- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Emery James Vajda, 52, of Derby, died June 23, at Griffin Hospital, after losing his battle with cancer. Born in Bridgeport, he was a son of the late Imre and Violet Augusztin Vajda. He was the loving husband of Patricia Waterbury Vajda.
Besides his loving wife Patty, a sister, Violet Mayo of Sandy Hook; his daughters Stephanie Vajda, Christina Alicea, and husband Jay, and Shannon Sterling, and husband Phil; and several nieces and nephews survive Mr Vajda. He was known as Papa and Tata to his five precious grandchildren.