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, 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, 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 “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, 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.
Thomas Richard Judge, 80, of Newtown, died peacefully in his sleep March 10, at Masonicare at Newtown. He was born in Gloversville, N.Y., May 28, 1933, a son of Thomas and Dorothy (Shearer) Judge. Mr Judge was the husband of Dolores (Cray) Judge. The Judges lived in Newtown for the past 35 years.
Thomas J. Ruddy, 58, died February 24, at his home in Newtown. He was born in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, France, October 25, 1955, and was a resident of Newtown since 1957. He was a graduate of Newtown High School, Class of 1973.