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Peter Morabito

Feb 07, 1932 - Dec 02, 2023

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Danbury, CT

Peter Francis Morabito, age 91 of Danbury, CT died Saturday, December 2, 2023 in Danbury. He was the husband of the late Bessie (Bass) Morabito. He was born in Mount Kisco, NY Feb. 7, 1932 a son of the late Marino and Giovanna (Pecora) Morabito. Peter served in the US Navy and was a resident of Danbury for over 70 years. He worked as a Machinist at Risdon Manufacturing for 20 years until his retirement. He was an avid fisherman, had a passion for both baseball and hockey and loved western movies...Read More

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Carl A. Berglund, III

Jul 25, 1943 - Mar 02, 2024

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Danbury, CT

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Dorothy B. Bittorf

Feb 04, 1928 - Feb 28, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Danbury- Dorothy B. (Moehlin) Bittorf, age 96, of Danbury passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the Glen Hill Center in Danbury on February 28 , 2024. She was the widow of Walter G. Bittorf. Survivors include: Diane Passander of Danbury, CT and Debra Bean of Grantham, NH. As well as her grandchildren Adam Passander (Marivee), Melinda Passander (Richard), Ryan Bolmer & Rachael Meade (Branden). She is also survived by her great grandchildren Adam, Jonathan, Arianna, Chloe & Alexander and her 2 nephews: Richie and Alan Kolessar. She was predeceased by her sister: Marilyn Kolessar & spouse Richard Kolessar. As well as her 2 son in laws Clint Bean & John Passander. Mrs. Bittorf was born February 4 , 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. Daughter of the late Irvin and Johanna (Heinz) Moehlin. Dorothy graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in NY in 1946. She met the love of her life Walter. Walter enlisted in the Navy and after his 4 years of service, they were married. They eventually moved to Danbury, CT where they raised their 2 daughters. She enjoyed sewing, even making the draperies in her house as well as her children’s clothes. She was a dedicated and creative homemaker. Later in life she became involved with painting, which she was very gifted in. While her family was growing up, Dorothy enjoyed bowling, gardening, artistic crafts, sewing & quilting. Dorothy was involved with creating numerous different painting projects, whom she enjoyed sharing with her family and friends. After many years of raising her family, Dorothy got her license and pursued a career at the Sears Catalog Company, eventually becoming a supervisor of the catalog department. After retiring, Dorothy & Walter spent time traveling to Maine, especially Acadia & Jordan Pond. Other trips included visiting family in Florida. Some of their favorite places include Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor & Fort Myers. Dorothy loved going to the Shell Factory & Carolina Pottery. She enjoyed having tea at Jordan Pond (ME). Every spring, they would go to Lancaster, PA to go to the Green Dragon Flea Market. Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family & being surrounded by her loved ones. One of everyone’s fondest memories was of celebrating Christmas with her. Mrs. Bittorf’s family will receive relatives and friends on Monday March 4 , 2024 from 1-3pm at the Cornell Memorial Home 247 White St. Danbury. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday March 4 , 2024 at 3pm. Burial will be in Wooster Cemetery in Danbury on Saturday March 9 , 2024 at 11am. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Dorothy’s family would also like to thank Glen Hill Center & Regional Hospice of Danbury, CT for their care & support.

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Gerald R. Marsh

Nov 06, 1944 - Feb 12, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Gerald R. Marsh, of Danbury, CT, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 12, 2024. He was 79 years old. Gary was born on November 6, 1944, in San Diego, CA, the son of the late Enos and Fleta (Combs) Marsh. He graduated from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, and the Lliff School of Theology for Seminary, where he met his wife, Jean L. Holt. They later moved to New England to raise their family. Gary was ordained as a United Church of Christ minister and volunteered countless hours counseling youth at Camp Mechuwana in Winthrop, ME. He often volunteered as a cabin counselor and art instructor, chaperoned youth rallies and served on the maintenance staff for the camp. Gary also enjoyed camping, bird watching, model railroading, and playing the guitar. Gary is survived by his wife, Jean; his children, Ethan Marsh and Bethany Sullivan and her husband, Brian; his grandchildren, Ilana and Owen; and his brother Sam Marsh. He will be missed by many. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at 2pm on April 13, 2024, at Camp Mechuwana in Winthrop, Maine. Please visit www.Danburymemorial.com to express condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mechuwana Scholarship Fund - www.mechuwana.org/donate

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Virginia Murphy

Oct 26, 1946 - Feb 27, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Virginia (Knapp) Murphy, of Danbury, beloved wife of 56 years to Jack Murphy, died at Danbury Hospital on Tuesday, February 27 . She was born in Danbury on October 26, 1946, daughter of the late Adelbert and Virginia Knapp. She was a lifelong member of St. James Episcopal Church in Danbury A graduate of Berkley Secretarial School, Ginny worked as a legal secretary for several area law firms. Ginny was the devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. Some of her happiest memories were made while summering in her childhood vacation home in Sebago Lake Maine. Ginny enjoyed Swedish weaving and always looked forward to Friday “date night, pizza night” with Jack. In addition to her husband, Jack, she will be missed by her daughter, Robyn Wood; her grandchildren, Madison and Ryan Wood; her brother, G. Robert Knapp and his wife, Jane; and her former son-in-law, Justin Wood. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, in-laws and extended family members who will miss her dearly. Funeral services will be at St. James Episcopal Church on Wednesday, March 6 at 11:00am. Interment in Wooster Cemetery will be held privately at a later date. The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, on Tuesday, March 5 between the hours of 5:00 – 7:00pm. Memorial Contributions her memory may be made to St. James Episcopal Church.

