• Jean Bryan Lawrence

    Jean Bryan Lawrence, 97, Southbury died December 27. She was born December 1, 1917, in Fargo, N.D., and spent her childhood in Berlin, Mass. She married Edward Lawrence, a naval officer, in 1944.

  • Patricia A. Hill

    Patricia A. Hill, 77, of New Milford died peacefully at home January 2, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 24, 1937, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Genevieve (Onorato) and Edward Young.

  • George William Hooley Wheeler

    George William Hooley Wheeler, 95, of Newtown died December 16, after a short illness. Born June 12, 1919, in Newark, N.J., he was the oldest of two children.

  • Rosa Maria Farrell

    Rosa Maria (Curcio) Farrell, 47, of Newtown died December 31 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was born in New York City, March 18, 1967, to Maria and Guiseppe Curcio.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.