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Marjorie Liebowitz

SALISBURY —Marjorie Liebowitz, an early champion of women’s reproductive rights and beloved mother of four and grandmother of nine, died on Nov. 4, 2021, of COVID-19. She was 94.

Her husband of 66 years, Sidney Liebowitz, predeceased her.

Richard Eric Dell

SALISBURY — Richard Eric Dell, 69, passed away peacefully at Noble Horizons on Oct. 30, 2021.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1952, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to parents Myra (McCarthy) and John Dell.

Richard was the second eldest of seven siblings.

Jenny Yang

VILLAGE OF MILLERTON — Jenny Yang, 24, a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at her family’s home in the Village of Millerton from injuries sustained in a tragic residential house fire. Jenny worked for Churchill Building Co. LLC based in Lakeville, where she specialized in architectural drafting and design.

Dorothy DeVoti

SHEFFIELD, Mass. — Dorothy DeVoti, 84, of Sheffield, Mass., died Aug. 27, 2021, with her family by her side.

Dorothy grew up in Hell’s Kitchen on 9th Avenue in Manhattan, a place she loved, surrounded by her extensive Italian family and all the interest of NYC at a time when kids could play on the streets and explore.

John E. Miller

WINSTED — John E. Miller, 97, passed away peacefully, in his home, surrounded by family, in the early morning of Nov. 7, 2021.

John was born on Jan. 10, 1924, son of the late John Miller and Eva Ellis.

He grew up in Winsted and attended The Gilbert School.  At the age of 17, he enlisted into the army and served in World War II.

Henry A. Prause

MILLERTON — Henry A. Prause, 86, of Millerton entered the presence of his Lord on Nov. 5, 2021, at Guthrie Medical Center in Cortland, N.Y.  He was the loving, faithful husband of the late Elizabeth (Fitch) Prause.

Henry was born Jan. 10, 1935, in Sharon, the son of the late Milanny (Stender) and August Prause.

Sharon A. Renzetti

NORTH CANAAN — Sharon A. Renzetti, 73, of New Bern, N.C., passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2021, with her loving husband by her side.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1948, in Middletown, Conn., to the late Marion (Horrigan) and Merritt Ackerman. She was a 1966 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Middletown.

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