Sunday, May 09, 2021

Branford Obituaries

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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Obituaries • Published March 24, 2021 01:38 p.m.

Arthur B. Hauser

Arthur B. Hauser of Branford died on March 21 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Haven.He was the husband of the late Cathleen O’Brien Hauser. He was the father of Mary...

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Obituaries • Published March 24, 2021 01:37 p.m.

Dr. Charles Barr

Dr. Charles Barr passed away on March 13, at the age of 92. He was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. During his lifetime, he also resided in Baltimore, Md.d, South Orange, ...

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Obituaries • Published March 18, 2021 11:28 a.m.

Eileen Gabriel Mooney Field

Eileen Gabriel Mooney Field, 100, entered eternal rest on March 16 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Eileen was born in Dublin, Ireland on July 26, 1920, to Elizabeth Mary O’Connor and...

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Obituaries • Published March 17, 2021 09:54 a.m.

Carole A. Shaff

Carole A. Shaff of Branford died suddenly on March 14 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of the late Gerald H. Shaff.Carole was born in Fargo, North Dakota on April 20, 1946, a...

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Obituaries • Published March 17, 2021 09:54 a.m.

Barbara Marenna

Barbara Marenna of New Haven, formerly of Branford, died on March 13 at the Mary Wade Home. Barbara was born Aug. 10, 1934, in New Haven, daughter of the late Anthony and Annette Marenna....

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

Richard Otis Chapman

Richard Otis “Dick” Chapman passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2020, in Key West, Florida. Richard was born in New Haven on March 19, 1943, to the late Otis and Elinor Chapman....

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Obituaries • Published March 10, 2021 04:46 p.m.

Michael E. Sykes

Michael E Sykes, 77, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, formerly of Branford, passed peacefully on Feb. 28, after an illness. He was the son of Herbert and Charlotte Sykes of Branford and spent his...

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Obituaries • Published March 09, 2021 11:22 a.m.

Rosemarie Caporale Farina

Rosemarie Caporale Farina of Branford died on March 6 at Evergreen Woods in North Branford with her family by her side.She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Farina. She was the...

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Obituaries • Published March 09, 2021 11:21 a.m.

Anna M. Abate

Anna M. Abate, age 91 passed away on March 4 at Yale New Haven Hospital’s Saint Raphael Campus. She was born on Aug. 2, 1929, in New Haven, to Harold, Sr. and Concetta (Rubano) Thomas....

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Obituaries • Published March 02, 2021 04:57 p.m.

Shirley A. Donadio

Shirley A. Donadio passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer with her daughter and son-in-law by her side at her home in Branford.She was...

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Obituaries • Published March 02, 2021 04:56 p.m.

Roger Judson Merrill, Jr.

Roger J. Merrill, Jr., 90, died peacefully on Feb. 27 in his home. He was born on Sept. 15, 1930, in New Haven, the son of Roger and Lucille (Cosby) Merrill.Upon graduating high school,...

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