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  • 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.

  • Gerald A. Chrusciel

    Gerald A. Chrusciel, 84, beloved husband of Alice Anderson Chrusciel since 1954, and United States Army veteran, of Newtown, died suddenly November 7. Born in Springfield, Mass., a son of the late Helen (Anderson) and Matthew Chrusciel, he was raised in Indian Orchard and Ludlow,...

  • Lola Eigen

    Lola (Asen) Eigen, 96, a longtime resident of Newtown, died November 8 at Masonicare at Newtown. She had been the loving wife of the late Herbert Eigen for 62 years. Born July 8, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Fannie (Kroten) and Nathan Asen.

  • Anthony Persico

    Anthony Persico, 90, a resident of Newtown/Sandy Hook, previously of Darien, died peacefully November 9, with family by his side. He was born April 25, 1924, to Italian immigrants Mary Russo and Arthur Persico of Darien.

  • Sandra Lynn Modzelewski Weiner

    Sandra Lynn Modzelewski Weiner, 63, of Brookfield, beloved wife of Keith Frances Weiner, died peacefully at her home November 7. Born in Danbury, she was the daughter of Ruth Nagle Modzelewski and the late John C. Modzelewski, Sr. In addition to her husband, brothers John Modzelewski, Jr, and wife Deborah, of Newtown...

  • Kathleen M. Gillespy

    Kathleen M. (Striebe) Gillespy, 75, died November 1, in Southport. Born September 30, 1939, in Bridgeport, she was daughter of the late Marie (Goss) Striebe and Felix Striebe. Her six children, Kathleen Maccharoli of Newtown...

  • Marie M. Baldino

    Marie M. (DeSalle) Baldino, affectionately known as “Dolly,” 83, of Monroe, beloved wife of the late Rocco F. Baldino, died peacefully in her home, November 7, surrounded by her loving family. Survivors include two loving sons, Neil F. Baldino, and his wife Iris, of Sandy Hook...

  • Betty Ecsedy

    Betty Ann (Keane) Ecsedy, 83, of Newtown, beloved wife of Robert Norman Ecsedy, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family and caregivers, November 7. Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Helena Blake Keane, and stepdaughter of Elizabeth Durga Keane.

  • Antoinette Vernuccio

    Antoinette Vernuccio, 93, a longtime resident of Bridgeport and 15-year resident of Sandy Hook, died November 5 at Masonicare at Newtown. She was the wife of the late Sam Vernuccio for 59 years. She was born August 28, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Joseph Gentile of Sira...