Monday, January 17, 2022

Essex Obituaries

Obituaries • Published Dec. 21, 2021 01:22 p.m.

Robert Paul Conroy

Robert Paul Conroy of Essex died peacefully on Dec. 16 at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, surrounded by family following a brief illness. Robert was born July 28, 1950, to Thomas and Ingeborg...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 14, 2021 11 a.m.

William John Niedbala

William John Niedbala, 68, of Ivoryton passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 8. Bill was born and raised in New Britain, the son of the late William and Jean (Smulski) Niedbala. After graduating...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 09, 2021 12:48 p.m.

John Joseph ‘Jack’ Katzenbach

John Joseph “Jack” Katzenbach, 74, of Essex passed away peacefully on Nov. 29. He was survived by his daughters, Mary Patricia (Katzenbach) Murray and Elizabeth (Katzenbach) Martinez....

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 08, 2021 01:56 p.m.

Edith Julia Bogaert

Edith Julia Bogaert (Mozealous) of Essex passed away on Dec. 5, surrounded by her family. Born April 6, 1931, to George and Edith Mozealous, she graduated from East Haven High School and soon...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 08, 2021 11:36 a.m.

Virginia ‘Ginny’ May Willetts

Virginia “Ginny” May Willetts of Ivoryton and Milford passed away at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London on Dec. 2 at the age of 74. She was born June 24, 1947, in Waterbury...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 07, 2021 04:22 p.m.

Theresa B. ‘Terry’ Calabrese

Theresa B. “Terry” Calabrese, 100, peacefully passed away on Nov. 28 at the Gladeview Health Care Center in Old Saybrook after a brief illness.Terry was born on Nov. 12, 1921, ...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 30, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Michael P. ‘Mike’ Long

Michael P. Long, “Mike” as he liked to be called, of Essex passed away on Nov. 21 from complications due to a stroke. Mike was born July 28, 1953, to Robert P. and Mary (Mills) Long...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 17, 2021 10:24 a.m.

George Joseph Reichman

With great sadness but also with deep and lasting gratitude for a long life well lived, we announce the passing of George Joseph Reichman of Essex, on Nov. 15. Born in Jamaica, New York on April 9,...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 17, 2021 10:23 a.m.

William E. Buckridge

William “Bill” Erwin Buckridge, 80, of Essex passed at sunrise on Nov. 9 at Middlesex Memorial Hospital in Middletown. Bill was born Feb. 17, 1941, in Centerbrook to Irwin Buckridge...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 16, 2021 04:40 p.m.

John C. Newsome, Jr.

John C. Newsome, Jr., of Essex unexpectedly passed away from heart failure early on Nov. 5. He was 90 years old at the time of his death. John was born on Jan. 17, 1931, and along with his wife...

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Obituaries • Published Nov. 04, 2021 11:45 a.m.

William Willett Prout, Jr.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of William Willett Prout, Jr., at his home overlooking the Connecticut River on a beautiful fall day, Oct. 24, 2021, in Essex,...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 27, 2021 06:05 p.m.

Mary L. Lombardi

Mary L. Lombardi passed away peacefully on Oct. 23, at home with her great-granddaughter Payton holding her hand. Mary was born on Aug. 23, 1929, in Ivoryton to the late Abbie Galvin.She...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 27, 2021 06:05 p.m.

Dorothy Williams

Dorothy Williams, 86, of Essex and Chester, passed away on Oct. 24 at Aaron Manor in Chester. She was born on Dec. 22, 1934, in Mt. Vernon, New York, to Alfred and Annie (Maness) Hancock....

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:46 p.m.

Shirley Baker Cannon

Shirley Baker Cannon, formerly of Leawood, Kansas, passed away on Oct. 12 in Essex, at 96 years old.Shirley was born May 21, 1925, to Helen and Quin Baker in Sapulpa, Oklahonma. She was...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:44 p.m.

William H. Grover

William H. Grover, 83, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 19. Bill will be remembered by his family and friends for his down-to-earth charm, humility, wry sense of humor, creativity, and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 13, 2021 04:16 p.m.

Theresa K. Butler

Theresa K. Butler, 86, of Essex, beloved wife and precious mother, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 29, surrounded by her family who love her dearly and carry her still in their hearts and...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 06, 2021 03:46 p.m.

Brian Willis

Brian Willis, 89, of Essex, beloved husband of Rosemary Willis, died in his home on Sept. 30. Born in London, England, on Jan. 22, 1932, he was the son of Reginald and Violet Emily (Schnell)...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 04:39 p.m.

Aaron White Foster

Aaron White Foster, 35 years young, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of Sept 11. He was born Jan. 10, 1986, in Middletown, to Mark Mitchel Foster and Wendy Berggren Foster. He grew up in...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:04 a.m.

Carol M. Phillips

ObituaryCarol M. PhillipsIvorytonCarol M. Phillips of Ivoryton passed away on Aug. 24. Carol celebrated her 85th birthday on July 10. She was a city girl, born in Manhattan,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Judith Day Kells

Judith Day Kells, 76, formerly of Ivoryton passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, surrounded by her children after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Essex Meadows. A remarkable lady with ...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 29, 2021 11:03 a.m.

Dr. Peter Edward Pool, DMD

Dr. Peter Edward Pool, DMD, of Essex, loving husband to his wife Robin, phenomenal father, fun-filled grandfather, dedicated friend, and faithful brother passed away on Sept. 18. Born in Buffalo,...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 21, 2021 04:27 p.m.

Wanda Haney

Wanda Haney died peacefully at her home of 66 years in Essex on Sept. 16, with her family by her side. Born to Sophie and Peter Wollock in 1924, she was the youngest of seven children. She lived...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 16, 2021 05:38 p.m.

Elizabeth Reed Godsman

Elizabeth “Betsy” Godsman, 77, of Essex passed away on Sept. 11, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.Betsy was born to Barbara and Henry Reed on Dec. 13, 1943, in...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 24, 2021 01:28 p.m.

Jennie Mae Thorpe

Jennie Mae Thorpe, 32, of Ivoryton, passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 5, 1989, to Frank Thorpe of Ivoryton and Jacqueline Casey of Branford....

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 17, 2021 03:49 p.m.

Joanne Vernon Kottke

Joanne Vernon Kottke, 89, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Sad as this loss is, we are comforted to know she has been made whole in heaven....

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