In Memory Of…

Thibodeau, Claudette D., 89, wife of the late Rudolph W. Thibodeau, May 16

Frank, Michael P., 58, husband of Helena (Cieslak) Frank, May 18

Bergdahl, Joan M. “Joanie”, 35, longtime partner of Christopher Grabarek, May 19

Messenger, Lois Antoinette (Buckland), 93, wife of the late Wilbur Arthur Messenger, May 21

Tirillo, Lydia Elizabeth, 44, May 23

Blowers, Bruce Alan, 66, May 24

Wilhelm, Edith D. (Aschaffenburg), 92, wife of the late Frederick Oscar Wilhelm, May 25

Williams, Robert Watkin, 71, husband of Carol Bennett Williams, May 26

Blanc, Robert Philip, 64, husband of Gail (Benton) Blanc, June 17

Shaw, Vivian (Crane), 86, wife of the late Lyall Harry Shaw, Jr., June 21

Barrett, Carolyn (Frank), 79, wife of Robert E. Barrett, June 11

Truesdell, Priscilla (Cotton), 82, wife of James Samuel Truesdell, June 19 

Drumrolls – July/August 2018

Quinnipiac University recent graduates include Matthew Kiehnle, master of science in organizational leadership and Maura Provencher, master of science in business analytics. Emily Guillerault, class of 2020, was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at the College of Our Lady of the Elms.

Recent graduates of Salve Regina University include: Alexa Cipkas, BS in marketing and global business and economics, cum laude; Allyson Storch, BS in early childhood education, magna cum laude, and Elisabeth Needham, BS in special and elementary education, magna cum laude.

Drumrolls – June 2018

Local artist Bill Simpson won second place with his charcoal drawing “Kiev” in the CT + 6 art show at the West Hartford Art League. He was invited to discuss his work at the gallery on May 6.

Drumrolls – May 2018

Maxwell J. Toczydlowski and John F. Dolan IV were awarded faculty honors for the fall 2017 semester at Trinity College. Holly Sulzinski was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi at Westfield State University.

In Memory of…

Katan, Joan E., wife of Charlie Katan, March 26

Bergen, David M., 83, husband of Sarah J. (Mayhew) Bergen, April 3

Chapin, Norman S., 87, husband of the late Patricia Ann Chapin, April 3

Lord, Blanche (Fein), 94, wife of the late Edward Lord, April 5

Cardin, Willie Joseph George, 83, April 6

Barba, Robert J., 88, husband of Anne (Keller) Barba, April 10

Drumrolls – April 2018

Emily Henselder was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Julianna Pestretto, Class of 2021, was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Gettysburg College.

In Memory Of…

Raitto, Barbara (Cassky), 89, wife of the late Roger Jacob Raitto, Feb. 19

Sandstrom, Ruby A., 92, wife of the late Donald Sandstrom, Feb.

Drumrolls – March 2018

Emily Cronin has been named to the president’s list at Western New England University for fall 2017. Cronin is working toward a degree in health sciences.

In Memory Of …

Sprafke, Bernard James “Jim”, 71, husband of the late Janet Johnson Sprafke, Jan. 18
Risley, Peggy-Jean, 86, wife of Clifford Risley, Jan.