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    Edna Rubertas

    View Edna Rubertas Naugatuck       Naugatuck-She always told us that she was sweet 16 and getting sweeter every year.  And so, at sweet 16 plus 80 years, Edna (Dubauskas) Rubertas died peacefully at her home on August 3, 2019.   After graduation from high school, Edna was employed as a telephone switchboard operator with SNET, a nurse’s aide at St. Mary’s Hospital and a Therapeutic Recreation Director at Medicare Pavilion in Waterbury.  When she reluctantly retir…

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    Edna Rubertas

    View Edna Rubertas Naugatuck       Naugatuck-She always told us that she was sweet 16 and getting sweeter every year.  And so, at sweet 16 plus 80 years, Edna (Dubauskas) Rubertas died peacefully at her home on August 3, 2019.   After graduation from high school, Edna was employed as a telephone switchboard operator with SNET, a nurse’s aide at St. Mary’s Hospital and a Therapeutic Recreation Director at Medicare Pavilion in Waterbury.  When she reluctantly retir…

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    Raymond Karaban

    View Raymond Karaban Naugatuck Naugatuck-Raymond B. Karaban, age 78, beloved husband of Lorraine (Belletti) Karaban, passed away on Saturday at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his family.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on November 8, 1940, son of the late Bronislaw and Frances (Plodzien) Karaban.  Ray was a longtime Naugatuck resident, and was owner of Beacon Falls Distributing and Mid Valley Sales in Seymour for many years.  He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, traveling to…

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    Stephen John Ross, Jr.

    View Stephen John Ross, Jr. Naugatuck Proud, Decorated Vietnam Veteran   Naugatuck-Stephen John Ross, Jr., age 69, husband of Terri (Azukas) Ross, passed away on Friday August 9, 2019.  He was the youngest of five children.   Born in Waterbury, CT on September 10, 1949, he was son of the late Stephen John Ross and Natalie (Posick) Ross.  Stephen was a graduate of Naugatuck High School in 1967 and was drafted into the Army.  He became a Sargent and served our country f…

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    Jean Vensel

    View Jean Vensel Woodbury Woodbury-Jean L. (Larson) Vensel, age 87, passed away on Saturday August 10, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital after a long illness.  She was the widow of Frank E. Vensel, Sr., who passed away in 2005.   She was born in New Britain, CT on January 1, 1932, daughter of the late Siegfried “Fred” and Gertrude (Anderson) Larson.  Jean was a graduate of New Britain High School and attended the University of Connecticut.   She was a longtime resident of Sp…

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    Phyllis Denton

    View Phyllis Denton Waterbury Waterbury-Phyllis Denton, age 80, passed away Friday August 9, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.   Born in Kingston, NY on September 7, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Laura (Crocetty) Denton.  She was a graduate of Wilby High School in 1956 and was a longtime resident of Waterbury.  She enjoyed music, watching old movies, and loved pizza.   Phyllis is survived by her niece, Katherine Smick of Waterbury; her nephews…

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    Joaquim Esteves

    View Joaquim Esteves Naugatuck Naugatuck-Joaquim Esteves, age 90, husband of the late Elisa (Pereira) Esteves, passed away on Monday August 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital VITAS Innovative Care Unit surrounded by his family.   Mr. Esteves was born in Portugal on March 1, 1929, son of the late Joao and Maria (Pereira) Esteves.  He came to the United States in 1974 and settled in Naugatuck. Joaquim worked for many years at Naugatuck Glass before retiring.   He was a faithful …

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    Susan Foster

    View Susan Foster Berlin   Susan Stokes Foster, 72, of 19 Iris Way, Berlin, CT, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital. She was the loving wife of Earl Foster. Born June 28, 1947 in Waterbury, she was the daughter of Adrian and Helen Stokes. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sister Nancy Stokes of Waterbury,cousin Jeannie Zaffarano and husband Joe of California, their children and grandchildren, cousins Dave Stokes, his wife Sue, Lissa Irvine and h…

