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    Obituary: David W. Ondrick, 52, of Ridgefield

    David W. Ondrick, 52, of Ridgefield, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. He was the loving son of the late William and Shirley (Nelson) Ondrick. Friends will be received on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will be private. The post Obituary: David W. Ondrick, 52, of…

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    Obituary: Richard T. Owczarzak, 89, of Ridgefield

      Richard T. Owczarzak Richard T. Owczarzak, 89, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Grace (Pizzimenti) Owczarzak. Mr. Owczarzak was born in Buffalo, NY on July 21, 1929; the first born of the late Anthony and Bernice (Bogdan) Owczarzak. He…

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    Obituary: Steven P. Bloom

    Steven P. Bloom passed away on January 20th, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of twenty years, Sharon Austin Bloom, and his adored daughter, Dara Bloom (m. Gerald Cohn) of Durham, NC. Steven was born February 11, 1947 in New York, NY to parents Sally and Bill Bloom, and was predeceased by his beloved little sister, Robin. He…

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    Obituary: Florence Sunkens, 98, of Ridgefield

    Florence Sunkens of Ridgefield died peacefully on November 10, 2018, just shy of age 98. She is survived by her daughter, Irma Slavin, of Ridgefield. She enjoyed gatherings at Founders Hall and the CHIRP concerts, where she could be found sitting near the performers and dancing. She loved walking & meeting new people. She will be missed by all. The…

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    Obituary: Vincent J. Giambartolomei Jr., 87

    Vincent J. “Jimmy” Giambartolomei Jr. Vincent J. “Jimmy” Giambartolomei Jr., 87, died peacefully December 27, 2018 at his home with the love and comfort of his family around him. He was born in Ridgefield, CT., on February 9, 1931 the son of Vincenzo J. and Mary (Belardinelli) Giambartolomei. He is a graduate of Ridgefield High School Class of 1948. He…

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    Obituary: Mary Ann B. Hogan, 84

    Mary Ann Hogan Mary Ann Hogan, 84, departed this life on January 16, 2019 at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury, CT. She was the beloved wife of William Hogan. Mary Ann was born in Chicago, IL on October 27, 1934 to the late James and Marion (Seraponas) Wallace. Chicago was her home town. She grew up there and attended all her schooling…

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    Obituary: Jane R. Knudsen, 57

    Jane R. Knudsen Jane R. Knudsen passed away peacefully on December 27, 2018, at age 57, surrounded by her family: Bobby, Dana, Kelley, Chris, and Elaine. Jane was born on September 19, 1961, in New York, NY, daughter of Marvin and Elaine Rosenthal, and sister of Lynn. She was a cheerleader at Byram Hills High School and University of Miami,…

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    Obituary: Alice Forrest Peschel, 90, of Ridgefield

    Alice Forrest Peschel Alice Forrest Peschel of Ridgefield, CT and Pawling, NY, lived an amazing 90 years. She died as she wished — in her home, in her sleep, surrounded by her family on December 16. She was an accomplished businesswoman, mother, grandmother and friend to many. In lieu of flowers, buy some for yourself and live a long, happy…

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    Obituary: Renate Elisabeth (Seipp) Ross

    Renate Elisabeth (Seipp) Ross Renate Elisabeth (Seipp) Ross, 92, of Ridgefield, died on December 28, 2018 at Danbury Hospital. Born in Germany, the daughter of the late Fritz and Auguste (Pullig) Seipp, she worked as a legal secretary for Siemens for over 10 years. A loving and devoted family woman, her children and grandchildren were the light of her life.…

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    Obituary: James Henry Beardsley, 94

    James Henry Beardsley, 94, of Seymour, CT entered into rest peacefully on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. He was born in Watkins Glen, NY to Lewis and Leonta Dunham Beardsley on June 20, 1924. Jim was the epitome of the ‘Greatest Generation’ his love for his Family, his Country & his God defined him. Right out of high school, he joined…

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    Obituary: Stephen Antkiw, 96, of Ridgefield

    Stephen Antkiw Stephen Antkiw, 96, of Ridgefield, died peacefully on Friday morning, December 28, 2018 at Danbury Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Joan Antkiw who died in 2001. Mr. Antkiw was born on September 27, 1922 in Passaic, New Jersey. He married his dear, late wife, Joan in Marietta, Ohio in 1948. Mr. Antkiw interrupted his…

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    Obituary: August Tomasetti, 93

    August R. Tomasetti, 93, of Milford, husband of the late Josephine Prestiano Tomasetti, died Dec. 20th, 2018. He is survived by 3 children, Richard (Connie) Tomasetti, Carol (Preston) Records, Maria Tomasetti and 5 grandchildren. A Mass will be held on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church. Please visit www.gregoryfdoylefuneralhome.com to view the full obituary. The post…

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    Obituary: Elizabeth A. Adams

    Elizabeth A. Adams Elizabeth A. Adams 31 March 1933-23 December 2018 Elizabeth Adams, aged 85, passed away on 23 December 2018 in Escondido, CA with 3 of her children by her side. Liz was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where she graduated from St. Joseph’s College. After graduating, she spent a few months doing what she loved, traveling through…

