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Obituary: James William “Jim” Maher, 82, Beloved Father of Betty Sutay

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Jul 032016
 

Screen Shot 2016-07-03 at 11.55.34 PMJames William “Jim” Maher, 82, passed away on June 30, 2016. Husband of the late Betty Lou McCarthy Maher. He was born on March 15, 1934 in New Haven, son of the late Raymond and Therese Guay Maher.

He is survived by his children, James (Tracy) Maher, Jr. of West Haven, Betty (Robert) Sutay of Orange, Susan (Robert) Murphy of Guilford, and Teresa Stewart of West Haven, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his brother Norman Maher and his sister Elizabeth “Betty Ann” Maher.

Jim worked for CHR for many years prior to his retirement.

He loved to play the guitar and sing songs with his wife. One of his greatest passions was playing softball.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on WEDNESDAY at 11 a.m. in St. Lawrence Church, 207 Main St. West Haven, CT. Interment will be private.

West Haven Funeral Home at the Green in care of arrangements.

For online condolences please visit our website at www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Obituary: Dr. Hyung Chan Chung, 84, Beloved Husband, Father

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May 012016
 

Screen Shot 2016-05-01 at 11.42.08 PMDr. Hyung Chan Chung of Orange, Connecticut passed away at the age of 84 on April 26th, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven.

Dr. Chung was born in Seoul, Korea. After attending Kyunggi High School and Seoul National University, Dr. Chung served as a lieutenant and instructor for the ROK during the Korean War. He then came to the US in 1954, and subsequently, Dr. Chung received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of City Planning from Yale University.

In 1970, he earned a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from Columbia University. Dr. Chung served as a professor of Economics in the University of Bridgeport’s College of Business Administration for thirty years, served as Executive Director of the Greater Bridgeport Regional Planning Agency, and founded H. C. Planning Consultants. He performed numerous land use planning, economic impact studies, and school enrollment studies for municipalities throughout New England and New York, the federal and Connecticut governments, the City of Seoul, Korea, and the United Nations.

Besides helping state- and city-wide community organizations dedicated to matters of poverty, housing, and unemployment, for many years Dr. Chung volunteered as an advisor to the Spanish American Development Agency (SADA) that served those in need in southeast Connecticut. In 2000, he was honored for his work by becoming the first person from Connecticut to be inducted as a Fellow into the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Dr. Chung was widely beloved for his gentle and cheerful nature, and he was the best of fathers: caring, responsible, and a man who loved to make others laugh. He was also a man of many interests. An accomplished cartoonist, as a high school student he published the serial “Travel to Mars” in the Kyung-Hyang Daily Newspaper.

He was a talented amateur tenor, performing for the Garry Moore variety television show in 1956 and giving recitals at Yale’s Sprague Hall and many churches. In later years he golfed avidly.

He is survived by Jongsoon, his wife of 56 years, their three children Junehee, Kee Young, and Jeanhee, their spouses, and six grandchildren.

A memorial service at the New Haven Korean Church, 42 Glen Park Way, Hamden, CT will be held on May 7th, at 11 o’clock. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association or Smilow Cancer Hospital, at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Arrangements are in care of the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. For online condolences visit www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Obituary: Arthur T. Egan, 73, Beloved Husband, Father of Kathleen Shelnitz

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Apr 262014
 

obit vet hospArthur T. Egan, 73, of West Haven, passed away on April 20, 2014, surrounded by his loved ones.

Loving and dedicated husband, father, and grandfather to wife Priscilla Mason Egan; daughters, Laura (Henry) Torniero of Naugatuck, Nancy (Neil) Cavallaro of West Haven, and Kathleen (Michael) Shelnitz of Orange; grandchildren, Sarah, Rachel, and Andrea Torniero, Lindsey, Catherine, and Connor Cavallaro, and Katie and Zachary Shelnitz.

Arthur was born to the late Arthur J. and Vivian Stuart Egan on April 28, 1940, and was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Suprenant.

Arthur was an Air Force Veteran, a lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of the Blinded Veterans Association. After receiving his MBA from University of New Haven, he worked as a Blind Rehabilitation Specialist at the VA Hospital in West Haven until his retirement in 2003.

