The Rev Stephen Hale Gushée, 76, priest, columnist, television moderator, and devoted husband and father, died April 6, after a months-long battle with bladder cancer. He was born in Detroit, in 1936. Mr Gushée was rector of Trinity Church in Newtown, from 1970 until 1978.
Geraldine T. “Honey” Wojciechowski, 83, of Newtown, died April 3, in Candlewood Valley Health Care Center, New Milford. She was the wife of Chester A. Wojciechowski, whom she married on December 2, 1950. She was born in Hamtramck, Mich., January 22, 1930, the daughter of Jacob and Marie (Balcar) Thomas.
Elizabeth Ann McNulty Briscoe, 47, of Newtown, died peacefully, March 31, at Norwalk Hospital, after a heroic ten-year battle with breast cancer. She was the wife of Patrick C. Briscoe. She was born in White Plains, N.Y., December 5, 1965, a daughter of John and Geraldine (Griffin) McNulty of Newtown.
Gertrude (Cuomo) Gallotello, 82, of Danbury, died peacefully, April 1, following a short illness. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to Peter, who pre-deceased her in November 2011. Born in Manhattan in 1930, she was the beloved daughter of the late Gennaro and Marianne (DiIorio) Cuomo.
Sophie (Bajor) Brown, 88, of Shelton, died Friday, March 29, in her home, with her loving family by her side. She was the devoted wife of the late Tulon Brown. She was born in Derby July 17, 1924, daughter of the late Martin and Mary Bajor, and was a Shelton resident for 63 years.