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Dorothy M.M. Platt 
A service was held at Christ Episcopal Church for Dorothy Manfield Morgen Platt, formerly of West Haven; who died Jan. 3. She was the widow of John W. Platt. She was a teacher in Guilford, Orange Milford and West Haven, and an administrator for the West Haven Board of Education before retiring.

She leaves a son, Christopher P. Morgen of East Haddam; a daughter, Jennifer P, Morgen of Clinton; sisters Mary Jane Kelley of West Haven and Helen Arsenault of East Haven, and Natalie Ferringer, with whom she lived. She was predeceased by her first husband, Harold Edger Morgen. Burial was in Carrington Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Patricia B. Lacobelli 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church for Patricia Bowman Lacobelli, of 355 Captain Thomas Blvd., who died Jan. 4. She was the wife of Gene M. Lacobelli.

She is survived by daughters. Janet Verneris Strom of New Haven, Katherine Verneris Skaltsas of West Haven, and Sara Lacobelli Inclima of MI; a son, Stephen Lacobelli of West Haven; and seven grandchildren. She was a past president of the West Haven Italian-American Ladies Auxiliary.

Donations may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Yale Univ Gyn/Onc Division, P.O. Box 208063, New Haven 06529, Attn: Renee Luongo, or to West Haven Public Library, 675 Washington Ave. Attn: Bradley Green.

Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
Adam J. Wyzykoski 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Adam J. Wyzykoski of 106 Phillips Terrace, who died Jan. 3. He was the husband of Maryanna Glinski Wyzykoski.

He is survived by sons, Adam Wade of Orange, and Robert Wade of OR; a sister, Stephanie Butler of Orange; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Prior to retirement, he was an offset printer for Hunt Printers.

Memorials may be made to the Orange Visiting Nurses Assoc., 525 Orange Center Road, Orange, 06477. Burial was in St., Lawrence Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Donna D. Devlin 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Lawrence Church for Donna Dunn Devlin of 85 Richards Place, who died Jan 4. She was the wife of John P. Devlin.

She is survived by a son, Keith Devlin of Milford; daughters, Meg Kingston and Denise Przybylowski, both of Hamden, and Patrice Bennett of Norwalk, Virginia; a brother, Michael Dunn of WA; and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Howard Bombard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John P. DiDato 
The Celentano Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for John P. DiDato, 71, of 305 Main St., who died Jan. 5. He was a computer graphics artist for Kinko's Copy Center in Orange. He was a Korean War veteran.

He leaves a son, Christopher J. DiDato of Fremont, Calif.; a daughter, Jo-elle Bridges of NC: and a granddaughter. He is also survived by his former wife, Martha DiDato of Milford. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery.

Meyer Sisken 
The Robert E. Shure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Meyer Sisken of 469 Ocean Ave., who died Jan. 8. He was the husband of Anna Hodes Sisken.

He is survived by sons, Lawrence Hodes of MA, and Harold Sisken of Cheshire; daughters, Joan Kalin of New Haven, Estelle Goldin of Milford and Barbara Natrillo of Wallingford; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., or to the American Heart Association. Burial was at the Hebrew Free Burial Association Cemetery of East Haven.

Donald E. Greene 
The Curvin K. Council Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Donald E. Greene, 61 of Terrace Avenue, who died Jan. 6. He was the husband of Christine Greene. He was a machine operator for Marlin Firearms.

Besides his wife, survivors include a daughter, Margaret Greene of New Haven; sons, Donald Greene, Jr., Anthony, Aaron and Gary Greene, all of New Haven; a brother, Oliver Greene of New and nine grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Inez Smith.

Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. 
Ralph Palmieri 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church for Ralph Palmieri, 79, of 308 Savin Ave., who died Jan. 8. He was the widower of Mary DeColo Palmieri. Prior to retiring he was an employee of Montesi Motors in North Haven for 10 years and a supervisor for the former United Elastic Co., where he worked for 30 years. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors include a son, Angelo Palmieri of East Haven; a daughter, Mary Lamano of West Haven; brothers, Frank Palmieri of Clinton and Attilio Palmieri of West Haven; and three grandchildren.. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Porto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Veronica M. Cahill 
The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Veronica "Vera" Moore Cahill, 90, of 48 Andrews St., who died Jan.6. She was the widow of James P. Cahill. She was a bookkeeper for the Connecticut Refining Co. until retiring. granddaughter. She was predeceased by sisters, Theresa Spirito, Louise Giordano and Mary Gambardella.

