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  • Benjamin Alejandro Roman

    Benjamin Alejandro Roman, 13, son of Suzanne Roman and brother of William Roman of Newtown, died at his home, May 1. Ben was a seventh grade student at Newtown Middle School where he enjoyed art and the orchestra. Ben had many friends and supportive teachers and advisors. He was an exceptionally keen naturalist, exploring the ponds and streams for frogs, salamanders, and newts, clamming and trapping crabs on Cape Cod, and fishing in Taunton Lake.

  • Frank J. Allen

    Frank J. Allen, a longtime resident of Newtown, died March 25. Mr Allen was born in December of 1942.

  • Helen M. Saren

    Helen M. Saren, 92, of Sandy Hook, died on her birthday, May 2, at her home. She was the wife of the late William Saren. She was born in Swoyersville, Penn., May 2, 1921, a daughter of Peter and Frances (Romanski) Stanishefski.

  • Betty Moro

    Betty (Locascio) Moro, 85, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully, April 29. She was the wife of the late Daniel Moro, whom she married on June 7, 1949. She was born in Mamaroneck, N.Y., January 29, 1928, the daughter of Santo and Lucia (Romeo) Locascio.

  • Raymond C. Burr, Sr

    There will be a Celebration of Life service, Saturday, May 11, for Raymond C. Burr, Sr

  • William J. Murphy

    William J. Murphy, 77, of Briarcliff Manor and East Hampton, N.Y., died April 27. He was born in the Bronx, June 3, 1935, to Patrick and Mary Murphy.

  • Elizabeth Pekera

    Elizabeth Pekera, 93, of Newtown, died April 23, at the Masonicare at Newtown. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Pekera.

  • Regina Chanda Raslavsky

    Regina Chanda Raslavsky, 96, of Stratford and Newtown, the beloved wife of the late John Raslavsky, died April 23, in Glen Hill Center, with her loving family by her side.

  • Myra J. Sheldon

    Myra J. Sheldon, 101, of Morningside in Milford, died April 17, at her home, with family at her side. Often called the “Matriarch of Morningside,” Mrs Sheldon was an early settler in that waterfront community. She was born October 2, 1911, in New Haven, the daughter of Bessie and Donald DeBritton Jacobs.

  • Jean Anne Taylor

    Jean Anne Taylor, 75, of New Milford, died April 21, in Candlewood Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center. She is the widow of Edward Roger Taylor.