Obituaries

Death notices for Darienites, immediate relatives and others of interest to town residents

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REMINDER: Funeral Service Saturday for Christopher Poth, 69, Former Longtime Darien Resident

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Christopher Anthony Poth, 69, a longtime resident of Darien and recent resident of Stamford, passed away on July 12 at Stamford Hospital with his family by his side. Editor’s note (Sept. 15) : A reminder: His family invites relatives and friends to a Memorial service that will be celebrated at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16 at St. Luke’s Church, 1864 Post Road in Darien. Continue Reading →

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Robert Lavigne, 81, Former Teacher at Darien High School, Middlesex Junior High

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Robert Paul Lavigne, 81, of Norwalk entered into eternal life on Sept. 4 in his home, surrounded by loving family members and friends.  He was the loving husband of Jack English. They met at The Napoleon Club in Boston on St. Patrick’s Day of 1973.  For 44 years they shared a vibrant life together. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Gardtrell Davis Sr., 89, Worked at Darien Fabricare Cleaners, Had 11 Children, 21 Grandchildren, 25 Great-Grandchildren, 8 Great-Great-Grandchildren

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Gardtrell E. Davis, Sr., 89, transitioned peacefully on Aug. 29. He leaves 63 descendants, with two of his children and his wife, Betty Griffin Davis, having predeceased him. (more…) Continue Reading →

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William Rohrbach, 91, Grew Up in Darien; Artist, Art Professor Who Radically Simplified His Life

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William Rohrbach passed away on July 31, 2017. He was 91. As a professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he was often referred to as “Professor Bill.” However, he preferred to be called simply, “Bill.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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