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Katharina Post

Aug 19, 1936 - Feb 27, 2024

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Danbury, CT

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Susan E. Howard

Nov 17, 1945 - Aug 31, 2023

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Danbury, CT

Susan E. Howard, 77, a resident of Wingdale, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT. Born on November 17, 1945 in New York, NY she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Eleanor (Brodsky) Howard. Ms. Howard received a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and worked as a caregiver at New Horizons Resources. In the late 1990’s and early 2000s, Susan performed in Barbra Streisand Impersonation shows in Provincetown, RI and Naples, FL. In 2016, she published a children’s book, “The Tale of the Tail.” From April to May 2022, Susan starred at the Sherman Players’ production, “Whodunnit?” Ms. Howard is survived by her companion, Jerry Suk, of Wingdale, NY and a brother, Peter Howard of Albany, NY. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. A time of sharing will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave, Hyde Park, NY 12538.

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Irene Rose Barese

Jan 01, 1928 - Feb 23, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Danbury – Irene Rose (Erdos) Barese, age 96, of Danbury passed away peacefully at Hancock Hall in Danbury on February 23, 2024. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Salvatore E. Barese, and two daughters, Barbara and Dorene. Mrs. Barese was born in Berlin, New Hampshire eldest child of the late Frank and Rose (Donato) Erdos. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Katharine James, Pearle Saalborn, Mary Sandstrom, and Frank Erdos. Irene attended Danbury schools and had an early career as an accomplished milliner and seamstress. While a homemaker raising her children, she sewed exquisite dresses and clothing for her daughters. Teachers would often single out one of her girls to marvel at Irene’s handiwork. Throughout her life, Irene mastered every type of craft medium she picked up and was a prolific artisan. Be it ceramics, macramé, needlepoint, or whatever, she would ultimately create numerous masterpieces. Her passion for crafting lead her to open in Brookfield where she sold supplies and taught classes. She ran for many years until she and her husband relocated to Florida where they lived for over thirty years. She took up quilting there and was an active member of the Hernando Quilters Guild where she won many awards. Mrs. Barese is survived by her children: David Barese of New Milford, Richard Barese and his wife Margaret of Danbury, Kathi Barese and her husband Gary Heering of Danbury, Nancy Barese of Danbury and Sharon Hamilton of Lakeville, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family thanks the many wonderful Hancock Hall staff members, particularly Isabel Mesa and the nursing staff on 2South, for their caring, kindness and compassion. There are no services.

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Mr. Robert J. Mollica, Sr.

Died : Feb 22, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Danbury – Mr. Robert J. Mollica, Sr., of Danbury, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 22, 2024 at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret (Monaco) Mollica. Mr. Mollica’s family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday February 27, 2024 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cornell Memorial Home 247 White St. Danbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday February 28, 2024 at 11 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great Church in Danbury. Burial will be at the convenience of the Family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project

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Shyamala Bhattacharya

Feb 22, 1927 - Feb 26, 2024

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Danbury, CT

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Daniel A. Genovese

Apr 27, 1937 - Feb 20, 2024

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Danbury, CT

Brookfield – Daniel A. (Dan) Genovese, 86, of Brookfield, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at the Regional Hospice in Danbury, CT. Private funeral services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Dan was born in Port Chester, NY to Daniel and Karin Genovese on April 27, 1937. He went to Port Chester Senior High School and graduated in 1955. He went on to earn a degree at Iona College, graduating Cum Laude with a BA degree in Economics. He was employed by The Perkin-Elmer Corp for 30 years in various positions including Director of Corporate Services, Assistant Group Controller, and Division Controller. Additionally, he was employed by a subsidiary of Hughes Electronics for seven years as the Director of Finance, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer. He ultimately retired from the Raytheon Corporation after three years. Dan met his future wife, Geri, while both in their teens and it was truly love at first sight. He married at age 21 and spent the rest of his life with his loving wife culminating in a marriage that lasted 65 years. Together they dedicated their early years of marriage to raising their three children. While living in Wilton, he was an active member of the Board of Directors of the Wilton United Way and served as Chairman of an annual campaign. He was an active member of Sacred Heart Church in Georgetown, CT, as a Eucharistic Minister, member of the Parish Council and Chairman of the Finance Committee. After moving to Brookfield, he became active in St. Joseph’s Church as a Eucharistic Minister and Treasury Minister. He also served as a long-time board member and Treasurer of his homeowners association. During these years, Dan was an avid fan of tennis and he also played a few times a week into his late seventies. He also loved to travel with his wife, and in the post-child-rearing years they managed to visit most of the US National Parks, Canada, several European and Scandinavian countries, as well as Russia. He also enjoyed the Broadway Theatre. In addition to his wife Geri, Mr. Genovese is survived by his children: Stephan A. Genovese and his wife Susan, Gary D. Genovese and his wife Ofelia, and Dana A. Grey and her husband Stephen. His grandchildren: Brian Genovese and his wife Stephanie, Stephanie Wajda and her husband Mat, Stephan Genovese, Jr. and his wife Lindsey, Staci Seibert and her husband Mark, Devon Grey, Logan Grey, and Daniel Genovese. His great-grandchildren: Wesley Genovese, Tyler Wajda, Gianna Wajda, Angelina Genovese, and Luca Genovese. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, at https://www.stjude.org/donate/

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