Our Obituaries

James Gregory Smith

June 11, 1939 - September 19, 2017

James Gregory Smith, of East Lyme, passed on September 19, 2017 after a long tough fought battle with cancer. He was 78 years old. James was born on June 11, 1939 in Nicollet, MN, the son of Maurice and Marie (Schueller) Smith. He was a 1957 graduate of New London High School, then served in the United States Air Force in Mountain Home,Idaho. He remained in Idaho working as an Installer for...
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Brigitte Dymerski

June 27, 1932 - September 18, 2017

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Lawrence William McNichol

October 7, 1949 - September 9, 2017

West Hartford- Lawrence McNichol, 67, passed away on September 9, 2017 at the VA Hospital in West Haven, CT. Larry was born on October 7, 1949 in Westerly, RI. After graduating from New London High School, he honorably served in the United States Marine Corps and was a proud Vietnam veteran.Larry worked as a machinist at Terry Steam Turbine in Niantic. He was a supervisor at AMF Corporation in...
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Phyllis Lucille Lathrop

June 22, 1926 - September 5, 2017

Phyllis Lucille Lathrop, 91, died peacefully at Crescent Point in Niantic, CT. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Sterling, CT and her parents were Raymond J. and Florence (Onderdonk) Lathrop of Plainfield, CT. Phyllis graduated from Plainfield High School in 1944 and then Willimantic State Teachers College in 1948 and later earned her Master's degree from UCONN. Her first teaching assignment...
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Edwin Joseph Reiter

June 9, 1938 - August 24, 2017

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Robert Clarence Broga

July 26, 1929 - August 23, 2017

Robert Clarence Broga Jr. (Bob)Age 8816 Crossley Court, Niantic, CTpassed on August, 23, 2017at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London, CTBob was born on July 26th, 1929in Groton, Ct to Robert Clarence Broga and Bertha May (Dean) BrogaBob graduated from Chapman Technical High School in New London, CT in 1947. He started his employment with Manwarring & Sons as a carpenter and started...
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Ashley Rebecca Gauthier

December 21, 1985 - August 8, 2017

Thirty one years ago Bob Linden and Patti Baier had a beautiful daughter. One and a half years later her sister Janelle was born. Ashley overcame her fight with cancer as a young child. Life was normal, she graduated from Mitchell College and met her husband Brian Gauthier through a mutual friend. They had a daughter named Molly. When Molly was eighteen months old Ashley was diagnosed with...
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Anita S. Drown

August 13, 1951 - July 28, 2017

Anita Sarrantonio Drown of Niantic died peacefully on July 27, 2017. She was born in Hartford, the youngest child of Angelina and Duilio Sarrantonio and enjoyed a happy childhood in a loving extended family. She was predeceased by her parents; her brother Valerio Sarrantonio and her sister Marianna Starace. She was the loving and faithful wife of Timothy Drown for 43 years. She is survived by her...
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Florence Ruth Barth

January 12, 1924 - July 20, 2017

Niantic- Florence Ruth Barth, 93, of Niantic, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 after a brief illness.Mrs. Barth was born on January 12, 1924 in New London the daughter of Henry and Jesse (Phillips) Dempsey. She was a 1942 graduate of Williams Memorial Institute in New London. She completed her nurses training program in Norwalk, CT and after school, served in the US Cadet Nurse Corps. She was...
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Richard J. Bustamante

December 11, 1944 - July 11, 2017

Richard J. Bustamante, 72, of New London, made his transition at Bridebrook Healthcare in Niantic on July 11, 2017. Mr. Bustamante, who was born on December 11, 1944 in New London, loved music, nature and walking.Mr. Bustamante is survived by his brothers Joseph, and John Bustamante of New London; his sons, Richard W. Bustamante, Stephen N. Bustamante, Christopher A. Bustamante, Jason J....
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Myles Hart

December 7, 1937 - July 1, 2017

Myles P. Hart passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones on 7/1/17.He was the son of Edmund and Kathryn Hart. Myles is survived by his loving wife, Regina Hart and his son Edmund Hart and his wife Jimmie. His daughter's Dorothy and Tammy Hart and his six grandchildren, Rob, Leah, Rachael, Blane, Cameron and Emily. He is also survived by his sisters, Kathryn Kiely, Elizabeth Beaudette,...
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Elsie Myrtle Ryalls

