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  • Burton A. Corbett

    Burton A. Corbett, 80, of Southbury, and a longtime former resident of Newtown, died at New Milford Hospital August 9 after a brief illness. He was born August 12, 1933, in Ridgefield, son of Elsie (Coulter) and Arthur E. Corbett.

  • Benjamin C. Patt, Jr

    Benjamin C. Patt, Jr, 81, born October 4, 1932, lost his battle with cancer August 3, at Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fla. He was a longtime resident of Connecticut, living in Fairfield County for many years.

  • Phyllis A. Wrinn

    Phyllis A. “Pat” (Murphy) Wrinn of Newtown died peacefully August 11. She was born in Meriden, April 6, 1931, the daughter of Marion and Joseph Murphy. Mrs Wrinn was a retired registered nurse with a bachelor's degree from Western Connecticut State University (1978).

  • Dr Fredric K. Baff

    Dr Fredric K. Baff, 75, of Newtown died August 8 at Danbury Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1963. Dr Baff was the owner of Plumtrees Animal Hospital in Danbury for more than 30 years.

  • William J. Chockey, Sr

    William J. Chockey, Sr, 70, of Fairfield died August 4. He was born in Bridgeport and served in the US Army in Vietnam. His sons and spouses, Richard A. and Tanya Chockey of Newtown, William J. Chockey, Jr, and Claudia of Naugatuck, Jamie A. and Madeline Chockey of Naugatuck, and daughters Cheryl A. Chockey and Candace L. Chockey, both of Fairfield, survive him.

  • Sylvia Kathleen Hildred

    Sylvia Kathleen Hildred, 83, of Gaithersburg, Md., Sarasota, Fla., and Trumbull, died peacefully July 30 at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. She was born on August 23, 1930, in Newport, South Wales, in the UK.

  • Robert Campbell

    Robert James Campbell, 80, of Newtown, died August 2 at Bethel Health Care after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Marjorie (Hayner) Campbell, his wife of 60 years. He was a resident of Newtown for the last 55 years. Mr Campbell is also survived by three children and their spouses: Deborah and Ken Cody of Southbury; Robert B. and Marybeth Campbell of Newtown, and Meg Reilly and Patrick of Newtown.

  • Jeanne Ann Oberg Granniss

    Jeanne Ann Oberg Granniss, 82, formerly of Bridgeport and Newtown, died July 27 in Gloucester Point, Va. She was born in Bridgeport, May 14, 1932, and was the daughter of the late Rebecca (Muirhead) and Carl Oberg. She graduated from Warren Harding High Sc...

  • Thomas M. Condon

    Thomas M. Condon, 93, of Shelton died July 28 at Griffin Hospital in Derby. Born February 15, 1921, in South Wales, England, he was the son of Margaret and Michael Margaret Condon. He was married to Dorothy Lourigan Condon for 69 years.

  • Thomas G. Sansonetti, Sr

    Thomas G. Sansonetti, Sr, 80, of Stratford, beloved husband of Rose Gambardella Sansonetti, died suddenly at his home July 26. Born in Bridgeport, March 28, 1934, he was a son of the late Bertha and John Sansonetti.