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  • David Shugarts

    David Shugarts, 67, of Newtown, remembered as a kind man with a big heart, a beloved father, husband, and brother, died March 6. Born in Greensburg, Penn., he attended Swathmore High School.

  • Eli Vetrano

    Eli Vetrano, 93, of Yonkers N.Y., and a 25-year resident of Boynton Beach, Fla., died February 27. He was the son of the late Gennaro and Theresina Coppola Vetrano, and is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Rose Marie Filippone Vetrano. His loving c...

  • Lorelei C. Ames

    Lorelei C. Ames, 66, of Sandy Hook died peacefully in Connecticut Hospice March 7. Born in Bath, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Betty Davis White. Ms Ames resided most of her life in Newtown.

  • Milton F. Wolferseder

    Milton F. Wolferseder, 94, of Providence and Narragansett, R.I., died peacefully March 6. He was born in 1920 and was the son of the late Carrie (Scheuren) and Francis X. Wolferseder. He was a devoted Catholic and father, and husband to Gertrude (Cahir) Wolferseder for more than 70 years.

  • Violet P. Marshall

    Violet P. Marshall, 93, a longtime resident of Newtown, died March 2 after a brief illness, safe in her home, as was her strongest wish. Her daughters Josie, Catie, and Jane were with her. Mrs Marshall was born May 14, 1921, in the far western Minnesota farm town of Starbuck.

  • Robert Dallas Kalbaugh

    Robert Dallas Kalbaugh, 80, of Westmoreland, N.H., died March 4 at the Applewood Care & Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, following a period of declining health. He was born in Hollywood, Calif., June 3, 1934, and was the son of the late Dorothy (Robinson) and Dallas F. Ka...

  • Eileen Mary Craig McQuillan

    Eileen Mary Craig McQuillan, 77, of Cornwall, Vt., died at her home, with her family at her side, March 4 after a short illness. She was born June 18, 1937, in Newtown, and was the daughter of the late Agnes (Johnson) and James Craig.

  • Nancy K. Lewis

    Nancy K. Lewis, 80, of Rockland, Maine, formerly of Newtown, succumbed to breast cancer March 1.  Family and friends are invited to visit from 5 to 8 pm, Friday, March 6...

  • Augustine J. Palmieri, Sr

    Augustine J. Palmieri, Sr, 89, of Stratford died March 3 at his home. Better known as “Gus,” he was born in New Haven, May 24, 1925, a son of the late Rose and Augustine Palmieri. He was the beloved husband of Ann Costa Palmieri for 63 years.

  • Edward I. Rees

    Edward I. Rees, 84, of Sandy Hook died at home February 26, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Barton, England, August 4, 1930, and was the son of the late William Cecil Daniels and Edna (Clegg) Rees.