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Benjamin Griswold Foster

GOSHEN — Benjamin Griswold Foster of Goshen, treasured husband and father, died on Oct. 29, 2020, at Hartford Hospital. Born on Jan. 3, 1936, in Morristown, N.J., he was the son of H. Lincoln Foster and Mary Reginald Foster, both of Morristown.

Frank Wendover

SHARON —  Frank Wendover, 64, of White Hollow Road died Oct. 25, 2020. 

Frank was born Sept. 27, 1956, the son of Lois and Frank Wendover. 

Frank graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

He resided in the home his father built in 1959 until his death. 

He was employed by Hull Fuel for 40 years. 

Randy Keith Wilson

NORFOLK — Randy Keith Wilson, 67, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Oct. 30, 2020, with family and friends by his side, following a short battle with cancer. 

Randy was born on Dec. 3, 1952, in Sharon. He was the son of the late Agnes E. (Traver) and Richard Albert Wilson of Lakeville. 

Tate R. Riva

NORTH CANAAN — Tate R. Riva, 28, of Main Street, passed on Oct. 31, 2020, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., after a courageous struggle against cancer.  

Tate was born Feb. 15, 1992, in Great Barrington, son of Russell P. “Rusty” Riva of North Canaan and Catherine “Cathy” Bartow of Sheffield, Mass. 

John G. Prause

SALISBURY — John G. Prause, 87, of the Taconic section of Salisbury, died Oct. 27, 2020. 

He was the husband of Marianne Gloeckl, who survives at home. They were married on Oct. 25, 1958, in Lakeville.

Mr. Prause was born April 9, 1933, in Hausdorf, Germany (which is now Jugov, Poland), the son of the late Rosalie Prause.

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.


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