• Waterbury

    Alberta Smith

    WINSTED – Alberta (Gasperini) Smith, 89, longtime resident of Winsted, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2018, with her family by her side. She was predeceased by her husband, Ivan Lester Smith; her parents, Peter and Agnes Gasperini; a sister,…

  • Waterbury

    Antonio A. Teixeira

    NAUGATUCK – Antonio A. Teixeira, 89, husband of Virginia (Goncalves) Teixeira, died early Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, peacefully at his home. Antonio was born Dec. 13, 1928, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a son of the late José Albertino Alves…

  • Branford

    Kathryn M. Pettit

    Kathryn M. Pettit age 78 Passed away March 1 in Hamden, CT. Preceded in death by parents James and Celia Pettit. Kathryn graduated from the American School for the Deaf and was a long time secretary for Southern CT State University. She is survived by sisters Sheila Marrinan and Alicia Edwards. A Mass will be held at Our Lady of…

  • Simsbury

    James Sparkowski

    James Edmund Sparkowski, 87, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at his home in Simsbury, Connecticut, due to complications from ALS. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Ierna), his children, Edwar …

  • Southbury

    Richard “Buz” Russell

    BETHLEHEM — Richard “Buz” Russell passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Danbury Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was the husband for 70 years of the late Doris Hostage Russell, who passed away only two months earlier.

  • Southbury

    James K. Cooper

    SOUTHBURY— James K. Cooper of Southbury passed away peacefully Monday, February 26, 2018 at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara Cooper.

  • Jewish Communities


    Gloria M. Bein, 97, of West Hartford, passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on Monday evening, Feb. 19, 2018. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Nov. 16, 1920. She was the daughter of Adolph and Fannie Greenberg. Gloria attended public schools in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. At the age of 21, she…

  • Jewish Communities


    Dr. Lewis I. Case, 101, of Newton Upper Falls, Mass., formerly of Wethersfield, Westbrook and Boca Raton, Fla., died Feb. 18. He was the widower of Beatrice (Sobol) Case. Born and raised in Hartford, he was the son of the late Max and Minnie (Milkowitz) Case. He served in the United States Army Veterinary Corps in the China, Burma, India…

  • Jewish Communities


    Ruth (Geldman) Federman, 97, of Longmeadow, Mass., formerly of Connecticut and Florida, died Feb. 21. She was the widow of Murray (Moe) Federman. Born in Patterson, N.J., she grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was active in the Agudas Achim Synagogue. She is survived by her children, David Federman and his wife Jean of Bloomfield, and Karen Blinderman and her…

  • Jewish Communities


    Jean (Tell) Greenblatt, 90, died Feb. 21. She was predeceased by her husband Louis Greenblatt. She was the daughter of the late William and Lena (Cohen) Tell, and the cherished wife of the late Louis Greenblatt. She was also predeceased by her daughter-in-law Anna Greenblatt and her son Mark Greenblatt. She is survived by her daughter Karen Rocks and her…

  • Jewish Communities


    Stephen S. Kreinik, 76, of Hartford, died on Feb. 24. He was the husband of Abbey Miller Kreinik. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Harap) Kreinik. He was an active member of Beth El Temple. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Barrie Kreinik, of New York,…

  • Jewish Communities


    Hudas Schwartz Liff, 92, of Manhattan, N.Y., died Feb. 20. She was the widow of Julius Liff. She was born in New Haven. She is survived by her children, Bradford, Wendy and Janet; and her grandchildren, Julia, Emma and Jessamyn. Email this page The post LIFF appeared first on Jewish Ledger.