• Milford

    Joseph Swiatek Jr., 67, served in Air Force

    In 1965, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Vietnam era, where he was stationed at U-Tapao Air Force Base in Thailand as a weapons mechanic. A motorcycle enthusiast for more than 40 years, he was a member of the Danbury chapter of Harley Owners Group, the Patriot Guard and the Royal Order of the South…

  • West Haven

    Ralph Manginelli

    Ralph Manginelli, 93, peacefully passed away on Friday, August 30th, 2013, at Hamden Healthcare in Hamden. He was born on February 5th, 1920, in New Haven, to John and Mary (Acabbo) Manginelli. Ralph grew up in New Haven, and lived in West Haven, for 55-years before moving to East Haven, in 2005. He attended the New Haven YMCA Junior College…

  • Waterbury

    Dennis T. DuMond|Weapons tester for Colt Defense

    TORRINGTON — Dennis Thane DuMond, 73, passed away peacefully on Aug. 28, 2013 at Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of his beloved wife, Joan (Umlauf) DuMond. He was born on Sept. 6, 1939 in Plover, Wisc., son of the late Myron Oliver DuMond and Relma Marjory (Field) DuMond. Dennis graduated from the American School of the Deaf in West…

  • Bridgeport

    Maurice D. Adams [10/26/1985 – 08/17/2013]

    ADAMS, Maurice D. Adams, age 27 of Hamden entered into eternal rest Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in Bridgeport Maurice resided in Hamden only about eight months; prior to that he was a resident of New Haven for thirteen years. He was last employed as a construction worker at Integrated Design and Construction. Survivors include…

  • Milford

    Dorothy Terlaga, 77, mother of local man

    Dorothy Terlaga, 77, of Danbury, died Aug. 25. She was the wife of Theodore Terlaga. She was born in Bridgeport. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John Terlaga, of New Milford; a grandson, Johnny Terlaga, of New Milford; a daughter, Joan Ulate, and her husband, Efrain, of Clinton; and a son, Ted Terlaga, and his…

  • New Britain

    John J. LaPosky Sr.

    John J. LaPosky Sr., 60, of Plainville died at home Tuesday, Aug. 27. John is survived by his wife Jane, son, John and his daughters, Tanya, Cheryl and Sandy. There are no calling hours; a private memorial will be held. Please feel free to contact the family directly. View Full Notice ? John J. LaPosky Sr.

  • Jewish Communities


    Naomi Adelman Tendler, 85, of Hamden, died August 22. She was the widow of Russell Tendler. Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Fannie… Read more » View Full Notice ? TENDLER

  • Bristol

    Karen L. (Larsson) Schissler

    Karen Louise (Larsson) Schissler, 72, wife of George Schissler went to meet her heavenly Father on Aug. 23, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer at her home in Lantana, Fla. View Full Notice ? Karen L. (Larsson) Schissler

  • Enfield

    Howard Reeves

    Howard D. Reeves, 75, of Enfield passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, August 29, 2013, with his loving family by his side. Howard was born on October 10, 1937 in Camden, NJ, son of the late Reuben and Elsie (Daley) Reeves. On May 31, 1958, Howard was united in marriage to his wife of over 55 years, Maureen Barrett.…

  • Guilford

    Mr. Robert Earl Drew Jr. [09/23/1957 – 08/26/2013]

    Robert Earl Drew Jr., 55, of East Fifth Street, NYC, passed away peacefully overlooking Long Island Sound at Connecticut Hospice on August 26th, 2013. He was born on September 23rd, 1957 in Warwick, RI. He is survived by his father, Robert Earl Drew and his stepmother Mindy Gunther. He was pre deceased by his mother, Carolyn S. Leese. He will…

  • East Hartford,  Wethersfield

    Ruth Elizabeth Millan

    Ruth Elizabeth (Simes) Millan, 89, of Covenant Village of Cromwell achieved her deep longing to be with Christ on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 as she was enfolded by the warm blanket of her loving family. Born in 1924 to Virginia and Wesley Simes of Springfield, MA during depression days, however, she never felt deprived as her parents gave her a…

  • Manchester

    Eileen Dobb

    Eileen Barbara Dobb, 63, of Brooklyn NY and recently Vernon CT died peacefully August 28, 2013 in loving care at the home of her sister Judi and Lisa Burns with her brother George also at her side. Eileen was born March 15, 1950 in Newton, MA, daughter of the late Barbara Lee Dobb and Francis L. Dobb. Her three siblings…

  • Bridgeport

    Charles N. Blank Jr. [05/07/1949 – 08/29/2013]

    Charles N. Blank, Jr. age 64 of Bridgeport entered into eternal rest Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Columbia, SC to the late Charles N. and Anna Mae Warren Blank, Charles has been a resident of Bridgeport for the past fifty-eight years. Charles was a graduate of Bullard Havens High School and later attended Quinnipiac University but…

  • Mystic

    Clifton Brett Drake 8/25/2013

    Clifton Brett Drake, 44, of Ledyard died Sunday, August 25, 2013. He was born July 25, 1969 in Japan. He was the son of Larry Drake of North Carolina and the late Joan (Locklear) Drake, father of Brett and Sky, and husband of Michelle Sylvester Drake for 19 years. He also leaves 2 siblings: brother Rodney Drake and sister Kimberly…