- Monday, January 19, 2015
John “Jack” Victor Polvere, Sr, 81, of Southbury, formerly of Bridgeport and Shelton, died unexpectedly January 15. He was the beloved husband of Doreen (Norton) Polvere.
Mr Polvere owned and operated World of Bikes in Newtown for 25 years, before retiring.
He proudly served his country as corporal first class in the US Army during the Korean War.
- Monday, November 3, 2014
Stephen J. Skudlarek, Sr, 92, of Milford, beloved husband of Mary Maguire Skudlarek for 66 years, died October 30. He was born in Southport, December 26, 1921, to Joseph and Josephine Short Skudlarek.
- Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Robert L. Keller, Sr, 84, of Danbury, died peacefully October 6, surrounded by his family. He was born March 31, 1930, in Port Chester, N.Y., and was the son of the late Edith "Sophie" Keller and Stanley F. Keller, Sr. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Dorothy F. (Lowden) Keller.
- Monday, August 25, 2014
Joseph “Jack” Harry Gillespy, Sr, 78, a resident of Stratford for more than 40 years, formerly of Bridgeport and always a proud “South Ender,” died August 16 at St Vincent Medical Center. He was born in Bridgeport, a son of William J. and Catherine Weide Gillespy, and was the beloved husband of Kathleen Gillespy for 57 years.
- Thursday, August 7, 2014
William J. Chockey, Sr, 70, of Fairfield died August 4. He was born in Bridgeport and served in the US Army in Vietnam.
- Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Thomas G. Sansonetti, Sr, 80, of Stratford, beloved husband of Rose Gambardella Sansonetti, died suddenly at his home July 26. Born in Bridgeport, March 28, 1934, he was a son of the late Bertha and John Sansonetti.
- Monday, July 28, 2014
Richard F. Farkas, Sr, 75, of Key West, Fla., a former resident of Newtown, died July 16. He was born to Marion and John Farkas of Bridgeport, December 26, 1938.
He graduated from Central High School in 1956, immediately joining the United States Navy, where he served four years, after which he resided and was active in the Newtown community.
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Joseph Charles Velky, Sr, 72, of Monroe died July 20 at St Vincent Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Bridgeport, November 9, 1941.
Mr Velky graduated from Bullard Haven Technical School in 1959. One month later, he enlisted into the United States Navy, stationed on the USS Harwood (DD-861), serving for four years, extending his time to include the Cuban Missile Crisis.
- Monday, July 21, 2014
Douglas T. Main, Sr, 76, of Basking Ridge, N.J., died peacefully July 16, surrounded by his family. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., August 19, 1937, to Mary and Douglas Main.
In addition to his wife of 46 years, Carolyn Thoden Main, three devoted sons and their families, Douglas, Jr, and his wife Laura, and grandsons Douglas and Morgan of Newtown, David, and his wife Heather, and grandsons Jackson and Parker of South Burlington, Vt., and Keith of Manchester, Conn., survive Mr Main.
- Friday, March 7, 2014
Joseph J. Sullivan, Sr, 84, of Southbury, the husband of Anne Sullivan, died March 4 after a long illness. He was born to Helen (O’Malley) and James Sullivan August 5, 1929, in Chicago.
In addition to his wife, his sons Joseph, Jr, and wife Denise, of Newtown and Michael, and his wife Kelly, of Rowayton; six grandchildren; his sisters Theresa Baines and Helen Martin; and several nieces, nephews, and godchildren survive Mr Sullivan. He was predeceased by his brother, Frank, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.