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.
Doris (Andersen) Giambruno, 82, died December 10 in her home in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. She was born January 5, 1932, in Glen Head, Long Island, a daughter of the late Blanche (Horinowski) and Aksel Andersen.
Elizabeth Catherine (Schmidt) Thomas, 94, died December 15 at Masonicare at Newtown. She was the widow of Frederick R. Thomas, Sr, whom she had married in 1945, in Yonkers, N.Y She was born in New York City, November 2, 1920, and was the daughter of the late Elizabeth C. (McGarry) and George R. Schmidt.
Connie Pasquarella, 81, of Norwalk died December 10. She was born September 27, 1933, in Pawtucket, R.I., and was the daughter of the late Albina (Maynard) and Wilfred Casey. She was married to her husband, Pasquale J. Pasquarella, for 58 years.