Martin Andrew Sainsbury-Carter, 48, Arlington, Va., died August 2, after a heroic fight with cancer. He was a Newtown resident for 21 years, attending Newtown schools, and graduating from the Wooster School in Danbury. His wife, Stacy Fuller, and two...
Mary Wray Ruffles, 82, of Bethel, and formerly a longtime resident of Newtown; mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died peacefully August 16 at home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Bronx, N.Y., October 11, 1932.
Eve Lynne Donigian, 71, of Sandy Hook died August 10, after a brave but short six-week battle with brain cancer — glioblastoma multiforme. Her motto throughout her short and courageous battle was always, “Let’s kick those tumors!”
Stuart Alden Opdahl, 77, most recently of Newtown, and formerly of Bedford, Huntington Station, and Bethpage, N.Y., died August 7 after an extended illness. Born in Bethpage, December 20, 1937, he was the youngest son of the late Clara and Olaf Opdahl.
David Paul Delia, 47, of Newtown died August 1. He was born August 8, 1967, in New Jersey, to Barbara and Anthony Delia. He leaves behind his wife, Karen, and their children, George, Alessandra, Hannah, Cameo, and Colby.
Susan Brachfeld Washburn, 64, of Newtown died August 6 at Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut in Danbury. She was born in Manhattan, May 2, 1951, and was the daughter of Julian Dov Brachfeld and the late Enid Zinman.
Jean Agnes Cassidy, 85, Trumbull, beloved wife of Joe Allen Cassidy, Sr, died peacefully in her home July 30. She was born June 6, 1930, in Middletown, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Margaret and Walter Dages, Sr. In addition to her beloved husband...
Thomas J. Corner, 74, of Shelton, beloved husband to Paulette Saccone Corner, died peacefully August 2 at Griffin Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in Bridgeport, March 4, 1941, he was the son of the late Edward and Helena Byrne Corner.