Stamford Obituaries

Stamford Obituaries

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  • Saturday Feb 6 | via The Washington Post 

    Lorna Jorgenson Wendt, who sought half of husband's ...

    Gary C. Wendt became chief executive of GE Capital Services, the largest and most profitable branch of General Electric, in 1985. His wife, Lorna Jorgenson Wendt, ran the family's million-dollar home in Stamford, Conn., raised the couple's two daughters, entertained her husband's business associates and traveled with him around the world.

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  • Saturday Feb 6 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Dolores E. Betsos

    Dolores E. Betsos, a longtime resident of Stamford, passed away on February 2, 2016 at Greenwich Hospital surrounded by her family. She was 85. She is survived by her daughters; Erin Vitiello and her husband Carmine; Christine Sadler both from Stamford; her grandchildren, Ryan Vitiello, Anthony Vitiello, JJ Vitiello, Kayla Beerwa, Melissa Beerwa, her great-grandchildren, Isabella Beewra, Christian Beerwa, as well as several nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Lisa Chiaia Sprouse

    Lisa Chiaia Sprouse, 47, of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at St. Camillus Health Care Center. Lisa is survived by her devoted husband of 25 years Stewart Sprouse; her loving daughter Celia Sprouse; her loving parents Joseph and Maud Simon Chiaia; her sister Josie Fraioli and her husband Carlo, all of Stamford, as well as a niece, Lianna Melzer and her husband Danny of Stamford and grand-nieces Rylee and Madison Melzer.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Rodolfo Diaz, 70, Of Stamford

    He is survived by his wife Maria, his daughter Andrea Diaz; his stepchildren Larry Talledo, Charly Talledo, and Sara Talledo; and two grandchildren Adriana and Anthony.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Lisa Sprouse, 47, Stamford Resident

    She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Stewart Sprouse; her daughter, Celia Sprouse; her parents Joseph and Maud Simon Chiaia; sister Josie Fraioli and her husband, Carlo, all of Stamford; niece Lianna Melzer and her husband, Danny, of Stamford; and great-nieces Rylee and Madison Melzer. A celebration of her life will be conducted from 4-8 p.m. Friday with a memorial service to be celebrated at 5 p.m. at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Harry Bethea, 55, Stamford Resident

    He was born Aug. 19, 1960, in Stamford, the son of Evelyn Dudley Bethea of Stamford and the late Joshua Bethea. He was employed with NAC Re Corporation for a number of years.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Anthony W. Kolenda

    Anthony W. Kolenda, lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away at Stamford Hospital on Monday, February 1, 2016 with his family at his side. He was 88. Anthony was born October 12, 1927, and was one of four children born to the late Anton and Genevieve Kolenda.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Danbury Daily Voice 

    Mary Dana, 98, Danbury Resident

    Mary E. Dana of Danbury died Wednesday, Jan. 27 at The Regional Hospice and Home Care Center in Danbury. She was 98. Before retiring, she worked for Raytheon, formerly known as Machlett Laboratories, in Stamford for 36 years in the Small Power Tube Division as the production scheduler.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Timothy J. Sheridan

    In addition to his wife Thaddea, Tim is survived by his beloved sons Michael and David, his mother Judy, brother Jeff and wife Debra, as well as many nieces and nephews. Tim was a Managing Director of Global Payment Product Sales for Bank of America.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Paul J. Palovchek

    He was a lifelong Greenwich resident and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific. He worked at Electrolux in the payroll dept, was a member of Sokol USA and a lifelong member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Byram.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Stacey E. Hoyt Jr.

    Stacey E. Hoyt Jr. of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at St. Camillus Health Care Center. He was born in Stamford on March 9, 1936 to the late Stacey E. Hoyt Sr. and Julia Avery Hoyt.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Peter Mihaleas, 91, Of Stamford

    He was the owner of the Springdale Diner and later used his culinary skills to multiple eateries in and around Stamford. He is survived by his children, Perry Mihaleas and his wife, Kim, of Stamford; and Helen Santoro and her husband, Scott, also of Stamford; and six grandchildren.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via Patch.com 

    Mary Cantalini, 90: Longtime Darien Resident

    Mary Cantalini, 90, resident of West Hartford, CT and longtime resident of Darien and Stamford, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 23, 2016. She was born in Stamford on March 7, 1925 to the late Klyment and Fannie Markevich.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: John P. Russell

    John P. Russell, a 55-year-old resident of Naugatuck, passed away at home on Jan. 18, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 12, 1960 in Bridgeport, son of Paul Russell and Joy Luciano, both of , and worked as a self-employed carpenter.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Mary Cantalini, 90, Longtime Stamford Resident

    Mary Cantalini, resident of West Hartford and a longtime former resident of Darien and Stamford, died Saturday, Jan. 23. She was 90. She was born in Stamford on March 7, 1925, to Klyment and Fannie Markevich. She grew up in the South End of Stamford, attended Stamford public schools and graduated from Stamford High School with the Class of 1942.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Betty Jean Martinik, 85, Lifelong Stamford Resident

    She worked as an interior designer and then later was manager of PPG Industries in Stamford. She subsequently spent more than 10 years as a real estate agent in the Stamford area.

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  • Tuesday Jan 26 | via KLAL-FM Little Rock 

    Woman Whose Family Died in 2011 Christmas Day Fire L...

    Four years ago, Madonna Badger suffered an unbearable tragedy. On Christmas Day in 2011, her Stamford, Connecticut, home caught fire, claiming the lives of her three daughters - Lily, 9, and twins Grace and Sarah, 7 - and her parents, Lomer Johnson, 71, and Pauline Johnson, 69. Badger and then-boyfriend Michael Borcina were the only survivors.

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  • Monday Jan 25 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Thomas S. Shilen Jr.

    Tom graduated from Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, FL and received a degree in financial accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He started his career with Deloitte and Touche and his esteemed career included senior financial positions at Pepsi, General Electric, American Express, Sara Lee, and recently, as the CFO of CBS News.

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  • Sunday Jan 24 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Ida Arruzza

    She is survived by her beloved husband, Vincenzo Arruzza; her sons, Joseph Arruzza and Riccardo Arruzza; one brother John Nocella; and her grandchildren Amy M. Arruzza, Nicholas R. Arruzza, and Jasmine N. Arruzza. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 1, at 11:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford.

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  • Jan 4, 2016 | via Legacy Matters 

    The importance of writing condolence letters

    That a heart-felt condolence letter became a young woman's only concrete connection to the father she never knew underscores the importance of writing condolence letters. There was a time when we routinely wrote letters.

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