Memorial donations may be made to st. Michael's Church, 29 Wooster Place, New Haven 06511. Burial was in Beaverdale. 
She leaves a niece, Anne Marie Goldstein of Moscow, Idaho. 
Mary Ellen Tierney 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church for Mary Ellen Tierney, 58, of 174 Center St., who died Jan. 10. She was a receptionist at Soundview Care Center and had worked at the Seton Name Plate Corp. in Branford.

Survivors include a sister, Ann Moffitt of Monroe, Maine, and a brother, James Tierney of Auburn, Maine. She was predeceased by a brother, Edward Tierney, Jr. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pasquale Console 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Pasquale Console, 83, of 185 Lauren St., who died Jan. 10. He was the husband of Josephine Padillo Console. He retired in 1983 from the Mode Dress Co., where he was a presser for more than 30 years. He was an Army veteran.

Besides his wife, survivors include sisters, Phyllis Fazio and Anna Rose Rotella of New Haven and Margaret Redente and Josephine Cretella of East Haven. He was predeceased by a sister, Antoinette Nastri and brothers, William, John and Andrew Console. Burial was in All saints Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Shakarben Patel 
The Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home of Hamden was in charge of arrangements for Shakarben Patel, 86, of 153 Bull Hill Lane, who died Jan.16. She was the widow of Kashibhai Patel.

Survivors include daughters Manglaben Patel of PA, and Kokilaben Amin of IN; sons, Dahyabhai Patel of Kenya, and Kantibhal Patel and Vinu Patel, both of NJ; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Lalitaben Patel and a son, Ambalal Patel.

Marcos Ortiz 
Services were held at the West Haven Funeral Home for Marcos Ortiz, 38 of 72 Atwater St., who died Jan. 18. He was the son of Andrea Cruz of West Haven and the late Marcos Ortiz. He was a computer analyst for the GE Corp. in Stamford.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by sisters, Maria and Madeline Ortiz, both of Hartford; and brothers, Rafael Ortiz and Danny Melendez of West Haven, Carlos Ortiz of Bridgeport and Raymond Ortiz of Massachusetts. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Merle H. Lamb 
The Beecher & Bennett-Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Merle H. Lamb, 95, of 43 Wallace St., who died Jan. 16. He was the husband of Harriet Meadows Lamb. He retired in 1988 from the Austin Organ Inc. of Hartford as a pipe organ technician.

Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Alice L. Graves of Wallingford; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Louise L. Hamilton; a sister, Stella Blackden, and a grandson, Mark Hamilton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 308 Center St., or to Research, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.

Dorothy L. Pappas 
A service was celebrated at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Orange, for Dorothy Loulis Pappas, 83, of Bentley Gardens, 310 Terrace Ave., who died Jan. 11. She was the widow of George Pappas. She was a hostess and waitress at several family-operated restaurants in the New Haven area, including the former Plaza Luncheonette, Esquire Restaurant and Putnam Steak House.

She is survived by sons, Michael P. Pappas of Guilford, Theodore L. Pappas of Milford and Paul G. Pappas of VT; sisters, Ella Spiros of Minneapolis, Olga Bungeely of NJ, and Georgia Necklas of Branford; and eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Edward Loulis.

Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 477, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The Celentano Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth P. Wendland 
A Mass of Christian Burial as celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Kenneth P. Wendland, 52, of 1 Gilbert St., who died Jan.12. He was the husband of Mary Pietrosanto Wendland. He as a laboratory aide at the Howard Hugh Institute of New Haven.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Pamela Pietrosanto of New Haven and Michelle Pietrosanto of FL; sisters Gayle Pannone and Janice Merlin of West Haven; a brother, Edward Wendland of West Haven; and a grandson. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anna A. Farley 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Michael's Church, New Haven, for Anna Amodio Farley, 92, of 118 Baldwin St., who died Jan. 12. She was the widow of James G. Farley. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for the former Lee Beachwear Co. of New Haven.

She leaves a son, James G. Farley, Jr. of West Haven; and a 
Memorial Cemetery. The Porto Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
Edith B. Polverari 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Edith Bergami Polverari, 79, of 41 Thompson St., who was died Jan. 14. She was the widow of Harry Polverari. She was a seamstress for area dress companies until her retirement.

