Eileen Mary Craig McQuillan, 77, of Cornwall, Vt., died at her home, with her family at her side, March 4 after a short illness. She was born June 18, 1937, in Newtown, and was the daughter of the late Agnes (Johnson) and James Craig.
Augustine J. Palmieri, Sr, 89, of Stratford died March 3 at his home. Better known as “Gus,” he was born in New Haven, May 24, 1925, a son of the late Rose and Augustine Palmieri. He was the beloved husband of Ann Costa Palmieri for 63 years.
Edward I. Rees, 84, of Sandy Hook died at home February 26, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Barton, England, August 4, 1930, and was the son of the late William Cecil Daniels and Edna (Clegg) Rees.
Victorine Lafferty Hopkins, 97, a resident at Ridgefield Crossings in Ridgefield, and formerly of Sandy Hook, died March 1. She was the wife for 67 years of the late Homer Thawley Hopkins, Jr. She was born February 12, 1918, in Clayton, Del., and was the daughter of the late Ida Morris and Edwin Jackson Lafferty.
John Edward Hyatt, 92, died peacefully February 25 at his home in Naples, Fla., with his loving wife by his side. He was born in Sandy Hook, August 16, 1922, and was the son of the late LeRoy Hyatt and Julia (Kilbride) Hyatt.
Raymond J. Milot, 82, died peacefully February 8 at Avow Hospice House, Naples, Fla. He was one of eight children born to Lillian (Bell) and Charles Milot. He lived most of his life in Connecticut, including Stratford and Newtown.
Samuel Derek McCleery of Newtown, formerly of Ridgefield, died peacefully at his home, surrounded by family, on February 26. He was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and immigrated to the United States in 1953 with his wife, the late Iris M. McCleery.
Marie Manoni Bartomeli, 89, of Trumbull, beloved wife of Joseph P. Bartomeli, died February 23 at St Vincent Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport, June 23, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Laura Perini Manoni.
Solange “Sally” Manness, 80, of Southbury died February 6. She was born in Puerto Rico in 1934 to Josephine and Manuel Rodriguez. During her childhood she moved to New York City, where she later wed Robert Manness...