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Monday, June 26, 2017
Meghan and Frederick Kelly. Fred was born January 18, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY. After a successful term in the US Army as a Captain, Fred owned a successful landscape company in Connecticut and was Superintendent of Parks in Greenwich, CT during his young adulthood, then moved to Arizona in 1970 with Peggy and his children. During his career in Arizona, Fred held many positions including Assistant Registrar of Contractors for the State of Arizona, and a "Cactus Cop" for the Department of Agriculture, and was featured in Reader's Digest. Fred was an integral part in the building of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, and the street is named for him. Fred took great pride in his accomplished life, but his greatest love was his marriage to Peggy and his children and grandchildren. He was loved by many and will leave an unfillable hole in our hearts. Viewing: ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern, Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Graveside Service Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Hope Cemetery, 3555 N. Oracle Road.
Obituary: Jaclyn Ann Schulz, 27, of Newtown - Patch.comMonday, May 01, 2017
She is also survived by two sisters, Kasey and Erica both of Newtown; several aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Jackie graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in business marketing from Western Connecticut State University. She was employed as an expediter at Kimchuk in Danbury. Jackie loved her son Cayden more than anything in the world. They were inseparable. She held family near to her heart. She was very passionate about motorcycles, photography, tattoos, gardening, and crafts. Friends may call at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown Friday April 28, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm. All other services will be private. Jackie had a love and compassion for dogs, cats, and all animals. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Newtown Animal Center, P.O. Box 475, Newtown, CT 06470 www.theanimalcenter.orgObituary courtesy of the Honan Funeral Home. Image via gofundme. Get free real-time news alerts from the Newtown Patch.Monday, April 03, 2017
Beaupre Barcomb, Jeanne was born and raised in Rochester, New Hampshire, and graduated from Simmons College in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Jeanne and Bill moved to Fairfield, Connecticut in 1966. After raising her four children, she returned to work as a chemist for Polymer Industries and Stolt-Nielson Shipping Co. and as a chemistry lab instructor at Fairfield University.Jeanne made many close friends through her community work and enthusiasm for bridge. Genealogy became her retirement hobby providing her with many reasons to travel nationally and internationally. She enjoyed cruising and summers spent in Maine with friends and family.A loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, she will be greatly missed by all that knew her beautiful smile, warmth, strength and zest for life. In addition to Bill, her loving husband of 60 years, Jeanne leaves behind her children, Jeffrey Oakes and his wife Nancy of Marion, MA, Katherine Oakes and her husband Douglas Melville of Simsbury, CT, Michael Oakes and his wife Beth of Silver Lake, NH and Jennifer Oakes Keohane and her husband William of Wallingford, CT. She also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Christopher, Aaron, Elise, Jamie and Colleen Oakes and Ian and Kira Melville.Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 18 at 10 am directly at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Dr.,...Monday, April 03, 2017
In 1962, the VanVleet's moved to Richmond, Indiana, where Art was Vice President of Manufacturing at NATCO. After raising their family in Richmond, Art's career took him to New Britain, Connecticut in 1974. Art and Doris moved back to Richmond to retire and to live near their son, Eric VanVleet, and his family in 2000. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris VanVleet, who died in 2014.Art knew life was a precious gift which he invested in his faith, family and friends. He played both tennis and golf into his 91st year. He had many good friends surrounding his interests such as golf, tennis, and church. He was a founding member of the Marching Chowder Bridge Club that started in 1962 and still meeting to this day. VanVleet was a committed community activist, one of the founders of Ivy Tech, President of the Richmond Symphony, President of Junior Achievement, and a member of the Chamber Board of Directors. In the last 2 years, he was very engaged in the "Heroin is Here" organization.Survivors include his children, Alan C. (Emmanuelle) VanVleet of Pennsylvania, Eric L. (Linda) VanVleet of Richmond, and Karen L VanVleet of North Carolina; grandchildren, Erin, Taylor, Maddy, Shannon and Brad; great-grandchildren, Rogan, Sullivan, Drew, Bryn, Jack, Lauren and Addison; nieces and nephews.A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Ron Naylor officiating. Visitation will be held immediately after the service. Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home is handling arrangements.Memorial contributions may be made to: First Presbyterian Church, 100 North 10th Street, Richm...Monday, March 27, 2017
Association. Thereafter, Dr. Frost served as Vice Chancellor of the State University of New York for Four Year Colleges retiring from that position in 1972. He then served as President of the Connecticut University System for Four Year Colleges until his retirement in 1985. At that time, he was given the honorary title of Chancellor Emeritus of the Connecticut State University System. Thereafter, from 1985 to 1999, he served as President of the Connecticut State University System Foundation. Dr. Frost is survived by his two children, Janet Frost-Naleski and her husband Victor Naleski of West Hartford, and Elise Frost Alair and her husband, Patrick G. Alair also of West Hartford; grandsons, Julian and James Naleski; granddaughters and their husbands, Olivia Alair Dalton and Ryan Dalton and Allyssa Alair Murphy and William Murphy; two great-grandsons, Wallace Dalton and Colin Murphy; his sisters in law, Mary Wright Frost and Eleanor Lorenz Schneider; nieces and nephews and their spouses and children. Dr. Frost was predeceased by his son Roger Frost, his wife, Elsie Lorenz Frost and his brother David W. Frost. Dr. Frost will be remembered for his many contributions to the New York and Connecticut public colleges, for his books, his scholarship and his military service. He was a member of the Avon Congregational Church and the Country Club of Farmington. A Memorial Service will be held at the Avon Congregational Church at 6 W Main St, Avon, on Saturday, April 22nd at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. James Frost scholarship fund at the, Connecticut State University System Foundation. Checks may be sent to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System Office, Office of the President, 61 Woodland Street, Harford, CT 06105 (please be sure to note James Frost Scholarship on the memo line). Funeral arrangements are provided by Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070. Get free real-time news alerts from the Simsbury Patch.
