Louise B. Rowinski
Mrs. Louise B. Rowinski, age 88, formerly of Burlington Road, Harwinton, died Monday January 31, 2000 at Litchfield Woods Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Frank H. Rowinski who died in 1990.
Mrs. Rowinski was born on February 5, 1911 in Bridgewater, a daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Dyda) Baske. She lived in this area most of her life. Mrs. Rowinski was a 1928 graduate of New Milford High School and was employed by Waring Products in New Hartford for more than 27 years until her retirement in 1976.
Mrs. Rowinski was a member of the Harwinton Sundowners and the Ladies Society. She was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.
Survivors include one son, David Rowinski of Berkeley, Calif.; one brother, Joseph Baske and his wife, Theresa of New Milford; two sisters, Genevieve Randall of Glastonbury and Elizabeth Baske of New Milford; one brother-in-law, Stanley Rowinski and his wife, Helen of New Hampshire; two nephews, Dennis Randall of Southington and Charles Baske of Ninety-Six, S.C.; four nieces, Joan Gibbons of New Milford, Donna Baske of Black Rock, Barbara Bobowick and Jane Fitzgerald, both of Sandy Hook; seven great nephews and nieces; and five great-great nephews and nieces.
Funeral Thursday at 9:00 a.m. from the Gleeson Mortuary, 258 Prospect Street, Torrington, to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 78 Litchfield Road, PO Box 127, Harwinton, CT 06791 or to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492.
Helen Kimlin Cooper
Helen Kimlin Cooper, age 89 of New Milford, died Monday in New Milford Hospital. She is the widow of Miles Kimlin and George L. Cooper.
Mrs. Cooper was born March 16, 1910 in Roxbury, a daughter of the late George and Letitia Stoddard Morris. Mrs. Cooper has been an area resident all of her life and is a graduate of New Milford High School. She was employed by Golden's Department Store, Nestles Corporation and Bardon Department Store in New Milford. Mrs. Cooper was a member of the Metichewan Grange, Order of Eastern Star and the New Milford Chapter of AARP. Mrs. Cooper was also a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, New Milford. She was an avid gardener and bird watcher.
Mrs. Cooper is survived by a son, Henry Kimlin and his wife, Catherine, New Milford; four grandchildren, Ted and John Kimlin and Michael and Tammy Owen; four great-grandchildren, John and Paulina Oviatt, Christina Owen and Tonya Kimlin.
Funeral service will be held in Colonial Funeral Home, 87 Park Lane Road, New Milford, Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock. Family will receive friends one hour preceding the service. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery, Gaylordsville in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150-1160.
Margaret I. Sanford, age 70, of Bethel, died at her home on Sunday evening. She was the wife of the late Frank Sanford.
Mrs. Sanford was born in Danbury, May 22, 1929, a daughter of the late Edward B. and Mildred E. (Byrne) Burns. She graduated from Danbury schools and had been a longtime Bethel resident.
Mrs. Sanford, prior to her retirement in 1998, had been employed as a secretary for National Semiconductor of Danbury for over 10 years, and most recently had been employed by Emhardt Heli-Coil, also in Danbury.
Mrs. Sanford is survived by one son, Frank Sanford Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; seven daughters, Margaret Hawes of Norwalk, Beth Yoder of Danbury, Gail Pens of Englewood, Colo., Jean Baxter of Danbury, Robby Koehn of Omaha, Ark., Melanie Clark of Bethel and Nikki Lauri of Brookfield; two brothers, James Burns of Newtown and Andrew Burns of Stamford; two sisters, Mary Cassazza of Watertown and Anita Samaha of Danbury; 18 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are asked to gather on Wednesday, February 2nd, at the Bethel Funeral Home, 215 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Stanley H. Feingold
Stanley H. Feingold, 76, of Hackensack, N.J., formerly of Bethel, died January 31, 2000 at the Hackensack Medical Center. He was the husband of Jeanne (Berger) Feingold.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a resident of Bethel for many years. Mr. Feingold was a self-employed Antiques Dealer in Connecticut, retiring in 1984. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Jewish War Vets.
