- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A memorial service for Merwin Brinsmaid Burr, Sr, who died March 10, in Dale, Texas, after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis, will take place Saturday, June 29, at 10:30 am, at Newbury Congregational Church, Brookfield. He was born June 29, 1937, in Monroe, to Mabel (Smith) and Merwin S. Burr.
Known as “Junior” to his older brothers and sisters, he attended Newtown High School, until enlisting in the United States Marine Corps, in 1955.
- Friday, May 24, 2013
After helping guide Newtown through its darkest days post 12/14, leading a team of officials supporting a rebuilding site for Sandy Hook School, and four of the most challenging budget processes in memory, First Selectman Pat Llodra and Selectman Will Rodgers have announced intentions to seek respective third terms this November.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
There will be a Celebration of Life service, Saturday, May 11, for Raymond C. Burr, Sr, who died January 26. The service will be at 2 pm, at the Newbury Congregational Church, Tower Road, Brookfield.
- Monday, March 25, 2013
Robert N. “Coach” Deveau, Sr, of Danielson, formerly of Bridgeport and Putnam, died March 20. Born May 17, 1935, he was the fourth son of Jeanne and Lawrence Deveau.
His son Robert Deveau, Jr, of Newtown; daughters Lyn Stokes of Central Village, Janniece Zinsky of Putnam, and Lori Ann Deveau of Danielson; a brother; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive Mr Deveau.
He was a Korean veteran serving with the US Marine Corps, honorably discharged in 1956.
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Merwin Brinsmaid Burr, Sr, 75 of Dale, Texas, died March 10, after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born June 29, 1937, in Monroe, to Mabel (Smith) and Merwin S. Burr.
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Robert A. Girard, Sr, 55, of Monroe, died March 19, in The Connecticut Hospice, Branford. He was born in Bridgeport, November 12, 1957, a son of Jean (Kinch) and William Girard.
Survivors include his daughter Jacqueline Girard and his son Robert A. Girard, Jr; a brother, William Girard; and two sisters, Lynn Gervais and Sheila Gervais, all of Newtown; and two grandchildren.
- Wednesday, November 30, -0001
Thomas Paloian, Sr, 52, of Newtown died suddenly November 16. Born in Bridgeport to Joyce (Gionet) and John Paloian, he was raised in Newtown with his three brothers, John, Jr, Mark, and Richard "Archie."
He was a 1982 graduate of Abbott Tech High School and also a graduate of Naugatuck Valley Community College, with a degree in engineering. Mr Paloian was employed by Photronics in Brookfield for the past 20 years.