• Pierce Henry Wall, Jr

    Pierce Henry Wall, Jr, 85, of Trumbull, beloved husband of Lorraine Shea Wall, died peacefully November 7 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born June 8, 1930, in Fairfield, he was the son of the late Pierce Henry and Agnes Castille Wall.

  • Earl J. Smith, Jr

    Earl John Smith, Jr, 87, born in Hartford, February 21, 1928, to Ethel (Tormay) and Earl J. Smith, died Thursday, October 22, at Danbury Hospital.

    His loving wife, Vera, of 50 years; daughter Judith of Sandy Hook; son Earl, and his wife Kathleen, of South Windsor, and son Joseph of Silver Springs, Md., survive Mr Smith.

  • Domenic Amoroso, Jr

    Domenic Amoroso, Jr, 86, beloved husband of the late Virginia Huntley Amoroso, died peacefully at home October 14. Born in Torrington, February 7, 1929, he was a son of the late Domenic and Fannie Marciano Amoroso.

  • ‘Lion King Jr’ Roars As NewArts Summer Program Wraps

    At one point in the abbreviated process of staging the elaborate, newly released version of Disney's The Lion King, Jr, featuring not one, but two complete casts featuring more than 130 young thespians, NewArts Summer Musicals Director Michael Unger realized that the gamble of attempting such a theatrical feat was paying off — especially for all those actors, singers and dancers.

  • Timothy F. McQueeney, Jr

    Timothy F. McQueeney, Jr, 71, husband of Jeannette Radocchio McQueeney, died August 11, in Venice (Fla.) Regional Bayfront Hospital. Mr McQueeney was retired and living in the Venetian Golf and River Club. Born in Derby, December 4, 1943, he was the son of the late Helen Sciongay McQueeney and Timothy F. McQueeney, Sr.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    The kids around town are probably not very concerned about the bus routes yet, but some parents are already eagerly awaiting the 2015-16 bus schedule. Don’t fret — the information is on its way, and will be found in the Back to School supplement to The Newtown Bee, later this month, if you haven’t seen it at the school website. There will be plenty of notice to make sure school kids are waiting at the right place, at the right time. So, relax, and enjoy the summer days still to come.

  • Robert T. Wilkes, Jr

    Robert T. Wilkes, Jr, 71, formerly of Newtown, died July 29. He was born in Danbury, the son of Mabel (Petitt) and Robert Wilkes Sr.

    Mr Wilkes retired as real estate manager for the US Postal Service, and moved to Florida in 2000. 

    He was an active member of the Brookridge Community, and was employed by the local EXIT Realty Success Company.

  • 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. A memorial Mass will take place Saturday, June 13, at 11 am, at St Ann Church, 501 Naugatuck Avenue, Milford.

    For more information visit www.gregoryfdoylefuneralhome.com.

  • Arthur Hilario, Jr

    Arthur Hilario, Jr, 61, of New Milford, beloved husband of Jenny (Iapaluccio) Hilario, died unexpectedly May 2, in New Haven. He was born in Bridgeport, November 2, 1953, son of the late Silbina (Simoes) and Arthur Hilario. 

  • Frederick S. Cisko, Jr

    Frederick S. Cisko, Jr, 86, of Shelton, and previously of Newtown and Bridgeport, died April 26 in St Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport. He was the devoted husband of 65 years to Angeles “Ann” (Fernandez) Cisko. He was born in Bridgeport, March 24, 1929, and was the son of the late Elizabeth H. (Shomsky) and Frederick S. Cisko.