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    Kenneth Bolton

    View Kenneth Bolton Naugatuck NAUGATUCK- Kenneth Ray Bolton,76, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully at home. Ken was the husband of the late Carol (Dudonis) Bolton for 53 years, the true love of his life. Ken was born October 4th, 1942 in Kitts, Kentucky, son of the late Dana and Edna (Wright) Bolton.He was retired from GEM Manufacturing in Waterbury. Ken enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, always taking care of everyone. He was always a joker and always could be found…

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    Anthony Swiencicki

    View Anthony Swiencicki Naugatuck   Anthony Joseph Swiencicki passed away on July 17, 2019 at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz CA at age 86.  Tony (or Antosh) was born on February 26, 1933, in Waterbury CT to Waclaw and Helena (Podsiadlik) Swiencicki, both originally from Poland.  In addition to his parents, Tony was pre-deceased by 3 brothers, Henry, Alexander, and Steve Swiencicki. Tony was also pre-deceased by his wife, Marie (Rotatori). Tony and Marie were married on 10/12/…

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    Kevin Henry

    View Kevin Henry Torrington TORRINGTON- Kevin John Henry, 43, of Torrington, formerly of Naugatuck, died Saturday July 20th,2019 at his home.     Kevin was born in Corpus Christi Tx July 26th, 1975, son of Irena (Fedorko) Henry of Naugatuck and the late Kevin Jay Henry. He was a graduate of Naugatuck High School. He was a mason for many years working for several different companies.       In addition to his mother Kevin is survived by  daughter Kayla Henry, &nbsp…

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    Raymond Magas

    View Raymond Magas Woodbury         Woodbury-Raymond J. Magas, age 101, husband of the late Mary (Nemet) Magas, passed away peacefully at River Glen Health Care of Southbury on Monday July 1, 2019.   Mr. Magas was born in Scranton, PA on December 1, 1917, son of the late Michael and Helen (Yeliga) Magas. He was a longtime resident of Naugatuck and retired as supervisor from the footwear division of Uniroyal, Inc. after more than 40 years of service. Ray had also lived…

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    Joseph Conroy, Sr.

    View Joseph Conroy, Sr. Naugatuck Naugatuck-Joseph A. Conroy, Sr., age 77, husband of Janet (Gallagher) Conroy, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 6, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on June 13, 1942, son of the late William and Mary (Roberts) Conroy.  Joe was a longtime resident of Naugatuck, and had worked as an electrician for Union Local 660 in Waterbury and Local 488 in Bridgeport until his retirement.  He was an active member of St. Mar…

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    John Fruin, III

    View John Fruin, III Naugatuck   Naugatuck-On July 1, 2019 John C.  Fruin, III lost his constant battle trying to overcome addiction.  A hard battle he fought for a long time, and one fatal dose that took him from us.   John was born on February 2, 1973, son of the late John (Jack) Fruin, Jr. and Francine (Baukus) Fruin. He was Dad to his greatest love Kassandra Jean Fruin whom he was so very proud of.   John graduated from Naugatuck High School class of 1991. He…

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    Susan “Suzi” Narus

    View Susan “Suzi” Narus Southington Southington-Susan (Zembrzuski) Narus, age 63, beloved wife of Richard Narus, passed away at Hartford Hospital on Thursday June 20, 2019.   Suzi was born in Waterbury on July 28, 1955, daughter of the late Walter B. and Frances K. (Jascorwoski) Zembrzuski.  She was a longtime resident of Southington, and was an educator and media specialist in the East Hartford School system for 34 years.  Suzi was a crafty, fun person, an amazing cook, and sh…

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    Edward Mychaskiw

    View Edward Mychaskiw Naugatuck     Naugatuck-Edward W. Mychaskiw died peacefully at home Monday morning, June 24, 2019.   Ed was born January 6, 1932 in Montreal to Stanley and Magdalene Mychaskiw.  At an early age he and his family moved to the United States and settled in Naugatuck.  He graduated from Naugatuck High School, obtained a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of CT and an MS degree in Engineering from the University of Bridgeport.&nbs…

