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Geraldine C. Epstein, 79

Geraldine C. Epstein, 79

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Geraldine C. Epstein, 79 Geraldine “Geri” Connell Epstein of Westport and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida died Nov. 10 in New York City. She was 79. Geri Epstein: deeply committed to Westport. Contributed photo She was born and raised in Queens, New York and earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at Hunter

Elizabeth Epifano, 85

Elizabeth Epifano, 85

Elizabeth Epifano, 85 Betsy Epifano, nee Elizabeth Margaret Byrnes, died Nov. 9 at The Jewish Home in Bridgeport. She was 85. Most recently she had been living with her daughter in Westport. Betsy Epifano: nursing graduate.  Contributed photo She was born to James and Elizabeth Byrnes of Brooklyn, New York, on Dec. 18, 1932. She

Dale Wehmhoff, 57

Dale Wehmhoff, 57

Sunday, November 11, 2018 Dale Wehmhoff, 57 Dale Wehmhoff of Norwalk, a former Westport resident, died suddenly on Nov. 7. He was 57. Born on April 29, 1961, he was a longtime Town of Westport employee assigned to the Public Works Department. He was a former coach of the Norwalk-Brien McMahon co-op hockey team as

Daryl A. Libow, 59

Daryl A. Libow, 59

Daryl A. Libow, 59 Daryl Andrew Libow of Gibson Island, Maryland, a former Westport resident, died Nov. 7 from cancer. He was 59. Daryl Libow: Staples graduate. Contributed photo He was a 1977 graduate of Staples High School where he was captain of the tennis team and an accomplished debater. He graduated from Harvard University, London

Selig Skolnick, 80

Selig Skolnick, 80

Friday, November 09, 2018 Selig Skolnick, 80 Selig “Sel” Skolnick of Mesa, Arizona, a former resident of Westport and Weston, died Oct. 29 in Phoenix of complications after heart surgery. He was 80. Sel Skolnick: actor. Contributed photo Born in Brooklyn, New York to Diane and William Skolnick, he was the first of his family

Iscela R. Bernal, 48

Iscela R. Bernal, 48

Friday, November 09, 2018 Iscela R. Bernal, 48 Dr. Iscela Rosa Bernal of Easton, wife of Dermot G. Mitchell, died Oct.  13 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. She was 48. Iscela Bernal: practiced in Westport. Contributed photo Born in Lima, Peru, she received her undergraduate degree and a Master’s degree from William

William A. Cummings, 93

William A. Cummings, 93

William A. Cummings, 93 William A. “Bill” Cummings of Fort Myers, Florida, a former Westport resident, died Nov. 4. He was 93. He was born Nov. 2, 1925 in Honolulu. His parents, Capt. and Mrs. Alexander Cummings, were stationed at Schofield Barracks where Capt. Cummings commanded an Infantry company. Bill attended secondary schools in San

Nancy Hammerslough, 87

Nancy Hammerslough, 87

Nancy Hammerslough, 87 Nancy Hammerslough of Westport died Nov. 1 at home. She was 87. She was a figure in Weston’s political, cultural and social life for more than 50 years. Her longtime home on Kettle Creek Road, “The Brown Barn,” not only was the setting for Democratic Party planning groups, scriptwriting sessions for Weston

James N. Goodrich, 75

James N. Goodrich, 75

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 James N. Goodrich, 75 James “Jim” Neil Goodrich, a longtime Westport resident and husband of Luisa Francoeur, died Nov. 1 at Yale-New Haven Hospital while being treated for Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He was 75. Jim Goodrich: second career in education. Contributed photo He had a big heart which encompassed a wide

Thomas P. Howes, 84

Thomas P. Howes, 84

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 Thomas P. Howes, 84 Thomas Prince Howes, 84, a longtime Westport resident, died Oct. 28. He was 84. Thomas Howes: longtime Westporter. Contributed photo He was born on June 16, 1934 in Boston, the son of Richard and Ann Howes, and grew up in Weymouth and Longmeadow, Massachusetts. He met Roxanne

Janet Beasley, 82

Janet Beasley, 82

Sunday, November 04, 2018 Janet Beasley, 82 Janet Beasley, a well-known longtime Westporter and German-Jewish Holocaust survivor, died Nov. 3 after a long battle with cancer. She was 82. She was married to longtime Westport pediatrician Albert Beasley (shown in this 2010 photo.) She was best known as a naturalist, a swimmer, artist, and for

