Jean Duckworth, 78, beloved wife for 30 years of Robert G. Duckworth, died peacefully at the Norwalk Hospital, August 29. She was born March 27, 1935, in Manchester, England, the daughter of John and Emily Leicester. She moved to Canada in 1957, and then came to the United States in 1959.
She was a long time resident of Newtown,
Rocco F. Colavito, 84, of Sandy Hook, and previously of Katonah, N.Y., died peacefully, August 29. He was born July 7, 1929, in the Bronx, N.Y. Mr Colavito was the husband of the late Marilyn (Patrick) Colavito, who died in 1991, after 32 years of marriage.
Nelle Horsley Taylor, 88, of Bethel, formerly of Auburn, Ala. and Newtown, died peacefully, August 30, 2013. She joyfully celebrated her birthday with family and friends, just a week before her death. She was born August 16, 1925, in West Point, Ga., the daughter of Joseph Clifton and Nelle Williams Horsley, and grew up in Opelika, Ala.
John Francis McKeever III, 79, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully at home, August 28, after a 13-year courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Greenwich, October 19, 1933, the son of John and Esther McKeever.
Anthony Samuel Russo, 82, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Mary Ann Russo, died August 26, at Bridgeport Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, he was the son of the late Samuel Anthony Russo and Josephine Giammalva Russo.
Mitchell Fried, 90, a resident of New Milford, N.J. for 60 years, died August 25. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Meyer and Esther Fried in 1923, he served his country during WWII in the US Army, from 1942 to 1946.