Obituary: Nicholas Myers Albertson, 85

Nick Albertson, 85, died peacefully on Dec.26, 2015, after celebrating a joyous Christmas with his family. Nicholas Myers Albertson was born March 23, 1930, in Rochester, N.Y., to Nicholas A. and Kathryn Albertson, their only child.  After graduating from Brighton High School, Nick attended Cornell University, earning a bachelor’s degree from the ILR School in 1951, and went to work for the Union Carbide Corporation, retiring in 1993. Nick married the love of his life, Dorothy Clark, in 1949, and they raised three sons in Fostoria and Cleveland, Ohio, before moving to Westport, Ct., in 1965.  After the boys were … Read more

Obituary: Lisa (Clement) Smith

Lisa Smith (Clement) of Weston, Connecticut, died at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport on December 24. She was 51. She is survived by Craig, her husband of 28 years, and by her daughter, Hannah, a 2012 graduate of Weston High School, currently a senior at Skidmore College. She is also survived by her parents, Diane (King) and L. Harold Clement, of Elyria, Ohio, her sister, Rachael Clement, and her nephew, Devin Cutter. Lisa was raised in Elyria, Ohio, and attended Kent State University and the University of Leeds in England. She met Craig at Leeds. They married in Bath, … Read more

Obituary: Frank M. Conway, 99

Frank M. Conway passed away peacefully on Dec. 11, in Redding. He was 99. His beloved wife Julie died 16 years earlier. He is survived by his three daughters, Jan Tullis of Providence, R.I.; Mary Conway of Teaneck, N.J., and Ellen Shelton of Roseville Minn., two granddaughters, and one great-grandson. Frank grew up on Staten Island N.Y.. He received a degree in chemical engineering at Univ. Michigan while also writing award-winning poetry. After starting his career with Mobil Oil as a night supervisor in a New Jersey refinery, he was transferred in 1956 to the New York City office and moved with his family to Weston. He … Read more

Obituary: Charles Albert Brunell, Aug. 3, 1933 to Dec. 8, 2015

Charles Albert Brunell, died on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, following a year-long struggle with esophageal cancer. His death was swift and peaceful and came at home, in his comfy bed, completely and lovingly surrounded by his family. Charlie’s full and rich life began in the heartland and took him from coast to coast. From working in the paper mills in southern California, through long years as a corporate executive in New York and Connecticut, and finally as an innkeeper in Vermont, Charlie believed in the value of good work. Likewise, he believed in the value of serious play. He piloted … Read more

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