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    Annette Plourde

    View Annette Plourde Naugatuck Naugatuck-Annette (Raymond) Plourde, age 85, widow of Normand Plourde, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday June 22, 2019.   She was born in Maine on December 6, 1933, daughter of the late Patrick and Claudia Raymond.  Annette was a longtime Naugatuck resident and she enjoyed camping and spending time with her grandchildren.   She leaves her four sons, Joseph and his wife Lori and Steven Plourde, all of Meriden, Gary Plourde of Oakville,…

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    Mary Mangini

    View Mary Mangini Waterbury     Waterbury-Mary (Cappelletti) Mangini, age 94, widow of William G. Mangini, passed away peacefully at the Village at East Farms on Wednesday June 19, 2019.   Mrs. Mangini was born in Waterbury, CT on June 29, 1924, daughter of the late Louis and Amalia (Carpinelli) Cappelletti.  She was a graduate of Waterbury Catholic High in 1942 where she was class Salutorian.  She retired from Naugatuck Glass Company after 22 years of service.  …

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    Allan Krasnow

    View Allan Krasnow Oakville  “Smooth Al”   Oakville-Allan A. Krasnow, age 81, husband of the late Judy (Falco) Krasnow, passed away on Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital.   He was born in Hartford, CT, on August 26, 1937 son of the late Phil and Gert (Gershenowitz) Krasnow.  He was a 1955 graduate of Weaver High School in Hartford, and went on to graduate in 1959 from University of Connecticut with a Pharmacy degree.  Al lived in the Watertown area since 19…

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    Jhovanny Sanchez

    View Jhovanny Sanchez Naugatuck   Naugatuck-Jhovanny Sanchez, husband of Tiffani (Servidas) Sanchez, passed away on Saturday June 1, 2019.   He was born in New York on November 11, 1987, son of Jose R. Sanchez and Mildred Amill Sanchez.  Jhovanny was an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed going to Yankee games.   Besides his parents and loving wife, he leaves his daughter Jayda Marie Sanchez; his siblings, Jose, Isaac, Dynette, Jahira, and Wendy; mother in law Susan Se…

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    Elizabeth “Betty” Bebrin

    View Elizabeth “Betty” Bebrin Waterbury       Beloved Daughter, Wife and Mom   Waterbury-Elizabeth “Betty” (Karas) Bebrin was born in Waterbury on May 15, 1930.  She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Karas and the loving wife of the late Edward J. Bebrin to whom she was married for 62 years.  She was a lifelong resident of Waterbury, and graduated from Wilby High School, Class of 1948.   Before her children were born, Betty worked at Scovill Manufacturing …

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    Delfina Paulo

    View Delfina Paulo Prospect Prospect-Delfina (Tribanas) Paulo, age 87, widow of Americo Paulo, passed away on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Glendale Center surrounded by her loving family.   Mrs. Paulo was born in Portugal on December 17, 1931, daughter of the late Augusto and Joaquima (Ramos) Tribanas.  She came to the United States in August 1969 with her family from Portugal and had worked at Mattatuck  Manufacuting for many years.  Delfina was a communicant of Our Lady of Fa…

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    Irene Slabicki

    View Irene Slabicki Naugatuck Naugatuck-Irene C. (Grenick) Slabicki, age 94, widow of Walter P. Slabicki, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 4, 2019 at her home.   Irene was born in Waterbury, CT on September 24, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph and Emelia (Rokowicz) Grenick.  She was a graduate of Wilby High School Class of 1942.  She resided in Naugatuck for over 65 years and was employed as Welfare Director of the Town of Naugatuck for over 19 years.  Irene was a p…

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    Americo Branco

    View Americo Branco Naugatuck Naugatuck-Americo Branco, age 42, son of Antonio and Ana (Anjo) Branco, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday May 30, 2019.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on May 11, 1977.  Americo graduated in 1996 from Naugatuck High School and was a lifelong resident of Naugatuck.  He had worked as a master mechanic at BMW of Bridgeport for twelve years.  He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.     Bes…

