Kathleen Pritchett, 67, of Newtown, died March 25, after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). She was the wife of Wayne W. Pritchett. She was born in Morristown, N.J., December 26, 1945, to John and Helen (Sharkey) O'Brien.
Michael C. Sclafani, 9, of Harrison, Maine, formerly of Sandy Hook, died peacefully, March 19, at home with his loving family. Michael was born June 24, 2003, in Danbury, the son of Monica and Charles Sclafani.
William J. O'Donnell, 82, of Shelton, died March 19, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Rose M. Saccone O'Donnell. Born in Bridgeport, December 23, 1930, he was a son of the late William and Elsie Takacs O'Donnell.
Ronald Gerald Traverse, Sr, 70, of Stratford, husband of the late Darlene Traverse, died March 16, at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Florence Baker Traverse.
Paul Anthony Lagnese, 60, of Newtown, beloved husband and father, died March 8, at the Danbury Hospital, in the arms of his family. He succumbed after a long battle with cancer. He was a native of Fairfield, born in the Mt Vernon, N.Y. Hospital.
Richard M. Skidmore, 81, of Newtown, beloved husband of Jennifer (Slocum) Skidmore, died March 10, at Danbury Hospital. They were married November 24, 1979. Born in Danbury, November 4, 1931, he was the son of the late Evelyn (Ackridge) and George Skidmore.
James “Jim” William Bruner, 74, of Buford, Ga., formerly of Evansville, Ind. and a former resident of Newtown, died March 5, at VistaCare Hospice in Atlanta. He was born March 26, 1938, in Evansville, to James Arthur and June (Cecil) Bruner.