April 29, 1939 - May 26, 2017

Niantic- Elsie M. Ryalls, 78, of Giants Neck Rd., died Friday, May 26, 2017 in Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London.Mrs. Ryalls was born on April 29, 1939 in The Falls, Nova Scotia, Canada the daughter of Edward and Elsie Cook. She is survived by her son Butch and daughter Rosemary, as well as brothers Charlie(Reta),Lawson(Sharon),Foster, James(Blanche),Kenneth(Karen). She is predeceased...
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Catherine T. LaVolpicelo

August 22, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Catherine T. LaVolpicelo, 90, of Niantic passed away on May 18, 2017 at Bridebrook Health & Rehab, Niantic.Mrs. LaVolpicelo was born in New London on August 22, 1926 to Origen and Mary (Leavitt) Daniels. Catherine was an avid gardener and seamstress; a legacy learned from her mother which has been passed on to her children. She enjoyed pottery, scrapbooking and shell crafting. Catherine and...
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Joseph Anthony Miano

March 22, 1948 - May 11, 2017

Niantic - Joseph Anthony Miano, 69 of Brookline Road, Niantic died Thursday, May 11, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. Mr. Miano was born on March 22, 1948 in Hartford, the son of Nicholas and Santina (Aiello) Miano. He graduated from A.I. Prince Tech in Hartford. He honorably served in the US Army.Mr. Miano is survived by his daughter, Danielle Buckley of Plainville, her...
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Henry M. Fedina

January 17, 1938 - April 19, 2017

New London-Henry M. Fedina, 79, of Hillcrest Road, Niantic, died peacefully with his family by his side at Lawrence+Memorial Hospital, New London, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.Henry ("Hank"/"Dziadzi") was born on January 17, 1938, in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Michael and Mary Fedina. After graduating from Buckley High School in Hartford, Hank proudly served his country in the Air Force as...
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Elizabeth Waldorf Scott

June 28, 1942 - April 9, 2017

Niantic- Elizabeth (Betty) W. Scott, 74, of Pine Grove, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. Betty was born on June 28, 1942 in Ansonia, CT. the daughter of the late Earle and Ann (Mickiewicz) Waldorf. She graduated from High School in Ansonia in 1959 and worked at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in Middletown, CT. for 10 years. Betty married Robert H. Scott on...
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Barbara Siegel

October 13, 1934 - April 8, 2017

Barbara E. Siegel, 82, of Niantic (formerly of Cutchogue, New York) passed away suddenly on April 8, 2017 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London. Barbara, "Bobbie," was born on October 13, 1934 in New York City, a daughter to Henry Bohlken and Rebecca Meyer Bohlken. She grew up in Queens and West Gilgo Beach, N.Y.Barbara is survived by her husband, Manuel N. Siegel ("Manny") of Niantic,...
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Johanna Gada

December 1, 1928 - April 3, 2017

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Helen M. DRABIK

May 19, 1925 - April 1, 2017

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Harry George Barrett

August 30, 1929 - March 3, 2017

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Elsie A. Chapman

October 13, 1926 - February 9, 2017

Elsie A. Chapman, 90, of Niantic passed away on February 9, 2017 at Bridebrook Health & Rehab in Niantic.Ms. Chapman was born on October 13, 1926 in East Lyme to Peter and Anna Shabunia.In early years she was employed at Sheffield Tube New London and later was head house keeper at the Golden Spur Motel.Ms. Chapman is predeceased by her husband, Bruce C. Chapman. She is survived by her...
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Mary Etta Rourke

September 18, 1954 - February 8, 2017

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Jean D. Lewis

January 11, 1950 - February 7, 2017

Old Lyme- Jean (Dutra) Lewis, 67, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Yale-New Haven Hospital.Jean was born on January 11, 1950 in Meriden. She is the daughter of the late Arthur P and Mary (Augustyn) Dutra. Mrs. Lewis is survived by her loving husband Jim, her sister Beverly D. Miller, her twin sister Joan D. Doucette and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was...
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Shaun Roderick McDougal

