Newtown native Paul VanderWende, 57, died Friday, March 22, after a long battle with cancer. Mr VanderWende is survived by his mother, Lorraine VanderWende, of Newtown; his wife Sarah VanderWende, of Antrim, N.H.; a brother and sister-in-law, James and She...
Kathleen Pritchett, 67, of Newtown, died March 25, after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). She was the wife of Wayne W. Pritchett. She was born in Morristown, N.J., December 26, 1945, to John and Helen (Sharkey) O'Brien.
Michael C. Sclafani, 9, of Harrison, Maine, formerly of Sandy Hook, died peacefully, March 19, at home with his loving family. Michael was born June 24, 2003, in Danbury, the son of Monica and Charles Sclafani.
William J. O'Donnell, 82, of Shelton, died March 19, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Rose M. Saccone O'Donnell. Born in Bridgeport, December 23, 1930, he was a son of the late William and Elsie Takacs O'Donnell.
Ronald Gerald Traverse, Sr, 70, of Stratford, husband of the late Darlene Traverse, died March 16, at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence Baker Traverse.