• Arthur Richard Hoyt, Jr

    Arthur Richard Hoyt, Jr, 87, died peacefully, April 12. He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to Arthur and Katherine (Tillman) Hoyt.

  • Gerrit Velthuizen

    Gerrit Velthuizen, 84, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully, at home, April 10. He was born in Amsterdam, November 14, 1928, son of Andries Gerardus Velthuizen and Herina Johanna Velthuizen. He survived the Nazi occupation during World War II as a young teenager...

  • Travis Long

    A memorial service for Travis Richard Long, who died earlier this year, will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 3 pm.

  • Frances Lucas Grosner

    Frances Lucas Grosner, 98, of Stratford, the beloved wife of the late Daniel Grosner, died peacefully, April 8, in Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center, with her loving family by her side.

  • Jeremiah Michael Hunihan

    Jeremiah Michael “Jerry” Hunihan, 75, of Woodbury, died unexpectedly, April 10, at his home. He was a resident of Sandy Hook for the majority of his life, until he moved to Woodbury in 2008.

  • The Rev Stephen Hale Gushée

    The Rev Stephen Hale Gushée, 76, priest, columnist, television moderator, and devoted husband and father, died April 6, after a months-long battle with bladder cancer. He was born in Detroit, in 1936. Mr Gushée was rector of Trinity Church in Newtown, from 1970 until 1978.

  • Jane McManus

    Jane McManus, 83, of Denver, Colo. and formerly of Ridgefield, died peacefully, April 7, with her sons by her side, after a long bout of Alzheimer’s. She was born November 14, 1929, in Utica, N.Y.

  • Nancy Swanson McCloskey

    Nancy Swindon McCloskey, 60, of Newtown, died March 1. She was born March 2, 1952, to John and Agnes Swindon.

  • Christian J. Vossen

    Christian J. Vossen, 56, of Bethel, died at his home, April 3, after a long illness. Born February 2, 1957 in Ougree, Belgium, he was the son of the late Hubert and MaryJeanne (Borlez) Vossen.

  • Geraldine T. Wojciechowski

    Geraldine T. “Honey” Wojciechowski, 83, of Newtown, died April 3, in Candlewood Valley Health Care Center, New Milford. She was the wife of Chester A. Wojciechowski, whom she married on December 2, 1950. She was born in Hamtramck, Mich., January 22, 1930, the daughter of Jacob and Marie (Balcar) Thomas.