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  • Helen G. Chaloux

    Helen Chaloux, 86, of Sandy Hook, died peacefully March 23, surrounded by family, at her home. She was born in Bridgeport, October 30, 1927, the daughter of Charles and Helen Grewcock, and graduated from Harding High School at the age of 16.

  • Joseph A. Patti

    Joseph “Joe” A. Patti, 80, of Monroe, beloved husband of Yolanda Elizabeth Truini Patti, died March 24, in St Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., February 20, 1934, he was the only son of the late Michael and Ann V. Patti.

  • Thomas W. Kenny, Jr

    Thomas W. “Walt” Kenny, Jr, 82, of Brewster, N.Y., died March 22, at the New York State Veteran’s Home in Montrose, N.Y. He was born in Manhattan, November 28, 1931, to Thomas W. and Rose (McDermott) Kenny. Mr Kenny married Barbara O'Connor on September 10, 1960 in Belleville, N.J.

  • Joseph H. Lerman

    Joseph H. Lerman, 94, died Sunday, March 23 in Venice, Fla., ending a triumphant 72-year marriage to Gladys (Kanarek) Lerman. Born in 1919 in Manhattan, he was known all his life as Jerry, after a comic book character, Jerry on the Job, popular in his youth, who carried a toolbox wherever he went — a habit Jerry had as a child.

  • Paul Stephen Lux

    Paul Stephen Lux, 64, of Sandy Hook, died Tuesday evening, March 18, as the sun was setting, surrounded by family and friends. He was born January 18, 1950, in Waterbury, and was the beloved husband of Catherine Cooke Lux. Mr Lux graduated from Duke Univer...

  • Donald G. Springmeyer

    Donald G. Springmeyer, 75, of Sharon, Conn., died March 16, at his home. Born August 4, 1938, in Mt Vernon, N.Y., to Harold and Dorothy (Bricker) Springmeyer, he was a loving husband of June Springmeyer for over 52 years.

  • Richard Joseph Bussmann

    Richard “Dick” Joseph Bussmann, 86, of New Bern, N.C., a former 30-year resident of Newtown, died at his home March 12. He was born February 3, 1928, in New Haven, to Mabel and Joseph  Bussmann. Lt Bussmann, US Navy (Ret) served his countr...

  • Elizabeth Grace Whittle

    Elizabeth Grace Whittle, 89, of Southbury, died March 14, at St Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. She was the widow of Donald G. Whittle, Sr. She was born May 20, 1924, in Shelton, and was a daughter of the late John Henry and Ann Elizabeth (Anderson) Cotter. She was a long-time resident of Newtown before moving to Milford, and later to Southbury, 20 years ago.

  • Richard Hall

    Richard “Dick” Hall, 84, died March 15, surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his “Valentine,” Ellen. Mr Hall was a longtime resident of Newtown.

  • Josephine Polvere Groholy

    Josephine Polvere Groholy, 92, died peacefully March 13, in Southbury. She was born April 12, 1921, to Rafael and Caroline Polvere.