Mr. Feingold was the devoted father of Cal Feingold of Oradell, N.J. and Ann Gorman of Rockaway, N.J. and father-in-law of Kathryn. He was the loving grandfather of five: Jennifer, Elizabeth, Jessica, Aaron and Leah.
Services will be held at Goldsteins Funeral Chapel, 6410 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. on Thursday, February 3, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will take place at Montefiore Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa.
Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 31160, Hartford, CT 06150-1160.
Arrangements by "Gutterman Musicant" in Hackensack, N.J.
Gertrude Pillo Carbone
Gertrude Pillo Carbone, age 92, of Fairfield, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2000. Mrs. Carbone had been an area resident her entire life and was the widow of Louis C. Carbone.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Louis J. and Heidi Carbone of Newtown and Diana and Raymond Tomasko of Fairfield; four grandchildren, David, Kerry, Patricia and Christopher Carbone; her great-grandson, Bryant Carbone; a brother, Joseph Pillo of Milford; a sister, Helen Gaffney of Stratford; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will take place on Friday, February 4, 2000 at 11 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull and at 12 noon in St. Pius X Church, Fairfield, for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in St. John's Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Rose M. (Betolatti) Clarkson
Rose M. (Betolatti) Clarkson, 85, of Gainsville, Georgia, formerly of Starr St., Danbury, died January 28, 2000 at the Resting Nest Personal Care Center. She was the wife of the late Raymond Clarkson.
Born in Bethel February 9, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Steve and Clementina (Gandelli) Betolatti.
Mrs. Clarkson was employed by the Davis & Geck Co., retiring after numerous years of service. She was a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies' Auxiliary.
Mrs. Clarkson is survived by a daughter, Gail Frei of Gainsville, Ga.; a granddaughter, Tina Clarkson; and two brothers, John and Charles Albert Betolatti.
Cremation will take place at the convenience of the family. Interment of Mrs. Clarkson's remains will take place in St. Peter Cemetery in the Spring.
There are no calling hours. The Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.
Gloria A. Wiik
Gloria A. Wiik, age 78, formerly of Worcester, Mass., died Tuesday in The Kent. She is the widow of Reino A. Wiik.
Mrs. Wiik was born January 7, 1922 in Hebb's Cross, Nova Scotia, a daughter of the late George and Grace Selig Hebb. Mrs. Wiik lived most of her life in Worcester, Mass. before moving to New Milford in September, 1999.
Mrs. Wiik is survived by a daughter, Patricia G. Werme, Sherman; a sister, Pauline Smith, Westford, Mass.; two grandchildren; a niece and several nephews.
Services are private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Colonial Funeral Service, 87 Park Lane Road, New Milford is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy N. Carlo
Dorothy N. Carlo, 78, resident of Wildwood Ave., Kennebunkport, Maine, died Monday at the Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford after a long illness.
Miss Carlo was born May 20, 1921 in Boston, Mass., a daughter of Victor E. and Helen A. Bridges Carlo and attended local schools there.
She was employed for many years with UNISYS Corp. in Danbury as a Mechanical Engineer's Aide and enjoyed traveling.
Survivors include an aunt, Hilda Guaraglia of Gulfport, Fla. and a cousin, Harriet DePalma of Gardiner, N.Y.
At Miss Carlo's request, services will be private.
Arrangements by Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk, Maine.
Helen A. Wildman
Helen A. Wildman died January 31, 2000 at the Danbury Hospital. She was 84 years old. The wife of the late Harvey G. Wildman, she lived at 14 Meadowbrook Road in Danbury.
