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Obituaries

Richard Gop

MILLERTON — Richard Gop passed away on April 17, 2011, at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, Va., at the age of 50.

He was the son of the late Shirley and Harry Gop.

He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Breen and her boyfriend, Curtis Colgate, of Virginia, and Ashley’s mother, Cara Breen; his sisters, Christine Way and her husband, Tom, of Texas and Sharon Marcantonio of Torrington; two brothers, Bruce Gop and his wife, JoAnn, of Millerton and Timmy Gop and his girlfriend, Mary, of Winsted; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Cody.

Memorial service - Christopher Leone

SALISBURY — A burial service will be held on Thursday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the Salisbury Cemetery for Christopher Leone, 42, who died Dec. 27, 2010.

The Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan is in charge of arrangements.

Lorraine (Nye) Eliot

CORNWALL — Lorraine (Nye) Eliot, 95, a longtime summer resident of Cornwall Bridge, died peacefully March 22, 2011, in Seattle, Wash., after a long, full life.

Lorraine was born in New York City on Sept. 13, 1915, and lived there through her years at New College, which was an experimental precursor to Barnard College. She was the daughter of Helen Mounfortt and Frank Wilson Nye, and the granddaughter of two writer-journalists; Wade Mountfortt, who was an editor for the New York Times, and Bill Nye, who founded the Laramie Bee.

Memorial service - Irma Carlotto Riva

NORTH CANAAN — Irma Carlotto Riva, 91, of Dacula, Ga., and formerly of North Canaan, died Dec. 17, 2010. She was the widow of Oresta “Red” Riva.

Mrs. Riva was a native of Housatonic, Mass., and had lived in the Atlanta, Ga., area for the past five years. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph’s Church in North Canaan.

Mariba A. Lasher

RHINEBECK, N.Y. — Mariba A. Lasher, 71, passed away on April 13, 2011, at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.
She was born in Poughkeepsie on Nov. 7, 1939, the daughter of Bertha and Pete Deyo.

Mrs. Lasher was a homemaker.

Marchello William Perotti

NORTH CANAAN — Marchello William Perotti, 96, of Granite Avenue Extension died April 13, 2011, at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North Canaan. He was the husband of the late Clara Josephine (Brighenty) Perotti, who died in 2004.

Marchello was born April 19, 1914, in Lime Rock, the son of the late Giuseppina (Donitini) and Giacondo Perotti.

Marchello was employed as a foreman for the Tri-State Reserve Company. He worked for the company from 1951 until his retirement in 1981.

Donald R. ‘Pete’ Hart Jr.

CORNWALL — Donald R. “Pete” Hart Jr., beloved husband of Elvira “Vera” (Horvath) Hart, died April 17, 2011. He was 93. A lifelong resident of New Britain, Conn., until late in his retirement years, he was truly part of the “Greatest Generation.”

Donald R. ‘Pete’ Hart Jr.

CORNWALL — Donald R. “Pete” Hart Jr., beloved husband of Elvira “Vera” (Horvath) Hart, died April 17, 2011. He was 93. A lifelong resident of New Britain, Conn., until late in his retirement years, he was truly part of the “Greatest Generation.”

Bertha E. Hanley

MILLERTON — Bertha E. Hanley, 95, of West Hartford died April 10, 2011. She was born in Millerton on March 16, 1916, the daughter of the late Margaret (Sweeney) and William Hanley.

She resided most of her life in West Springfield, Mass.

Bertha is survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret Wheeler, Catherine Hanley, Cecelia Hoffman and Florence Hurley; her brothers, William Jr., Joseph and Charles Hanley.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated April 15 at St. Patrick’s Church in Millerton. Interment followed in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Death Notices

Margaret Gillen

RIVERTON — Margaret Gillen of Riverton died March 30, 2011. Funeral services were held April 8 at St. Joseph’s Church, Winsted. Maloney Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

Richard A Haight

NEW HARTFORD — Richard A. Haight of New Hartford died April 3, 2011. A memorial service was held April 7 at Cook Funeral Home.

Marion Hart Kittredge

WINSTED — Marion Hart Kittredge of Sebring, Fla., a longtime resident of Winsted, died March 24, 2011. Dowden Funeral Home of Sebring has care of arrangements.