Lawrence ‘Jack’ Moore, 88

Lawrence Jack Moore, 88, of Austin, Texas, father of Jane Moore of Weston, died May 12, 2014. Mr. Moore was born in Brown County, Texas, Jan. 24, 1926; a fifth generation Texan, he was the son of Lawrence Houston Moore and Lena Grantham Moore. Mr. Moore graduated from Brownwood High School, John Tarleton Agricultural College, and  from the University of Texas School of Law, LLB, in 1949. He attended Columbia University Graduate School of Business Administration in 1977. Mr. Moore served in the Army from 1944-46, in the 86th Infantry Division in the United States, Europe and the Pacific. Mr. … Read more

Beverly Lopez, 92

Beverly Lopez of Weston died May 9, 2014. He was 92. He was born in Pelham, N.Y. in 1922. Mr. Lopez was a renowned artist, known for his painting, sculpture and commercial art work. He received many awards for his artwork. Throughout his career, Mr. Lopez worked under the tutelage of his mother, Grace Lopez, and artists James Earl Frazier and Berthold Nebele. He worked as a commercial artist for numerous companies, including Grinnel Lithographers, Scafa Tournabene, and the Danbury Mint. In 1952, E. Roland Harriman commissioned Mr. Lopez to sculpt pieces for the Goshen Hall of Fame of the … Read more

Carol A. Moore, 88

Ms. Carol A. Moore, 88, a 65-year resident of Weston, CT passed away peacefully at Norwalk Hospital on Monday, May 12, 2014. Carol was born in Watertown, CT on December 25, 1925 and was the daughter of the late Robert and Isabella (Bormolini) Moore. Carol graduated Wheelock College with a BA in 1948 and then went on to get her Masters degree in education. She taught in Weston for 35 years and retired in 1983. She ran the local Girl Scout Camp for many years. She loved to travel, with England being her favorite destination; she also loved to feed … Read more

Mary W. Farley, 81

“If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.” Mary W. Farley, beloved mother of Mickey Austin of Weston, died peacefully surrounded by her family in Gulf Stream, Florida on May 8, 2014. Mary was a beautiful, vibrant and gracious lady, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a friend to many. She spent many happy years visiting Weston and getting to know many friends in our community. She will be greatly missed by all. Mary was born on August 19, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA and married Jim Farley, the love of her life, in February 1952. They … Read more

Lucie McKinney, mother of state Sen. John McKinney, has died

Lucie McKinney of Westport, widow of U.S. Rep. Stewart B. McKinney, and mother of state Sen. John McKinney, died Saturday, May 10. She was 80. Ms. McKinney was an outspoken AIDS activist after the death of her husband from the disease in 1987. “The Fairfield RTC mourns the loss of Lucie McKinney, mother of Senator John McKinney. Please keep the McKinney family in your thoughts and prayers. She was an amazing women who lived an amazing life. Rest in peace with Stewart …. you will be missed,” The Fairfield Republican Town Committee posted on Facebook. Sen. McKinney, who represents Weston … Read more

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