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  • Hazel Eileen Falconer

    Hazel Eileen Falconer, 81, a longtime resident of Newtown, died peacefully May 21, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, at Masonicare at Newtown. She was born November 24, 1933, in Harris, Minn., and was a daughter of the late Edith (Carlson) and Victor Ramberg.

  • Anna S. Crouch

    Anna S. Crouch, 87, of Southbury died peacefully at Danbury Hospital May 22, surrounded by her children. Known to many as “Oma,” she was born September 18, 1927, to Rosina and Josef Staudhammer in Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany.

  • Steven W. Kunz

    Steven W. Kunz, 64, of Bethel died unexpectedly May 23. He was born March 20, 1951, in Queens Village, N.Y. He was the son of Waldy and Fred Kunz of Bethel.

  • Rita B. Zacher

    Rita B. Zacher, 89, formerly of Newtown and a long-time parishioner of St Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, died May 20, in York, Penn. She was the wife of the late Irving C. Zacher.

  • Frieda M. Athans

    Frieda M. Athans, 85, of New Milford, formerly of Danbury, wife of the late Donald H. Athans, died May 16. She was born in Orange, N.J., March 29, 1930, and was a daughter of the late John and Stella (Ganim) Maroun. A son, David D. Athans of Sandy Hook; a ...

  • Albert A. Kopf

    Albert A. Kopf, 89, of Newtown, and formerly a longtime resident of Norwalk, died peacefully at home May 17, surrounded by his adoring family. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., September 5, 1925, and was the son of the late Emma (Bauer) Kopf and Frederick Kopf.

  • Robert J. Scolpino

    Robert J. “Bob” Scolpino, 70, died peacefully at his Southbury home May 15. He was born July 18, 1944, in Bethel, to Margaret (Eastberg) and Joseph Scolpino. He was the beloved husband of Carol (Schweder) Scolpino, whom he married October 2, 1966.

  • John L. Behling

    John L. “Jack” Behling, 94, of Newtown died May 13, with family by his side. Mr Behling was a wonderful gourmet cook, active at one time in the local International Club, entertaining and hosting events overlooking Taunton Lake.

  • Ronald K. Goodridge

    Ronald K. Goodridge, 78, of Hancock, N.H., died May 12 at home, with his loving wife, Lynn, and his sister, Mona, at his bedside. He was born May 9, 1937, in Canaan, Maine, and was the son of the late Lillian and Walter Goodridge.

  • Edna M. Marks

    Edna M. (Aranibar) Marks, 94, died May 12 at her home in Newtown. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., August 11, 1920, she was the daughter of Santiago Aranibar and Martha Aranibar DelCastillo, both originally from Peru.