Obituary: Carol Johnson, 81, Beloved Mother, Wife Of The Late “Coach” Bill Johnson

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May 252020

Carol Casagrande Johnson, age 81, of Bethany, the beloved wife of 57 years to the late William Johnson, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020.

She was born in Derby on November 29, 1938, beloved daughter of the late Dr. John and Isabelle Goehl Casagrande. Carol was a 53 year resident of Bethany and a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in New Haven and Colby-Sawyer College of New Hampshire.

She worked in the Corporate Technology Department of Laticrete International of Bethany for many years. Carol’s life was devoted to her family and many friends. She often traveled to see her children in their sporting events, always arriving early and leaving late. Carol will be sadly missed but will remain forever in our hearts.

Her family includes her loving daughter Karen Marrone and her husband Al, her four caring sons Bill Johnson and his wife Eileen, Scott Johnson and his wife Elena, John Johnson and Craig Johnson, twelve cherished grandchildren Al Marrone and his wife Leah McIntosh, Jamie Marrone her husband Chris Gogan-Tilstone, Billy Marrone, Michael Marrone, Ashley Bernath and her husband Ryan, Bill Johnson, Brittany Johnson, Andy Johnson and his wife Serenity, Michael Johnson, Owen Johnson, Alexa Johnson and Ryan Johnson, beloved great-grandchild Lyla Ann Gogan-Tilstone, her dear brother Jim Casagrande and many loving nieces and nephews. Carol was predeceased by her brothers Tom Casagrande and Jack Casagrande.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a private interment will be held at the family plot at St. Augustine Cemetery in Seymour with Father Christopher Ford of Our Lady of the Assumption Church officiating.

A Memorial Mass will be Celebrated for Carol at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Woodbridge at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Carol’s memory may be made to the William H. Johnson Scholarship Fund for Amity High School or the Connecticut Special Olympics, both through the funeral home.

The Miller-Ward Funeral Home of Seymour is compassionately caring for the family.
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Obituary: Franklin “Curt” Bradley III, 72, Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather

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Jul 072019

Franklin Curtis “Curt” Bradley III 72, of Orange beloved husband of 44 years to Cathy Bartnicki Bradley passed away suddenly on July 4, 2019, in Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus surrounded by his loving family.

Loving father of Franklin C. “Scooby” (Trisha) Bradley IV of Orange and the late Charles J. “CJ” Bradley. Grandfather of Logan Curtis Bradley. Brother of Susan Elizabeth Bradley of Middleton, NH.

He is survived by his dog Mason and the late King. He was a very generous and kind soul has touched many people’s lives. Everyone that knew Curt knew that his family was his pride and joy.

Curt graduated from Amity High School with a full hockey scholarship to Syracuse University where he majored in Economics. He attended and graduated from the University of New Haven with a master’s degree in Business Administration. He was an avid hockey player and played for the New Haven Blades.

A beloved coach that enjoyed all sports, especially working with kids. In addition, Curt helped and mentored young adults who were starting out in business. He had a passion for helping others in need without looking for recognition.

Curt was a car enthusiast, collecting and restoring several classic cars. He was a member of the CT Regional Valley Porsche Association, Porsche of North America, Car Clubs of CT and many more. He participated in many car shows and won top awards and honors.

His favorite thing to do was boating on the sound with his family. He was proud to serve as the Deputy Harbor Master of Branford, CT.

At the time of his death, Curt owned and operated CB Landscaping, LLC. His legacy, aside from his love for his family, is he could literally fix anything.

Curt was born in New Haven on May 7, 1947 son of the late Franklin C. and Shirley Westmark Bradley Jr.

Friends may call on MONDAY from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the PORTO FUNERAL HOME, 830 Jones Hill Rd., West Haven.

Relatives and friends are invited to go DIRECTLY to Our Lady of the Assumption Church located at 81 Center Rd., Woodbridge on TUESDAY morning to celebrate A Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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