To make updates to your Zip06 account or requets changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.
If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account, you can create one.
A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!Click here to get started!
We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.
We can help! Enter the email address registered to your account below to have your password emailed to you.
Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend×
Bernard “Ben” Joseph Maltese, 90, of Old Saybrook, passed away on July 5. He was born on March 19, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of James Maltese and Rose LoCurto Maltese.
Bernard had a successful marketing career, retiring from Time magazine and was also a top sales executive at Life magazine. He was a vice president at Gumbiner-North, a high energy, Madison Avenue ad agency. He started his career at Dancer, Fitzgerald, Sample, starting in the mail room and working his way up to account executive handling major national accounts. Bernard also served in the Army National Guard during the Korean conflict.
He is survived by his sister Frances Guadagno of Old Saybrook; nieces and nephews Stephen (Maria) Galgon and children Greg (Danielle) Galgon and children, and Valerie Guadagno; as well as his longtime companion Watraut Regehly.
Calling hours were held on July 7 at Swan Funeral Home, 1224 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook. A Mass of Christian burial was held on July 8 in St. John Church, 161 Main St., Old Saybrook. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery, Old Saybrook. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Get ready to celebrate the holidays with our helpful guide