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    Recine Annunziata (Nancy) Cortina Recine, 87

    Recine Annunziata (Nancy) Cortina Recine, 87, wife of the late Alberto Recine died peacefully on Jan. 8. Daughter of the late Benedetto Cortina and Maria Faustine Cortina, she was born on Oct. 10, 1925 in Ripi, Frosinone, Italy. After migrating to the U.S. in 1955, Ms. Recine settled in Bridgeport and was a longtime employee at Ann’s Bakery and Wiretex…

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    Angelina (Angela) Cesare Baldino, 95

    Angelina (Angela) Cesare Baldino, long time Bridgeport resident, currently of Trumbull, died peacefully, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at St. Vincent Medical Center with her daughter, Bernadette, and devoted friend, Michele, holding her hands. She was born on May 14, 1917 to the late Domenic Cesare and Concetta Gimignano Cesare Gaetano. During her long life she worked at local dress shops,…

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    Lynn Kerr Azzam, 75

    Lynn Kerr Azzam, 75Lynn Kerr Azzam, 75, of Lucielle Drive in Easton, died unexpectedly Jan. 2. Wife of Hani Azzam for 53 years, she was the mother to Moneer Azzam and his wife, Sara, of Wellesley, Mass., and to Dean Azzam and his longtime girlfriend, Rebecca Daleb, of Hartford; grandmother to Hani Nicholas and Alexandra Maria Azzam, and to Christina…

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    Pauline Ida Costanzo Grisell, 80

    Pauline Ida Costanzo Grisell, 80, wife of the late Joseph (Skip) Grisell died peacefully on Jan. 4, in her home with all her children and her extended family of caregivers at her side after a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer. Born in Bridgeport on Jan. 25, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Anthony Costanzo…

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    Carl E. Schmid, age 80

    Carl E. Schmid, age 80, beloved husband of Donna DiPronio Schmid of Easton, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, surrounded by family in St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Born in Norwalk, he was the son of the late Alfred and Elizabeth Horan Schmid. He grew up in Greens Farms, graduated from Staples High School, Westport, and was a long time resident…

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    Joyce Michelson, 81

    Joyce Michelson, 81, a longtime Easton resident, died December 25 at Ludlowe Center for Health & Rehabilitation in Fairfield, surrounded by her children. She was the loving wife of Herman Michelson, who pre-deceased her in 2010. Joyce was born in Liberty, NY to her parents Harold and Della Rexford. She grew up in Loch Sheldrake, NY, where she met her…

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    John F. Chatfield Jr., 92

    John Farquhar Chatfield Jr., beloved husband, father and grandfather, died peacefully on December 24, 2012, surrounded by his family at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was 92 years old and a long-time resident of Easton. Mr. Chatfield was born on November 27, 1920 in Bridgeport, the son of John F. Chatfield and Helen Norcross Lewis Chatfield. John spent his early years…

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    Eleanor Davis Wolff Stratton, 92: Ancestors served with distinction in the American Revolution

    Eleanor Davis Wolff StrattonEleanor Davis Wolff Stratton, who resided at Meadow Ridge in Redding, Connecticut, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. Eleanor was born to Esther and Walter Davis in Northampton, Massachusetts on October 5, 1920. Raised on a farm in Hadley, Massachusetts, Eleanor studied nursing in Greenfield and Boston, and served as an Army…

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    Jean H. Tellalian: ‘Gave her life to helping others’

    Jean Hamilton Tellalian of Stratford, formerly of Easton, beloved wife of 60 years of Robert S. Tellalian, Esq., passed away peacefully in her home Friday, November 23, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bridgeport the daughter of the late Thomas H. and Sally M. Hamilton. She graduated from Bassick High School and Whitney Art School, and…

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    Kathleen Ellen (Kepchar) Kuhl, 62

    Kathleen KuhlKathleen Ellen (Kepchar) Kuhl, 62, of Easton, wife of Robert Kuhl, died suddenly, on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Ms. Kuhl, an eighth grade math teacher at Jockey Hollow Middle School in Monroe, was born in Bridgeport to Ellen Lindner Kepchar and the late John Kepchar, and has been a life long area resident. She was a graduate of Harding High…

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    Josephine M. Tomaiuolo, 91

    Josephine M. Campanaro Tomaiuolo, age 91, of Easton, CT, the beloved wife of the late Frank Paul Tomaiuolo, died on Thursday, November 22, 2012. Born in Castellucio Valmagiore, Foggia, Italy, on May 11, 1921, to the late John and Maria Festa Campanaro, she came to this country at the age of 15 with her mother and sister, Virginia, on March…

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    Martha L. Auer, 82: Worked as librarian for many years

    Martha L. AuerMartha L. Auer, 82, of Shelton, formerly of Fairfield, Trumbull and Milton, Vt.., died Oct. 29, at the Apple Health Care Center, Shelton. She was born in Alliance, Ohio on Sept. 30, 1930 and held a masters degree in library science from Southern Connecticut State University where she met several lifelong friends. She worked as a librarian for…

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    Lillian M. Telesco, 82, former New Canaan resident

    Lillian M. Telesco, a former New Canaan resident, died Friday, Sept. 14, surrounded by her family in Brookfield, where she had lived the past 13 years. She was 82. Born in Stamford on July 30, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Livia Vitti. She was the wife of the late Angelo J. Telesco, who died in…

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    Irene May Reppucci

    Irene May Reppucci, 84, passed peacefully on Aug. 20, 2012, at the Masonicare Home in Newtown. She was predeceased by her husband F.A. “Sarge” Reppucci and son William A. Reppucci. She is survived by two sons, Michael Reppucci and James F. Reppucci, both of Easton; her brother, Peter Garitty, of Appleton, Wis. and a sister, Florence Knees, of Lake Worth,…