June 13, 1981 - January 22, 2017

Niantic- Shaun Roderick McDougal, 35, of Niantic, died Sunday, January 22, 2017. He was born June 13, 1981 in New Haven, CT, the son of Charles and Linda (Eskildsen)McDougal Jr.. He was a 1999 graduate of East Lyme High School. Shaun enjoyed all outdoor activities and was an avid jetskier, snowboarder, and snowmobiler. He had a passion for life and was proudest the day he became a father. He...
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Eleanor Virginia and Roland Wright

August 28, 1920 - January 20, 2017

ROLAND HENRY WRIGHT, 94, of Lyme, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London.He was born in Clarksburg, MA on April 25, 1917. His mother died in 1918 in the great flu epidemic. He was raised by his father until he was 12 and then lived with aunts and uncles until he entered Wentworth Institute in Boston, He never stopped missing his mother and...
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Mary Belle Phillips

May 5, 1924 - January 19, 2017

MARY BELLE PHILLIPS 1924-2017 Mary Belle joined husband George in heaven on January 19. A long time Texan and Lamar High School graduate, Mary enjoyed living in Southeastern Connecticut for the past seven years. Loving wife, mother, and friend, Mary is survived by two children and their spouses, a brother, five grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and many dear nieces and nephews. Interment will be...
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Gloria Jean Tordenti

March 7, 1926 - January 17, 2017

East Lyme- Gloria Snoad Tordenti, 90 of Roxbury Rd., Niantic, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.Gloria was born on March 7, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Walter and Anna Grasser. Gloria is survived by her beloved daughters Sandra Winslow of Niantic, Patricia Davidson of Old Lyme, and step-daughters Christy Laurence of Old Lyme, Laura Tordenti of...
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Henry J. BEDNARZ

April 4, 1924 - January 16, 2017

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Ann F. Wilson

May 3, 1925 - January 15, 2017

New London- Ann Wilson 91 of Crescent Beach, Niantic passes away peacefully January 15th at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. She was born May 3, 1925 in Old Lyme, to Lenoard Stanton and Jessie Irene Sykes. She was the eldest daughter of 9 siblings. Ann worked many jobs including the munitions factory on Pequot Avenue during World War II where she met the love her life Frank David Wilson. She...
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Anna Elizabeth Mattia

October 2, 1918 - January 15, 2017

Norwich- Anna (Stamaton) Mattia of Norwich CT passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the age of 98 and was proud of her age. She is predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Clifford G. Mattia and daughter-in-law Denise (Twitchell) Mattia. Anna was born October 2, 1918 in Willimantic, CT to Costas and Helen (Bell) Stamaton, the middle daughter of three, Patricia Lamberton and Claire Grossomanides....
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Lorraine Collette Greenwood

March 6, 1926 - January 1, 2017

Lorraine C. Greenwood, 90, of Niantic died peacefully in the presence of 3 of her 7 sons on New Year's Day, Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Bride Brook Health and Rehab Center. Lorraine was born on March 6, 1926 in Hennepin, Minnesota, the daughter of the late Earl and Collette Craig. She was married to her predeceased husband, Stanley C. Greenwood for 58 years on May 23, 1947 in Eau Claire,...
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Margaret Sarah-Lee Buell

April 7, 1985 - December 7, 2016

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Gerald Burgess

July 6, 1942 - December 2, 2016

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Robert Caste

October 12, 1935 - November 19, 2016

Robert Church Caste, 81, passed away on November 19, 2016 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT. Robert came to Niantic in 2001 after 39 years in Norwalk, CT. He was the son of Peter and Ruth Church Caste of New Canaan, CT. Robert graduated from Chatham High School in Chatham, New Jersey and Middlebury College where he was enrolled in the ROTC...
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Shirley Wood Smith

May 10, 1928 - November 7, 2016

Groton- Shirley W. Smith, 88, of Groton, died Monday, November 7, 2016 at Groton Regency.Mrs. Smith was born on May 10, 1928 in New London, daughter of James A. and Olive A. Wood. She was a 1947 graduate of W.M.I in New London. She worked in New London City Hall in the Registrar of Voters office for several years; she was then employed by Mary Kenny Nursing Home in Waterford as Program Director,...
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Eleanor Zaugg Talley

