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  • Charles Lewis Miner

    Charles Lewis “Charley” Miner, 62, of Newtown died December 31 at his home. He was born June 24, 1952, in Newark, N.J., to Virginia and John Miner.

  • Robert Norman Ecsedy

    Robert Norman Ecsedy, 88, of Newtown died peacefully at his home January 2, surrounded by his loving family and caregivers. Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Mary Bodo Ecsedy and Joseph Ecsedy.

  • Irene Zalewski

    Irene (Zimmie) Zalewski, 88, of Bridgeport died January 4 at St Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport. She was born in Dickson City, Penn., the daughter of Stella (Price) and Thomas Zimmie. She leaves behind her loving and devoted family, d...

  • Gerald R. Jossick

    Gerald R. Jossick, 72, previously of Newtown, died peacefully in the Hospice of Palm County, Boynton Beach, Fla., January 3, after a long illness. He was born in Bridgeport, January 19, 1942, and was the son of the late Helen (Murzyn) Jossick and Louis A. Jossick.

  • Linda M. Lavin

    Linda M. Lavin, 60, of Braintree, Vt., died December 27 at her home. She was born March 16, 1954, in Waterbury, the daughter of Mary (Jordan) and Samuel Mazzarella. Her husband, Michael Lavin of Braintree; sisters, Mary Kirlin of Newtown ...

  • Anne E. Hamann

    Anne E. Hamann, 83, of Southbury died December 23 in Newtown, after a long struggle with illness. Born October 1, 1931, in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Sylvia and Carl Eicke.

  • Joan B. King

    Joan B. King, 79, of Yardley, Penn., died December 10 in her home, with the love and support of her family and home hospice team. She was born in Bridgeport, June 24, 1935, a daughter of the late Elvira and Salvatore Bochino. Her husband-to-be was born the same week, in the same hospital, St Vincent’s. They were destined to be soul mates.

  • Robert M. Haas

    Robert “Bob” M. Haas, 65, of Florida, and formerly a 22-year resident of Newtown, died December 22, with his wife, Nancy, at his side. He was born May 11, 1949.

  • Giuseppina Silano Giacobbe

    Giuseppina Silano Giacobbe, 91, of Bridgeport, a homemaker, died December 22 in Ludlowe Health Center. Born in Flumeri, Province of Avellino, Italy, March 6, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Maria and Ralph Silano.

  • William Wallace Millard, Jr

    William “Bill” Wallace Millard, Jr, 67, of Newtown died December 21 at Danbury Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born December 8, 1947, in Danbury. He was the son of the late Catherine (Lake) and William Millard.