darien Obituaries January 2017

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Raquel Fetchin, 47, Former Darien Resident, Mother of Three

Rachel Fetchin obituary 02-28-17
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Raquel Johanna Fetchin, age 47 of Stratford, formerly of Darien and Stamford, passed away, Monday, Jan. 23 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center after a long battle with acute lymphoid leukemia. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bridget McGuire, 41, Former Darien Resident, All-State Gymnast, Irish Step Dancer

Patricia McGuire obituary
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Bridget Lyons McGuire, 41, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Framingham, Mass. She fought a courageous battle against cancer with grace, dignity, and above all, hope. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lee ‘Poldi’ Stevenson, Longtime Darien Resident, Mother of Three

Lee Stevenson obituary 01-31-17
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Lee “Poldi” Stevenson, a 30 year resident of Darien, died peacefully on Jan. 24. Her entire family was by her side when she passed. Her strength and joyful spirit prevailed as her room was filled with love and laughter through her final moments. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Paul Larson, 73, Active Volunteer, Former Board of Education, RTM Member

Paul Larson obit 01-25-17
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Paul Steven Larson, 73, of Norwalk and former longtime Darien resident, died on Jan. 24 at home, surrounded by his devoted family, after a courageous cancer battle. Paul took on his disease as he took on everything in life, with tenacity and grace. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sidney Zacharias, 101, WWII Veteran, Danced Among the Stars, National Champion Rower

Sidney Zacharias rower obituary repost 01-24-17
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Sidney D. Zacharias of Stamford, and more recently Darien, died Jan.19 at the age of 101. His final illness was short and followed a full and active life. As recently as October 2016, Sidney was declared national champion in his age class in the Veterans’ Rowing and Kayaking Competition and was featured on Channel 12 as he rowed a kilometer in less than eight-and-one-half minutes (see the video below this article). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jean Brown, 88, Former Darien Resident, Longtime Volunteer

Jean Brown obit 01-23-17
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Jean Hoel Brown, 88, beloved wife of the late Willard Wilkins Brown for 60 years, cherished mother, longtime humanitarian, and community volunteer, passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2016, at the Morristown Medical Center surrounded by her family. (more…) Continue Reading →

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