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Obituaries

Memorial service: William A. Wilbur

SHARON — A memorial celebration for former Sharon First Selectman William A. Wilbur will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Sharon Congregational Church, 25 Main St.

We would like to thank everyone who has stopped and spoken with us, made phone calls and sent letters and cards in memory of our Dad, Bill Wilbur. 

He died Oct. 31, 2017, at Noble Horizons, where he spent the last years of his life in their wonderful care.

Rosemary Wieler Fudali

LAKEVILLE — Rosemary Wieler Fudali, 89, died peacefully at her home in Lakeville on Dec. 4, 2017. 

Rosemary (known as “Rosie” to her friends) was born on Jan. 23, 1928, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Mary Archer Cole and Dr. Harry Julius Wieler.  

Corinne Teresa Dwyer

MILLERTON — Corinne Teresa Dwyer, 90, of Millerton and Fort Meyers, Fla., died Nov. 30, 2017, in Herscher, Ill., after a lengthy illness.  

Born in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 12, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Leonilda (Sebastionello) and Leo Hibson.  She was a graduate of the University of Connecticut. 

Phillip Wilson Tate Brown

SALISBURY — Phillip Wilson Tate Brown of Santa Barbara, Calif., passed away at home on Nov. 19, 2017, at 86 years of age.

Tate was born in New York City on Jan. 21, 1931. Son of Phillip and Aralene “Polly” Brown and brother of Anthony Brown, Tate was raised in Scarsdale, N.Y. He graduated from The Hotchkiss School in 1949 and Yale University in 1953, where he received a B.A. in English.  

Connor J. Powers

SALISBURY — Connor J. Powers, 17, of Colrain, Mass., died Nov. 17, 2017, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. 

He was born in Northampton, Mass.,  on March 15, 2000, the son of Tammie (Whalen) and Mark Powers.  

Connor was a senior at the Franklin County Technical School in Turners Falls, Mass., where he was in the electrical program. 

Connor was a grade A student and an apprentice at Steve Keyes Electric in Whately.  

He also worked part-time as a handyman at Genden Auto Parts. 

In appreciation: Joseph Kain

On behalf of the entire Kain family, we would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all of the many people who shared condolences, cards, emails, kind thoughts and prayers with us during the recent passing of my father, Jody Kain. 

My father was a native of Amenia, living there for most of his life, and he was also a local business owner in Sharon for nearly 30 years. 

He knew many people and it was touching to see and hear the outpouring of love during such a difficult and painful time for our family. 

In appreciation: Judith R. (Reinwald) Brodeur

On behalf of our family we would like to thank everyone at Salisbury VNA Hospice for their help with our mother, Judith R. (Reinwald) Brodeur, in her last months with us. 

We were able to keep her at home with us until she passed, where her family and friends could surround her daily.  

We would like to especially thank Stephanie, Sharon, Theresa and Elizabeth for all their care, compassion and support.  We are very thankful to have you as a part of our community.  

Thank you.  

Patricia D. Hinck

LAKEVILLE — Patricia D. Hinck, 60, a longtime resident of Lakeville, died Nov. 22, 2017, at her home. 

Mrs. Hinck was the accounting manager at The Hotchkiss School for 34 years, retiring in 2017. 

Born on May 20, 1957, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Anna (Downey) and Thomas J. Dahoney. 

Mrs. Hinck graduated from Webutuck High School, Class of 1975. 

On May 26, 1989, in Amenia, she married Udo J. Hinck, who survives at home. Mrs. Hinck was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Lakeville. 

Charlotte Houston Dallett

TACONIC — Charlotte Houston Dallett, 94, of Taconic, Conn., and Brooklin, Maine, died on Nov. 16, 2017. She was happy to be rejoining her husband of 51 years, Francis James “Jim” Dallett, and her granddaughter, Grace Hinman, who had died before her.

Fay W. Brusie

GALLATIN, N.Y. — Fay W. Brusie, 92, died peacefully on Nov. 23, 2017, at Livingston Hill Nursing Center in Livingston, N.Y.

He was born at home on July 2, 1925, in Gallatin, the son of Verna (Hinsdale) and William Brusie.

Fay was a model maker for IBM in Kingston, N.Y.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved being outside. He also enjoyed gambling.

He served with the United States Army during World War II.

On May 29, 1954, in Pleasant Valley, N.Y., he married Jean (Masten) Brusie. She survives him at home.