Friday, March 05, 2021

Old Saybrook Obituaries

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

Obituary

Kathleen McLean Bannister, 74, of Old Saybrook passed away peacefully at Middlesex Hospital on Feb. 23. She was born in Middletown on March 27, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Miles McLean. ...

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Obituaries • Published March 03, 2021 02:31 p.m.

Johann Diedrich Schwers

Johann Diedrich Schwers passed peacefully at home after a short illness on Oct. 17, 2020.He was predeceased by his wife, Annelise, nine years ago after having spent 62 years together; a...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 24, 2021 12:17 p.m.

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Kieffer

Margaret “Peggy” Kieffer, of Old Saybrook passed away on Feb. 15.She was born on Oct. 17, 1938, in Reading, Pennsylvania to the late Allen and Lillian Marburger.Peggy...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 20, 2021 10:37 a.m.

Robert Wendler

Robert Wendler of Old Saybrook passed away Dec. 23, 2020 at the age of 93. He was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of Esther Gill and Arthur Wendler. Bob served during World War II in the...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 13, 2021 04:07 p.m.

Joseph J. Mara

Joseph J. “Joe” Mara passed away Jan. 8. He was born in Yonkers, New York on June 30, 1931. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Helen McIntyre and Frank Mara, Sr.; his...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 12, 2021 05:20 p.m.

Edward S. ‘Ted’ Pilcher II

Edward S. “Ted” Pilcher II, 70, died peacefully at home after a long courageous battle with cancer on Jan. 1 in Old Saybrook. He was predeceased by his parents, Joann and Colman...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 12, 2021 05:19 p.m.

Ethel Kleis Matthews

Ethel Kleis Matthews, 86, of Old Saybrook, passed away Jan. 2, surrounded by her family. Born in Torrington, Ethel was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Laska) Kleis. She lived in Granby for ...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 12, 2021 05:17 p.m.

Douglas E. Cassie

Douglas E. Cassie, 92, of Old Saybrook passed away Jan. 7, after a short illness. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of the late John and Marion (Carlson) Cassie.He was...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 14, 2020 07:29 p.m.

Donald W. Benjamin

Donald W. Benjamin, age 70, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 2 with his family near. Don was the beloved husband of Sharon F. Benjamin (Dominice) and a 30-year resident of Old Saybrook. Born in...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 07, 2020 04:52 p.m.

David Taylor MacKay

David Taylor MacKay of Madison, son of the late Donald and Ruth MacKay, passed away Sept. 27 after an arduous battle with interstitial lung disease. He is survived by his children Dawn MacKay...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 22, 2020 02:27 p.m.

Mary T. Dodson

Mary T. Dodson, 85, of Old Saybrook, wife of Ernest J. Dodson, passed away on Sept. 19 at her home after a brief illness. She was born April 19, 1935, in Tarrytown, New York. She was the daughter...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 17, 2020 09:38 a.m.

Elizabeth Moriarty

Elizabeth Moriarty, born in Old Saybrook April 27, 1928, to Meyer and Josephine Hansen, passed from this world July 25, 2020. She was the wife of Jack Moriarty for 29 years; sister of Dennis...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 10, 2020 06:17 p.m.

Lorraine Z. Klappholz

Lorraine Z. Klappholz, 89, of Old Saybrook, wife of the late Lowell Klappholz, passed away on Sept. 6 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. She was born June 18, 1931, in Bayonne, New...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 27, 2020 07:39 p.m.

Katherine S. Dubuc

Katherine S. Dubuc, of Old Saybrook, passed peacefully and unexpectedly on Aug. 22.Katherine was born in New York City to the late Edward Nicholas Smith and Katherine Elizabeth Smith. She...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 20, 2020 06:34 p.m.

Kristen Jude (Gerthoffer) Woodmansee

Kristen Jude (Gerthoffer) Woodmansee, 54, of Old Saybrook, passed away on Aug. 16 after a three-year battle with cancer.Kristen was born Sept. 11, 1965, in Syracuse, New York, the youngest...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 06, 2020 05:14 p.m.

Robert Peter Marx

Robert Peter Marx of Old Saybrook died on July 24 at the age of 83. He was born on Nov. 7, 1936, to Albert Marx and Esther Fahrenkrug Marx in OshKosh, Wisconsin. He attended schools in Saginaw,...

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Obituaries • Published July 29, 2020 04:16 p.m.

Sharon B. Caulfield

Sharon B. Caulfield died on July 18 at the hospice at Middlesex Hospital after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Caulfield, whom she married in 1998, and her brothers...

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Obituaries • Published July 29, 2020 04:06 p.m.

MaryEllin (Salz) Street

MaryEllin (Salz) Street passed peacefully on July 10 in Port Charlotte, Florida. She was 92. Ellin was born on Jan. 1, 1928, in the Bronx, New York to John and Elizabeth Black.After...

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Obituaries • Published July 15, 2020 04:18 p.m.

Carolyn Jane Sloan True

Carolyn Jane Sloan True, age 78, of Old Saybrook went to eternal rest peacefully on July 12 at the Guilford House in Guilford after a long illness with family by her side.Carolyn was born...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2020 09:50 p.m.

John George Ellis

John George Ellis, 95, of Old Saybrook, passed away at his home on July 1. John was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, on Oct. 2, 1924, to the late John and Emma Ellis.When he was five...

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Obituaries • Published July 08, 2020 09:11 p.m.

Richard Joseph Tonks

Richard Joseph Tonks, 78, of Brush Hill Road, Lyme, died June 22in Yale- New Haven Hospital after a brief illness.Mr. Tonks was born on July 30, 1941 in Melrose, Massachusetts, the son of...

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Obituaries • Published June 24, 2020 08:21 p.m.

John A. Mulligan

Legendary Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) John A. Mulligan of the Connecticut State Police (CSP) died of cancer at age 78 on June 18. John succumbed to bone and lung cancer, but only after one hell of a...

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Obituaries • Published June 17, 2020 07:50 p.m.

Julia K. Comerford

Julia K. Comerford, 94, daughter of the late Josephine and Adam Koprek of Stoneham, Massachusetts, died peacefully on June 7 after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband James...

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Obituaries • Published June 17, 2020 12:02 p.m.

Virginia A. Newton

Virginia A. Newton succumbed to complications from COVID-19 on June 1 at the age of 83. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she lived most of her adult life in Connecticut. The last 15 years she...

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Obituaries • Published June 11, 2020 08:32 p.m.

Esther Owens Watrous

Esther Owens Watrous passed away early on May 28 due to complications from COVID-19. She died peacefully and contented, a few days after being reunited with her son and daughter-in-law after a...

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