Category Archives: Obituaries


Obituary: Maria Adelia (Almeida) Matos

NAUGATUCK — Maria Adelia (Almeida) Matos, 83, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at her son’s home in Prospect. She was the wife of the late Firmino Matos, who passed away…


Obituary: William (Bill) P. Donovan

NAUGATUCK — William (Bill) P. Donovan, born Aug. 2, 1956, passed away suddenly on March 5, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital. William is survived by his wife of 34 years, Kathleen…


Obituary: Shirley H. (Needham) Chmielnicki

WATERBURY — Shirley H. (Needham) Chmielnicki, 86, widow of Peter P. Chmielnicki, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Highlands Health Care Center in Cheshire surrounded by her…


Obituary: Christopher M. Ellingson

SEYMOUR — Christopher M. Ellingson, 45, of Seymour, the beloved husband of Kim Ellingson, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born in Downers Grove,…


Obituary: Lucille (Karbowicz) Russell

NAUGATUCK — Lucille (Karbowicz) Russell, 88, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 2 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Nikodem and Marianna…


Obituary: Kathy Kim Magnamo

WALLINGFORD — Kathy Kim Magnamo, 53, of Wallingford, formerly of Naugatuck, passed away on Feb. 27, 2015 at Midstate Medical Center. Kathy was born in Waterbury on Oct. 13, 1961…


Obituary: Frank Russell

NAUGATUCK — Frank Russell, 81, passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital. Frank was born Nov. 26, 1933 in Waterbury, the son of the late Horatio and Eleanor…


Obituary: Alex Robert Peters

NAUGATUCK — Mr. Alex Robert Peters, 37, of Naugatuck, formerly of Lake City, Fla., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Alex was born in Lake City, Fla., on…


Obituary: Maria (Matos) Santos

WATERBURY — Maria (Matos) Santos, 94, widow of Antonio J. Santos, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Santos was…


Obituary: Ruby M. (Bird) DePalma

NAUGATUCK — Ruby M. (Bird) DePalma, 83, widow of Frederick F. DePalma, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at Waterbury Hospital. Mrs. DePalma was born in Naugatuck, on Dec….