Gary A. Schneider, 51, of Newtown died quietly in his sleep April 24 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was born February 6, 1963, in Stamford, and was the son of Walter F. Schneider, Sr, and the late Helen Zboray Schneider.
Robert Fields, 91, of Sandy Hook and New York City, a retired registered nurse, singer, and actor, died April 21 at Danbury Hospital. He was born in Spring Valley, N.Y., December 26, 1922, son of Molly (Glazer) and Samuel Feldstein. He was the husband of Mary (Kaplun) Brown...
John Edward Lehmann, 82, formerly of Newtown, died in Ocoee, Fla., April 18, surrounded by his family. He was born December 23, 1931, on Staten Island, to John A. Lehmann and Catherine (DeYoung) Lehmann.
Frances Marchetta Brennan, 60, of Newtown died peacefully at home on April 21, surrounded by her family. She was born March 29, 1954, in New Brunswick, N.J., to Antionette Marchetta and the late Joseph Marchetta, and was the beloved wife of Douglas K. Brennan for 35 years.
Ernest D’Aversa, 90, died peacefully April 14, at the Harbor, the Village at East Farms, Waterbury, after a protracted illness. He was born in Waterbury, August 18, 1923, the son of Vincenzo and Vincenza (“Anna” Petraroia) D’Aversa. He was the fourth of five children, all of whom predeceased him.
Joy Cordia Scott, 80, of New Fairfield, died peacefully at her home on Candlewood Isle, with her family by her side, April 11. Born August 24, 1933, in Frederiksberg, Denmark, to Kaja Johanne Madsen (nee Larsen) and Mads Peder Madsen, she moved to New York City as a child.
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.