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  • Matthew T. Farrell, Jr

    Matthew T. Farrell, Jr, 58, died September 7, in Saint Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, surrounded by his family and friends. Born June 28, 1955, he was formerly of Stratford and a resident of Monroe for the last 31 years.

  • Kerry Ann Kellerman

    Kerry Ann Kellerman, 34, of Hawley, Penn., died at home, September 11. The daughter of Kathleen and Richard Kellerman, she was born February 14, 1979, in Danbury, and spent her childhood in Newtown.

  • Diane Diebold Terni

    Diane Diebold Terni, 74, died September 7, at her beloved home, Brewton Plantation, in Yemassee, S.C., after a lengthy illness. She was born January 24, 1939 in New York City.

  • Elizabeth "Betty Lou" Osborne

    Elizabeth Louise Brown Osborne, known to all as Betty Lou, died on September 11. Family, friends, and her beloved dogs surrounded her as she peacefully passed away on the land that she loved, Appleberry Farm. She was a resident of Sandy Hook for 74 of her 88 years. Betty Lou, also known as Gram and Gram-the-Great, was a dynamic woman of strong convictions and a gentle soul. She and her husband, Jim, were welcoming and extremely generous to all. Appleberry was a place where one could find a peaceful respite, a home cooked meal, a ride on a pony, a new puppy, some fresh garden vegetables and, of course, a swim in the pool. You always had to be prepared for April Fool’s Day, her special day of magic for all. A memorial service for family and friends will be held Friday, October 4, at 10:30 am, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street in Newtown.

  • Winifred E. Harrington

    Winifred E. “Winnie” Harrington, 84, a longtime Newtown resident, and previously of Saugus, Mass., died peacefully September 10, at Danbury Hospital. She was the widow of Paul J. Harrington. She was born in Medford, Mass., August 1, 1929, a daughter of John and Winifred (Dutot) Forshner.

  • Nils Steve Svensen

    Nils Steve Svensen, 82, of Ansonia, died peacefully, September 5, at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by family. Born January 17, 1931, in New Britain, he was the son of the late Sven and Linda (Anderson) Svensen.

  • Corrine C. Wright

    Corrine C. Wright, 50, of Danbury and formerly of Stamford, died suddenly and unexpectedly September 4, at her residence. She was born in Stamford, August 16, 1963, to Carol H. Aguire and Reynold H. Bauer.

  • Arthur Johnson

    Arthur “Frank” Johnson, Sr, 80, a 50-year resident of Brookfield, beloved husband of the late Marion (Joyce) Johnson, died peacefully at Bethel Healthcare, September 8. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., November 20, 1932.

  • Harry J. Walsh

    Harry J. Walsh, 86, of Sandy Hook, died September 5, at The Connecticut Hospice, Branford. He was born in Bridgeport, January 25, 1927, a son of John L. and Anna (Crinock) Walsh. Mr. Walsh was the husband of Rita (Gebeau) Walsh.

  • Vera C. Nosal

    Vera C. (Ott) Nosal, 90, of Fairfield, beloved wife of 68 years of Frank M. Nosal, died peacefully, with her loving family by her side, September 4, following a brief illness. Born October 16, 1922, in Ridgeley, W.V., she was the daughter of the late James and Catherine (Fisher) Ott.