Stuart Alden Opdahl, 77, most recently of Newtown, and formerly of Bedford, Huntington Station, and Bethpage, N.Y., died August 7 after an extended illness. Born in Bethpage, December 20, 1937, he was the youngest son of the late Clara and Olaf Opdahl.
Eve Lynne Donigian, 71, of Sandy Hook died August 10, after a brave but short six-week battle with brain cancer — glioblastoma multiforme. Her motto throughout her short and courageous battle was always, “Let’s kick those tumors!”
David Paul Delia, 47, of Newtown died August 1. He was born August 8, 1967, in New Jersey, to Barbara and Anthony Delia. He leaves behind his wife, Karen, and their children, George, Alessandra, Hannah, Cameo, and Colby.
Susan Brachfeld Washburn, 64, of Newtown died August 6 at Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut in Danbury. She was born in Manhattan, May 2, 1951, and was the daughter of Julian Dov Brachfeld and the late Enid Zinman.
Jean Agnes Cassidy, 85, Trumbull, beloved wife of Joe Allen Cassidy, Sr, died peacefully in her home July 30. She was born June 6, 1930, in Middletown, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Margaret and Walter Dages, Sr. In addition to her beloved husband...
Thomas J. Corner, 74, of Shelton, beloved husband to Paulette Saccone Corner, died peacefully August 2 at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Bridgeport, March 4, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward and Helena Byrne Corner.
Richard J. “Dick” Sweetnam, Sr, 80, husband of Evelyn Sweetnam, died July 29 at his home of 43 years in Westport, surrounded by his family. He was born April 3, 1935, in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition to his wife, his daughter, Susan Asetta...