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”

Obituary: Norma Bechtel Hummerstone, 74

Norma Bechtel Hummerstone

Norma Bechtel Hummerstone passed away on August 28 at her home in Stonington, Conn.  She was 74.  She had struggled with brain cancer for a year.

Norma (formerly Norma J. Martin) lived for many years in Milford and then Easton, Conn., where she raised Continue reading “Obituary: Norma Bechtel Hummerstone, 74”

Obituary: Robert Joseph Wade Jr., 84

Robert Joseph Wade Jr.

Robert Joseph Wade Jr. (84) passed away peacefully Friday, August 14, 2020, at his home in Easton CT, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born January 19, 1936, to the late Robert and Eleanor Wade. He Graduated from West Haven High School and enlisted Continue reading “Obituary: Robert Joseph Wade Jr., 84”

Obituary: Phyllis Ringenberg Ewing, 95

Phyllis Jean Ringgenberg Ewing

Phyllis Jean Ringgenberg Ewing, age 95, died on July 4, 2020 in hospice care at Willow Brook Court, Rock Hill, SC. Phyllis was born on February 25, 1925 in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Her husband of 56 years, Robert Parsons Ewing, was predeceased in 2003. Continue reading “Obituary: Phyllis Ringenberg Ewing, 95”

Obituary: Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, 94

Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 of advanced age at her residence at Bridges by Epoch, Trumbull, CT. Mrs. Sondheim was born in NYC in 1926 to Albert S. Salvin and Elizabeth Salvin, and was raised with her brother Arthur Salvin (deceased) in Norwalk, Continue reading “Obituary: Dorothy (Miller) Sondheim, 94”

Obituary: William Borofsky, 71

William Borofsky, 71, of Surfside Beach, SC (formerly of Easton, CT) passed away on July 13, 2020 of natural causes. He was born to Cele and Leonard Borofsky on July 7, 1949 in Bridgeport, CT. William graduated from Joel Barlow High School, Redding, CT in 1968 and went on to become Continue reading “Obituary: William Borofsky, 71”

Obituary: Raymond Peter Baldyga, 88

Raymond P. Baldyga Sr.

Raymond P. Baldyga Sr., 88 of Fairfield, Conn. and formerly of Easton, Conn. died peacefully on June 12, 2020 after a brief illness and last rites were given. Born in Bridgeport on July 24, 1931, he was the son of the late Peter and Mary Gniadek Baldyga. Continue reading “Obituary: Raymond Peter Baldyga, 88”

Parade in Memory of Marv Gelfand

In a wonderful tribute to longtime Easton resident Marv Gelfand, a parade of cars drove past his home on May 22, as his widow, Joann, and members of his family waved and cried from the front yard.

Gelfand was a member of the Police Commission, the Tax Relief for the Elderly Commission, Continue reading “Parade in Memory of Marv Gelfand”

Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial

Family and friends gathered on a beautiful spring day at the 9/11 memorial in front of the Easton Public Library to pay their final respects to Easton resident John “Jack” Edwin Curtis, who died May 2 from complications of COVID-19.

The May 11— Mother’s Day —  ceremony took place Continue reading “Mourners Honor Jack Curtis in Easton’s 9/11 Memorial”