Mrs. Wildman was born in Danbury May 26, 1915, daughter of the late James and Anastasia Renoff Tita and attended Danbury schools. She was a salesperson for Carol's Textiles in Danbury and later in Brookfield and retired after 25 years. She was a member of St. Gregory Church, the Senior Center in Danbury and the AARP.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Harvey R. Wildman and daughter-in-law, Margaret, both of Danbury and Robert B. Wildman and daughter-in-law, Karen of E. Wallingford, Vt.; six grandchildren, Gregory, Douglas, Karen, James, Rebecca and Sara Wildman; two sisters, Mary Durkin of Thompson, Georgia and Ann Hastings of Sarasota, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great Church, Great Plain Rd., in Danbury. Burial will be in Central Cemetery in the Spring. Friends may call at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492 or the Regional Hospice of Western CT, 30 West St., Danbury, CT 06810.
Mary (Taylor) McCann
Mary (Taylor) McCann, 94, of 54 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Danbury, died February 1, 2000 at her residence. She was the wife of the late David I. McCann.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland December 12, 1905, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Bridget (Gallagher) Taylor. She resided in Greenwich until moving to Danbury in 1964.
Mrs. McCann is survived by two sons, David McCann of Danbury and Desmond McCann of New Milford; two daughters, Sheila Blanchard and Dorothy Koellmer, both of Danbury; eight grandchildren, Bruce, Brenda, Robert, John, Rosemarie, Mary, David and Mallory; eight great-grandchildren, Kimberly, Jessica, Michelle, Christine, Joseph, John Paul, Olive and Tyler; a sister-in-law, Greta Nairn of Scotland; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, Thursday morning at 10 a.m.
Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Those who wish may make contributions in Mrs. McCann's memory to the Visiting Nurse Association of Danbury, 4 Liberty St., Danbury, CT 06810.
Robert A. Linebarger
Robert A. Linebarger, age 44, of 340 Reservoir Road, Southbury, entered into rest Sunday, January 30, 2000 in his home after a brief illness.
Mr. Linebarger was born on January 26, 1956 in Flushing, N.Y., son of James Robert and Jane Tybring Linebarger and has been a resident of Southbury for over 15 years.
He was an employee at the East Hill Nursing Home in Southbury, and was a former employee of the Southbury Training School.
He is the brother of James Linebarger of Middleburg, N.Y., Ronald Linebarger of Shelton and George Linebarger of New Milford, Miriam Steskla of Boling Brook, Ill., Jane Roller of Shelton and Gail Sawicki of Trumbull. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton with the Rev. James Welty of the Community Chapel of Southbury, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut, 1800 Silas Deane Highway No. 168, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
Carol M. Dykes
Funeral services for Carol M. Dykes, 68, of Tackora Trail, Ridgefield, wife of James B. Dykes, will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, Ridgefield with the Rev. R. Randy Day, officiating.
Burial will follow in Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, L.I., New York.
Friends will be received in the Kane Funeral Home, 41 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorials in Mrs. Dykes' memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 41 Davis Road, Hauppauge, L.I., New York 11788. Attention Beth Sachs.
Gloria DeCarolis, age 66, of Hattertown Road, Newtown, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000 at Norwalk Hospital. She was born in Bronx, N.Y. September 29, 1933, daughter of the late Remo and Anna (Mindolia) DeCarolis. A resident of Newtown 3 years, she had formerly resided in Ridgefield 10 years. She was an active member of the Newtown Senior Center.
She is survived by two brothers, Raymond DeCarolis of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and Robert DeCarolis of Bedford Hills, N.Y.; four sisters, Anne MacGillivray of Congers, N.Y., Victoria Ainley of Newtown, Elaine Friestadt of Centerport, N.Y. and Anita Siomkin of Palmdale, Calif.; also six nephews and thirteen nieces.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, Bronxville, N.Y. Friday, February 4, 2000 at 11:00 a.m., burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
Friends may call at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main St., Newtown Thursday, February 3, 2000 from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.