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  • David Harley Robbie Robertson Obituary Photo
    David Harley Robbie Robertson, 79

    May 13, 1930 - July 16, 2009

    ROBERTSON, David Harley “Robbie” David Harley “Robbie” Robertson died peacefully in his sleep at home on Thursday (July 16, 2009) at age 79… “the pipes… the pipes are calling”&...


  • Virginia Shea, 82

    June 24, 1927 - July 10, 2009

    SHEA, Virginia (Peterson) Virginia (Peterson) Shea, 82, of Carbondale, IL formerly of Simsbury, beloved wife of the late Edward Shea, died Friday (July 10, 2009) after a short illness. Born in Hartford, daughter of the...


  • Rita H. Bertram Obituary Photo
    Rita H. Bertram, 87

    April 29, 1922 - July 18, 2009

    Rita (Hemond) Bertram, 87, of Avon and Key Largo, FL, beloved wife and partner for 23 years to Joseph H. Bertram, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington. Born in Lewiston, ME, daughter of the...


  • Muriel Woodward Burbank Obituary Photo
    Muriel Woodward Burbank, 95

    January 29, 1914 - July 19, 2009

    Muriel Woodward Burbank, 95, of Windsor, died peacefully at her home on July 19, 2009. She was the mother of Elaine Richards of Windsor, Adrienne Hounsell of Rochester, NJ, and Laurene Charette of Rollinsford, NH. She...


  • Kevin J. Bennett Obituary Photo
    Kevin J. Bennett, 53

    December 22, 1955 - July 19, 2009

    Captain Kevin J. Bennett, Granby Police Dept., 53, of East Hartland, beloved husband of Liz (Sampl) Bennett, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2009, at his home. Born in Hartford, son of the late Warren K. and Annabelle ...


  • Ruth V. Stewart Obituary Photo
    Ruth V. Stewart, 90

    August 14, 1918 - July 18, 2009

    Ruth (Leber) Stewart, 90, of South Windsor, beloved wife of the late Arthur E. Stewart, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2009. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Edmund and Ann (Norton) Leber, she lived in South...


  • David Sweeney, 50

    April 6, 1959 - July 3, 2009

    David Sweeney, 50, passed away recently of heart failure in his Springfield, MA home. Born in Hartford on April 6, 1959, son of the late Hugh and Barbara (Maxwell) Sweeney, he had lived in South Windsor, CT before...


  • Donna Mannix Obituary Photo
    Donna Mannix, 49

    February 22, 1960 - July 20, 2009

    Donna (Ward) Mannix of Granby passed away at her home with her family by her side on July 20, 2009 after a brave 2½ year battle with breast cancer. Donna faced her illness with grace and dignity, and with the...


  • Carol J. Higgins Obituary Photo
    Carol J. Higgins, 73

    January 15, 1936 - July 21, 2009

    Carol J. Higgins, 73, of South Windsor, died on Tuesday (July 21, 2009) at Hartford Hospital after a long-term illness. Born in Manhattan, NY on January 15, 1936, daughter of the late James F. and Thelma I. (Nilsen)...


  • Elinor Kress Mathison, 94

    July 16, 1915 - July 22, 2009

    Elinor (Kress) Mathison, 94, of Ellington, beloved wife of the late Raymond Mathison, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at Rockville General Hospital. Born in Ellington, daughter of the late Arthur and...


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