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    Terence Glen Zehnder

    View Terence Glen Zehnder Naugatuck     Naugatuck-Terry Glen Zehnder, beloved son of Attorney Donald and Mary Zehnder, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2019 with his loving family by his side. The stars aligned when Terry met and married his soul mate Dee. Together they welcomed their daughter Lily. Dee encouraged Terry to be his best self, and with her creative guidance, he designed and built their home. They shared their home with friends and family, and their cat, Gooey, and chi…

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    Terence Glen Zehnder

    View Terence Glen Zehnder Naugatuck     Naugatuck-Terry Glen Zehnder, beloved son of Attorney Donald and Mary Zehnder, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2019 with his loving family by his side. The stars aligned when Terry met and married his soul mate Dee. Together they welcomed their daughter Lily. Dee encouraged Terry to be his best self, and with her creative guidance, he designed and built their home. They shared their home with friends and family, and their cat, Gooey, and chi…

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    Johanna Mary Kadziewicz

    View Johanna Mary Kadziewicz Wolcott Wolcott-Johanna Mary Kadziewicz, age 89, widow of Thaddeus Fabian Kadziewicz, passed away peacefully on Friday May 10, 2019 at Chatfield Assisted Living in West Hartford.   She was born in Hudson, PA on June 26, 1929, daughter of the late John and Johanna (Karaszkiewicz) Patronik.  She graduated class valedictorian from Post College in Waterbury and was a longtime resident of Wolcott.  Johanna retired from Bradlees after 21 years of service….

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    Eileen Agnes McDonald

    View Eileen Agnes McDonald Middlebury         Middlebury-Eileen Agnes (McCarthy) McDonald, age 76, widow of Paul T. McDonald, passed away peacefully at Cheshire House on Monday May 13, 2019.   She was born in Brooklyn, NY on January 4, 1943, daughter of the late Pierce J. and Mary (Grogan) McCarthy.  Eileen was a graduate of College of the Sacred Heart in Newton, MA, and received a master’s degree in education from Fairfield University and a master’s degree in so…

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    Barbara Ann Klimkosky

    View Barbara Ann Klimkosky Cannan Barbara Ann (Bryk) Klimkosky, lover of good books, black jelly beans, fruity teas, and poking around in a flower garden, died on May 5, 2019.   Born on August 4, 1942, she grew up with her brother Ronnie, and their parents, Raymond and Sophie Bryk in Naugatuck, CT across the street from Central Avenue School.  She attended Central Connecticut State where she studied to be a teacher and met her late husband, Richard (Dick). Together, they built a hou…

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    Theresa Dugals

    View Theresa Dugals Naugatuck Theresa Stokes Dugals, 94, of 38 Radnor Avenue, Naugatuck passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Beacon Brooke Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Tad Dugals. Born October 17, 1924 in Waterbury, daughter of the late John and Theresa (Lasky) Stokes. She was predeceased by her brother John Stokes Jr.  She is survived by her nephew Dave Stokes and his wife Sue, niece Lissa Irvine and her husband Ray, her nephew Paul Stokes and his wife …

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    Walter O’Bernier

    View Walter O’Bernier Naugatuck Naugatuck- Walter E. O’Bernier Jr., 61, passed away unexpectedly April 13th,2019. He was the husband of Susan (Posh) O’Bernier, his wife of 22 years. Walter was born in Waterbury June 14th, 1957, son of the late Walter E. and Clair (Lynch) O’Bernier Sr..  He was employed as a carpenter at Southbury Training School for 30 years and had been living the joys of retirement. He was a longtime resident of Naugatuck. He enjoyed police radios, fire department memo…

