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Elizabeth Ann Ober

LITCHFIELD — Elizabeth Ann Ober, 82, died Nov. 30, 2020, in Litchfield. The Rev. Douglas Worthington, of St. Andrew’s Church in Kent, officiated at a family service at Liz’s bedside on November 29. 

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 4, 1938, to Wilfred Schaeffer Stone, a patent lawyer in Chicago, and Mary Elizabeth née Kunkel.

Edward Joseph Maillet

MILLERTON — Edward Joseph Maillet, 77, a 40-year resident of Millerton, died peacefully on Dec. 6, 2020, at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. Mr. Maillet was a warehouseman for 39 years at the Millerton Agway prior to his retirement.

Julia (Boulton) Scott

WEST CORNWALL — Julia Boulton Scott, 87, of Cream Hill Road, died peacefully on Nov. 30, 2020, at Geer Village. She was the loving wife of the late John Findlay Scott.

Julia was born on April 6, 1933, in Calcutta, India, the eldest daughter of The Very Reverend Walter and Kathleen Lorna (Yorke-Batley) Boulton. 

Hans Joerg Meili

AMENIA — Hans Joerg Meili (known to many in the area as “Joerg”) was born in Zurich, Switzerland, on Nov. 14, 1929, and died peacefully at his home in Amenia on Dec. 4, 2020. 

The son of Dr. Juris Hans Meili-Laetsch and Elisabeth Meili-Laetsch, Joerg was the eldest of his three brothers: Dieter (deceased), Christoph and Adrian. 

Sheila Jean Scott

NORTH CANAAN — Sheila Jean Scott, 76, of North Canaan passed away on Nov. 23, 2020, peacefully at her home.  

Sheila was born Aug. 8, 1944, daughter of the late Bud Tompkins and the late Margaret Marion.

John Steven Moore

MILLERTON — John Steven Moore, 63, a lifelong area resident, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Nov. 24, 2020, with his loving family at his side. 

John worked for more than 30 years as a grounds and maintenance man for Taconic DDSO on the Wassaic Campus until his retirement in October 2012.

John Lynch

SHARON —John Lynch, who was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Concord, Mass., where he grew up, to John and Sarah Lynch, died Nov. 30, 2020.  

John graduated from Andover and Harvard on scholarships and the GI Bill. He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947. 

Philip B. Thompson

AMENIA — Philip B. Thompson, 71, passed away at home on Nov. 23, 2020, surrounded by his loving family and friends. 

Phil was born at Sharon Hospital on July 20, 1949, the son of Dorothy (Phillips) and Paul Thompson. 


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