Obituary: Richard (Dick) E. Bogen, 86, Army Veteran, 32nd Degree Mason, Former Orange Resident

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Nov 172013

article-new-ehow-images-a06-dd-gb-rv-parks-dewey_-az-1.1-800x800Richard (Dick) E. Bogen, 86, of Dewey, AZ and formerly Orange CT passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Richard was born on March 12, 1927 in Miami, FL to David F. and Rose (Lipshitz) Bogen. The family moved to Bridgeport, CT when Dick was very young.

After growing up and attending school in CT, Dick served his country in the Army, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant in the European Theater.

Dick was a toolmaker and an master engraver. He loved woodcarving, the outdoors and camping, and after retirement, he and his wife traveled for many years in their multiple RV’s.

Dick was a proud member of the Ansantawae Lodge #89 Milford CT a Masonic Lodge, and a 32nd Degree Scottish Right Mason.

He was sent on his journey to greater light on Friday, November 8, 2013.

His parents and his brother, Harvey Bogen, preceded Dick in death. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, in May, Peggy Bogen of Dewey, AZ; his daughters, Linda Vlack Trob of Albuquerque, NM and Wendy Bogen Peschman(Bob) of McHenry, IL; his son, Timothy Bogen(Lynn) of Hamden, CT; his grandsons, Dr.Jake Peschman and Zach Peschman of McHenry, IL; his nieces, Barbara Bogen Miller and Marcia Bogen Hanscome and his nephew Harvey Weissman.

A private service was held in Arizona Friday, November 8, 2013.

There is an online guestbook available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.

Obituary: Terry J. Munk, 66, Vietnam Veteran, Brother Mason, Rotarian, Friend

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Sep 052013

Screen shot 2013-09-05 at 10.49.04 PMTerry J. Munk, age 66, beloved husband of Jacqueline Wozniak Munk, loving father, and longtime resident of Milford, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 2nd, 2013 in his home.

Born in Chicago, IL on August 24, 1947, he was the son of the late Donald and Kathryn Le Conte Munk.

Terry served with pride and honor in the United States Army and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam.

He was also a graduate of Southern Illinois University. Throughout his extensive working career Terry was President and Owner of Appaloosa Trading Company and Appaloosa Custom Products and Managing General Partner of the Connecticut Skyhawks.

He served his community as a member of the Board of Alderman (Chairman 1994-98), Drug Free Milford (President 1991), Greater New Haven YMCA Board of Directors, United Way of Milford (President 1990-92), Milford-Orange YMCA (Chairman 1989-91), Milford Oyster Festival Committee (President 1979), and the Korea-Vietnam Memorial Committee.

He was an active member of many professional organizations including the Milford Chamber of Commerce (President 1986-87), Advisory Board Bank of Boston, and the NFIB Action Council. Terry was also a member of the Milford Rotary Club (President 1990 & 1995), the Milford Club, the Republican Town Committee, and Ansantawae Lodge No. 89, A.F. & A.M.

In addition to his wife Jackie of 39 years, “Pops” is survived by his two children Christopher Munk and wife Emily, and Michael Munk and wife Meredith, of Milford; three grandchildren Bodhi, Xavier and Adelysia; sister Marcia and husband Charles; brother Richard and wife Connie; brother-in-law Jacques Wozniak, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call on Friday, September 6th from 4 to 8 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.

A service will be held on Saturday, September 7, at 11:00 am at the Cody-White Funeral Home, followed by full Military Honors.

Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Terry’s name to “Rotary International” and mailed to Tracy O’Brien – Rotary Foundation Chair, Milford Rotary, PO Box 381, Milford CT 06460.