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Obituary: Antoinette Gloria Bosco, 91, of Brookfield March 30, 2020 - BROOKFIELD—Antoinette Gloria Bosco, 91, of Brookfield, died peacefully in her home on March 20, 2020 with her devoted daughter, Margee Minier by her side. She was born in Rome, New York on September 18, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Sgambellone) Oppedisano of…

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Fr. Dan Lynch, 71 December 27, 2019 - TENFALY, NEW JERSEY—It is with deep sorrow that the Society of African Missions (SMA) announce the death of their brother Father Dan Lynch, who entered into Eternal Life December 20, 2019 in New Jersey. Reverend Daniel James Lynch, S.M.A. was born on November 18, 1948…

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Peter E. Nelsen, Organist August 28, 2019 - STRATFORD—Peter E. Nelsen of Stratford passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 72. An accomplished musician and singer, “Pete” served for 58 years as the only organist at his beloved St. Mark Church. He taught music…

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Deacon Kevin Moore, 75 June 8, 2019 - BRIDGEPORT– It is with great sadness that the diocese has learned of the death of Deacon Kevin Moore, 75 of Trumbull on Friday, June 7. Deacon Moore is fondly remembered by many as an unassuming man of great faith and dignity who tirelessly served others…

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Father Emeric, Szlezak, OFM, 101 March 22, 2019 - FLORIDA—Father Emeric, Szlezak, OFM, a professed Franciscan friar for 79 years and a priest for 74, died on March 16 in St. Petersburg, where he had lived since 2005. Father Szlezak was 101 years old and the longest living friar in the history of Holy…

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Rev. Edward A. Colohan, 86 March 15, 2019 - BRIDGEPORT—Reverend Edward A. Colohan passed away at St. Vincent’s Medical Center on Thursday  March 14, 2019, at the age of 86. Father Colohan’s body will be received at Saint Stephen Church located at 6948 Main Street, Trumbull, at 9:30 AM on Friday, March 22, 2019…

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Father Sangiovanni, former principal & president of N.D.H.S. February 6, 2019 - I am sorry to inform you of the death of the Reverend William F. Sangiovanni yesterday, February 4, 2019. He was 77 years of age. William Francis Sangiovanni was born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 24, 1941, son of Francis and Margaret (Muldoon) Sangiovanni.…

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Father William F. Sangiovanni, 77 February 5, 2019 - BRIDGEPORT—Reverend William F. Sangiovanni passed away on Monday, February 4, at Bridges Memory Care Assisted Living in Trumbull. He was 77 years old. A full obituary with details on the Mass of Christian Burial and other funeral arrangements will be published as soon as it…

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Reverend Monsignor Ernest T. Esposito, 83 January 17, 2019 - BRIDGEPORT—Reverend Monsignor Ernest T. Esposito died on January 15, 2019 after a brief illness. He was 83 years of age. “Monsignor Esposito will be remembered as a man who truly enjoyed his life as a priest and shared that joy and good spirit with all…

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Priest, Musician Monsignor John C. Sanders, 93 January 6, 2019 - STAMFORD—Reverend Monsignor John C. Sanders passed away today, January 6, 2019, the Epiphany of the Lord. He was 93 years of age. “Known to jazz fans across the country as the priest who played in the Duke Ellington Band, Monsignor Sanders was also much loved…

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