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  • Chileon L. Dickerson, Jr

    Chileon L. “Chick” Dickerson, Jr, 84, of Sandy Hook, died October 24 in Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was born September 12, 1929, in Bridgeport, a son of Jeanette (Nichols) and Chileon Dickerson. He was the husband of Mary (Beers) Dickerson.

    A self-employed plumber by trade, Mr Dickerson was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of VFW Post 10190 in Georgetown, Conn., and the United Methodist Church of Ansonia.

  • Matthew T. Farrell, Jr

    Matthew T. Farrell, Jr, 58, died September 7, in St Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, surrounded by his family and friends. Born June 28, 1955, he was formerly of Stratford and a resident of Monroe for the last 31 years.

  • Albert E. Minck, Jr

    Albert E. “Buddy” Minck, Jr, 90, of Bradenton, Fla., and Newtown, and previously of Danbury, died peacefully at his Newtown home, June 24, surrounded by his family. He was born November 24, 1922, in Danbury, son of Lucy (Carmody) and Albert E. Minck, Sr.

    His wife, Liljan (Korswold) Minck; their son, Eric Minck, and his wife Sandra, of Southbury; their daughter, Valerie Ingham, and her husband Clifford, of Newtown; three grandchildren; and his sister, Mary Shea of Hamden, survive Mr Minck. His brother, James Minck, predeceased him.

  • Bernard P. Karcheski, Jr

    Bernard P. Karcheski, Jr, 60, of Torrington, died May 15, in Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington. He was born in Bridgeport, January 15, 1953, a son of Isabelle (Carneka) and Bernard P. Karcheski.

    Mr Karcheski grew up in Newtown and was a graduate of Newtown High School Class of 1971 and the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y. He later moved to New Jersey where he owned a car dealership and was a building contractor. Most recently he resided in Torrington and was retired.

  • Arthur Richard Hoyt, Jr

    Arthur Richard Hoyt, Jr, 87, died peacefully, April 12. He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to Katherine (Tillman) and Arthur Hoyt.

  • William F. Werner, Jr

    William F. Werner, Jr, 70, of Milford, Penn., formerly of Danbury and Sandy Hook, died March 25. He was born September 22, 1942, in Seattle, Wash., the son of Effie (Slegel) and William Werner, Sr.

    His wife of 44 years, Penny Primrose; children Heidi Ruggiero, and husband Louis, of Sandy Hook, Jill Werner of Danbury, Neil Werner, and wife Colleen, of Orlando; sister Susanne LeClair; and six grandchildren survive Mr Werner.

  • George E. Coad, Jr

    George E. “Buzz” Coad, Jr, 75, of Southbury, died March 8, at the River Glen Health Center in Southbury.  He was born January 1, 1938, in Waterbury, son of Irene A. (King) Coad and George E. Coad, Sr. He was the husband of Linda (Campbell) Coad. 

    His mother was born in Newtown, and he is a great-great-grandson of E.L. Johnson, Newtown’s first town historian.