March 29, 1921 - November 3, 2016

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Nicholas Dousis

August 25, 1930 - October 23, 2016

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Diana Rae Hall

September 24, 1946 - October 18, 2016

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Roger Joseph Bernier

March 8, 1927 - October 12, 2016

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Robert A. Lewis

September 18, 1921 - October 12, 2016

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Donald Charles Parson

August 14, 1944 - October 3, 2016

Parson, Donald C. 72, one of New England legends of professional golf peacefully passed away Monday Oct. 3, 2016. Donald was a life time member of the PGA, and former PGA Tour member. Born August 14, 1944, in Bridgeport Conn. Donald learned the game of golf from his parents George and Dorothy at Mill River Country Club in Stratford, Ct.Donald was married to Elinor Hills previously deceased from...
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Cecilia Rispoli

February 24, 1917 - September 21, 2016

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Rose L. DeMarco

March 8, 1923 - September 16, 2016

Niantic- Mrs. Rose L. (Guarino) DeMarco, 93, of Niantic, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospitals after being stricken at home.Mrs. DeMarco was born on March 8, 1923 in Newark, NJ the only daughter of Giovanni and Rosina (Stefanelli) Guarino. The daughter of immigrants from Italy, she had to learn English and then teach her parents to speak English and she became fluent...
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Ethelyn H. Dwire

May 6, 1931 - August 12, 2016

Niantic - Ethelyn Howard Dwire, 85, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital with her family by her side after a brief illness. Mrs. Dwire was born on May 6, 1931 in New London, CT, the daughter of Ethelyn V. (Nettleton) Howard and Frederick James Howard.She married Olin L. Dwire on June 24, 1950, in Niantic. She was a housekeeper for many years and a sales...
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Ruth S. Boyer

February 21, 1912 - July 20, 2016

Ruth S. Boyer, 104 passed away on July 20, 2016 in her home in Niantic.Ruth was born on February 21, 1912 in Baltimore, MD to Reverend Hilko Swyter and Clara Mataikat Swyter.Ruth was devoted to her career as a teacher which began in a one-room school house in Iowa teaching students from 1st to 12th grade. She also was part of the "greatest generation" who did her part to support her...
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Rae Jean Staplins

April 11, 1933 - July 1, 2016

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Robert Wesley Firmin

October 30, 1955 - July 1, 2016

Robert "Bob" Wesley Firmin Jr., 60, of East Lyme/Waterford passed away looking out over the water, at the home that he loved, on July 1, 2016.Bob was born in New London, Connecticut on October 30, 1955 to Robert W. Firmin Sr. and Mary Sullivan Firmin. At the age of 13, before he could even drive, Bob started working at Scott's Orchard: this was the beginning of a lifetime of unparalleled work...
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Kathryn Cilley Clarke

February 9, 1924 - June 27, 2016

Kathryn Cilley Clarke, 92, of Waterford passed away on June 27, 2016 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London.Ms. Clarke was born on February 9, 1924 in Harmony, ME to Kenneth R. Cilley and Lucille Bryant Cilley. She graduated from Bangor High School and Beal Business College in Bangor, Maine. Kathryn moved to Connecticut during WW2 to work for the Department of Defense at Fort Trumbull,...
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John S. MacLeod

July 31, 1954 - June 1, 2016

East Lyme - John S. MacLeod, 61, passed away on June 1, 2016. Born to Mary W. and Dr. John Kenneth MacLeod in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 31, 1954, John was a devoted and humble servant, with a laugh remembered by all. John married Elizabeth (Betsy) Devany on July 16, 1994. They shared a love of traveling, jazz music, and backyard wildlife watching, while their greatest joy stemmed from time spent...
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Wilbur Baker Beckwith

October 19, 1929 - May 7, 2016

On May 7, 2016, Wilbur B. Beckwith, 86, passed away at home in Niantic, a place he lived most of his life. He passed peacefully in the presence of his family after suffering a short illness with Acute Leukemia.He was born October 19, 1929 in New London, the son of Dwight W. Beckwith and Ruth (Watrous) Beckwith. He is survived by his sister Margaret Beckwith (MacDonald) Stone of Niantic, a niece...
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Marye Joakim

