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Obituaries

Marie L. Colley

MILLERTON — Marie L. Colley, 79, formerly of Railroad Street, died June 23, 2017. She was the widow of Robert E. Colley Sr.

Marie was born Oct. 24, 1937, in Throop, Pa., the daughter of the late Margaret (Kelleher) and Thomas Lear. 

For many years she was an LPN for the Wassaic DDSO. She also was a long-time communicant of Immaculate Conception Church and served as playground monitor for the ICC School.

Kenneth R. Waldorph

AMENIA — Kenneth R. Waldorph, 91, of Winsted died peacefully at Valerie Manor on June 22, 2017. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Leona H. Waldorph.

Born on June 25, 1925, in Hudson, N.Y., he was the son of the late Amelia (Braig) and Ray Waldorph. 

Kenneth and his wife lived in Amenia for many years and were the proprietors of the Waldorph  Restaurant in Sharon. 

David James Marks

NORTH CANAAN — David James Marks, 72, of North Canaan, died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on June 22, 2017. 

David was born June 24, 1944, in Sharon to the late Grace (Ball) and Claude Marks. 

He was the fifth of six children in a family descended from the “raggies” who lived and worked in the iron ore industry on Mount Riga in Salisbury. His family originally coined him the nickname “Butch.” 

Claude ‘Red’ Golden Jr.

SHARON — Claude “Red” Golden Jr. was born on April 17, 1925, in Sharon to Claude H. Golden and Marion Lovell Silvernale. He was carried off Ellsworth mountain by his mother at six months old and remained in Sharon for the majority of his life. 

Red attended local schools and was a member of one of the original classes at Housatonic Valley Regional High School when it opened in 1939.

Thomas Davies Haines

SALISBURY — Thomas Davies Haines, 79, died June 17, 2017, in New York City following complications from pancreatic cancer. 

He was surrounded by his wife, Stephany, and his two sons, Sam and Thomas. 

Known to his friends as Tom, he will be remembered by many as a consummate gentleman and for his kindness, patience and eagerness to help others in need.

Harry Lawrence Colley II

WEST CORNWALL  — Harry Lawrence Colley II, 68, of Smith Place, died at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington, Conn., on June 14, 2017, from the complications of a long bout of vascular diseases and cancer. 

Harry was born on Sept. 19, 1948, in Danbury, Conn., the son of the late Emma (Gallagher) and Harry L. Colley, a family with deep roots in Redding, Conn. 

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.