Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Madison Obituaries

Obituaries • Published April 28, 2021 04:54 p.m.

John J. ‘Jack’ Brown

John J. “Jack” Brown, longtime resident of Madison and most recently of Wallingford, passed away on April 22, peacefully at Masonicare in Wallingford.The husband of the late...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:59 p.m.

John Christopher Cullen III

John Christopher Cullen III, 79, beloved partner of Valerie Martin, passed away April 15, 2 after a brief illness at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. He was born April 1, 1942, at the Hotel ...

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Obituaries • Published April 22, 2021 02:57 p.m.

Harold E. ‘Hal’ Vayo

Harold E. “Hal” Vayo passed away peacefully on April 13 at his home in Madison at the age of 90. Hal was born in Utica, New York, on May 28, 1930, son of the late Harold E. and Lucie ...

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Obituaries • Published April 15, 2021 09:59 a.m.

Ralph R. Mirando

Ralph R. Mirando, 82, of Clinton passed away in the early morning hours of April 10.Mr. Mirando was born Jan. 29, 1939 in New Haven, to Ralph Joseph and Elizabeth Onofrio Mirando.Mr. ...

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Obituaries • Published April 15, 2021 09:44 a.m.

J. 'Jack' Sanford Davis

J. “Jack” Sanford Davis, son of impoverished immigrants fleeing war and anti-Semitism in Poland and Russia, started life as a scrappy pushcart peddler. He lived mostly on the streets ...

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Obituaries • Published April 07, 2021 01:25 p.m.

Elinor Cleaver

Elinor Cleaver, 83, died in West Chester, Pennsylvania, on April 3.Ellie resided in Madison for 50 years, where she was a school psychologist.She will be fondly remembered, and is...

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

Frederick T. Koch

Frederick T. Koch, 75, avid fisherman, hunter, and well driller for more than 40 years, peacefully passed away on March 31 at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown.Fred, or “Kochie,” ...

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Obituaries • Published March 30, 2021 04:03 p.m.

Craig Raymond Schmidt

Craig Raymond Schmidt, 65, of Florida and formerly of Madison, has died. Lovingly referred to as “Cowboy,” he was born in 1955 to Carol Ann and Robert Schmidt and passed away...

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Obituaries • Published March 24, 2021 01:39 p.m.

Jeremy L. Thompson Watson

Jeremy L. Thompson Watson, 84, of Grove Avenue and longtime Madison resident, died on Dec. 31 at the Guilford House.Mrs. Watson is survived by her husband of 59 years, Peter A. Watson; by a ...

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Obituaries • Published March 18, 2021 11:27 a.m.

Marie Belcher Bassett

Marie Belcher Bassett, born Oct. 2, 1924, lifetime resident of Madison and Clinton and resident of Tequesta, Florida, passed away peacefully on March 8.She is survived by her loving and...

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Obituaries • Published March 18, 2021 11:25 a.m.

Rosine Genevieve (Ambard) van Oss

Rosine Genevieve (Ambard) van Oss of Williamsville, New York and most recently of North Branford, retired freelance translator, former French teacher, and librarian, died on March 9 surrounded by...

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Obituaries • Published March 17, 2021 09:55 a.m.

Jody Catalano

It is with deep sadness that the family of Jody Catalano, 52, of Madison, announce her sudden passing on March 10 in Mt. Holly, Vermont as a result of a snowmobiling accident. She was born at...

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Obituaries • Published March 17, 2021 09:55 a.m.

Gary deLaessoe Emerson

Gary deLaessoe Emerson died peacefully at his Madison home on March 9. Gary was born in Danbury on Oct. 28, 1932, the son of the late Marion Fernand Emerson and George S. Emerson. Gary attended...

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Obituaries • Published March 10, 2021 04:47 p.m.

Sarah Ann Boswell

A beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend, Sarah A. Boswell, 25, left this world unexpectedly and peacefully on March 4 in Middletown, surrounded by the love of her...

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Obituaries • Published March 10, 2021 04:47 p.m.

Mary Grace Paffrath

Mary Grace Paffrath, 88, of Madison passed away peacefully on Jan. 31. She was born on March 19, 1932, to James Joseph Donahue and Mary Cecelia Vallely Donahue.Mary is survived by her...

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Obituaries • Published March 03, 2021 04:07 p.m.

John F. Lipnicki

It is with great sadness that the family of John F. Lipnicki announces his passing on Feb. 26, after a lengthy illness.John is survived by his brother Charles E. Lipnicki of Madison and his ...

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

Barbara Morris Louria

Barbara Morris Louria, 88, a 32-year resident of Madison and prior to that New Canaan and more recently of Charlottesville, Virginia, passed away on Feb. 23, after a heroic battle with...

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Obituaries • Published March 02, 2021 04:58 p.m.

John Whitaker James, Sr.

John Whitaker James, Sr. passed away Feb. 18, 2021, at his home in Old Greenwich, surrounded by his family. He was 78 and had been living with Parkinson’s disease. John was a beloved...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 24, 2021 12:16 p.m.

Marjorie J. Rowell

Marjorie J. Rowell of Madison passed away on Feb. 21 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the wife of Henry Rowell, Sr., and this past October they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary....

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 23, 2021 05:01 p.m.

Robert W. ‘Bob’ Smith

Robert W. “Bob” Smith, 93, of Avon, beloved husband of Barbara (Reed) Smith, died on Feb. 16 at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. He was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Maspeth, New...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 17, 2021 04:42 p.m.

Theresa Sestito Gambori

Theresa Sestito Gambori, 94, of Madison, formerly of Lane Street, Hamden, passed away peacefully on Jan. 25 at the Guilford House. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to the late John J. Gambori. ...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 17, 2021 04:41 p.m.

Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Farnum Haigis

Elizabeth “Betsy” Farnum Haigis passed away peacefully on Feb. 8 at the age of 82 after struggling with a debilitating illness. Betsy was a long-time resident of Madison and more...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 17, 2021 04:39 p.m.

Charles Ernest Kyttle

Charles “Charlie or Chaz” Ernest Kyttle of Madison passed on Jan. 9, following complications with a blood infection, coronavirus, and a decade-long battle with congestive heart...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 10, 2021 01:38 p.m.

Wilhelmina Lijntje Bak de Jongh

Wilhelmina Lijntje Bak de Jongh, a longtime Madison resident, passed away peacefully Jan. 30,. Willy, as she was known, was born July 8, 1941, in Dubbeldam, The Netherlands, to Arie and Adriana...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 10, 2021 01:34 p.m.

Abigail Abbott

On July 20, 1967, Abigail Abbott was born as the beautiful first daughter of Gardner and Christine Abbott, and was raised in Connecticut as the oldest of four girls.Abigail played an...

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