Louis J. Saccone, 85, of Bridgeport, beloved husband of Sylvia De la Victoria Saccone, died suddenly September 9 in St Vincent’s Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport, December 3, 1929, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary Feola Saccone and was a lifelong resident of Bridgeport.
Edward R. Cumm, 75, of Danbury, husband of Aida (Parente) Cumm, died September 10 at his home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 14, 1940, to Veronica (Schoepp) and Edward V. Cumm, he was raised in the Bronx, where he attended local schools and later Pace University.
Donna Lee Brogan, 67, died suddenly September 9, in her Newtown home. She was born in Milford, and was the daughter of the late Edith (Ceccarelli) Tickey and Lawrence Surenko. Ms Brogan graduated from Notre Dame High School and Champlain College.
Franklin E. Dillon, 88, of Sandy Hook died September 12. He was born May 30, 1927, in Maywood, Ind., the son of Mildred and Ford H. Dillon. Mr Dillon served his country in both World War II and the Korean War.
Patricia R. (Daino) Bonetti, 95, a resident of Fairfield for nearly 70 years, and beloved wife of 74 years to Dante Bonetti, died peacefully at her home August 28. Born in Bridgeport, she graduated from Warren Harding High School in 1938.
Frank Michael Nosal, Sr, 95, of Fairfield, died September 2, just two days shy of losing his wife, Vera, two years ago. Mr Nosal (aka “Pop, the Energizer bunny”) was born December 12, 1919, and was the son of the late Veronica and Michael Nosal.
Stanley Earl Verry, 89, a resident of Hampton, Va., since 1998, and a longtime former resident of Newtown, died August 30 at his residence, with family at his side. He was the husband to the late Evelyn (Valentine) Verry. Born in Providence, R.I., he was one of two sons born to Mildred (Carpenter) and Edwin Verry.
Margaret “Peggy” (Steck) Valine, 78, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Newtown, Danbury, and East Haven, died unexpectedly August 20. She was the wife of the late Wilbur “Willie” Carl Valine, Jr. She was born in Danbury, May 14, 1937. One of four children, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Albert and Marguerite Dooley Steck.
Mark S. Fesh, 62, of Woodbury, formerly of Newtown and Roxbury, died suddenly September 1. He was born September 6, 1952, the son of Evelyn (Lofthouse) and Stephen Fesh. He graduated from Newtown High School, Class of 1971, where he was a member of the first undefeated football team.