W. Nelson “Skip” Roberts, 91, of Newtown died peacefully Wednesday, September 3, in the presence of his family, following a brief illness. The Roberts family is planning a memorial service to celebrate his life, Saturday, September 13, at 3:30 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, with a reception immediately following.
Mary T. Gemmola died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of September 11 at Bethel Health Care at the age of 95. She was born Mary Tateo in the Bronx on July 18, 1919, to Clementia and Paul Tateo. She was a longtime resident of the Bronx before moving to Conn...
Deacon Ada Levette, 80, of Trumbull, formerly a 50-year resident of Bridgeport, died September 4 at St Joseph’s Manor, Trumbull, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Tallahassee, Fla., she was the daughter of Robert P. and Betty Doyle Baker. She was employed as a psychiatric aide at the former Fairfield Hills Hospital, Newtown, for 27 years.
W. Nelson “Skip” Roberts, 91, of Newtown died peacefully Wednesday, September 3, in the presence of his family, following a brief illness. He grew up with his younger sister, Gertrude, in rural New Monmouth, N.J., where he was born August 14, 1923, and regularly attended services at the New Monmouth Baptist Church with his parents, Agnes and Wilbur Roberts.
Beverly “Bev” (Robbins) Walker, 91, of Florida and Maine died peacefully September 3. She was born in Farmington, Maine, January 5, 1923, the daughter of Ethel and Gerald Robbins. Surviving Mrs Walker are her children and their spouses, Janet and Charles Huot of Newtown, and Roger and Suzanne Walker of Longmont, Colo.
A memorial service for Captain John M. Wilkinson, 85, who died June 1 at his home in Newtown, will take place at 11 am, Saturday, September 20, at the Chapel at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. A luncheon will held after the service, at noon, at the Officers Club at the Academy.
Ernest “Ernie” Siladi, 90, a resident of Maplewood at Newtown, died peacefully, September 3, 2014. He was born June 16, 1924, in Stamford, and was the son of Helen Rimany Siladi and Joseph Walter Siladi Prior to moving to Newtown, he lived in Fishkill, N.Y., and Stamford.
Ilse Katherine (Foster) Geslien, 64, died suddenly August 29, at her home in Southbury. She lived in Monroe for most of her life, until moving to Southbury in 2006. Her mother, Ilse C. Foster, a member of Newtown Congregational Church for more than 50 year...