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  • Emma A. Rohde

    Emma A. Rohde, 87, of Newtown died November 22 at her home, following a long illness. She was born in Washington, Penn., August 2, 1927, a daughter of the late Katherine (Albert) and James Kaskan, and grew up in Brownsville, Penn.

  • Maryann Perigyi

    Maryann Perigyi, 86, a lifelong resident of Newtown, died November 16 at St Vincent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of 65 years to the late Ernest Perigyi. She was born in Bridgeport and was the daughter of the late Emma and Stephen Csvihinka.

  • David Polcyn

    David Polcyn, 57, of Sedona, Ariz., died November 15, while hiking in the Beaver Creek area of the Coconino National Forest. He was born in Chicago, October 11, 1957. He graduated from Newtown High School in 1975, and from the University of Connecticut in 1980 with a degree in international business.

  • Charles George Fischer

    Charles George Fischer, 82, a resident of Sandy Hook since 1985, died peacefully in his sleep October 24, after a long battle with emphysema and COPD.

  • Linda Lou Palanzo Rosvally

    Linda Lou Palanzo Rosvally, 67, of Newtown died November 18 at Danbury Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Mamie (Clerici) and Carl Palanzo. She was born in Danbury, where she attended St Peter Catholic School, and she graduated from Bethel High School.

  • Eleanor Anderson

    Eleanor Anderson, 96, of Woodbury, widow of the composer Leroy Anderson, died November 12, of natural causes, at her home. She was born Eleanor Jane Firke, May 21, 1918, in Champaign, Ill., the daughter of Beulah Hubbard Firke and Attorney Charles Wesley Firke.

  • Margaret Elizabeth Pearce

    Margaret “Meg” Elizabeth Pearce, 57, most recently of Sandy Hook, died November 13 in Danbury, after a long fight with cancer. She was born in Darby, Penn., October 31, 1957.

  • Lorraine Dinan Casey

    Lorraine Dinan Casey, 91, of Sandy Hook, beloved mother, cherished grandmother and great-grandmother, died November 15 at Danbury Hospital surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Warren T. Casey.

  • John U. Farley, Jr

    John U. Farley, Jr, 74, of Greenwich and Brookfield, affectionately known by friends and family as “Jack,” died November 12, after a nearly yearlong battle with cancer. His wife; his three children, John of Newtown...

  • Gregory Scott Goodkowsky

    Gregory Scott Goodkowsky, 27, of Newtown died November 11. Born March 10, 1987, in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of Sharon (Fowler) Goodkowsky, formerly of Newtown, now living in Uxbridge, Mass., and Eric Goodkowsky of Navarre, Fla.