Gladys Benn, long-time resident

  Gladys Sophie (Breckwoldt) Benn, 89, a long-time resident of Ridgefield, passed away on Monday, June 20th, 2016 at Danbury Hospital, surrounded by her family. Gladys was born on December 7th, 1926, in Teaneck, New Jersey. She received her B.A. from Trenton State Teachers College, in education. During her college years, she met her beloved husband, Bob, her lifelong companion. She taught first grade … read more

Joan Clayton, guidance counselor

Joan Izetta Clayton, 84, of Cary passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Waltonwood Cary Parkway in Cary, NC. She was born November 9, 1931 in Saratoga Springs, NY a daughter of Millard Edwin and Helen Herrington Servis.  She married Robert Clayton on April 2, 1953. He preceded her in death. Surviving are her brother, Gary (and wife, Mary) of … read more

Frances Colflesh Hamilton, 86

Frances Colflesh Hamilton, 86, of Ridgefield, beloved wife of Mr. Ross E. Hamilton, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; 351 Main Street, Ridgefield at a date and time to be announced. There will be no calling hours. Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.  

Joseph Edward Sabella, 74

  Joseph (Joe) Edward Sabella, 74, of Ridgefield, passed away on June 17, 2016, surrounded by his family.   Joe was born on April 4, 1942 in Brooklyn, NY; a son of the late Edward and Emilia (Alfieri) Sabella. He grew up in Massapequa Park, Long Island, NY. He earned a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from NYU-Polytechnic School … read more

David M. Wood IV, ‘gentle and brave’

David Wood, a 2010 graduate of Ridgefield High School, died early Tuesday morning, May 17, in a single car accident in Bethel. He was the son of Bobbie and David Wood of Ridgefield, and brother of Elena Wood (RHS ’06) of New York, N.Y.  Parents Bobbie (Canada) and David are, respectively, New Canaan and Wilton High School graduates. “ ‘Young … read more

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