Madeleine Murphy Pollock, a Darien and New Canaan resident for seven decades, has died at the age of 102. Madeleine Pollock died of natural causes at her home on Daniel Island, South Carolina where she had relocated in 2017. Mrs. Pollock was a member of the St. Thomas More Catholic church in Darien. She was also an active member of the Wee Burn Country Club, where she chaired the Ladies’ Golf Committee and enjoyed playing duplicate bridge.
Steven G. Lauten of Wilton passed away on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the age of 73 after a 2 1/2 year battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Fred and Gertrude Lauten. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Steve remained a true Brooklyn Dodgers fan for the rest of his life. He later moved to Yonkers, New York, where he graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1965.
Richard Drew Holahan, age 83, beloved husband, father, and Papa, passed away at his home in Fairfield on Aug. 1. Born in Bridgeport on Oct. 4, 1937, son of the late James J. and Mary Drew Holahan, he grew up in Darien. He was a resident of Fairfield for 45 years.
Patricia Young Barton, 79, passed away peacefully at home in Bonita Springs, Florida on Aug. 22, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. Trisha handled a difficult cancer diagnosis with courage, positivity and faith. Born on Nov. 19, 1942 in East Saint Louis, Illinois, Trisha was the oldest child of the late Roland Young and Mary Ellis.
St. Julien Lachicotte McCall of the Mountain Lake community in Lake Wales, Florida and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, formerly of Cleveland and Darien, passed away peacefully in Florida on Aug. 17 with his three children by his bedside.He was 100. Born April 1, 1921 in Florence, South Carolina to Julia Lachicotte McCall, who lived 102 years, and Arthur May McCall, Julien graduated from Florence High School, Davidson College in 1942, and Harvard Business School in 1947 and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1983 from Davidson College. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, Ammunitions, in North Africa and Italy (Monte Cassino and Anzio) from 1942 to 1946.
Michael Bishko, a former resident of Darien, died on Aug. 9, 2021 in Naples, Florida at the age of 80. Though fully vaccinated, he passed away following a courageous two-week battle with the COVID-19 virus at NCH Baker Hospital in Naples. Mike was born in Passaic, New Jersey in 1941 and grew up in Clifton, New Jersey. He graduated from high school at Mount St.
John Charles Zimmermann of West Lebanon, New Hampshire passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021. He was born June 25, 1932, in Stamford, and enjoyed sailing, both racing and instructing in his youth on Long Island Sound. Jack was graduated from Dartmouth College and completed graduate courses at Johns Hopkins University. He served in the Navy for almost four years, attending Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, before being assigned as a communications officer on a destroyer in the Pacific. Jack gained promotion to lieutenant, completing his service as a small boat facilities master in Annapolis, Maryland, where he learned a great deal about making do and devising innovative solutions to challenging problems and processes.
Elizabeth Austin Tucker died suddenly on Aug. 4. She was 76. A native of Richmond, she was the daughter of Elizabeth Sloan Tucker Cann and Beverley Randolph Tucker Jr., and the step-daughter of John Pearce Cann, Jr.
Austin, a/k/a “Mom” and “Gigi,” cherished extended family on both her mother’s and father’s sides. She dreamed of travel to visit ancestral sites and to identify distant relations, especially in Scotland.
David Prescott Fuller, 77, of Simsbury, CT passed away at his home on Sunday, August 8th, 2021. Born in Savannah, Georgia to Prescott Chase and Jeanne (Burt) Fuller, David grew up in Darien. He lived his adult life in Simsbury where he owned and operated Prescott Building Services until retiring. David remained very active throughout his retirement spending countless hours building in his beloved wood shop. He spent his winters on Captiva Island and in Cape Coral, Florida.
Barbara Ann Journalist, a resident of Stamford and a former resident of Darien, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Greenwich. She was 87. Born on Sept. 22, 1933 in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Ann and Edward Troy.
Kathleen Frances Cavanaugh Fogarty, a longtime resident of Darien, passed away on Aug. 5. She was 80. Born on Sept. 30, 1940, in Boston, and raised in Newton and Scituate, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Francis Cavanaugh and Catherine Frances Connor.
Lynn F. Glaze, of Greenville, passed away peacefully on July 10 at the age of 88. Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Lynn was the daughter of Kenneth Loveland Ferguson and Constance May Pedder Ferguson. After graduating from Stanford University with a B.A. in elementary education, she taught school in Roswell, New Mexico, and San Diego before marrying her Stanford classmate, Harry Smith Glaze Jr., in 1957. Lynn and Harry lived in Marin County, California, where their daughter, Catherine, was born before returning to Stanford, where Lynn received an Master of Arts degree in education while Harry got an MBA. They then moved to Darien, where Lynn was a substitute teacher until their son, Charles, was born.
Mariechen Smith’s long and joyful life came to an end on July 6 at Carolina Meadows in Chatham County, North Carolina, where she resided for the last 24 years. She was 96. Born on July 27, 1924, Mariechen grew up in Old Greenwich. She attended the Greenwich Academy and graduated from the Grier School in Tyrone, Pennsylvania in 1941. She graduated from the Connecticut College for Women in 1944.
Harold James Keena passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021, surrounded by his family. He had just celebrated his 86th birthday on July 3. Born in 1935, Harold grew up in Norwalk, graduating from Norwalk High School in 1954. He served as a Navy corpsman from 1955-1958, stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland and Chelsea, Massachusetts. After serving in the Navy, he went on to attend Nichols College.