November 8, 1924 - May 2, 2016

East Lyme - Marye Doreen Joakim passed away peacefully at home on May 2, 2016. Born on November 8, 1924, in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, she was the third and youngest daughter of the late Maud Lilian (Stockbridge) Bowden and Charles Edward Bowden.Marye was educated at the Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, England, prior to World War II. As a young lady she survived the ...
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Mary Jean Lynch

August 1, 1936 - May 1, 2016

Branford- Mary Jean Lynch, age 79, of Niantic, CT, died peacefully on Sunday, May 1, 2016 in Connecticut Hospice, after a long but brave battle with cancer.Mrs. Lynch was born on August 1, 1936 in Lynn, MA the daughter of Joseph and Katherine Riley. As the youngest child of a large Irish family, Mary frequently spoke of great adventures growing up with her brothers and sisters. Mary graduated...
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Tina Marie Awad

June 10, 1958 - March 25, 2016

Tina M. Awad, 57, of New York, NY, passed away on March 25, 2016 at Branford Hospice in Branford, CT.Tina was born on June 10, 1958 to Michael Awad and Mabel Salem in Worcester, MA.Tina was a resident of New York City since 1980. She was a New York-licensed massage therapist, masterful reflexologist and a gifted energy healer who had been in private practice and teaching in New York since 1987....
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Harold N. Winslow

April 4, 1943 - March 21, 2016

New London- Harold N. Winslow III, 72, of Roxbury Ct., Niantic, died Monday, March 21, 2016 in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.Mr. Winslow was born on April 4, 1943 in New London the son of Harold and Virginia (Blais) Winslow Jr.. He married Sandra (Snoad) in September 16, 1966 in Stamford, CT. He was employed as the General Manager at Charles Toyota for over 30 years. He has been involved...
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Alice Sullivan

March 27, 1926 - March 19, 2016

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Maureen June Baker

June 16, 1956 - March 11, 2016

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Maureen June Baker

June 16, 1956 - March 11, 2016

Maureen J. (Gates) Baker was escorted to heaven by her parents and her daughter, Victoria Baker-Luich, on March 11, 2016. Maureen was born to Robert and Dorris Gates on June 16, 1956 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London. She is survived by her son Eric R. Baker of Higganum; her brother James R. Gates his wife Gail Gates of Plainville and their three sons RJ, Ricky, and Danny; her...
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Louis Edward Minugh

July 3, 1917 - February 24, 2016

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John Vincent Sanchis

May 7, 1945 - February 18, 2016

East Lyme - John V. Sanchis, 70, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends.He was born on May 7, 1945, in Bridgeport, to Angela and Jose Sanchis. John graduated from Bullard Havens Regional Technical School in Bridgeport and received a master's degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Connecticut, Storrs...
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Rosalie Faye Williams

May 17, 1940 - February 14, 2016

New London- Rosalie Faye Williams, 75, of Crossley Ct., Niantic, died Monday, February 14, 2016 in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.Mrs. Williams was born on May 17, 1940 in New London the daughter of Amos and Amelia Swain. She married Kenneth Williams in 1958. He predeceased her in 2012. She was employed as a Shad Boner at Teds Fish market in Old Saybrook for many years.Mrs. Williams is survived...
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Jacqueline Lanciaux Carroll

February 17, 1935 - February 5, 2016

New London- Jacqueline Lanciaux Carroll, 80, of Niantic, CT passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London, CT after a short, graceful battle with cancer. Jacqueline was born Feb. 17 1935 in Springfield, MA, the daughter of Arthur and Marjorie Lanciaux. She was married to Richard A. Carroll on February 22, 1958, in West Hartford, CT. Richard passed away...
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Barbara Norton Hannon

July 17, 1918 - February 2, 2016

Barbara N. Hannon, 97, passed away on February 3, 2016 at Bridebrook Rehabilitation in Niantic. She was born on July 17tn 1918 in Kensington to William and Frances Norton Sr.Barbara grew up in Kensington, Connecticut where she graduated from Berlin High School in 1936. After high school she began work for a company in Meriden Connecticut. as an Office Worker where she worked through the war and...
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Lynne Kenyon Powell

