Obituaries


Joan O’Neil

Published: September 04, 2018 at 02:50 pm
Joan Reilly O’Neil, 87, a longtime resident of Newtown, died August 30, at her home, The Delaney at South Shore in League City, Texas. Born in 1930 in Port Chester, N.Y., she was the daughter of Michael and Cecile Reilly.

Craig Hayes

Published: August 30, 2018 at 09:37 am
Craig Hayes, 32, of Newtown, died unexpectedly August 28, at his home. Mr Hayes graduated from Newtown High School in 2004. He spent many years working in the tree service industry. His most recent work was with Newtown Arbor Service

Theresa Magda

Published: August 30, 2018 at 09:35 am
Theresa “Sally” Louise Lorenzo Magda, 83, of Sandy Hook, died August 28, in her home. She was born February 14, 1935, in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Louis “Ono” J. Lorenzo and Mildred “Honey” (Drew) Lorenzo. Mrs Magda lived for

Janet Yoburn

Published: August 30, 2018 at 08:42 am
Janet “June” (Vandetti) Yoburn, 88, died peacefully August 24, at Maplewood Senior Living in Newtown, with her daughter at her side. She was born December 31, 1929, in Danbury. Her daughter, Cheryl Bivona of Dover Plains, N.Y.; her grandson, Michael

Stephen Tranzillo

Published: August 28, 2018 at 08:56 am
Stephen Louis Tranzillo, 75, of Danbury, beloved husband of Phyllis (Antedomenico) Tranzillo, died peacefully August 24, at home. He was born in Port Chester, N.Y., December 5, 1942, and was the son of the late Louis and Janet (Bamford) Tranzillo.

John Lennon

Published: August 23, 2018 at 09:23 am
John David Lennon, 73, former Newtown resident, died June 29, in his home in Grayson, Ga., surrounded by his loved ones. He was a Newtown High School graduate. Mr Lennon retired from his long career of electrical engineering and moved

Dermot Daly

Published: August 20, 2018 at 02:11 pm
Dermot Daly, 43, of Roxbury, died August 15. Born March 12, 1975, in New York City, he grew up in Fairfield and Newtown. His beloved mother, Alice Daly; his siblings and their spouses, Paul and Maggie Daly, Brigid and Jimmy

William Uhde

Published: August 17, 2018 at 11:46 am
William Ernest “Bill” Uhde, 80, a longtime Sandy Hook resident, died March 7. He was born in New York and was the son of Wilhelm and Kathe (Mattner) Uhde. His wife of 56 years, Gay Uhde; his children and their

Catherine Hourican

Published: August 17, 2018 at 11:46 am
Catherine Marie Hourican, 81, of Newtown, died peacefully August 13, at her home, surrounded by her loving children. Born March 5, 1937, in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Michael Hourican and Anne Sarah (Beirne) Hourican. Mrs

Frances Lemieux

Published: August 13, 2018 at 12:00 am
Frances Perille Lemieux, 94, of Newtown, formerly of Shelton, beloved wife of the late Lawrence O. Lemieux, died peacefully August 11, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born October 27, 1923, in Bridgeport, she was a daughter of
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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