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  • Dr Thomas Joseph Plona

    Dr Thomas Joseph Plona, 66, of New Milford died peacefully at home May 31, after a short but valiant battle with cancer. He was born September 5, 1948, and was the son of Jean (Gwaizda) and Vincent Plona. His wife of 45 years, Patricia; his daughters Bridg...

  • William C. Kemp, Jr

    William C. Kemp, Jr, 80, beloved husband to Mary Lou (Lester) Kemp of Newtown, and formerly of Milford, died May 15 at Masonicare, Wallingford.

  • Barbara Marie Wolf

    Barbara Marie Wolf, 56, of Newtown died peacefully May 30, after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her family and beloved dog. She was born March 10, 1959, and was the daughter of Isidore Perretti and the late Theresa Santagatta-Perretti.

  • Sinclair Lodge Sore’

    In the early hours of Sunday, May 24, one half of the “Sensational Sore’ Twins” was taken from his loving family all too soon, leaving behind his twin brother, Alister Robert Sore’, and grieving parents Cynthia (Naab) Sore’ and Robert Sore’. Sinclair was born in Chicago, May 14, 1997, and moved with his family in 2004 to Newtown.

  • Robert Wayne King

    Robert Wayne King, 79, of Yardley, Penn., died May 23, in his home, with the love and support of his family and home hospice team. He was born in Bridgeport, June 29, 1935, to Esther and Edward King. He was an only child.

  • Anna S. Crouch

    Anna S. Crouch, 87, of Southbury died peacefully at Danbury Hospital May 22, surrounded by her children. Known to many as “Oma,” she was born September 18, 1927, to Rosina and Josef Staudhammer in Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany.

  • Steven W. Kunz

    Steven W. Kunz, 64, of Bethel died unexpectedly May 23. He was born March 20, 1951, in Queens Village, N.Y. He was the son of Waldy and Fred Kunz of Bethel.

  • Hazel Eileen Falconer

    Hazel Eileen Falconer, 81, a longtime resident of Newtown, died peacefully May 21, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, at Masonicare at Newtown. She was born November 24, 1933, in Harris, Minn., and was a daughter of the late Edith (Carlson) and Victor Ramberg.

  • Rita B. Zacher

    Rita B. Zacher, 89, formerly of Newtown and a long-time parishioner of St Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, died May 20, in York, Penn. She was the wife of the late Irving C. Zacher.

  • Frieda M. Athans

    Frieda M. Athans, 85, of New Milford, formerly of Danbury, wife of the late Donald H. Athans, died May 16. She was born in Orange, N.J., March 29, 1930, and was a daughter of the late John and Stella (Ganim) Maroun. A son, David D. Athans of Sandy Hook; a ...