Survivors include a daughter, Adele M. Streeto, and a son, Harry Polverari, both of West Haven; a brother, Joseph Bergami of Orange; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by a daughter, Louise Ginsberg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1004, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden 06450; or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis TN 38173. Burial was in Beaverdale Memorial Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Susan D. Moss 
The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Susan D. Moss, 68, of 226 West Walk, who died Jan. 5. She was a daughter of Freda N. Davis of Arizona and the late Elmer W. Davis.

Besides her mother, survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Driebeek of Hamden; a son, David Moss of North Haven; a sister, Marion D. Aimsbury of West Haven; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gregory T. Moss.

Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. 
James A. Peckingham 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Paul's Church for James A. Peckingham, 87,, of 25 S. Forest Circle, who died Jan. 14. He was the widower of Eva Sanchetti Peckingham. He retired in 1975 as a foreman after working 25 years at Yale University. He served in the Merchant Marine.

Survivors include sons Richard Reichert of NY, and James R. Peckingham of West Haven; a daughter, Jeanne Shoneck of Westbrook; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Robert, Henry, George, Arthur, Fred, Bennett and Edwin Peckingham; and sisters Katherine Pernal, Rita Peat and Mary King.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22303, or Connecticut Hospice, 61 Burban Drive, Branford 06405. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MaryAlice T. Crouse 
Entered into rest, Jan. 15, in Linden, MI. She was born in 1903 to Richard and Honora Taffe in newton, MA. She resided in West Haven for more than 50 years and was a glontime communicant of St. Lawrence Church. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur H. Course, Sr. and her son, Arthur H. Crouse, Jr.

Survivors include: Donand and Nancy Crouse of Linden, MI, Barbara Crouse of West Haven(children); Arthur and Donna Crouse of Keene, NH, Karen Crouse, Martin and Wendy Crouse of West Haven, Deron and Julie Crouse of Flowersville, MI and Heather and Dougas Reyes of Sonama, CA (grandchildren); Kerrigan, Conor, Carly and Brett Crosue (great-grandchildren). Interment at All Saints Cemetery, North Haven, is at the convenience of the family.

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Joanne Fucci 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Joanne Fucci, who died Dec. 23. She was the daughter of Mary Bracciocurti Fucci of West Haven and the late Frank Fucci. She was a professional ballroom dancer performing in New York and Florida.

Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
Stephen J. Yarden 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church for Stephen J. Yardan, of Honor Road, who died Dec. 25. He was the husband of Arlene Doolan Yarden. He was a retired mechanical inspector for the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and served under General Patton in WWII during the invasion of Normandy.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Dr. Stephen W. Yardan of Branford; a daughter, Carole Partridge of Clinton; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. John Yardan of NY; and a sister, Ann Treichel of New Haven. He was predeceased by three sisters and a brother.

Memorial contributions may be made to Notre Dame High School Development Fund, 24 Ricardo St., West Haven 06516. Burial with full military honors was in All Saints Cemetery. The Keenan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Antonio S. Calosso 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Anthony's Church, New Haven, for Antonio S. Calosso, 103, who died Dec. 26. He was the widower of Amalia Osano Calosso. He worked as a driver for the state Highway Department for many years.

He is survived by a daughter, Barbara Calosso of West Haven. He was predeceased by a son, Henry Calosso, and several brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospital of St. Raphael Foundation, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven 06511 or St. Anthony's Church Building Fund, 25 Gold St., New Haven 06519. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The Maresca & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice B. Cowles 
Graveside services were held for Beatrice Burhans Cowles, of 215 Washington Ave., who died Dec. 26. She was the widow of Laurance E. Cowles.

She is survived by sons, Robert B. Cowles of Guilford, Richard H. and Laurence E. Cowles of West Haven; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Earl Burhans. Burial was Oak Grove Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Helen Sims 
Arrangements were entrusted to Morton's Mortuary of Bridgeport for Helen Sims, 85, of 79 Dalton St., who died Dec. 28. She was the widow of Ernest Sims. She was last employed as a home health aide.

Survivors include sons Mason and Edward Sims of Maryland, James Beard in New York, John and David Beard, in Georgia, and Eugene Moore of Washington, DC; a daughter, Hilda Rudd of West Haven; 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Patricia M. Carney 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Louis Church for Patricia Mingley Carney, 68, of 110 Cynthia Drive, who died Dec. 29. She was the wife of David E. Carney.

Besides her husband, she leaves daughters, Linda Martineau of New Haven and Sandra Carney of West Haven; sons, David M. Carney of FL, and Howard Carney of Chicago Heights, IL; and seven grandchildren. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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