August 23, 1938 - January 21, 2016


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Beatrice A. Dery

November 25, 1928 - November 24, 2015

Beatrice A. Dery, 87, of Mariner at Bridebrook, East Lyme, CT, passed away on November 24th, 2015 due to complications of pneumonia.Beatrice (Bea) was born in Hartford, CT on May 25, 1928. She was a long time resident of Old Lyme and a graduate of Old Lyme schools. Bea was married to Lloyd Dery in 1947; they were married 46 years before his passing.Bea was a homemaker as well as a business...
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Kathleen Sullivan Robinson

November 5, 1928 - November 1, 2015

Niantic-Kathleen Sullivan Robinson, 86, of Spinnaker Dr. died on November 1, 2015. The daughter of Walter and Delia Sullivan, Kiki was born on November 5, 1928, in Waterbury, CT. The beloved wife of the late Col. David M. Robinson, US Army Medical Corps, she is survived by her daughter Kathleen Robinson of Braintree, MA; her son David M. Robinson and his wife Donna of Alexandria, VA; and her...
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Marilyn Blackburn Gordon

October 26, 1928 - October 24, 2015

Marilyn Blackburn Gordon, passed away on October 24th, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born October 26, 1928 in Norwich, CT, the daughter of the late Harry K. and Agnes (Dilworth) Blackburn. Marilyn was predeceased by her beloved husband of 68 years, Charles L. Gordon. Marilyn and Charles were joined in marriage September 20th, 1947, at Greenville...
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Lucinda Gunther Dubey

June 14, 1935 - October 16, 2015

Lucinda G. Dubey,80,died peacefully Friday October 16, 2015. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of Virna G. Hamlin and Edwin W. Hamlin. "Cindy" spent many years at Seaside Regional Center where she met her husband of 36 years, Kenneth F. Dubey. She developed a love of water views, lighthouses and enjoyed the association of many long-time friends. Cindy retired in 1986 from her employment...
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Richard Paul Love

November 12, 1983 - October 10, 2015

Richard P. Love, 31, of Groton passed away on October 10, 2015 in Old Saybrook. Rick was born on November 12, 1983 in New London to Richard E. Love and Diane M. Portelance. He was known to his family as "Rick the Rock." As a young teenager, Rick learned carpentry building houses with his father. He was a quick learner and often made suggestions that improved the way things were done...
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Ralph Rodriguez

March 6, 1927 - October 9, 2015

Old Lyme- Ralph Rodriguez, 88, of Wildwood Dr., died Friday, October 9, 2015 with his family by his side at his residence.Mr. Rodriguez was born on March 6, 1927 in New York City the son of Joaquin and Hortensia Rodriguez. He honorably served our country in The Army Air Corps in WWII. He was employed for many years in Security at Pratt and Whitney until his retirement in 1993.Mr. Rodriguez is...
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Carole Ann Fedina

August 13, 1937 - October 7, 2015

New London- Carole A. Fedina, 78, of Hillcrest Road, Niantic, died peacefully with her family by her side at Lawrence+Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.Carole was born on August 13, 1937 in Hartford, the daughter of Raymond and Helen White. She married Henry ("Hank") Fedina on June 22, 1963. Carole graduated from the Teachers College of Central Connecticut (now CCSU). She was...
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Frances Loretta Moreno

August 23, 1929 - October 4, 2015

Niantic- Frances L. Moreno- 86, of Tabernacle Ave, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Moreno was born on August 23, 1929 in New York City the daughter of Francis and Malene (Lawson) Duffy. She is predeceased by her husband of 50 years, John Moreno in 2002. During the early years of their marriage and raising her family she traveled with her husband to various states on the east...
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David Allen Smalley

December 17, 1940 - October 1, 2015

Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at noon in Harkness Chapel on the Connecticut College Campus with a reception to follow in Blaustein.David A. Smalley passed away on October 1st, 2015 at the age of 74. He died of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis at his home in Niantic surrounded by his family.David was a sculptor and Professor Emeritus at Connecticut College in New London...
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Edward Anthony Carrillo Hernandez

September 13, 1944 - September 16, 2015

Donations may be made in Ed's memory to the Shoreline Soup Kitchen and Pantries, P.O.Box 804, Essex, CT 06426 or to the charity of the donor's choice.New Haven- Edward Anthony Carrillo Hernandez, 71, East Lyme, died on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in Yale-New Haven Hospital surrounded by his loving family and friends.He was born on September 13, 1944 in Jerome, AZ to Isidiro and Mary ...
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Harold Worley

