Arthur “Frank” Johnson, Sr, 80, a 50-year resident of Brookfield, beloved husband of the late Marion (Joyce) Johnson, died peacefully at Bethel Healthcare, September 8. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., November 20, 1932.
Jean Duckworth, 78, beloved wife for 30 years of Robert G. Duckworth, died peacefully at the Norwalk Hospital, August 29. She was born March 27, 1935, in Manchester, England, the daughter of John and Emily Leicester. She moved to Canada in 1957, and then came to the United States in 1959.
She was a long time resident of Newtown,
Marc Danuszar, 84, of Westport, died September 2, at Masonicare of Newtown. He was born in Newtown, March 6, 1929, a son of Mary (Washicko) and Thomas Danuszar. He was the husband of Rosa (DeGrazia) Danuszar.
Joseph R. Franzino, 86, of Heritage Village, died unexpectedly, September 2, at his home. He was born December 22, 1926, in Bridgeport, son of Giovanni and Giustina (Favaro) Franzino. He was the husband of Arline (Rojas) Franzino. Besides his loving wife of 62 years, he leaves his three sons, Gregg A. Franzino, and his wife Cindy, of Sandy Hook, Dr Ronald J. Franzino, and his wife Marie, of Putnam, and Joseph J. Franzino, and his wife Dorota, of Redding; five grandchildren; three brothers, John Franzino of Louisiana, Peter Franzino of Florida, and Justin Franzino of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.
Rocco F. Colavito, 84, of Sandy Hook, and previously of Katonah, N.Y., died peacefully, August 29. He was born July 7, 1929, in the Bronx, N.Y. Mr Colavito was the husband of the late Marilyn (Patrick) Colavito, who died in 1991, after 32 years of marriage.
Nelle Horsley Taylor, 88, of Bethel, formerly of Auburn, Ala. and Newtown, died peacefully, August 30, 2013. She joyfully celebrated her birthday with family and friends, just a week before her death. She was born August 16, 1925, in West Point, Ga., the daughter of Joseph Clifton and Nelle Williams Horsley, and grew up in Opelika, Ala.
John Francis McKeever III, 79, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully at home, August 28, after a 13-year courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Greenwich, October 19, 1933, the son of John and Esther McKeever.