Catherine May Mesaric, 59, died unexpectedly January 18, at her ranch in Troy, Maine. She was born May 28, 1954, in Bridgeport, and was the daughter of the late George James Mesaric and Edith Ballou Lane Mesaric.
Ms Mesaric was raised in Sandy Hook, and still had a very strong connection with the people of both Sandy Hook and Newtown.
Craig F. Avery, 70, of Trumbull, beloved husband of Antoinette (Toni) Amoroso Avery, died peacefully January 24, at St Vincent Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bridgeport December 16, 1943, he was a son of the late Raymond and Frances Southard Avery.
William H. Felmer Sr, 85, of Danbury, died January 24, at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of the late Rebecca Corey Felmer. He was born in New Milford, August 21, 1928, son of William and Ethel Henderson Felmer.
Ann Sheils McCormick, 95, of Newtown died peacefully January 15 at Lockwood Lodge in Sandy Hook. Born in Manhattan on June 13, 1918, she was the sixth of nine children of Lauretta and Judge William J. Sheils, a former surrogate of Westchester County.
Eva Warholak Husanita, 95 of West Scranton, Penn., formerly of Bridgeport, died January 6, in Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Clarks Summit, Penn. Born in Wyola-Smithmills, Penn., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Suchick Warholak.
John Francis Pinto, 56, of Greenwich, died January 14. He was born in Bridgeport, April 22, 1957. Among his survivors is a sister and brother-in-law, Karen Pinto Kastner and Matthew Kastner of Newtown.