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  • Matthew Howryletz

    Matthew Howryletz, 77, of Danbury, formerly of Newtown, died September 15, at his home. He was the brother of Patricia Nielsen and Peter Howryletz and his wife, Kathy. Several nieces and nephews survive Mr Howryletz.

  • Frances Ann Zayas Drozdowski

    Frances Ann Zayas Drozdowski, 84, of Stratford, the widow of the late Frank Drozdowski, died peacefully, September 12. Her beloved daughters and their spouses, Lynn and Norman Nagy of Newtown...

  • Carolyn Lindstrom Ressler

    Carolyn Lindstrom Ressler, 89, of Fairfield, widow of the late Wilbur Ressler, died September 10, at the Cambridge Manor in Fairfield. She was born in Bridgeport, and was a lifelong area resident. Her daughter Rosalind Liljengren and her husband, Gary, of Newtown; and grandchildren Evin Liljengren and Heather Liljengren and her husband, Michael Jerdan survive Mrs Ressler.

  • W. Nelson ‘Skip’ Roberts

    W. Nelson “Skip” Roberts, 91, of Newtown died peacefully Wednesday, September 3, in the presence of his family, following a brief illness. The Roberts family is planning a memorial service to celebrate his life, Saturday, September 13, at 3:30 pm, at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, with a reception immediately following.

  • Mary T. Gemmola

    Mary T. Gemmola died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of September 11 at Bethel Health Care at the age of 95. She was born Mary Tateo in the Bronx on July 18, 1919, to Clementia and Paul Tateo. She was a longtime resident of the Bronx before moving to Conn...

  • Susan L. Kocis

    Susan L. Kocis died peacefully July 24, in Newtown. Born to Gladys D. and John J. Kocis of Trumbull, she was a graduate of Trumbull High School and Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Fla.

  • Ada Levette

    Deacon Ada Levette, 80, of Trumbull, formerly a 50-year resident of Bridgeport, died September 4 at St Joseph’s Manor, Trumbull, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Tallahassee, Fla., she was the daughter of Robert P. and Betty Doyle Baker. She was employed as a psychiatric aide at the former Fairfield Hills Hospital, Newtown, for 27 years.

  • Captain John M. Wilkinson

    A memorial service for Captain John M. Wilkinson, 85, who died June 1 at his home in Newtown, will take place at 11 am, Saturday, September 20, at the Chapel at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London. A luncheon will held after the service, at noon, at the Officers Club at the Academy.

  • Ernest Siladi

    Ernest “Ernie” Siladi, 90, a resident of Maplewood at Newtown, died peacefully, September 3, 2014. He was born June 16, 1924, in Stamford, and was the son of Helen Rimany Siladi and Joseph Walter Siladi Prior to moving to Newtown, he lived in Fishkill, N.Y., and Stamford.

  • W. Nelson 'Skip' Roberts

    W. Nelson “Skip” Roberts, 91, of Newtown died peacefully Wednesday, September 3, in the presence of his family, following a brief illness. He grew up with his younger sister, Gertrude, in rural New Monmouth, N.J., where he was born August 14, 1923, and regularly attended services at the New Monmouth Baptist Church with his parents, Agnes and Wilbur Roberts.