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  • Reid Johnson

    Reid Johnson, 51, of Sandy Hook, formerly of Ridgefield, died February 7.

  • Richard Peter Gottmeier

    Richard Peter Gottmeier, 65, died February 5, at his residence in Sandy Hook. He was born September 21, 1949, in Youngstown, Ohio. He graduated from Liberty High School in Youngstown in 1967 and Ohio University in 1971 with a degree in marketing with a minor in history and attained a graduate degree through the US Army Command and General Staff College. He served in the Army Reserves from 1972 to 1999, obtaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. Lieutenant Colonel Gottmeier was a veteran of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

  • Summer Ann Ghent

    Summer Ann Ghent, 19, of Newtown died peacefully at home February 3. “She left her life with us as an earth angel so she could become an angel that watches over everyone,” said her family. Summer was born February 12, 1996, in Danbury...

  • George W. DeMott

    George W. DeMott, 78, of Uncasville died peacefully February 2 at his home. On January 7, 1937, he was born in Passaic, N.J., and was the son of the late Hazel (Barthelmess) and Elwood DeMott. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Moran-Sabatelli) DeMott. They were married Novem...

  • Virginia M. Powers

    Virginia M. Powers, 89, wife of the late Carl E. Powers and previously a longtime resident of Sandy Hook, died February 3 in Saint John Paul II Center, Danbury. She was born in Lewiston, Maine, and was a daughter of the late Ethel (Hutchinson) and Leslie Stevens.

  • Carol M. Jaeckel

    Carol M. Jaeckel, 85, died January 31 in Danbury, of natural causes. She was born July 21, 1929, in Bayonne, N.J., the daughter of Rudolph and Rose Kunze Carnatz. She will be greatly missed by daughter Kim and her husband, Peter Bernson, of Sandy Hook...

  • Bart Henderson

    Bart Henderson, 52, of Newtown, loving father to Lucy Henderson, died in his home February 2. He was born June 6, 1962, in Bryan, Texas, and was the son of Clotilde (Sucie) and Donald Henderson.

  • Terry A. Barrett

    Terry A. Barrett, 73, of Ocala, Fla., and formerly of Danbury and Newtown, died January 27 after an extended illness. He was the husband of Carol (Stone) Barrett. He was born on February 2, 1941, in Danbury, and was the son of the late Margaret (Fowler) and Arthur Barrett of Georgetown.

  • John C. Nagel

    John C. Nagel, 75, of Sandy Hook died unexpectedly January 28 at his home. He was the husband of Joyce (Mahlo) Nagel. He was born in Bridgeport, April 28, 1939, and was the son of the late Rose (Riccio) and Robert B. Nagel.

  • Anne M. Senese

    Anne M. Senese, 84, a resident of Kennebunkport, Maine, and formerly of Newtown, died January 26 at her home, following a period of declining health. She was born May 9, 1930, in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of John A. and Mary Agnes Bowes Shea.