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Obituaries

  • Paul Anthony Lagnese

    Paul Anthony Lagnese, 60, of Newtown, beloved husband and father, died March 8, at the Danbury Hospital, in the arms of his family. He succumbed after a long battle with cancer. He was a native of Fairfield, born in the Mt Vernon, N.Y. Hospital.

  • Emily M. Ritzinger

    Emily M. Ritzinger, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, died peacefully in Hospice care, March 13, at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St Petersburg, Fla.

  • Richard M. Skidmore

    Richard M. Skidmore, 81, of Newtown, beloved husband of Jennifer (Slocum) Skidmore, died March 10, at Danbury Hospital. They were married November 24, 1979. Born in Danbury, November 4, 1931, he was the son of the late Evelyn (Ackridge) and George Skidmore.

  • George E. Coad, Jr

    George E. “Buzz” Coad, Jr, 75, of Southbury, died March 8, at the River Glen Health Center in Southbury. He was born January 1, 1938, in Waterbury, son of George E. Coad, Sr and Irene A. (King) Coad. He was the husband of Linda (Campbell) Coad.

  • James William Bruner

    James “Jim” William Bruner, 74, of Buford, Ga., formerly of Evansville, Ind. and a former resident of Newtown, died March 5, at VistaCare Hospice in Atlanta. He was born March 26, 1938, in Evansville, to James Arthur and June (Cecil) Bruner.

  • Edina Nakano

    Edina Nakano, 75, Newtown, a loving mother, grandmother, and friend, died March 3. Born in Budapest, Hungary, she immigrated to the United States at the age of 19, after the 1956 Hungarian Uprising. She married the love of her life, Yoshizo Nakano, on February 14, 1959.

  • Anna Lynn Orr

    Anna (Lynn) Orr, 96, died peacefully, February 28, at Milford Health Care Center. She was born on September 11, 1916, in Centralia, Penn., a daughter of Anastasia and John Lynn. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Orr and beloved mother of the late Joanne Orr.

  • Uwe Dietrich Moeller

    Uwe Dietrich Moeller, 72, of Bethel, formerly of Newtown, died February 25, in Danbury. He was born December 29, 1940, in Hamburg, Germany, son of Elisabeth (Haack) and Gustav Moeller.

  • Mary Virgilio

    Mary Geraldine"Gerrie" Virgilio, 90, of Newtown, died peacefully, March 2, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in New York City, March 23, 1922. Mrs Virgilio was the wife of Dominick R. Virgilio.

  • Michael James Volpe

    Michael James Volpe, 59, a 17-year resident of Newtown, died peacefully, March 1, at Danbury Hospital. He was born in Bridgeport, November 10, 1953, a son of James and Lena (Trovarelli) Volpe of Bridgeport.