Saturday, September 25, 2021

Branford Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Sep. 24, 2021 09:43 a.m.

Carol Ann Duell

Carol Ann Duell, a lifelong Branford resident, passed away peacefully at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Sept. 20.She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Duell. She was ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 24, 2021 09:42 a.m.

June O. Schanz

June O. Schanz, 93, a longtime resident of Northford, died peacefully at home on Sept. 17. She was the wife of the late Valentin William Schanz, to whom she was married for 53 years until his...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:44 p.m.

Andrew T. Dwyer

Andrew T. Dwyer of Branford died on Sept. 14 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. Andrew was born in Branford on April 14, 1937, son of the late George and Rose Piscitello Dwyer....

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:07 p.m.

Robert P. ‘Bobby’ McGowan

Robert P. “Bobby” McGowan, passed away on Sept. 15 at Middlesex Hospital after a long illness. Bobby was born in Branford on June 5, 1940, son of the late John A. and Margaret...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:39 p.m.

Peter Thomas Gately

Peter Thomas Gately of Branford died on Sept. 4 at Yale New Haven Hospital, a day after turning 96. He was the husband of the late Carole Ford. Peter was born Sept. 3, 1925, in Fall River,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:37 p.m.

Minnie Alessi

Minnie Alessi of Branford died on Sept. 7 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Peter Alessi. Minnie was born in Chatham, New York on Oct. 29, 1922, daughter of the late ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 01, 2021 10:17 a.m.

Doris Skroza Jacobson

Doris Skroza Jacobson, 93, of Branford passed away Aug. 18, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Hartford, to Thomas and Mary Skroza. After moving to Branford as a young...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 01, 2021 10:16 a.m.

John Mory Stannard

John Mory Stannard, 94, of Branford passed away peacefully at a local nursing home on Aug. 29.He was predeceased by his sister. John was born and raised in Branford; Stannard Avenue is...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 25, 2021 04:05 p.m.

Mary Jane Bjorklund

Mary Jane Bjorklund of Branford died on Aug. 23, at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of the late Edward Bjorklund. Mary Jane was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Waterbury, the daughter of...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 25, 2021 01:37 p.m.

Marjorie ‘Joy’ Crelin

Marjorie Joyce Crelin (McCain), 93, known affectionately as “Joy”, passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, at Artis Memory Care in Branford. Born Sept. 1, 1927, in Englewood, New Jersey,...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 24, 2021 11:56 a.m.

Richard Pont

“Small in stature he was nevertheless a giant; quiet in demeanor his voice was always heard.”On Aug. 17, a gentle giant went to the great football field in the sky. Richard...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 18, 2021 04:52 p.m.

Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor, a long-time Plymouth resident, died peacefully on Aug. 10. She was the devoted wife of her husband Vance, to whom she had been married for 41 years until his passing in 1992....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 18, 2021 03:52 p.m.

Gary Michael Sullivan

Gary Michael Sullivan passed at home on Aug. 12. His loving wife and three daughters were by his side. He is free from the pancreatic cancer that took its toll on him for the last four months....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 11, 2021 04:01 p.m.

Richard Frederick Johnson

Richard Frederick Johnson of Branford passed away peacefully on Aug. 8. Richard was born in New Haven on Aug. 5, 1945 to the late Eric and Marion (Anderson) Johnson. Richard predeceased his sister ...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 10, 2021 02:27 p.m.

Lorraine K. Young

Lorraine K. Young of Branford, passed on Aug. 7. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Jan. 10, 1935. She was the daughter of the late Irene and John Kelly. Lorraine was the beloved wife...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 10, 2021 01:14 p.m.

Gerard T. ‘Gerry’ Hynes

Gerard T. “Gerry” Hynes of Branford died on Aug. 8, at his home. Gerry was born on Nov. 13, 1957, in Bronx, New York, son of Ann (Nancy) Lardner Hynes of Branford and the late...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 04, 2021 03:43 p.m.

Stephanie Z. Ammann

Stephanie Z. Ammann of Branford died on July 22 at Branford Hills Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Ammann. Stephanie was born Oct. 30, 1936, in New Haven, daughter of the ...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 03, 2021 02:35 p.m.

Anthony D’Amato

Anthony D’Amato, 92, of Branford passed away Aug. 1 at Connecticut Hospice. He was born March 26, 1929, in New Haven to Nicholas and Madeline (Manzi) D’Amato.Anthony is...

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Obituaries • Published July 27, 2021 01:46 p.m.

Jeannette L. Palluzzi

Jeannette L. Palluzzi joined her husband Alexander A. Palluzzi, Sr., with the Lord on July 24, surrounded by her loving family at Connecticut Hospice in Branford.“J,” as she...

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Obituaries • Published July 22, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Martin W. ‘Marty’ Collins, IV

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Martin W. “Marty” Collins, IV, on July 6, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Marty was born Sept. 7, 1964, in New Haven,...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2021 01:47 p.m.

Jack C. Hult

Jack C. Hult of Branford and Westbrook, beloved husband of the late Dorothy S. Hult, left this life peacefully on June 28. Jack was born Oct. 15, 1932, to Carl and Ruth Hult.He graduated...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2021 11:23 a.m.

Judge Howard F. Zoarski

Judge Howard F. Zoarski of Branford, husband of Elizabeth Zoarski, left this life peacefully on July 10. Howard was born on March 10, 1926, to Catherine McDonough and Frank Zoarski. After his...

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Obituaries • Published July 14, 2021 02:26 p.m.

Ruth Schenk Buell

Ruth Schenk Buell of Branford passed away peacefully on July 12 at Branford Hills Health Care Center. Born Nov. 17, 1922, to her late parents, Richard and Lena Schenk, Ruth grew up in Hamden with...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2021 10:24 a.m.

Mildred J. Annenberg

Mildred J. Annenberg of Madison, formerly of Branford, died June 26 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Mildred was born in New Haven on May 30, 1940, daughter of the late Stanley and Susanna...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2021 10:22 a.m.

Paul Louis Cipriani, Sr.

Paul Louis Cipriani, Sr. (retired Branford firefighter/paramedic) entered into eternal rest on Dec. 22, 2020, from a courageous battle of pulmonary fibrosis.Paul was born on Aug. 23, 1953,...

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