Robert Emerson Holey, 86, died February 9, in Black Mountain, N.C. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, March 23, 1927, to Nina May (Sweeny) and Ralph Emerson Holey. Mr Holey was a resident of Newtown while working as general manager for Eagle Pencil, a division o...
Kenneth L. Bigham, 78, of Oxford, died March 6 following a brief illness. Mr Bigham and his wife, Barbara, had previously lived in Newtown for 40 years. He is also survived by two sons, Steven and Douglas; a daughter, Kathy; and six grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 10, between 4 and 7 pm, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street in Newtown. A funeral will be held at Newtown Congregational Church on Tuesday, March 11, at 11 am.
Matthew H. Gorham, 47, of Simsbury, beloved husband of Tracy (Geary) Gorham, and son of Howard W. and Barbara (Goerts) Gorham, died February 21. He was born January 6, 1967, in Danbury, and grew up in Newtown.
John R. Miller, Sr, 84, of North Fort Myers, Fla., husband of Janet Mahanna Yarrish Miller, died February 3, at Heartland Medical Center, Fort Myers. He was born in Bridgeport, September 7, 1929, son of Raymond E. and Mary (Schneider) Metcalf Miller.