Obituary: David R. Donigian

David R. Donigian, devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on October 30, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with prostate cancer. Born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 31, 1941, a Halloween baby, David grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, graduating from Fair Lawn High School in 1959.   He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and continued his studies at Middlebury College in Vermont, earning his Masters Degree in Spanish Language. It was through the Middlebury College Intensive Immersion Program where David lived in Spain and fell in love with … Read more

Obituary: Carolyn Hess of Weston

Carolyn S. Hess of Weston passed away on October 24, 2016 at Norwalk Hospital after a four year battle with lung cancer. Born in Columbus Ohio, Carolyn was the oldest child of the late Robert and Joann (Osborne) Delong. She graduated from Brookhaven High School, Columbus Ohio, in 1966. She recently celebrated, online, her fifthieth class reunion where she renewed many friendships and was also able to personally visit with several of her classmates. Shortly after graduation Carolyn married Ronald Lee Markham and embarked on a remarkable variety of careers. During the early years she provided day care services for … Read more

Obituary: Helga M. Abrach, 75

Helga M. Abrach, 75, of Weston, died suddenly Tuesday, October 4th in Norwalk Hospital. She was the wife of the late George L. Abrach. Mrs. Abrach was born in Czechoslovakia, March 5, 1941, and raised in Germany. She and her late husband have been area residents for over forty-five years. Prior to retirement Mrs. Abrach had been the office manager for County Dental Porcelain Lab and a receptionist for Dr. Daniel Arutt, DDS for many years. Survivors include two daughters; Monika Abrach, of Norwalk and Nicole Abrach, of Alexandria, VA, a sister-in-law; Cecile Beck, of Trumbull and cousin; Klaus Hieronymus, … Read more

Obituary: Charlotte G. Mason, 95

Charlotte G Mason, affectionately known as “CG,” passed away on July 5 in Seymour, where she lived with her daughter and granddaughter. She was 95. She was predeceased by her husband, entrepreneur Stanley I. Mason Jr. She is survived by her daughter, M. Suzanne Jager of Seymour; and sons Douglas C. Mason of Calif.; and Jonathan Mathias of Weston, along with many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Prior to living in Seymour, she was a long-time resident of Weston. For many years she shared her passion for world cultures with Weston Middle School social studies students. Charlotte was also an avid … Read more

Obituary: Gary Singer, 86

Longtime Weston resident Gary Singer, 86, died peacefully at his home in Bradenton, FL Saturday, October 15, 2016. He was born Nov. 27, 1929 in Norwalk. A graduate of Norwalk High School and the University of Bridgeport, he was a proud veteran of the Korean War. His career in advertising – both with major New York agencies, as well as leading his own company – was augmented by his dedication to volunteer community and civic service. Among his involvement in Weston was: Little League coach and league Commissioner; Co-Founder of Westport Community Theater (where he directed over 30 plays); Head … Read more

Obituary: Sheila Kay Provost Meredith, 76

Sheila Kay Provost Meredith “Sheesh,” formerly of Weston, devoted wife of David R. Meredith for 52 years, passed away Friday, September 30th at her home in Stonington, CT following a four-year battle with cancer. She was 76. Born in Denver, Colorado on June 27, 1940, the first and only child of the late Donald Edgar and Eldyne Herbst Provost, she had been a resident of Stonington since January 2016 and before then split her time between Wolfeboro, NH and The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL. She married Dr. David R. Meredith in 1962 after 17 dates. She taught … Read more

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