Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.

William J. Kupinse Jr.

William J. Kupinse, Jr. (“Bill”), former Easton First Selectman, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed on April 7th at his home in Easton, supported by the company and care of his family.  

Bill was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and grew up Continue reading “Obituary: William J. Kupinse Jr.”

Obituary: Edward (‘Ted’) Leuba, 90

Edward Russell Leuba passed away peacefully on February 23, 2021, of natural causes, with his wife of 67 years, Millicent Chace Leuba, by his side. He was 90 years old. His mark was 90, and he reached it, after a full, productive and loving life.

Ted was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Continue reading “Obituary: Edward (‘Ted’) Leuba, 90”

Obituary: Daniel John Cruson III, 75

Daniel John Cruson III

Dan Cruson — historian, educator, and author — passed away with his family by his side on February 21, 2021 at Regional Hospice in Danbury after a prolonged illness. Dan was born December 6, 1945 in New London, CT to Daniel Cruson Jr. and Brenda Getchell Continue reading “Obituary: Daniel John Cruson III, 75”

Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont

Arthur Powers, Jr., 60, of Easton died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 15, while skiing in Stowe, Vermont. 

Known for having a comedic actor’s sense of humor and drama, Art was an inventor and manufacturer of state-of-the-art outdoor speakers who designed music systems for 40 years. He Continue reading “Easton Skier Dies at Stowe Mountain in Vermont”

Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72

James “Jim” T. McDonald

In Memory of James T. McDonald, 1948 – 2020 

Jim McDonald passed away in his home, with loved ones by his side, on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17, at the age of 72. The world lost a longtime skilled musician, teacher, patron of animals, lover of the beach, Continue reading “Obituary: James T. McDonald, 72”

Obituary: Freda Fensky Dickinson, 96

Freda Fensky Dickinson

Freda Fensky Dickinson, daughter of Gustafson and Bertha Fensky, born on February 29, 1924, passed away on September 26, 2020. She lived in Easton, Connecticut most of her life until she moved to Port Saint Lucie, Florida to be near her daughter and son-in-law, Continue reading “Obituary: Freda Fensky Dickinson, 96”

Obituary: Edward J. Fitz Jr., 86

Edward J. Fitz Jr., age 86, formerly of Fairfield, more recently of Trumbull, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8. Born in Easton, Ed grew up in Fairfield and graduated from Roger Ludlowe High School, class of 1952. After graduating, he enlisted in the Navy, serving on the U.S.S. Continue reading “Obituary: Edward J. Fitz Jr., 86”

Obituary: Dorothy ‘Dot’ Bannow Larson, 93

Dorothy “Dot” Bannow Larson

Dorothy “Dot” Bannow Larson, age 93, died peacefully on Friday morning, September 25, 2020 at her home in Fairfield. Mrs. Larson, wife of the late Gilbert Ragnar Larson, was born in Bridgeport on May 31, 1927 to the late Rudolph and Elsa Bannow. Prior Continue reading “Obituary: Dorothy ‘Dot’ Bannow Larson, 93”

Obituary: Stephen Anthony Sylvestro, 70

Stephen Anthony Sylvestro

Although cancer won on Sept. 6 after a 15-year battle, Stephen Anthony Sylvestro rarely lost a race. An elite athlete since the ’70s, he regularly placed in the top 10 in his age group in the many road races, triathlons, biathlons, and adventure races Continue reading “Obituary: Stephen Anthony Sylvestro, 70”

Obituary: Jeanne Marie Taylor (Sylvestro), 95

Jeanne Marie Taylor (Sylvestro)

Born in Worcester, Mass. in 1924, Jeanne Marie Taylor (Sylvestro) grew into a woman who gave to those she met the love she was denied in childhood. She graduated from Commerce High School and married Staff Sargent Anthony Paul Sylvestro in 1947 when Continue reading “Obituary: Jeanne Marie Taylor (Sylvestro), 95”

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