April 9, 1931 - September 14, 2015

East Lyme- Harold Worley passed peacefully Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 6:50 pm at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. He was born in Tennessee on Apr. 9, 1931. His boyhood was spent in Bainbridge, Indiana, after which he proudly served in the Air Force, attended Indiana Technical College, then worked as an Electrical Engineer throughout his career. He worked at General Dynamics, Electric Boat for 22...
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Charles Leon Gordon

April 3, 1925 - September 7, 2015

Charles Leon Gordon, passed away September 7th, at Beechwood Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after a short illness. He was born April 3, 1925 in Bagdad, FL. the son of the late James A. Gordon and Sarah Scott Gordon Kozloske. Charles is survived by his wife, Marilyn Blackburn Gordon, of East Lyme. He is also survived by his daughters, Paula G. Fee (David Aiken), of Colchester, CT, Charlene G....
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Frederick William Nelson

August 6, 1931 - August 27, 2015

Waterford, CT- Frederick William Nelson Sr., 84, of Cove Drive, Niantic, passed away peacefully with his children by his side on Thursday Aug. 27,2015 at Greentree Manor.He was born in New London, CT on Aug.6, 1931, to the late Benjamin and Mary (Kelsey) Nelson. He married Ruth Ann Joseph on September 22, 1951.Fred is survived by his 3 children, daughter Sharon Plunkett of Niantic, son Dwayne...
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Loretta Veronica Arendt

March 10, 1921 - August 12, 2015

Loretta V. Arendt of Niantic left this world on August 12, 2015 to join her parents, sister Lee and brother Ambrose. Loretta was born in Chicago and educated in the Chicago Public School System and DePaul University. She resided in Chicago for years and then decided to leave the big city and make her residence in Niantic in 1980.Loretta served in the Women's Army Corps in WWII. After leaving...
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Marie S. Souza

April 1, 1919 - August 6, 2015


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Ronald Lloyd Jones

December 26, 1926 - July 12, 2015


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Harold Thorvald Pierce

April 11, 1954 - July 5, 2015

Harold T. Pierce of Coram, NY passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2015. Mr. Pierce was born on April 11, 1954 in South Amboy, NJ to Robert Pierce and Marie Filskov. Mr. Pierce is survived by his mother, Marie, and brothers Ralph, Kevin, and Doug. He is predeceased by his father, Robert. Burial will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Old Stone Church Cemetery.
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Robert Francis Clark

September 9, 1939 - June 28, 2015

Robert Francis Clark, 75, of East Lyme passed away peacefully on June 28, 2015. He is survived by his wife Joan (McDermott) of 47 years. Born on September 9, 1939, the son of the late Harry and Florence Clark of Stoughton. Upon graduating from Stoughton High School, Robert enlisted in the United States Navy and was a decorated Vietnam Veteran having been awarded the Navy and Marine...
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Hazel Ritenour Howard

February 11, 1922 - June 25, 2015


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Vera Hamilton

March 5, 1924 - June 15, 2015


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Stephen George Nazarko

June 20, 1958 - June 7, 2015

Stephen Nazarko of Waterford passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7 2015 with his loving partner Alicia by his side. He was born in New London on June 20, 1958. He was the son of Edna and the late Bohdan Nazarko. He was employed by Perry Lathrop Auto Body for many years. He loved nature and being outdoors. He especially liked hiking with Alicia and their two dogs Buddy and Blue. He enjoyed...
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Evelyn LaTourette

January 27, 1928 - June 7, 2015


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Merton Warner Ferguson

June 20, 1928 - June 6, 2015

East Lyme - Merton Warner Ferguson passed away at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital on Saturday, June 6, 2015. He was born in New London, on June 20, 1928, the son of Edna (Thompson) Ferguson and William D. Ferguson. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Phyllis M. Ferguson; his three children, Linda Lipka, Michelle Gugliuzza and her husband, Vincent, and Michael Ferguson and his wife, Danette. He...
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Augusta Robinson Alsop

