Thomas L. McDonald II, 54, died May 6, suddenly and unexpectedly, in Crofton, Md. He was born May 18, 1959, in Bridgeport. He was the son of Elizabeth (Metzger) Doty of Sandy Hook and the late Thomas L. McDonald.
Mabel Elizabeth Genz Jacobi, 96, of Sandy Hook died May 8 at Masonicare in Newtown, after a brief illness. She was born in New York City, June 28, 1917, and grew up in the Bronx on Hone Avenue. It was there that she began a lifelong friendship with Jane Seaman of Danbury. She graduated from Hunter College in 1938 and worked in New York City for nine years before marriage.
Claire Russell Lines, 78, of Standish, Maine, died May 2 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough. He was born in Jackson, Mich., July 23, 1935, and was a son of Mildred (Ludlow) and Russell Lines. He and his four siblings grew up on the family farm on King Road in Spring Arbor, Mich.
Michael Zinn, 95, of Stratford, beloved husband of the late Jane Drew Zinn, died May 4 in Bridgeport Hospital. A retired driver for Burritt Lumber Company, he was born in Detroit to Bessie (Fedina) and Jack Zinn.
Kanga R. Price, 67, of Norwalk, and a former Newtown resident many years ago, died at home May 2, after battling a long illness. She was born in Stamford Hospital, May 26, 1946, and was the daughter of the late Jeanne and Prescott Fuller of Darien.
Arthur J. Outhouse, 77, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, N.Y., died April 29 on Hilton Head Island, S.C. He was born October 5, 1936, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., to Beatrice (Purdy) and S. Ralph Outhouse.
Harvey Botsford Rasmussen, 86, of Newtown, a beloved husband, brother, uncle, and friend, died peacefully May 2 at Bethel Health Care. He was born December 6, 1927, to Mayla and George Rasmussen of Botsford. He was the loving husband of Leota (Walther) Rasmussen for 57 years.