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    Obituary: Panayiota ‘Pam’ Nekos, 91

    Panayiota ‘Pam’ Nekos After a long, beautiful life, Panayiota “Pam” (Patsalos) Nekos of Pleasantville, NY, was called into eternal rest on Saturday, December 15, 2018; she was 91. Pam was born in Newburgh, NY to Constantine and Agathe (Striphas) Patsalos. She graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and received a bachelor’s degree in Math from Ladycliff College. She subsequently obtained her…

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    Obituary: Patricia M. Scott

    Patricia M. Scott PUTNAM — Patricia M. Scott, 86, made her peaceful transition Monday, December 17, 2018 at Matulaitis Rehab and Skilled Care. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Ian Macdonald Scott. She also leaves four beloved daughters, Keri S Patterson and her husband Scott Patterson of NH, Sue Scott Weber of CT and grandson Donald…

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    Obituary: Adele A. (Heyman) Handlers

    Adele A. (Heyman) Handlers, 84, of Ridgefield, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield. The post Obituary: Adele A. (Heyman) Handlers appeared first on The Ridgefield Press.

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    Obituary: Randall W. Adams, 62

    Randall William Adams Randall William Adams March 14, 1956-December 16, 2018 After a hard fought battle with an aggressive cancer, Randall William Adams, 62, of Boca Raton, Florida passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 peacefully with his daughters Kaitlyn Marie, Sarah Victoria, Emily Fay and loved ones by his side. Randy was a devoted father who had a great…

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    Obituary: George William Michel Thomas, 55

    George William Michel Thomas George William Michel Thomas, 55, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 21, 2018 at home. He was the loving husband of Carol Jean White Thomas. George was born in Greenwich, CT on June 21, 1963, the son of Helene Marie Savoy Thomas and George William Thomas who predeceased him. Raised in Greenwich, CT, George attended Fairfield…

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    Obituary: Sophie Szymanski, 101, of Ridgefield

    Sophie Szymanski Sophie Gawlinska Szymanski, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2018, shy of her 102 birthday. Sophie was born in Poland on February 10, 1917. She immigrated to the US in 1950 with her family and settled in Philadelphia. Upon her husband’s passing in 1976, Sophie relocated to Manhattan and lived there until age 95. Since…

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    Obituary: Brynley Welton, 80, of Ridgefield

    Brynley Welton Brynley Welton, 80, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2018. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Patricia (Everson) Welton. Bryn was born in Newport, Wales on February 2, 1938, son of the late Christopher and Beatrice Welton. He attended St. Julian’s School where he excelled in academics and sports. An avid rugby player, he…

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    Obituary: Terry Dankel Counselman, 81, formerly of Ridgefield

    Terry Dankel Counselman Terry Dankel Counselman, 81, originally of Harrison, NY, died on December 17th, 2018 after a brief illness. Terry graduated from Harrison High School in New York, received an A.B. in Biology from Wilson College, in Pennsylvania, and as one of the first recipients of a National Science Foundation Grant, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from UNC-Chapel…

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    Obituary: Bill King, a former resident of Ridgefield

    Bill King Bill King, a former resident of Ridgefield, CT, passed away on December 16, 2018 of complications related to ALS, surrounded by his family. Bill was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who treasured time with his family and enjoyed a long career in the investments field. He adored his wife, Rhonda, and two daughters, Erica (Ippoliti) and Julie,…

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    Obituary: David P. Donohue, former longtime Ridgefield resident

    David P. Donohue David P. Donohue of East Quogue, N.Y., and a longtime Ridgefielder, died peacefully on December 16th after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. A native of Queens, N.Y., David was a proud Veteran of the U.S.Navy and enjoyed a long career with New York Telephone and AT&T. Dave married his beloved wife, Kathleen “Kay” (Begley) and…

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    Obituary: Stephen D. Carboni, 70, formerly of Ridgefield

    Stephen D. Carboni, 70, of Danbury, formerly of Ridgefield, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. He was the loving husband of Alice (McAleer) Carboni. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, Danbury. The post Obituary: Stephen D. Carboni, 70, formerly of Ridgefield appeared first on The Ridgefield Press.

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    Obituary: Helen M. Tidgwell, 86

    Helen Tidgwell SOUTHBURY — Helen Tidgwell, 86, departed this life peacefully​ surrounded by her family, on December 12 at Danbury Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Tidgwell. Helen was born in Providence, Rhode Island on November 18, 1932 to the late Frederick W. and Helen F. (Miner) Robertson. Helen graduated from St. Pius High School in…

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    Obituary: John F. Liberante, 72, of Ridgefield

    John Francis Liberante, 72, of Ridgefield, brother of Peter V. Liberante, died on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Stamford Hospital. Mr. Liberante was born in Brooklyn, NY, March 21, 1946, a son of the late Dominic and Carmela (Ferraro) Liberante. He attended NY schools and Brooklyn College. A U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam veteran, he enlisted in 1966 and was honorably…

