Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Branford Obituaries

Obituaries • Published June 08, 2021 01:24 p.m.

Timothy F. Purcell Jr.

Timothy F. Purcell Jr., 90, passed away at his home on June 3, after a brief illness. He was born to parents Delia O’Connell and Timothy F. Purcell, Sr., on Dec. 29, 1930. He was preceded...

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Obituaries • Published June 08, 2021 01:20 p.m.

Steven J. Modzelewski

Steven J. Modzelewski of Branford died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on June 4. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Annarose Farina Modzelewski. Steve was born in...

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Obituaries • Published June 08, 2021 01:20 p.m.

Bertha Kornienko

Bertha Kornienko of Branford passed away peacefully on June 5 at her home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Peter Kornienko. Bertha was born in Munich, Germany on Nov. 3,...

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Obituaries • Published June 02, 2021 04:59 p.m.

Gilbert E. Testut

Gilbert E. Testut died peacefully on May 21 at the age of 90 in his Brooksville, Florida home. Gilbert was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Providence, Rhode Island, son of the late Gustave and Mary (Korona) ...

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Obituaries • Published June 02, 2021 04:59 p.m.

Therese K. Altmannsberger

Therese K. Altmannsberger of Newington, formerly of Short Beach, Branford, died on May 29 at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown.She was predeceased by her first husband, Douglas...

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Obituaries • Published June 02, 2021 04:59 p.m.

John Albinger

John Albinger passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on May 29. John was born in New Haven April 22, 1937, to Lillian and John Albinger, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of...

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Obituaries • Published June 02, 2021 04:36 p.m.

Cathy Neary McGuirk

Born March 16, 1945, Cathy Neary McGuirk grew up in Westport. She loved her life there but always said she was a “normal” Westporter. Cathy always missed really knowing her mother,...

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Obituaries • Published May 26, 2021 10:44 a.m.

Westbrook

Dr. David A. Pearson, 86, passed away on May 21 at the Whitney Center in Hamden. He was born Jan. 21, 1935, in Jamestown, New York, to the late Axel R. and Edna B. Pearson.He is survived by ...

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Obituaries • Published May 19, 2021 04:41 p.m.

Grant Lewis Berger, Jr.

Grant Lewis Berger, Jr., of Stony Creek died at Connecticut Hospice in Branford on May 19.He was the father of Lisa Martin (Richard Godsey) of Appomattox, Virginia. He was predeceased by...

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Obituaries • Published May 13, 2021 12:32 p.m.

Doris E. Martone

Doris E. Martone of Branford died on May 9 at South Lake Hospital in Clermont, Florida. She was the wife of the late Carl Albert “Albie” Martone. Doris was born Oct. 12, 1927, in...

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Obituaries • Published May 11, 2021 05:07 p.m.

Janet Melillo

Janet Melillo, 70, of Branford passed away peacefully at home on May 5. She was born on Dec. 31, 1950, in New Haven to Viola and Vincent Melillo of Branford.Janet is survived by her beloved ...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Michele ‘Shelley’ Ciardiello

Michele “Shelley” Ciardiello, 68, of Branford passed away on May 3 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born on Jan. 15, 1953, in Brookline, Massachusetts, to the late Edmund and...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

Harry L. Hampton Jr.

Harry L. Hampton Jr., 97, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and resident of The Ridge at RiverWoods, Exeter, New Hampshire, died of natural causes on April 20.He was...

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Obituaries • Published May 06, 2021 11:01 a.m.

Craig Leigh Levesh

Craig Leigh Levesh, 65, of Branford, passed away on April 24. He was the beloved husband of Terri Gentile Levesh, with whom he shared his life for 48 years, and loving father to Jarrett Leigh and...

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Obituaries • Published May 05, 2021 12:16 p.m.

Thomas Mott

Thomas Mott of Branford died May 2 at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.He was the loving husband of the late Ellen Wilson Mott. He was the beloved father of Laura...

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Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:53 p.m.

Gordon Alvin Brainerd

Gordon Alvin Brainerd of Branford died peacefully on April 26, at Middlesex Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook. He was the husband of Leah Bartlett Brainerd of Maine.Gordon was born in...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:31 p.m.

Lorraine Bray

Lorraine Bray of Branford died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on April 20.She was the wife of the late Kenneth Bray. She was the mother of Suzanne Cohen, Bill Bray (Betsey),...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 05:30 p.m.

Glenna Barkan

Glenna Barkan, 94, formerly of Branford and Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, died March 22, in Dedham, Massachusetts.A small service was held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Dedham, with ...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 03:51 p.m.

Marie (Doering) Donofrio

Marie (Doering) Donofrio, 94, of Branford passed away on April 25. She was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Westfield, Massachusetts, to William and Nellie (Allen) Doering.Marie is survived by her...

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Obituaries • Published April 27, 2021 10:58 a.m.

Joseph K. McDonald, Sr.

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph K. “Joe Mac” McDonald, Sr., announces his passing on April 22 at the age of 79 after a brief illness.Joe, son of the late...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:04 p.m.

Muriel Childs Blaski

Muriel Childs Blaski of Branford died on April 16 at the Madison House after a brief illness. Muriel was born in Meriden on Sept. 23, 1929, daughter of the late Arthur E. and Audrey Wilson Childs....

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Obituaries • Published April 15, 2021 10 a.m.

Donald A. Monack

Donald A. Monack of Branford passed away peacefully on April 8 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Jacqueline Burns Monack.Donald was born May 25, 1925, to...

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Obituaries • Published April 07, 2021 01:24 p.m.

Patricia Sheehan Santoro

Patricia Sheehan Santoro of Branford died on March 24 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Chester “Chet” Santoro. Patricia was born in Washington, D.C. on May 28, 1948, a...

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Obituaries • Published March 30, 2021 04:02 p.m.

Joshua John Wood

Joshua John Wood of Branford passed away on March 27 at Manchester Memorial Hospital from complications from diabetes, with his family by his side. Joshua was born Jan. 30, 1975, in Hollywood,...

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Obituaries • Published March 25, 2021 09:33 a.m.

Peter Andrew Ezold

Peter Andrew Ezold, 65, of Guilford passed away unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 19. He was born in New Haven on April 20, 1955, to Mary P. Ezold and the late Andrew P. Ezold, Jr., of Branford....

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