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    Adolfo DePinho

    View Adolfo DePinho Prospect Prospect- Adolfo S.DePinho, 85, of Prospect, died Monday, April 15th, 2019 at Vitas Hospice at St. Marys Hospital.He was the husband of Maria I. (Ribeiro) DePinho. Adolfo was born in Arrifana, Portugal February 21st, 1934, son of the late Francisco S. and Arminda (Brita) DePinho. He owned his own shoe company in Portugal before moving to the United States in 1965 for the betterment of his family. He then worked as a machinist at Olin Brass in Waterbury until his r…

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    Kevin Stoffan

    View Kevin Stoffan Naugatuck NAUGATUCK- Kevin Stoffan, 55, of Naugatuck, loving Father, Son, Brother, succumbed to illness on April 8th, 2019 at Sharon Health Care Center after a courageous battle. Kevin was born in Bridgeport, Ct. November 13th, 1963, son of Rita (Haray) Stoffan of Naugatuck and the late Daniel E. Stoffan. He worked as a meat cutter and as a manufacturing line supervisor. He was an avid fisherman , car enthusiast and enjoyed playing cards. In addition to his loving mother Ri…

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    Francis Daly

    View Francis Daly Southbury SOUTHBURY  – Francis L. “Frank” Daly, 86, of Southbury, formerly of Naugatuck, died Sunday April 7th, 2019 at Danbury Hospital. He was the widower of Alfrieda (Rachuba) Daly and Eileen (Brooks) Daly. Frank was born in Waterbury May 20th, 1932, son of the late Francis L. and Charlotte (Kelley) Daly Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S.Navy, serving on the LST 664 during the Korean War era. He was a boxer for the Navy and continued …

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    Alaina Paul

    View Alaina Paul Naugatuck Naugatuck-Alaina (Amedy) Paul, age 53, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2019.    Alaina was born in Bridgeport, CT on February 23, 1966, daughter of the late Albert and Marie Grace Amedy of Naugatuck.  Alaina loved butterflies and was a great mother and wife.  She will be deeply missed.    Besides her loving husband Timothy Peter, of 20 years, she leaves her son, Timothy Joshua; her brother Edmond Rioux; her sister Gina …

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    Linda Sniadecki

    View Linda Sniadecki Branford Linda (Swanson) Sniadecki, age 73, passed away early Sunday morning March 24th 2019.  She died peacefully surrounded by family after a long illness.  Her family and friends will remember her for her love of crafts, gardening, reading, and spending time with family.     She leaves behind her son and caregiver, Jerry Sniadecki of Branford; her daughters, Dawn Meade and her husband Rich Tufano of West Haven,  Teresa Lantieri and her husband …

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    Aliana Paul

    View Aliana Paul Naugatuck Naugatuck-Alaina (Amedy) Paul, age 53, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2019.    Alaina was born in Bridgeport, CT on February 23, 1966, daughter of the late Albert and Marie Grace Amedy of Naugatuck.  Alaina loved butterflies and was a great mother and wife.  She will be deeply missed.    Besides her loving husband Timothy Peter, of 20 years, she leaves her son, Timothy Joshua; her brother Edmond Rioux; her sister Gina …

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    Stephen Woermer

    View Stephen Woermer Waterbury Waterbury-Stephen J. Woermer, age 30, son of James J. and Dolores (Ruela) Woermer, passed away on Monday March 25, 2019.   He was born in Waterbury, CT on December 14, 1988.  Stephen was a graduate of Naugatuck High School and attended Porter and Chester in Watertown.  He was currently employed at Connecticut Tire in New Britain.   Besides his parents of Waterbury, he leaves his daughter Paeytn Woermer, his loving companion Amanda Milton; his…

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    Francis Austin

    View Francis Austin Beacon Falls Beacon Falls-Francis Austin, age 78, passed away on March 22, 2019 after a brief illness.   Mr. Austin was born in Waterville, Maine on June 8, 1940, son of the late Mary (Redmond) Austin and Ken Austin.  Francis loved God, and was a great husband and father.  He will be deeply missed.     Besides his loving wife Ginette of 59 years, he leaves his sons, Christopher and Vincent Austin; his two grandsons Brandon and Michael; his brothers…