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    Obituary: Herbert G. Arlt Jr., formerly of Ridgefield

    Dr. Herbert George Arlt, Jr., Dr. Herbert George Arlt, Jr., 90, of Ridgeway, SC, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018. He was born on November 28, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Herbert George Arlt, Sr. and Muriel Jean Baddeley Arlt. Dr. Arlt earned his PHD in organic chemistry and relocated to Ridgefield with his family in 1962 to work…

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    Obituary: Catherine Cascella

    Catherine Cascella, November 25, 1935-November 15, 2018. She is survived by her four sons and their wives, Robert and Nora of Ridgefield, Anthony and Christine of Southbury, Nicholas and Elizabeth of Milford and Joseph and Amy of Bogart, GA, and her grandchildren, Alicia, Mitch, Megan, Kelly and Kelsey survive her. Services will be private. The post Obituary: Catherine Cascella appeared…

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    Obituary: Robert V. Johnston, 71, of Ridgefield

    Robert V. Johnston, 71, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He was the loving husband of the late Stephanie Kurfirst. Mr. Johnston was born in Staten Island, NY on April 22, 1947, a son of the late Francis and Alice (Cosgrove) Johnston. Mr. Johnston earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from St. Peter’s University, and…

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    Obituary: Carmine J. ‘Don’ Donigi, 88, of Ridgefield

    Carmine J. ‘Don’ Donigi Carmine J. Donigi “Don,” 88, of Ridgefield, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Charlotte (Little) Donigi. Mr. Donigi was born in New York City on February 26, 1930, son of the late Joseph and Rose (Vanni) Donigi. He grew up on the Grand Concourse and Fordham Road, Bronx.…

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    Obituary: Bessie (Feduzi) Krysiewich, 97, formerly of Ridgefield

    Bessie (Feduzi) Krysiewich, 97, formerly of Ridgefield, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late Walter Krysiewich. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:15 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ridgefield. Friends will be received…

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    Obituary: Rosemary A. (Kelly) Marczewski

    Rosemary A. (Kelly) Marczewski Rosemary A. (Kelly) Marczewski, a longtime resident of Prospect, CT, and more recently of Ridgefield, CT, passed after a long illness. She was born to John Redmond Kelly and Vivian (Dennen) Kelly in 1941 in Queens, NY. She attended Our Lady of the Elms College in Chicopee MA, earned a Master’s Degree from Fairfield University, and…

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    Obituary: Bessie (Feduzi) Krysiewich, 97, of Ridgefield

    Bessie (Feduzi) Krysiewich, 97, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Walter Krysiewich, died on Wednesday evening in Salem, New Hampshire. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield. The post Obituary: Bessie (Feduzi) Krysiewich, 97, of Ridgefield appeared first on The Ridgefield Press.

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    Obituary: Carolyn A. Herr, 84, of Ridgefield

    Carolyn Angilly Herr Carolyn A. Herr, 84, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Ralph “Jack” Herr, mother of Thomas, James and Jon and grandmother of three. A Celebration of her life will take place on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6 P.M. at the Ridgefield Baptist Church, 325 Danbury Rd., Ridgefield.  Those who wish to send flowers or make a…

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    Obituary: Susan J. Montanari, 92, formerly of Ridgefield

    Susan J. Montanari Ms. Susan J. Montanari, 92, recently of Danbury, formerly of Ridgefield, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Ms. Montanari was born in Ridgefield on December 23, 1925, a daughter of the late John and Matilde (Cioccolanti) Montanari. She attended Ridgefield Schools and graduated Ridgefield High School in 1943. A longtime Ridgefield resident, Ms. Montanari was a…

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    Obituary: William J. “Bill” Bellion, 64, formerly of Ridgefield

    William J. “Bill” Bellion, 64, of Danbury, formerly of Ridgefield, loving husband of Mrs. Susan (Lervolino) Bellion, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield. The post Obituary: William J. “Bill” Bellion, 64, formerly of Ridgefield appeared first on The Ridgefield Press.

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    Obituary: Frank C. Cicio Sr.

    Frank C. Cicio Sr., 95, passed away peacefully, on Nov. 2, 2018. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Ann Cicio. Frank was a WWII Marine and very proud to wear his USS Hornet Hat. He was an entrepreneur his whole life owning several food businesses. He is survived by his daughter Adrienne & Mark Hance and sons Alex &…

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    Obituary: Capt. William R. Adams

    Capt. William R. Adams Bill passed peacefully at the age of 86 at home with family. He was born in New Orleans, LA and graduated from the University of Texas Austin. During college Bill joined the Navy ROTC and then went on to the marines where he was a jet fighter pilot and training instructor. Flying became his passion and…

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    Obituary: Clement Webb Williams

    Clement Webb Williams Clement Webb Williams, devoted husband of Sallie Walter Williams (d. 2011) and beloved father of Clement and J. Walter Williams and Elizabeth Williams Nixon, died peacefully the morning of November 7, 2018 after a brief illness. Not many have deeper integrity or more inner strength than Webb did. Nor do many have his famously bushy eyebrows that…