• Manchester

    Gregory Fairbanks

    Gregory M. Fairbanks Sr., 52 of Manchester, beloved son of Alice (Bilodeau) Fairbanks of Manchester and the late Richard E. Fairbanks and Greg’s fiancée Lori Kowalski, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Hartford Hospital. Gregory was born in Hartford, June 2, 1963 and was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Greg was an avid follower of Native American Culture. He…

  • Enfield

    Leslie Hann, Jr.

    Leslie C. Hann, 87, of Enfield entered into eternal rest on Saturday July 25, 2015 in the comfort of his home with loved ones at his side. He was the beloved husband of 35 years to Bonnie R. (Bartlett) Hann. Born in Somerville , MA to the late Leslie and Jeanette (Wright) Hann. He had resided in Enfield since 1980…

  • Newtown

    Charles Valente

    Charles (Tom) Valente “Mr. Music”, 64 of Sandy Hook passed away peacefully on July 27th at Regional Hospice and Home Care Center of Western Connecticut in Danbury. Born November, 17th 1950 to Charles and Helen Valente in Peekskill, NY. He graduated cum laude from Pace University, Pleasantville, NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. He served in the United States…

  • Danbury

    Frances Laura Tomaino – September 25, 1938 – July 12, 2015

    Frances Laura (Nero) Tomaino of Palm Coast, FL, formerly of Danbury, passed peacefully on July 12th at Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House, after a long illness, with her loving husband and caregiver, Arnold “Arnie”, by her side. She was born on September 25, 1938 in Danbury to the late Francesco and Vincenzina (Costanzo) Nero. She was a graduate of Danbury…

  • New Britain

    Gloria Ehle

    Gloria P. Ehle, 90, of Berlin, CT., died Saturday July 25, 2015 peacefully in her home. Gloria was born in Fall River, Mass and was the daughter of the late George and Corona Danis. She was a lifelong resident of Berlin and a member of Sacred Heart Church in East Berlin, CT. Gloria was predeceased by her loving husband Walter…

  • Mystic

    Olive Borden Sebastian 7/24/2015

    Olive Borden Sebastian of Manhattan, New York, died at the age of 85 years on the date of July 24, 2015 at 5:00pm at 12 Elizabeth George Drive, Mashantucket CT. (official time recorded of her passing was 4:57pm at Backus Hospital Emergency Room.) She was born on March 31, 1930 in Manhattan, New York, the daughter of James and Olive…

  • West Haven

    David Sanchez

    David J. Sanchez, 51, of North Haven passed away suddenly on July 25, 2015. David was born in Milford February 7, 1964, son of Anthony D. Sanchez Sr. & Marion (Tina) Sanchez of Milford. David graduated from Platt Tech in 1982 and was a licensed pipefitter and plumber for Union Local 777 for decades. He currently was working for Franklin…

  • Jewish Communities

    Author E.L Doctorow dies at 84

    (JTA) – American Jewish author E.L. Doctorow, who wrote the novel Ragtime, died of complications from lung cancer on Tuesday, July 21 in Manhattan at age 84. Author of a dozen novels as well as assorted other works, Doctorow primarily wrote historical fiction. Ragtime, published in 1975, is set in New York in the lead-up to World War I and includes…