Marjorie B. Rogers, 81, a longtime resident of Newtown, died March 22 at Danbury Hospital. She was the wife to Lyman Douglas Rogers for 59 years. Born April 27, 1933, in Somerville, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Evelyn L. and James I. Bowers.
Patricia M. Kenning, 80, of Bethel died March 24 at the Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut Center in Danbury, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Dermot J. Kenning. She was born February 22, 1935, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Mary Ellen (Campbell) and Patrick King.
Rosaria “Sarina” Spadaro, 76, of Ansonia died March 21 at Griffin Hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to Antonino Spadaro. She was born in Corleone, province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy, on May 14, 1938, and was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Vincenza Maniscalco Mirabile.
Linda M. (Haitsch) Schwartz, 67, of Bethel died March 23 at the Saint John Paul II Center, Danbury, following a two-year battle with cancer. She was born January 7, 1948, in Evansville, Ind., and was the daughter of Aurel J. Haitsch, Jr, of Bethel and the late Margaret L. (Humphr...
Farland “Ed” Fansher, 97, of Newtown died March 17. He was the beloved husband of Nancy Northridge Fansher. Born October 12, 1917, in Edmond, Okla., he was the son of Bernice (Brown) Fansher and Raymond Fansher.
Lawrence “Larry” J. Penna, 61, of New Fairfield died unexpectedly March 18. He was the husband of 41 years to Erika (Shepherd) Penna. He was born in Danbury, July 13, 1953, to Lucille (Curti) and Anthony Penna.
Jennifer Skemp O’Grady, 72, of Sandy Hook died March 23 surrounded by her family, after a long and well-fought battle with lung disease. She was born March 2, 1943, in Chicago to Mrs and Mr Robert Oliver Skemp.
Cecile Thuotte Labrecque, 91, a resident at Pomperaug Woods in Southbury, and formerly of Venice, Fla., and Stratford, died peacefully March 18 with her son Ronald at her side, after a brief illness. The daughter of the late Anna Garneau Thuotte and Ovide Thuotte, she was born April 13, 1923, in Westbrook, Maine.