Lisbeth Leonard obit 10-11-17

Lisbeth Leonard, 98, 60-Year Resident Who Biked to Work at Middlesex Junior High

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Lisbeth “Betty” Leonard of Southbury,  formerly of Darien, passed peacefully on Sept. 27, having just reached her 98th birthday on Sept. 11. She retained her sweetness and cheerfulness to the very end, and will be missed by all who knew her. During nearly 60 years in Darien, she was very much a part of the community, singing for many years in the First Presbyterian Church choir and the Greenwich Choral Society.

Elizabeth McCoy obituary 09-26-17

Elizabeth McCoy, 103, Active in Republican Town Committee, Member of Representative Town Meeting

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Elizabeth Bacon “Betty” McCoy of Darien passed away on Sept. 25, 2017 at the age of 103. Born on Nov. 2, 1913 in Charleston, S.C., Betty received her Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University and then married Ralph Richard McCoy in 1935. Inducted in 1932 into the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, she recently received an award for 75 years of membership.

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June Taylor, 84, Medical Researcher, Cookbook Editor, Former Darien Resident

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June Irmiger Taylor, 84, of New Haven, and formerly of Chicago and Darien, passed away on Aug. 11. She was born to the late Robert Irmiger, a Chicago attorney, and the late Margaret Cusack Irmiger, a teacher and guidance counselor. June was a graduate of Vassar College, where she received her bachelor’s degree, and Teachers College of Columbia University, where she received a master of science degree. She was a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Columbia University.

Carol Sargent obituary 09-25-17

Carol Sargent, 59, Director of Children’s Learning Center in Stamford

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Carol (Armstrong) Sargent, a resident of Darien, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21. She is survived by her loving husband, Scott Sargent and a son, Timothy Sargent. Born on May 18, 1958, Carol grew up in Ridgefield and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Central Connecticut State University in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She joined the Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County in 1981 as a head teacher and worked her way up to director of school readiness programs.

She enjoyed working as the director of the Children’s Learning Center in Stamford for 36 years just as much as she enjoyed watching the New England Patriots.

Nathalie Thompson obituary 09-19-17

Nathalie Thompson, 95, Traveler, Reader, Golfer, Former Darien Resident

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Nathalie B. Thompson of Vero Beach, Fl., died peacefully there on Friday, Sept. 15 at the age of 95. Born May 27, 1922 in Brooklyn, Nat graduated from The Masters School (Dobbs), attended Wells College and earned a degree in drama from Northwestern University. She married Thomas S. Thompson in 1945 and raised their children in Darien. Nat and Tommy first came to Vero Beach in 1987, living at John’s Island and at Oak Harbor.

Lynne Powell

Lynne Powell, 78, Active Volunteer, Former Darien Resident Who Taught Special Education Here

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Lynne Powell, 78, of New Canaan, passed away peacefully on September 16, at Stamford Hospital. She was born July 4, 1939 to Rudolph Augustus and Louise Biborosch in Philadelphia. Lynne was a 50-year resident of Darien and New Canaan. She taught special education for 15 years in Darien. She was a tireless community volunteer logging 1,500 hours of service and an active participant in the Bennett Cancer Center Walk where she set the record for funds raised by an individual.

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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.

Winthrop Stephens obituary 09-15-17

Winthrop ‘Win’ Stevens, 76, Former Darien Resident, Avid Golfer

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Winthrop Ramore “Win” Stevens of Bald Head Island, N.C. passed away on Aug. 12, 2017 at the age of 76. Win was born in Missouri on June 25, 1941, the son of the late John and Louise Stevens. He attended the University of Missouri and received his B.S degree before attending law school. He met his then-to-be wife Fran, and they married in August 1967.

Ronald Augustitus obituary 09-08-17

Ronald Augustitus, 85, Former Darien Resident

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Ronald Paul Augustitus, 85, died suddenly Sept. 4 at his residence at Parkplace in Denver. He was the son of Peter Paul Augustitus and Dorothy Riddle of Taylor, Pennsylvania, where he was born. He went to high school at Rome Free Academy in Rome, N.Y. and then studied at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.