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Marilyn ‘Sue’ (Merwin) Stone

SHARON —Marilyn “Sue” (Merwin) Stone, 87, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away on Oct. 20, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla.  

Sue was born in Sharon on June 28, 1933, the daughter of Hazel (Meader) and Seth T. Merwin Sr.  

She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from SUNY Cortland in 1956.  

Joan (Walsh) Johnson Killawee

NORTH CANAAN — Joan (Walsh) Johnson Killawee, 85, of North Canaan, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 22, 2020, with her loving husband, John Killawee, by her side.

A longtime resident of North Canaan, Joan was born on May 24, 1935, to Alice (McGee) and William B. Walsh of Lakeville.

Abel Wetmore Lee Jr.

NORTH CANAAN — Abel W. Lee Jr., 87, died peacefully on Oct. 22, 2020, at Geer Village.  

He was born Aug. 18, 1933, in Winsted to the late Agnes (Case) and Abel W. Lee Sr. and lived his entire life in Connecticut.  

As a boy, he grew up on the family farm in Oxford. 

Arlene M. Brower

PINE PLAINS — Arlene M. Brower, 92, died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Sharon Health Care Center.

Miss Brower was born Nov. 15, 1927, on the family farm in Ancram Lead Mines, N.Y.,(Ancramdale), the daughter of Nellie (Miller) and Edward Brower.

Sister Mary Schaefer

NORTH CANAAN — Sister Mary Schaefer (formerly known as Sister Bernard Mary), 91, entered fully into God’s embrace on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at St. Mary Home in West Hartford, Conn.  

She was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Torrington. Her family moved to North Canaan in 1934. Mary was the daughter of Anna McCafferty and George J. Schaefer. 

Richard J. Cantele Sr.

LAKEVILLE — Richard J. Cantele Sr. passed away at home on Oct. 21, 2020. He was the husband of Cynthia (Brazzale) Cantele. They were married on Aug. 30, 1958.

Dick was born in Great Barrington on Sept. 13, 1936, son of the late Catherine (Piretti) and John B. Cantele of North Canaan.


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