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  • Sylvia Kathleen Hildred

    Sylvia Kathleen Hildred, 83, of Gaithersburg, Md., Sarasota, Fla., and Trumbull, died peacefully July 30 at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. She was born on August 23, 1930, in Newport, South Wales, in the UK.

  • Robert Campbell

    Robert James Campbell, 80, of Newtown, died August 2 at Bethel Health Care after a battle with cancer. He was the husband of Marjorie (Hayner) Campbell, his wife of 60 years. He was a resident of Newtown for the last 55 years. Mr Campbell is also survived by three children and their spouses: Deborah and Ken Cody of Southbury; Robert B. and Marybeth Campbell of Newtown, and Meg Reilly and Patrick of Newtown.

  • Jeanne Ann Oberg Granniss

    Jeanne Ann Oberg Granniss, 82, formerly of Bridgeport and Newtown, died July 27 in Gloucester Point, Va. She was born in Bridgeport, May 14, 1932, and was the daughter of the late Rebecca (Muirhead) and Carl Oberg. She graduated from Warren Harding High Sc...

  • Thomas M. Condon

    Thomas M. Condon, 93, of Shelton died July 28 at Griffin Hospital in Derby. Born February 15, 1921, in South Wales, England, he was the son of Margaret and Michael Margaret Condon. He was married to Dorothy Lourigan Condon for 69 years.

  • Edgar W. Beers

    Edgar W. Beers, 76, of the Hawleyville section of Newtown died July 28 in Danbury Hospital. He was born in Danbury, February 17, 1938, a son of Jennie (Noble) and Morris Beers. Mr Beers was a graduate of Newtown High School and attended what is now Western Connecticut State University.

  • Thomas G. Sansonetti, Sr

    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.

  • Jason M. Brower

    Jason M. Brower, 24, of Norwalk, died July 25 at Yale New Haven Hospital, after a long illness, with his family at his side. He was born April 30, 1990, son of Gina Bernini Brower and Michael Brower. A 2008 graduate of Newtown High School, he was a courageous young man who loved being a volunteer firefighter for the Botsford Fire Company in Newtown. Jason also loved NASCAR and country music. He had a big heart and was loved by many.

  • Richard F. Farkas, Sr

    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.

  • Eileen Frances Triber

    Eileen Frances Triber, 66, of Florida and formerly of Sandy Hook, the beloved wife of Julius “Buddy” Triber, died July 25 in Cape Cod. Born in Bridgeport to Eileen (Cullen) and Joseph G. Knapick, she was an area resident until moving to Clearwater, Fla., ten years ago.

  • Joseph Charles Velky, Sr

    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.