Obituaries

Donald Seymour

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:45 am
Donald H. Seymour, 85, of Newtown, formerly of Ridgefield, died September 16, at the Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield, from complications of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. His loving wife of 43 years, Dr Iris Cook Seymour; sons, Jeffrey,

Paul Sclafani, Jr

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:42 am
Paul C. Sclafani, Jr, 50, of Sandy Hook, died September 22, after courageously battling brain cancer for more than six years. He was born December 13, 1967, in Queens, N.Y., the son of Paul Sclafani, Sr, and Frances Perrillo. He

Frederick Pendergast, Sr

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:40 am
Frederick James “Fred” Pendergast, Sr, 84, a lifelong resident of Newtown, died peacefully September 20, three days shy of his 85th birthday. Mr Pendergast, lovingly known throughout Newtown as “G-Man,” was born September 23, 1933, to Evelyn (Bresson) Pendergast and

John Villane

Published: September 19, 2018 at 10:07 am
John “Jack” Villane, Sr, 84, of Newtown, beloved husband of Louise (Mazza) Villane, died September 17, at Newtown Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 13, 1934, in Danbury, and was the son of the late William, Sr, and

In Memoriam Michelle Vanasse

Published: September 18, 2018 at 11:41 am
May 14, 1964 to September 29, 2003 Fifteen sweets and pumpkins picked This time we speak, love reminisce Your presence felt in leaves that rustle A soothing breeze, a loving nuzzle. Watched me go from bus to city How proud

Richard Oberg

Published: September 18, 2018 at 11:40 am
Richard Thomas Oberg, 82, of Brookfield died peacefully September 8. He was born March 6, 1936, in Bridgeport. He attended Summerfield Elementary and Middle School as well as Fairfield Prep for high school. Mr Oberg lived in Newtown for many

Mary Board

Published: September 13, 2018 at 10:47 am
Mary C. Board, 72, of Newtown, died peacefully September 9, in Newtown. She was born in Patterson, N.J., May 25, 1946, and was the daughter of Frederick J Board and Jane (Kalbfus) Board. Her only sibling was her brother, Jonathan

Donovan Bronowicz

Published: September 13, 2018 at 10:45 am
Donovan Scott Bronowicz, 49, of Ansonia, died September 7. He was raised in Newtown and attended schools there. His sister, Michelle Arsenault of Clarkson, Ky.; his stepfather, Duncan Sellars of Southbury; stepmother, Lisa Bronowicz of Santa Fe, Minn.; stepbrother, Sean

Richard Targett Jr

Published: September 12, 2018 at 11:25 am
Richard M. Targett, Jr, 85, of Danbury, died peacefully September 9, at Danbury Hospital, while holding his treasured wife’s hand — just as he had always wished. He was born May 29, 1933, in Danbury and was the son of

Joseph Mahoney

Published: September 12, 2018 at 10:55 am
Joseph Michael “Joe” Mahoney, 71, of Hancock, Mass., formerly of Newtown, died May 15 in Pittsfield, Mass., of natural causes. He was born July 16, 1946, in Danbury, and he was a beloved husband, father, brother, and doting grandfather. Mr

This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
25% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 4