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    Frank F. Edwards

    Frank F. EdwardsFrank F. Edwards, 85, of Easton, died in his home with his family by his side. Born in Bridgeport, his parents were Frank Hull Edwards and May Flynn Edwards. Mr. Edwards resided in Easton for 60 years and was a World War II Navy veteran and worked for SNET as a construction supervisor for 39 years. He was…

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    Roger C. Wollen

    Wollen, Roger C. Wollen, age 75 of Easton, beloved husband of Dori Takacs Wollen, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, in St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Roger was born January 3, 1937 in New York, NY, son of the late Jess C. and Edith V. Clark Wollen, and has resided in Easton for the past 36 years. View Full Information ?…

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    Barbara Anderson Silhavy

    Barbara Anderson Silhavy, 79, died at her home on Thursday, June 7, in Easton. Ms. Silvay was born in Bridgeport on April 8, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ann (Yamnicky) Anderson, and the wife of Joseph Leopold Silhavy. View Full Information ? Barbara Anderson Silhavy

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    Anthony Piazza Sr.

    Anthony Piazza Sr., age 85, of Yonkers, NY, loving husband of the late Concetta Cannavo Piazza, died peacefully on Wednesday May 2, 2012 at his daughters residence with his loving family by his side. His daughter, Teresa Piazza-Manii and her husband Sassan live in Easton. View Full Information ? Anthony Piazza Sr.

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    Robert J. Rosic

    Robert J. Rosic, a 50-year Darien resident, who was a founder of the Darien Junior Football League, died Wednesday, April 11, at Stamford Hospital. He was 79. View Full Information ? Robert J. Rosic

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    John Maltese

    John Maltese, 87, of Fairfield, husband of Grace Maltese for more than 65 years, died April 16, at home, with his family by his side. His son, Frank J. Maltese and his wife, Carmela live in Easton. View Full Information ? John Maltese

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    Courier offers two kinds of obituaries

    The Easton Courier offers a choice of two kinds of obituaries: news story or paid notice. News stories are free of charge, but are edited to meet our news standards and length requirements. The text of paid notices, for which $ 150 is charged, is published exactly as provided by the family or funeral home. To place an obituary, [email protected]

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    James Johnson Mellen

    James Johnson Mellen, a lifelong Easton resident, husband of Laurie Dann Mellen, died March 23, 2012, at the Masonicare Health Center of Wallingford. He was 72.  View Full Information ? James Johnson Mellen

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    John van Achterberg

    Johan “John” van Achterberg of Easton died of brain cancer March 14 at St. Vincent’s hospital with his wife of 46 years, Barbara, by his side. He was 77.  View Full Information ? John van Achterberg

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    Timothy Ryan

    Timothy P. Ryan, formerly of Bridgeport and Easton, died in Jensen Beach, Fla. on Sunday, March 4, after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 54.  View Full Information ? Timothy Ryan

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    Jonnie Roberts

    Jonnie R. Roberts, formerly of Easton, died after a brief illness on March 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was 62.  View Full Information ? Jonnie Roberts

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    Catherine Strobel

    Catherine Turney Strobel of Easton died Feb. 22, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. She was 84.  View Full Information ? Catherine Strobel

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    Charles Fabso

    Charles J. Fabso of Durham, N.C., and formerly of Easton, husband of Joan Winsko Fabso, died on Jan. 17, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was 86.  View Full Information ? Charles Fabso

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    Joseph Milan Kamzik

    Joseph Milan Kamzik of Easton, husband of Susan (Lindsey) Caruso-Kamzik, died in his home surrounded by his family Jan. 26, 2012. He was 54.  View Full Information ? Joseph Milan Kamzik

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    Shirley Wallin

    Shirley K. Wallin, widow of Robert C. Wallin, died at home in Trumbull on Jan. 18, 2012. She was 84.  View Full Information ? Shirley Wallin

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    Marion Redman

    Marion P. Redman of Fairfield, formerly of Ridgefield, died Jan. 21, 2012. She was 89. Her son is Easton resident Robert Redman Sr.  View Full Information ? Marion Redman

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    Peggy Alexander

    Peggy Jean Alexander of Easton, formerly of Seminole, Fla., died on Jan. 17, 2012, with her daughter Kim Alexande-Caprio by her side. She was 84.  View Full Information ? Peggy Alexander

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    Rose Frey

    Rose K. Frey of Westport, whose daughter is Eastonite Dorothy Bellefeuille, died on Dec. 31, 2011. She was 94.  View Full Information ? Rose Frey

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    Arlene Sabia

    Arlene Wanat Sabia, formerly of Easton and Westport, died Dec. 9, 2011, at the Jewish Home in Fairfield. She was 56. View Full Information ? Arlene Sabia

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    Erica Loder

    Erica Frances Loder of Easton died on Dec. 3, 2011, in Fairfield. She was 20. “Beautiful memories of Erica will be cherished by her loving family and dear friends,” her family said. She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Stiles of Easton and her father, Frederick Loder, and his wife, Nancy DiSpirito, of Southport. “Erica’s brother and sister, Michael and…

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    Jack Drum

    Jack B. Drum, a former Easton resident, died at St. Joseph’s Manor in Trumbull on Nov. 10, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. He was 92. View Full Information ? Jack Drum

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    Elizabeth Nicola

    Elizabeth Mussi Nicola of Easton, wife of the late Nicholas (Nick) Nicola, died on Nov. 14, 2011. She was 94. View Full Information ? Elizabeth Nicola

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    Teresa Ann Brown

    Teresa Ann Brown, also known as Teddy, wife of the late Roland H. Brown of Norwalk, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at Wilton Meadows.. She was 79. View Full Information ? Teresa Ann Brown