Thomas J. Ruddy, 58, died February 24, at his home in Newtown. He was born in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, France, October 25, 1955, and was a resident of Newtown since 1957. He was a graduate of Newtown High School, Class of 1973.
Kenneth L. Bigham, 79, died at The Springs of Watermark, Southbury, Thursday, March 6. He was born December 31, 1935, the son of Frank and Florence Grumman Bigham, and was the husband of Barbara Mann Bigham. Residents of Newtown for 40 years, the Bighams moved to Oxford Greens in 2006.
Thomas J. Paternoster, 70, of Sandy Hook, beloved husband of Charlene (Walters) Paternoster, died March 7. He was born in Bridgeport, May 2, 1943, and was the son of the late Louis and Virginia (Mazzeo) Paternoster.
Robert Emerson Holey, 86, died February 9, in Black Mountain, N.C. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, March 23, 1927, to Nina May (Sweeny) and Ralph Emerson Holey. Mr Holey was a resident of Newtown while working as general manager for Eagle Pencil, a division o...
Kenneth L. Bigham, 78, of Oxford, died March 6 following a brief illness. Mr Bigham and his wife, Barbara, had previously lived in Newtown for 40 years. He is also survived by two sons, Steven and Douglas; a daughter, Kathy; and six grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 10, between 4 and 7 pm, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street in Newtown. A funeral will be held at Newtown Congregational Church on Tuesday, March 11, at 11 am.