December 24, 1924 - June 4, 2015

Augusta Robinson Alsop, 90, of Old Lyme, CT, died peacefully in hospice at the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT on June 4, 2015. She was born in Hartford, CT on December 24, 1924. Known as Gussie, she was the daughter of Augusta McLane and Lucius F. Robinson of Hartford, CT and the wife of John deKoven Alsop of Avon, CT. Gussie was devoted to her family and to her animals which, through the...
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Mildred Victoria Mandolfo

December 14, 1929 - May 22, 2015

Mildred V. Mandolfo (Milly), 85, of Niantic and formerly of Plainvilleentered into eternal rest on Friday ( May 22, 2015). Born in New Britian, CT, she was the daughter of the lateJohn and Louisa Schiaffi.She was predeceased by her beloved husband James of 61 years who passed away in 2012. Milly was a long time parishioner of St. Agnes Church of Niantic. She enjoyed long and successful careers at...
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Vanessa Dale Prevost

June 11, 1953 - May 13, 2015

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness, how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?" ~ Dr. Seuss On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Vanessa Dale (Benson) Prevost, the wife of Gaetan (Charlie) Prevost passed away. Vanessa was born in New London, Connecticut,...
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Dorothy Sistare King

June 10, 1929 - May 1, 2015

Dorothy Sistare King, 85, of Waterford, CT passed away this past Friday, May 1st. Dorothy was born to Henry and Beatrice (Marean) Sistare in New London, CT on June 10, 1929. She married Richard E. King on April 4, 1948 in Lakes Pond Baptist Church in Waterford, CT. They enjoyed over 61 years of marriage. Dorothy enjoyed being a homemaker most of her life, and loved taking care of her family...
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Jeffrey Robert Stark

December 19, 1961 - April 26, 2015

Jeffrey R. Stark, 53, of N. Main St. Niantic, Pine Grove, died after a long illness on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Lawrence and memorial Hospital. Mr. Stark was born in Schenectady, NY the son of C. Vernon and Leona Stark. He married Karen Couball in 1987 in NY. Jeff earned his degree in Veterinary Science from Delhi University. He most recently worked at the Mystic Aquarium. Jeff was know among...
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Alfred George Kabanuk

February 13, 1931 - April 12, 2015

Alfred G. Kabanuk, 84, passed away on April 12, 2015 at Bridebrook Nursing Home in Niantic. Mr. Kabanuk was born on February 13, 1931 to Alfred Kabanuk and Gladys Lietkowsky. Attended Waterford Schools graduating from Chapman Tech high School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army prior to working for Electric Boat for 35 years. He married his wife, Rosalie Roberts (Phagan) on August 27,1966. Al was...
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Justin Morgan Layden

November 5, 1928 - April 7, 2015

New London- Justin Morgan Layden, 86, of Niantic, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Mr. Layden was a member of Local 478, Operating Engineers working at Millstone as well as operating his Mac Tools business. He is survived by his loving wife Judy Layden, children Valerie (Lawrence) Langer of Jupiter, FL, Sharron (Douglas) Stebbins of Killingworth, CT and Judy ...
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Albert Buddington Corey

February 9, 1928 - March 28, 2015


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Catherine Daboll

September 12, 1927 - March 17, 2015


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Charles P. Elliott

November 4, 1931 - March 8, 2015


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Richard Warner Taylor

January 25, 1946 - February 17, 2015

Niantic - Richard "Ricky" Warner Taylor, 69, of Niantic, died Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.Mr. Taylor was born on January 25, 1946 in New London, the son of the late Warner and Ann Doucette Taylor. He is predeceased by his wife, Sandra Taylor and brother, Thomas Taylor. He was formally employed by Gwenmore Marina in Mystic and Niantic Boat Valet....
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Barbara Ann Barrett

August 15, 1951 - February 16, 2015


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Barbara Ann Barrett

August 15, 1951 - February 16, 2015


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Robert Joseph Jakubiel

March 16, 1938 - February 2, 2015

East Lyme - Robert J. "Bob" Jakubiel, of Niantic, entered into rest Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after suffering a stroke.Bob was born March 16, 1938, and was predeceased by his daughter, Sandy; and his son, Scott.He is survived by his beloved cat, Petey; and friends, George Grimes, Matt Brown, Frank Chisholm, and Wayne Shelton.Bob was an Army veteran and owner...
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