Duane C. “Skip” Dickerson, 79, a resident of Newtown since 1956, died May 8, at St Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport. He was born in Bridgeport, in April of 1934, to Jeanette N. Dickerson and Chileon Dickerson of Fairfield.
Donald A. Wagner, 76, of Sandy Hook, and formerly of Milford and Monroe, died May 3, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Derby, December 15, 1936, he was the son of the late Alfred and Elizabeth Thornhill Wagner. He was the beloved husband for nearly 50 years of the late Barbara M. Shackleton Wagner.
Benjamin Alejandro Roman, 13, son of Suzanne Roman and brother of William Roman of Newtown, died at his home, May 1. Ben was a seventh grade student at Newtown Middle School where he enjoyed art and the orchestra. Ben had many friends and supportive teachers and advisors. He was an exceptionally keen naturalist, exploring the ponds and streams for frogs, salamanders, and newts, clamming and trapping crabs on Cape Cod, and fishing in Taunton Lake.
rma (Almonte) Renzoni, 90, of Trumbull, mother and friend, died April 30, with her loving family at her side. Born in Petoranno Sul Gizio, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Panfilo and Giuseppina (Delmonaco) Almonte and came to the United States in 1947.
Helen M. Saren, 92, of Sandy Hook, died on her birthday, May 2, at her home. She was the wife of the late William Saren. She was born in Swoyersville, Penn., May 2, 1921, a daughter of Peter and Frances (Romanski) Stanishefski.