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  • Mary Elizabeth Duffy

    Mary Elizabeth Duffy, 48, of Murrells Inlet, S.C., died unexpectedly May 7. Born in Tarrytown, N.Y., she was a daughter of Carmella and Thomas Duffy. Surviving in addition to her parents are a son, Ethan Thomas Duffy of Murrells Inlet; brothers and sisters-in-law Joseph M. and Nancy Duffy of Sandy Hook and Thomas J. and Kelli Duffy of Bethel...

  • Robert Harris

    Robert N. Harris, Jr, 46, of Southbury, formerly of Newtown, died Tuesday, May 5. Robert was born March 8, 1969, in Queens, N.Y., a son of Anita (Hasskamp) Harris and Robert N. Harris. He graduated from Newtown schools, received his bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn., and his master’s from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Penn.

  • Albert J. Silvestro

    Albert J. Silvestro, 87, of Sandy Hook died suddenly at home April 30. He was born December 29, 1927, in Bridgeport, and was the son of the late Domiana and Lorenzo Silvestro.

  • Michael S. Gilbertie

    Michael S. “Mickey” Gilbertie, 86, of Newtown died May 4 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 17, 1928, in Westport, and was the son of the late Amy and Michael Gilbertie.

  • John Kolb Engelberger

    John Kolb Engelberger, 84, of Brookfield died peacefully March 28. He was born December 31, 1930, to Irene Kolb and Joseph Heinrich Engelberger, in Bridgeport. His brother Joseph F. Engelberger of Newtown ...

  • 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.

  • Jim Mangold

    James Mangold, 88, died peacefully at home in Sarasota, Fla., April 20. He was a longtime resident of Newtown, and more recent resident of Danbury and Sarasota.  He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. 

  • 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.

  • Donald Robert Sturges

    Donald Robert Sturges, 65, died suddenly April 22, at his home in Olongapo, Philippines. He was the son of Jean Stempel of Lenox, Mass., and the late Robert Sturges, born April 4, 1950. He was raised in Sandy Hook and was in the opening first grade class o...

  • Dorothy Charney

    Dorothy “Dos” Charney, 79, of New Fairfield died April 24. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., January 26, 1936. Ms Charney lived her life with unique style, humorous character, and a loving family.