Arthur enjoyed going on vacations with his family, working in the yard, and building many items in his workshop over the years. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on May 31, 2014, at Zion Episcopal Church, 326 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT, followed by a gathering for friends and family.

Funeral services are in care of West Haven Funeral Home.

For online condolences please visit the website at www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Donations may be made in Arthur’s memory to Smilow Cancer Hospital, c/o Office of Development, PO Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508; or the Blinded Veterans Association, 477 H Street, Northwest Washington, DC 20001-2694.

Obituary: Beatrice (Bridgett) Cordone, age 89, Beloved Matriarch, “Nanna B”

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Jan 022013
 

“Nanna B” Cordone

Beatrice (Bridgett) Cordone, age 89, passed away at home on December 31, 2012.

Wife of the late Anthony Cordone. Born in Derby, daughter of the late Augusto and Maria Tonelli Lanci.

She is survived by her children Dr. Anthony (Rose Paolino) Cordone of Milford, Peter (Ann Marie) Cordone of West Haven, and Marie (Salvatore) Carrano of West Haven, her grandchildren, Salvatore (Patricia) Carrano, Donna Thatcher, Anthony (Jennifer) Cordone, and Dr. Michael (Rachel) Cordone, her great grandchildren, Jackson, Amanda, Julianna, and Carolyn, and her great great granddaughter Samantha.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia A. Anastasio, and her brother, Primo Lanci, and her sisters, Eva Esposito, Adele “Tina” Sandacata, Lena Simonetti, Jeana Mea, Eleanor Murray, and Dorothy Graham.

Beatrice was a secretary for the University of New Haven prior to her retirement. Her great joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, who referred to her as “Nanna B”.

The hours for visitation will be FRIDAY from 4-7pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Saturday morning at 8:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church at 9am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

For online condolences please visit our website at www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Obituary: Olga “Bella” Castallazzo, 93, Beloved Matriarch, Former Business Owner

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Nov 272012
 

Olga “Bella” Castellazzo

Olga “Bella” Castellazzo, age 93, of Orange passed away on November 25, 2012 at CT Hospice.

Wife of the late Arthur Castellazzo. Mother of Arthur J. Castellazzo of AZ and Lorraine Lorenze of Branford. Also survived by her grandchildren Mark Lorenze, Amy DeMarseilles, Nicole Larizza and Lauren Ploeger, great grandchildren Whitney Ann, Paige, Jack, Zachary, Julia, Gabby, Bella, Anna, Evan & Phoebe & her sister, Flora Tomassetti.

She was predeceased by her brother, Aldo Bella.

Prior to her retirement, Olga was the owner/operator of Crown High Food Shop and worked in sales at the former Edward Malley Company.

Visitation will be Thursday morning from 11:00 to 12:30pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. A Funeral Service will follow at the funeral home at 12:30pm.

Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT. 06405.

For online condolences please visit our website at www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Obituary: Marie Gagne, 87, Mother of Chief Robert Gagne

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Jul 092012
 

Marie Gagne

Marie Libero Gagne, 87, of West Haven died Friday, July 6, 2012 peacefully in her sleep at Connecticut Hospice in Branford.

She was the beloved wife of Raoul A. Gagne and loving mother of Paul (Lynn) Gagne of West Haven and Robert (Laurie) Gagne (Chief, Orange Police Department) of Bethany.

She was predeceased by a stepson, Roger Gagne. She was the cherished grandmother of Robert Gagne Jr., Melanie Gagne, Morgan Gagne and Brianna Gagne.

She was a loving and devoted friend to many.

She was born in New Haven on August 20, 1924, daughter of the late Rachel Milone Libero. Her younger years were spent living on Wooster Street with her mother and late brother, Ralph Libero.

Her favorite story was that of having dinner on Wooster Street next to Frank Sinatra.

She loved sewing, cooking, music, the UCONN women’s basketball team and the beach.

She worked for Soundscriber in New Haven (where she met her husband) and later at Mackrille School in West Haven.

Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 10 at the West Haven Funeral Home on the Green.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church.

Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery in North Haven.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN. 38148-0142 .