• Bethel

    Margaret Rider

    OXFORD, CT: Margaret Shirley Rider, age 84 of Oxford entered into peaceful rest December 30, 2012 in Derby; she was the beloved wife of 62 years to Arthur C. Rider. Mrs. Rider was born May 8, 1928 in Derby, daughter of the late Dennis and Catherine (Narkin) Neville. Shirley was retired from the Kerite Co., Seymour, and was a communicant…

  • Jewish Communities


    Ethel Louise Silver Sorokin, 84, of West Hartford, has died. She was the widow of Milton Sorokin. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Jennie… Read more » View Full Notice ? SOROKIN

  • Uncategorized

    John Kosciuszek|Loved poker, coupons

    SEYMOUR — John Kosciuszek, age 82, beloved husband of Klaudia Janucik Kosciuszek of Seymour, died Dec. 29, 2012, at the Shady Knoll Health Care Center surrounded by his family. Born in Poland on Feb. 28, 1930, he was the son of the late Naum and Anna Olesik Kosciuszek. Mr. Kosciuszek and his wife of 52 years have resided in Seymour…

  • Cheshire,  Oakville,  Waterbury

    John Vlahos

    CHESHIRE, CT – John David Vlahos, 64, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 after a respiratory illness. John was born on June 3, 1948 in Lynn, MA, son of the late Alec Anthony and Margaret Valarie (Ray) Vlahos. He leaves three brothers: Alec A. Vlahos, Jr. (Dawna) of Cheshire, Anthony D. Vlahos (Karen) of Boxford, MA, and Noah Vlahos (Beth)…

  • Guilford

    Alexander Seseske [02/17/1925 – 12/30/2012]

    Alexander Seseske, 87, of Boston Post Rd., Guilford, died at his home on December 30, 2012 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Ann Bremmer Seseske for 63 years. He was born in Branford, CT on February 17, 1925 to the late Michael and Malvina Munitska Seseske. He worked for Sears as a Sales Associate for 30 years until retiring…

  • Manchester

    Robert Cameron

    Robert Joseph Cameron, 86, of Vernon, beloved husband of 59 years to Grace (Nielsen) Cameron passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at home, surrounded by his family. Bob was born on July 20, 1926 in Hartford son of the late John and Sara (McGee) Cameron and had been a resident of Vernon for over 55 years. Prior to his…

  • Stamford

    Naida Cognetta

    Naida Elizabeth Cognetta, 82, passed away peacefully at home in Fairfield, CT on Saturday, December 29th, while saying her nightly prayers. Born in Stamford October 13th, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Gemma Galella Cerreta. Naida attended Stamford schools, having graduated from Sacred Heart Academy, “Class of ‘48”. After a brief modeling career she studied to…

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    Harry Sviridoff, 94, of New Haven, died Dec. 18.  He was the husband of Lucille Backer Sviridoff. Born in New Haven, he was a son of the late Solomon and… Read more » View Full Notice ? SVIRIDOFF

  • Cheshire,  Oakville,  Waterbury

    Lillian DeVylder

    CHESHIRE – Lillian C. DeVylder, 97, passed away Saturday December 29, 2012 at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville. She was the wife of the late Edgar P. DeVylder who passed away in 1972. Mrs. DeVylder was born December 16, 1915 in Ansonia, the daughter of the late Frank A. and Mary (Hickey) Cordett. She was a longtime resident of…

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    Frances (Pfuhler) Henry Meister 12/22/2012

    Frances Meister died peacefully at home on Saturday December 22, 2012. She was born May 31, 1922 in Staten Island, NY. She spent her youth in Staten Island until she moved to Englewood, NJ with her husband and four children. They lived in Englewood before moving to Upper Saddle River where they resided for over 30 years, before retiring to…

  • East Hartford

    John Furphey

    John B. Furphey, Sr., 96, of Ellington, beloved husband of the late Janet (Janton) Furphey, passed away, Sunday, December 30, 2012. He was born November 12, 1916 in Rockville, the son of the late, John and Carrie (Donovan) Furphey. He was the first Recreation Commissioner of Ellington. He was a baseball and basketball coach. He was also an avid golfer…

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    Margaret A. Podzunas|Retired Wolcott school bus driver

    WOLCOTT — Margaret "Peg" A. Podzunas, 83, of Wolcott, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She was the widow of Albert Podzunas Sr., to whom she was married for 56 years. Peg was born April 25, 1929, in Waterbury, daughter of the late Paul and Frances (Thomasunis) Lipnicki. She was a machinist and a retired school bus driver for…

  • Newtown

    Olive Ratcliffe

    Olive Sylvia Ratcliffe, 95 wife of the late Sidney Ratcliffe died peacefully Tuesday December 18 at the River Glen Health Center in Southbury. Olive was born on August 9, 1917 on the British Island of Dominica (West Indies) a daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Shannon) Honychurch. She had eight siblings. Olive and her “kid brother” as she would introduce him…

  • Guilford

    Philip MacLean Elderbaum [04/14/1934 – 12/29/2012]

    Philip MacLean Elderbaum, 78, of Old Whitfield St., Guilford, died surrounded by his family at the Guilford House on Saturday, December 29, 2012. He is the husband of Nancy Jane Vinson Elderbaum. They were married for fifty-four years. Philip was born in Lynnfield Centre, MA on April 14, 1934 to the late William and Blanche MacLean Elderbaum. He owned and…

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    Dana L. Freimuth Sr.|Avid Yankees, Cowboys fan

    NORTHFIELD — Dana L. Freimuth Sr., 60, of Northfield, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Hartford Hospital. Dana was born in Waterbury on Oct. 4, 1952, the son of the late Edward Emil Freimuth Sr. and Virginia (Leigh) Freimuth. He went to Litchfield High School where he graduated in 1970. Dana worked for Lyons Pontiac in his younger…