Obituary: Maryanne Bolella

Maryanne Bolella, Servant of God, very unexpectedly and suddenly departed this life to be in the Kingdom of the Heavens on January 25, 2017 at her home in Weston, CT. She was age 60. She is survived by her loving and adoring husband William Miller with whom she has been together for 25 years and many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and extended family including remarkable friends of her dearly departed sister, Christine. Maryanne touched the lives of so many quietly with a gift for making everyone in her life feel like the most special person in the world. Always giving, … Read more

Obituary: Terry Hulley

Terry Hope (Limenfeld) Hulley of Redding, died on Tuesday, Jan. 24. She was the wife of the late Norman Bloom, the late James Hulley, and the late Jay Jackson. She is survived by her children Marcia Allegra Hulley and her husband Scot Osterweil of Brookline, Mass., and her grandchildren Willie and Peter Osterweil. She was predeceased by her son Roger Hulley and sister Diane Samuels. Before moving to Redding, she was a longtime resident of Weston and a member of a number of boards and commissions, including the Commission on Aging and League of Women Voters of Weston. A Memorial … Read more

Obituary: James T. Hogg

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James T. “Jim” Hogg passed away peacefully on November 15th at the age of 99. He was born on July 8, 1917 in Boston Mass. His parents James and Jane Hogg were first generation immigrants from Aberdeen, Scotland. He settled in Weston, CT in 1951 after serving six years with the US Army where he was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. He later landed in Normandy and fought under General Patton in the Battle of the Bulge. In 1945 when stationed in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia the Third Army soccer team was formed and they appointed him as coach and asked to … Read more

Obituary: Barbara J. Blankfort

Barbara J. Blankfort passed away on January 16, 2017 after succumbing to complications from a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She is survived by her five children (Frederick Kauhl of Whitefish, Montana, James Kauhl (and his wife Lisa) of Windham, New Hampshire, Jeffrey Kauhl of Norwalk, CT, Douglas Kauhl (and his wife Diane) of North Haven, CT and Lisa Rothman (and her husband Max) of Fairfield, CT) and six grandchildren (Sam, Paige, Cooper, Emma, Matthew and Jonathan). She is predeceased by her husband Charles, father James, mother Margaret and sister Peggy. Born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Ohio she attended the … Read more

Obituary: Ida I. Stratz

Ida I. Stratz (Pim), age 90 of Weston, beloved wife of the late Donald Charles Stratz, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Norwalk Hospital. Born January 17, 1926 in Half-Way-Tree, Jamaica, BWI, she married Donald in Jamaica on September 3, 1951. As newlyweds, they initially moved to Buffalo, New York to begin raising a family. Over the next 20 plus years, the family relocated several times on the East and West coasts. They finally settled in Weston, Connecticut and lived there for approximately 43 years. Ida had an artistic touch and enjoyed painting and drawing as a hobby. She … Read more

Obituary: Christopher M. Byron

Christopher Michael Byron of Stony Brook Colony in Weston, died Saturday, Jan. 7. He was 72. Byron was born on Dec. 27, 1944 in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Westport on Blue Water Hill, which he was recently writing a book about. His parents Edward and Katherine Byron worked in radio and television. Byron dropped out of Stamford High School in 1962 to join the Navy. In 1964, he enrolled at Yale College, graduating in 1968. While at Yale he met Maria Los and they married on June 4, 1968 in Mount Vernon, New York. Byron had an immensely … Read more

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