Jacqueline Marie (Hill) Miller, 90, of Brookfield, wife of the late Richard Miller, died October 30, at Hancock Hall in Danbury. She was born in Danbury, March 2, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Myrtle (Montgomery) and Joseph Hill.
Doris (Fazekas) Norton, 83, of Monroe, beloved wife of 48 years to the late Joseph J. Norton, died peacefully October 29. Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Lecza Fazekas.
Zoltan G. Szarka, 86, of Sandy Hook died peacefully October 29, with his family at his side, after a brief but valiant fight with cancer. Born in Shelton, June 21, 1929, he was the son of the late Grace and Louis Szarka.
Edward Vincent Turco, 83, died peacefully at his home in Newtown September 28, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Westerly, R.I., on February 23, 1932, and was a son of the late Antonio and Carmela Turco.
Earl John Smith, Jr, 87, born in Hartford, February 21, 1928, to Ethel (Tormay) and Earl J. Smith, died Thursday, October 22, at Danbury Hospital. His loving wife, Vera, of 50 years; daughter Judith of Sandy Hook; son Earl, and his wife Kathleen, of South Windsor, and son Joseph of Silver Springs, Md., survive Mr Smith. Early in life, Mr Smith attended St Thomas Seminary. He served honorably as a chaplain’s assistant in Germany during the Korean Conflict. Upon returning to the United States, he attended both Fairfield University and Trinity College, and earned a master’s degree in education. He found his calling in Newtown as a Latin and English teacher at Newtown High School.
Dorothy Boss Otto, 86, of Newtown, beloved wife of the late Urson “Chap” Otto, died October 21 in Danbury Hospital. Born in Hinsdale, Ill., August 6, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Rose and Frederick Boss. She was a resident of Trumbull before moving to Newtown ...
Thomas A. Johnson, 54, of Sandy Hook died October 19 at his home, with his wife of 26 years at his side, succumbing to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was born in Mineola, N.Y., and was the son of Jane Johnson and the late Arthur Johnson. He receiv...