Gerald R. Jossick, 72, previously of Newtown, died peacefully in the Hospice of Palm County, Boynton Beach, Fla., January 3, after a long illness. He was born in Bridgeport, January 19, 1942, and was the son of the late Helen (Murzyn) Jossick and Louis A. Jossick.
Linda M. Lavin, 60, of Braintree, Vt., died December 27 at her home. She was born March 16, 1954, in Waterbury, the daughter of Mary (Jordan) and Samuel Mazzarella. Her husband, Michael Lavin of Braintree; sisters, Mary Kirlin of Newtown ...
Joan B. King, 79, of Yardley, Penn., died December 10 in her home, with the love and support of her family and home hospice team. She was born in Bridgeport, June 24, 1935, a daughter of the late Elvira and Salvatore Bochino. Her husband-to-be was born the same week, in the same hospital, St Vincent’s. They were destined to be soul mates.
William “Bill” Wallace Millard, Jr, 67, of Newtown died December 21 at Danbury Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born December 8, 1947, in Danbury. He was the son of the late Catherine (Lake) and William Millard.
Giuseppina Silano Giacobbe, 91, of Bridgeport, a homemaker, died December 22 in Ludlowe Health Center. Born in Flumeri, Province of Avellino, Italy, March 6, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Maria and Ralph Silano.
Michael W. Stan, 55, of Holden, Mass., died December 15 at UMass Memorial Healthcare-University Campus, after an illness. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., and had lived in Worcester and Leicester, Mass., before moving to Holden more than ten years ago.
George E. Dimyan, 83, a lifelong resident of Danbury, husband of June (Alhage) Dimyan, died December 16. Affectionately known by most as “Wimpy,” he was born in Danbury, May 17, 1931, a son of Celia (Jowdy) and Joseph Dimyan.