New London, CT Obituaries

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Laura Warn, 51

Laura MacNamara Warn, of Hampton Bays and formerly of Montauk, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Sept. 7 following a heart attack. She was 51. "Lori was a vibrant, loving, full-of-life mother, wife, and daughter," wrote her husband, William Warn. "She loved her children very much." She was born...
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Joyce Flohr of Springs, Longtime Librarian, 83

Joyce Flohr, a longtime librarian at the East Hampton Library, had two families. Not only was she devoted to her husband, children, and grandchildren, but, as a founding member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Amagansett, she was dedicated to her church family as well. "There was a love about...
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Jane Reutershan, Children's Librarian, Was 96

Jane Simms Reutershan, who worked in the children's department of the East Hampton Library for 33 years until her retirement in 2011, died in her sleep at home in East Hampton on Sept. 4. She was 96. After graduating as salutatorian from East Hampton High School in 1943, she earned...
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Fernando Sanabria, Formerly of East Hampton

Fernando Sanabria, the former owner of a carpentry and painting company, died of dementia on Sept. 5 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C. A resident of East Hampton for many years, he was 90, and had been ill for three years. Known to friends as Nandy, he was...

Rosella Swerdzewski Of Westhampton Beach Dies September 14

Rosella Swerdzewski of Westhampton Beach died September 14 at Westminster Oaks in Tallahassee, Florida. She was 96. Ms. Swerdzewski was an active member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception... more. UPDATE: 6:15 a.m. By around 7:30 p.m. Monday night, Flanders Road reopened, and police provided ... by Kitty Merrill.

Martha Jane McElkenny, of Charlestown, Passes at 79

Martha Jane McElkenny passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 22nd surrounded by her loving family in Charlestown, RI. Born on May 16, 1942 in Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ to James McKeon and Mary Conlon McKeon of Tenafly, NJ. Martha is predeceased by her three brothers, James McKeon, Robert McKeon, and David McKeon.

Thomas W. Groth Of Hampton Bays Dies September 9

Thomas W. Groth of Hampton Bays died on September 9. He was 43. There will be a calling hour and memorial mass at a day and time to be announced.... more. SAG HARBOR — The owner of a boat docked on Long Wharf contacted Village Police on September 12, around 10:30 p.m., to report that three females had entered his boat and were taking pictures on the deck without his permission. The man told police he was watching television in the lower cabin when he heard loud talking and laughing. Police spoke to the women who told them they had made a mistake by getting on the boat without permission. After the owner denied pressing charges, they were advised to stay off his boat — or any other boats they did ... 24 Sep 2021 by Staff Writer.
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Linda Ann Leland

Family was Linda Ann Leland's "number-one priority," and it was family — her husband, William H. Leland, her sons, Daniel and Justin, Daniel's wife, Alana, and her granddaughters, Abigayle and Norah — who brought her the greatest joy. Mrs. Leland died on Sept. 5 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. She...

The Days The Music Thrived

Gregg de Waal and I shuffled around his East Hampton basketball court, shooting jumpers while jumping through the hoops of “American Pie,” Don McLean’s magical musical mystery tour. Who, we wondered, is this singing jester who wears James Dean’s coat? Why does he steal a king’s thorny crown? What’s he doing in a cast on the sideline of a football field invaded by a falling fallout shelter.
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Lynn Cucci, 78, of Puff 'n' Putt

Lynn Cucci, an owner of the Puff 'n' Putt Family Fun Center in Montauk, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at home in Huntington on Aug. 24. She was 78 and had been ill for a year. She grew up in Syosset, and at 18...

Obituary: Anna Weiss Dewick

Anna Weiss Dewick of Norwich, CT passed away at her home on September 5, 2021. She was born in July 1931. She was the wife of the late Charles T. Dewick. Anna was predeceased in death by her parents, Carl E. Weiss and Alice Weiss (nee Coggeshall) and her siblings, Carl Weiss, John Weiss, Alice Freeman and Celia Cook.

Jeremiah “Jay” Stone

Jeremiah “Jay” Stone 42, of Greenport, died Friday September 10, 2021 in Hudson following a long illness. Jay was born in Hudson on September 3, 1979 and is the son of Lee A. and Deborah A. (Edgley) Stone. He was a graduate of Hudson High School and was a member of the Hudson Knights of Columbus and the Donald E. LaValley Assembly. In addition to his parents, he will be greatly missed by his children Ethan and Jennifer Stone, his brother Christopher Stone, one sister Heather Maxfield and several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Funeral services were Monday at Sacco Funeral Home with Fr. Anthony Barratt officiating. To leave online condolences visit :

Laura (Bagley) Barnard, of Westerly, Passes at 83

Laura (Bagley) Barnard, 83, of Brandywine Drive, Westerly, passed away on Friday evening, September 10, 2021, at Hope Health Hospice of Providence. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Clifford L. Barnard Sr. of Westerly, five daughters, Laura L. Metcalfe of North Kingstown, Jean A. Elgar of Coventry, Deborah M. Barnard of West Warwick, Donna S. Sekator of Kingston, and Brenda L. Hartman of Westerly, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her son, Clifford L. Barnard Jr. in 2018.

Emidio G. DiMartino, of West Greenwich, Passes at 50

DiMartino, Emidio G., 50, of West Greenwich, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 10, 2021. Born in Warwick, he was a son of Luigi and Amalia (Venditti) DiMartino. He is survived by his 2 brothers, Vincenzo DiMartino, and his wife Teresa, and Frank DiMartino, and his wife Heather; predeceased by his sister Maria. Loving Uncle of Abigail, Ryan, Evan, Carley, and Norah.

Rocco D. DiRocco, Passes Away at 49

Nardolillo Funeral Home, Inc. Rocco D. DiRocco, 49, of Sterling, CT, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Lisa Marie (DelNigro) DiRocco. Born in Providence, he was the son of Mariano DiRocco and the late Carmina (Falco) DiRocco. Besides his wife, he is survived...

Audrey Hanley, 95

Audrey Hanley of Southold and Garden City died on Sept. 10, 2021. She was 95 years old. She was born was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 14, 1926 to Margaret and Simeon Levins. After graduating high school, she worked as a secretary for several Boston-based firms, including Sperry Gyroscope. She then worked as a caregiver for local families.