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Della Mae Tompkins, 61, of Shirley, passed away May 31, 2017. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 22, 1954 to Earnest Willard and Beatrice Olive French Harvey. Della was a Christian who enjoyed reading and crocheting. Left to cherish Della's memory are her husband, Richard Owen Tompkins of Shirley; children Beatrice Shaw and husband Michael of Troy, Maine; James Shorrey, Jr. and wife Laurie of Dover, Maine and Tessa Libby of Solan, Maine. She is also survived by grandchildren Travis Dodge, Daymon Dodge, Desiree Dodge, Danielle Dodge, Scott Dodge,Jr., Jamie Peterson, Caleb Woodard, Leandra Pledger and Elijah Pleadger; siblings David Harvey, Earnest Harvey, and Bruce Boon; and uncles Norman Kimball and wife Judy and Sidney Kimball; as well as numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.Della was preceded in death by her father Earnest Willard Harvey; mother Beatrice Olive French Harvey and granddaughter Tazey Shorey.Memorial services will be Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2 pm at the Church of the Nazarene in Clinton. Arrangements entrust...Monday, June 26, 2017
Naugatuck. Growing up in the “Kelly Hill” section of town, Ray graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1946. He received his B.S. in History and Social Studies from Central Connecticut State, a masters in Administration from Columbia University and a 6th Year Professional Degree from Fairfield University in supervision and administration. Married in 1961, Ray met Joanne Chiffriller while they were both teaching in Oxford. Realizing his good fortune, Ray described their marriage as “the best thing that ever happened to me.” The most important part of Ray’s life was his family, beginning with his four children and then his three grandchildren. Nothing made Ray happier than holiday dinners and trips to Cape Cod when his family was together. Ray dedicated his professional life to public education. After beginning his teaching career in middle school, Ray taught history and social studies at Naugatuck High School and later became the assistant principal. Ray then served as School Superintendent for Naugatuck for 22 years before retiring in 1991. The Resource Center at Naugatuck High School was dedicated in his name as recognition for his years of service to the students of Naugatuck. Countless former students consider Ray a mentor and friend. Ray was an accomplished golfer and sports fan, passions he has passed on to his children and grandchil...
Obituary: Gentry J. Cooke, Jr., 67, of Ridgefield - Patch.comSaturday, June 10, 2017
Obituary courtesy of the Kane Funeral Home. Gentry J. Cooke, Jr., a realtor, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He was 67. He held a Master's Degree from the University of Connecticut. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; his daughter, Amanda Oballe and her husband, Christopher and their daughter, Jordan. He is also survived by a sister, Sandra Scott and brothers, Edward Page and Russell Cooke. Friends will be received on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 12 Noon to 2 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to National Public Radio - www.npr.org or to the Danbury Hospital Foundation - 24 Hospital Avenue; Danbury, CT 06810 or www.danburyhospital.org. Get free real-time news alerts from the Ridgefield Patch. Originally published June 9, 2017.
Obituary: Sally (Sara) Monahan, 86: Norwalk Resident And Sculptor - Patch.comMonday, May 01, 2017
Norwalk Hospital. Born in Oyster Bay, NY, she was the daughter of Thomas and Kathleen (McCarthy) Hanophy. A longtime resident of Wilton, Sally was a sculptor and member of the Society of Connecticut Sculptors, a former member of The Shore & Country Club, and was active in many local organizations including Animals in Distress, the Fresh Air Fund and the Wilton Congregational Church.Sally is survived her children; Julie Monahan and Paul Monahan, both of Norwalk, Stephen Monahan Jr, and Mary Joyce of Charlotte, NC, Andrew Monahan and Renee Heinecke of Alstead, NH, Victoria and Rob Tyler of Tonawanda, NY, Melissa Monahan Gonzalez of White Plains, NY, Jennifer Monahan of Atlanta, GA, daughter-in-law Kathy Monahan Klimczak of Vernon, CT, 12 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and her adorable Chihuahua, Sweetheart. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Stephen T. Monahan and her son Peter Monahan.Her family will receive friends on Friday, April 28, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 29th, at the Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road in Wilton, with burial to follow at Hillside Cemetery.Memorial donations may be made to: Wildlife in Crisis of Weston, The Over 60 Neighborhood Club of Stamford, or Music Theatre of Connecticut...