Ernest D’Aversa, 90, died peacefully April 14, at the Harbor, the Village at East Farms, Waterbury, after a protracted illness. He was born in Waterbury, August 18, 1923, the son of Vincenzo and Vincenza (“Anna” Petraroia) D’Aversa. He was the fourth of five children, all of whom predeceased him.
Joy Cordia Scott, 80, of New Fairfield, died peacefully at her home on Candlewood Isle, with her family by her side, April 11. Born August 24, 1933, in Frederiksberg, Denmark, to Kaja Johanne Madsen (nee Larsen) and Mads Peder Madsen, she moved to New York City as a child.
Nancy S. Slocum, 83, of Pitt County, N.C., died April 3. She was born November 12, 1930, in New Jersey, to Helen and Sam Scott. Mrs Slocum, of Russian decent, moved to Newtown as a young girl, and graduated from Newtown High School in 1949.
John H. Russo, 76, of Brookfield, loving husband, brother, uncle, and friend, died peacefully April 4 at Westchester Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born in the Bronx, March 27, 1938, to Carmela and John L. Russo.
Allan H. Springmeyer, 83, of Grace Meadows in Southbury, and formerly of Newtown and Bethlehem, died April 2 after a short illness. He was born in New York City to Dorothy (Bricker) and Harold Springmeyer.