Linda VanTassel, high school teacher

Linda VanTassel, 71, of Heritage Village, died Thursday, Nov. 19, at her daughter’s home in Ridgefield. She was the wife of the late Michael VanTassel. She was born Feb. 25, 1944, in Union City, Penn., a daughter of the late Wilfred and Kathleen (Rosier) Hamilton. She received her bachelor’s degree from Baldwin-Wallace University and her master’s degree from the University of … read more

David Hoyt Canary, actor

Actor, David Hoyt Canary, beloved husband of Maureen Canary for over 33 years, passed away of natural causes on November 16, 2015, at The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, Conn. David was born on August 25, 1938 in Elwood, Indiana to the late Hillary Canary and Lorena Heal. Growing up in Massillon, Ohio, David played football for the famed Massillon … read more

Captain Glenn J. Secrest 

Captain Glenn J. Secrest, USNR (Ret.), 74, of Middletown, Rhode Island, formerly of Minuteman Road in Ridgefield, died suddenly on Friday November 20, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Captain Secrest was born on June 27, 1941 in West Haven, Connecticut, the oldest of four children to Adele and James Secrest. Raised in Mount Vernon and Valhalla, NY, Captain … read more

David I. Sullivan, 64

David I. Sullivan, 64, of Ridgefield, retired insurance executive with Aon Reinsurance Corporation of New York, father of Elizabeth, Mary Margaret and David,  died on Friday, Nov. 20.  The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield, on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to MCCA, 38 Old Ridgebury … read more

Harry Neumann, Sr.

  Harry Heinz Neumann, Sr. of Ridgefield, passed away on November 20, 2015, surrounded by his family in his home in Ridgefield, CT.   Born to his parents, Macks and Waltraut Neumann, Harry was born and spent his very early childhood in Danzig, Germany.   In 1938 he immigrated to the USA through Ellis Island and then back to Germany … read more

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