Francine Jacobs, 59

Francine Jacobs, 59

Thursday, November 01, 2018 Francine Jacobs, 59 Francine Ellen Jacobs, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 28 after a long illness. She was 59. Francine Jacobs: Staples graduate. Contributed photo Born April 23, 1959 in Norwalk Hospital to the late Louis and Shirley Jacobs, she was a 1977 Staples High School graduate. She lived in

Geoffrey M. Sargeant, 86

Geoffrey M. Sargeant, 86

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Geoffrey M. Sargeant, 86 Geoffrey Michael Sargeant of Winter Park, Florida, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 19 at home. He was 86. He was born July 14, 1932 in Port Chester, New York in the same hospital where his wife Juliette was born years later. Former owner and principal of

Vidal S. Clay, 95

Vidal S. Clay, 95

Monday, October 29, 2018 Vidal S. Clay, 95 Vidal Starr Clay died Oct. 18 at her home in Westport. She was 95. She was born in Philadelphia in 1923, the daughter of Edith Page Starr and Dr. Isaac Starr. She was a fraternal twin. She married Curtis L. Clay who died of polio in 1945.

Calvin J. Anderson, 93

Calvin J. Anderson, 93

Saturday, October 27, 2018 Calvin J. Anderson, 93 Calvin James Anderson of Wellfleet, Massachusetts, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 22 at his home. He was 93. He was born Nov. 24, 1926 in Delavan, Minnesota to Albert and Theresa Anderson, one of five children. On his way to being captain of the basketball team

Rita L. Kronick, 98

Rita L. Kronick, 98

Thursday, October 25, 2018 Rita L. Kronick, 98 Rita Lillian Kronick, a former Westport resident, wife of the late Stanley J. Kronick, died Oct. 24. She was 98. She was born in Montreal, Canada, one of 12 children, where she met Stanley, who was on leave from the U.S. Army. They married in Canada in

Elizabeth Twohig, 63

Elizabeth Twohig, 63

Elizabeth Twohig, 63 Elizabeth “Liz” Festa Twohig of Shelton died Oct. 24 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was 63. Liz Twohig: taught in Westport. Contributed photo The wife of 39 years to Brian H. Twohig, she was born in New Haven on April 12, 1955 and was the daughter of the late John J. and

Gloriette T. Boudreau, 94

Gloriette T. Boudreau, 94

Thursday, October 25, 2018 Gloriette T. Boudreau, 94 Gloriette T. Boudreau, of Southampton, New Jersey, a former Westport resident, died Oct. 21 at home. She was 94. She was born in Rumford, Maine, the daughter of the late Edward and Marion Dupill. She was an instructor and telephone operator for many years at Southern New

Patricia F. Georgetti, 79

Patricia F. Georgetti, 79

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Patricia F. Georgetti, 79 Patricia Fiorillo Georgetti of Easley, South Carolina, a former Westport resident, wife of the late Vincent R. Georgetti, died Oct. 21. She was 79. Born in Westport, a daughter of the late Nicholas W. Fiorillo and the late Jennie R. Fiorillo, she was a retired computer programmer

Eugenie S. Kantor, 94

Eugenie S. Kantor, 94

Monday, October 22, 2018 Eugenie S. Kantor, 94 Eugenie Sentenne Kantor died Sept. 10. She was 94. For the last several years, she lived in Trumbull and Bridgeport, but Westport was always her home. She missed Compo Beach every day. She was born in New York in 1923, the only child of Reginald and Dorothy

Halley Smith

Halley Smith

Monday, October 22, 2018 Halley Smith Halley Smith (nee Harriet Markowitz) died Oct. 21 at home. Halley Smith: longtime Westporter. Contributed photo She lived in Westport with her husband Gerry Smith for many decades. She was active in the community, playing tennis, with her French group, and in later years with her many dear friends.

Virginia C. Tienken, 86

Virginia C. Tienken, 86

Thursday, October 18, 2018 Virginia C. Tienken, 86 Virginia C. Tienken, wife of the late Arthur H. Tienken and longtime resident of Westport, died Oct. 16 in Norwalk Hospital. She was 86. She was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on April 17, 1932 and was the daughter of the late Norman and Helena (Batrow) Comes.