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  • Thomas W. Kenny, Jr

    Thomas W. “Walt” Kenny, Jr, 82, of Brewster, N.Y., died March 22, at the New York State Veteran’s Home in Montrose, N.Y. He was born in Manhattan, November 28, 1931, to Thomas W. and Rose (McDermott) Kenny. Mr Kenny married Barbara O'Connor on September 10, 1960 in Belleville, N.J.

  • Paul Stephen Lux

    Paul Stephen Lux, 64, of Sandy Hook, died Tuesday evening, March 18, as the sun was setting, surrounded by family and friends. He was born January 18, 1950, in Waterbury, and was the beloved husband of Catherine Cooke Lux. Mr Lux graduated from Duke Univer...

  • Donald G. Springmeyer

    Donald G. Springmeyer, 75, of Sharon, Conn., died March 16, at his home. Born August 4, 1938, in Mt Vernon, N.Y., to Harold and Dorothy (Bricker) Springmeyer, he was a loving husband of June Springmeyer for over 52 years.

  • Richard Joseph Bussmann

    Richard “Dick” Joseph Bussmann, 86, of New Bern, N.C., a former 30-year resident of Newtown, died at his home March 12. He was born February 3, 1928, in New Haven, to Mabel and Joseph  Bussmann. Lt Bussmann, US Navy (Ret) served his countr...

  • Josephine Polvere Groholy

    Josephine Polvere Groholy, 92, died peacefully March 13, in Southbury. She was born April 12, 1921, to Rafael and Caroline Polvere.

  • Elizabeth Grace Whittle

    Elizabeth Grace Whittle, 89, of Southbury, died March 14, at St Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. She was the widow of Donald G. Whittle, Sr. She was born May 20, 1924, in Shelton, and was a daughter of the late John Henry and Ann Elizabeth (Anderson) Cotter. She was a long-time resident of Newtown before moving to Milford, and later to Southbury, 20 years ago.

  • Richard Hall

    Richard “Dick” Hall, 84, died March 15, surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his “Valentine,” Ellen. Mr Hall was a longtime resident of Newtown.

  • Raymond L. Dawkins

    Raymond L. Dawkins, 87, a longtime resident of Trumbull, died March 10, at Bridgeport Hospital. He was born in Litchfield, Ill., to Raymond G. and Hilda Dawkins.

  • Thomas Richard Judge

    Thomas Richard Judge, 80, of Newtown, died peacefully in his sleep March 10, at Masonicare at Newtown. He was born in Gloversville, N.Y., May 28, 1933, a son of Thomas and Dorothy (Shearer) Judge. Mr Judge was the husband of Dolores (Cray) Judge. The Judges lived in Newtown for the past 35 years.

  • Thomas J. Ruddy

    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.