Local obituary notices in Hartford, CT
Sunday Jul 26 | via Bangor Daily News
Gertrude Lee, 89, of Danbury, CT, formerly of West Hartford, CT and Houlton, Maine, wife of the late Freeland Lee, died on Thursday evening, July 23, 2015 at Danbury Hospital. Mrs. Lee was born in Houlton, Maine, October 20, 1925, daughter of the late Jeremiah and Clare Mae Fitzgerald. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Kingstree News
Funeral services for Gene Wendell “Googie” Grant, conducted by the Rev. Kelly Spann, II, were held Monday, July 6, 2015, at St. Paul AME Church of Georgetown. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via The White Plains Daily Voice
Carmino Ravosa, one of the most popular songwriters for children in the nation and its foremost musical composer on historical subjects the past five decades, died Sunday, July 19, in White Plains, NY. He was 85. Ravosa was born in Springfield, Mass., in 1930. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via NBC Connecticut
The community will come together to mourn the death of a 34-year-old father shot and killed in Hartford early Saturday morning. The vigil will be at 13 Elliot Street, where Jonathan Whaley, 34, was shot multiple times and killed in the city's 18th homicide of the year, according to Mothers United Against Violence. Comment?
Sunday Jul 19 | via Patch.com
Joseph V. Caldeira Jr., 87, of Bloomfield, beloved husband of Nancy A. Caldeira passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Thursday, July 16, 2015. Born April 23, 1928 in Hartford, son of the late Joseph V. Caldeira, Sr. and Mary Caldeira, he had lived in Bloomfield most his life. Comment?
Saturday Jul 18 | via The Hartford Courant
As a Middletown man was laid to rest Saturday, authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding his drowning in Lake Beseck earlier this month. Gregory Davoren, 52, was a founding member of the Hells Angels' Hartford chapter and several times traveled across the country with his friends by motorcycle, according to his obituary. Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via The Hartford Courant
Supporters chant, "Black Lives Matter" as they watch a group of protesters get arrested for blocking the road behind the Old State House in June in an event organized by Moral Monday Connecticut. Seventeen people were arrested in the peaceful protest. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Patch.com
Nicholas Vinocur, 26, of Simsbury, CT died Tuesday, July 7, 2015. He was born January 10, 1989 in Hartford, CT, beloved son of Ross and Nancy Vinocur of West Simsbury, CT. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via The Hartford Courant
When Mothers United Against Violence and others sat down to plan a memorial for the victims of city violence a few weeks ago, the Rev. Henry Brown spoke about his vision for it. Comment?
Sunday Jul 12 | via Patch.com
Armand J. Panazza, 93, of Glastonbury, formerly of Berlin, husband of Phyllis Panazza, married for just a hair shy of 70 years, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 10, 2015. He was born April 14, 1922 in Hartford and was a graduate of Bulkeley High School. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Patch.com
Lillian R. Bonneau, 90, of Enfield, the widow of Leo A. Bonneau, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, surrounded by her loving family. Lillian was born on September 21, 1924 in Lewiston, ME. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Examiner.com
American film actress Katharine Hepburn was born in an affluent, yet unconventional family in Hartford, Connecticut. Her family was always very outspoken and politically active in the area. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Commonweal
A first-time Commonweal blog entry for me, and while in future entries I'll take up books, politics, movies or whatever, today I'll be more personal. Right now it's 5:30 AM, I've got a cup of coffee, and I want to convey that moment when you feel your family's life gathering its breath for the summer to come. Comment?
Monday Jul 6 | via The Hartford Courant
The Tabor House's 21st tag sale, silent auction, and bake sale is the largest in Connecticut, acccording to organizer David Dyson. The annual event has raised over $200,000 to benefit formerly homeless men living in the Tabor House HIV/AIDS residence program in Hartford. Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via Patch.com
Jeffrey Y. DeWolfe, 67, of Enfield, beloved husband to Shirley DeWolfe for 46 years, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital. Jeff was raised in East Hartford and had lived in Enfield since 1975. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via The Block Island Times
Daniel Wadsworth Gracey, 52, died unexpectedly on June 19, 2015. Dan was born on April 16, 1963 in Hartford, Conn. Comment?
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