10, 1934, the son of Helen (Burns) and Daniel J. Troy.
Thomas L. McDonald II, 54, died May 6, suddenly and unexpectedly, in Crofton, Md. He was born May 18, 1959, in Bridgeport. He was the son of Elizabeth (Metzger) Doty of Sandy Hook and the late Thomas L. McDonald.
Claire Russell Lines, 78, of Standish, Maine, died May 2 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough. He was born in Jackson, Mich., July 23, 1935, and was a son of Mildred (Ludlow) and Russell Lines. He and his four siblings grew up on the family farm on King Road in Spring Arbor, Mich.
Michael Zinn, 95, of Stratford, beloved husband of the late Jane Drew Zinn, died May 4 in Bridgeport Hospital. A retired driver for Burritt Lumber Company, he was born in Detroit to Bessie (Fedina) and Jack Zinn.