Death Notices

Camilo B. ‘Tonto’or ‘Pop’ Padin

Camilo B. “Tonto”or “Pop” Padin, of Winsted, died June 12, 2017. Calling hours and Military Honors were held June 23 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home.


Walter Joseph Picard Sr.

Walter Joseph Picard Sr., 74, of Blandford, Mass. and formerly Winsted, died June 13, 2017. Funeral and burial services are at the convenience of the family. Maloney Funeral home has care of arrangements.


Philomena Lucille Ketchum

MILLERTON — Philomena Lucille Ketchum, 94, a 34-year resident of Millerton and formerly of College Point, N.Y., died peacefully at her home on June 15, 2017, with her loving family at her side.

Born June 18, 1922, in White Plains, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Saveria (Longo) and Anthony Marano.  

Following her graduation from high school, she married Eugene George Ketchum on Feb. 5, 1950, in College Point. Mr. Ketchum died Jan. 16, 2002. 

Claude ‘Red’ Golden Jr.

SHARON — Claude “Red” Golden Jr., 92, died June 18, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of the late Marjorie (Raught) Golden.

Red was born April 17, 1925, in Sharon, the son of the late Marion (Silvernail) and Claude Golden. 

He served in the Army during World War II with the 254th Infantry Regiment and was awarded the Purple Heart. 

He owned his own refuse business for many years. He was a long time member of the Herbert G. Kleebs VFW Hall.

Col. Joseph A. DeLango Sr.

MILLERTON — Col. Joseph A. DeLango Sr., 84, a 45-year area resident formerly of Wingdale and Yonkers, N.Y., died peacefully at Noble Horizons on June 18, 2017, with his devoted family at his side.

Born Nov. 22, 1932, in Yonkers, he was the son of the late Madeline (DeMarco) and Louis DeLango. 

Joe attended Yonkers schools and for a brief period of time owned Serv-All Service Station in Yonkers, where he worked as a master mechanic. 

Death Notices

Roberta Diana Britton

Roberta Diana Britton, 64, of Winsted, died June 6, 2017. Calling hours were held June 10. Burial was private. Montano-Shea Funeral Home has care of arrangements.


Donald Francis Hedenberg

Donald Francis Hedenberg, 74, of Winsted, died June 8, 2017. Calling hours followed by a funeral service with full Military Honors, will begin at 1 p.m. on June 16 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home.

Terry M. Milton

SALISBURY — Terry M. Milton, 60, of Locust Street, died June 6, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. 

Terry was born Aug. 11, 1956, in Sharon, the daughter of the late Eleanor and Frederick R. Milton.

Terry is survived by the love of her life, for the past 43 years, Edward Humes Jr.

Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements were under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.

Emma J. Moyer

SHARON — Emma J. Moyer, 59, of Cornwall Bridge Road, died at her home on June 8, 2017.

She was the wife of Benjamin Moyer.

Emma was born in Sharon on Aug. 18, 1957, the daughter Shirley Barker Casey of Dover Plains and the late Joe Casey. 

She was a graduate of Webutuck High School. Emma was a CNA and had worked for the Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association for several years. She had a love for animals especially her dog, Baby Girl.

Robert Layton

LAKEVILLE — Robert Layton, a retired attorney and longtime Lakeville resident, died peacefully on May 12, 2017, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he had been spending the winter months with his wife, Christine Lambert Layton.   

Born in 1931 in New York City to Ruth and Benjamin Layton, Bob graduated from Flushing High School in 1947, from the University of Michigan with honors in 1951 and from Yale Law School in 1954.  

He earned a diploma from the Hague Academy of International Law in 1960.  

Harriet Lipton

LAKEVILLE — Harriet Lipton passed away at home on June 2, 2017, surrounded by family. 

To have known Harriet was to have known an exceptionally good person. She was blessed with great compassion and warmth and was loved by her many friends and family in Alabama, Connecticut and New York. 

Death Notice

Belinda C. Mosher

Belinda C. Mosher, 68, of Winsted, died May 29, 2017. Calling hours were held June 6. Burial will be private at Forest View Cemetery. Montano-Shea Funeral Home has care of arrangements.