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Obituaries

William F. Anderson

SHARON — William F. Anderson, 70, passed away peacefully at Sharon Hospital on Sept. 4, 2018, after a long battle with cancer.

He was a world traveler, a veteran in the United States Navy, retired. 

He studied at Cornell University and later served as the Admirals Chef aboard the USS Eisenhower for 20 years. He worked for another 20 years at Kent School.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra Anderson of Sharon; his two stepchildren, Deanne and John Hemmerich; and four grandchildren, Mason, Noah, James and Alex.

Lee Moore

CORNWALL — Lee Moore, a true gentleman of the theater whose distinctive deep voice and commanding demeanor made him a constant and familiar presence on stage, screen, radio and television since the 1950s, died on Aug. 16, 2018, in Manhattan. 

He was 89 years old and had homes in Manhattan and Cornwall.

His death was announced by his wife, the opera singer and actress Leslie Middlebrook.

Anne Marie (Keefe) Chamberlin

MILLERTON — Anne Marie (Keefe) Chamberlin, 66, died unexpectedly in her home on the evening of Aug. 28, 2018. 

Born on Nov. 5, 1951, she was the third child of the late Jean (Floyd) and Edward Keefe. 

Anne spent her childhood in Amenia but was a resident of her home on Coleman Station Road  in Millerton for her adult life. She graduated from Webutuck Central High School in 1969.

Donald L. Cuneo

LAKEVILLE — Donald L. Cuneo, 74, of Lime Rock Road and formerly of New York City, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 31, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, after a fierce, but short, battle with cancer.

Douglas J. Carlson Sr.

NORTH CANAAN — Douglas J. Carlson Sr., 74, of Canaan Valley, passed away on Aug. 28, 2018, surrounded by his family, two days after his 57th wedding anniversary. 

Doug was the husband of Crystalle (Shorey) Carlson, and together they raised five beautiful children at Carlwood Farm, where he has resided his entire life. 

Winnie Washburn

WEST CORNWALL — Winnie Washburn, 82, died Aug. 29, 2018, at Wangum Village, her home for four years.  She was the loving wife of the late William Washburn.

Winnie was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Hudson, N.Y., the daughter of the late Cynthia and Jacob Buck.  

At age 13, she moved to Salisbury. Winnie graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

She worked at a bank in Hartford, Salisbury Bank and Trust, Becton Dickinson and Ed Hamilton Books for more than 28 years; she retired in 2014.

Mary (Caccomo) Riva

NORTH CANAAN — Mary (Caccomo) Riva, 91, died peacefully on Aug. 31, 2018, at her home.  She was born in Middletown, Conn., on Nov. 18, 1926, and was the daughter of the late Mary (Didato) and Frank Caccomo.

Mary was employed at Becton Dickinson before retiring in 1986. 

After retirement, she enjoyed traveling, baking and spending time with family.  She also enjoyed her time as a “snowbird” in sunny Venice, Fla., for over 20 years.

Shepard Sherbell

SHARON — Shepard Sherbell, photographer, photo journalist and visual artist, was born in New York City in 1944. He died of heart failure on Aug. 3, 2018, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was 73. He had most recently lived in Sharon and Winsted.

Barbara (Carter) Wrobel

AMENIA — Barbara (Carter) Wrobel, a resident of Stamford, Conn., and formerly of Amenia, died on Aug. 28, 2018, at age 89. 

Barbara was born on April 3, 1929, in Bronxville, N.Y., and spent her childhood in Scarsdale N.Y. Her parents were the late Judge Charles M. Carter from Washington, D.C., and Madeline Weber Carter from White Plains, N.Y. Her family moved from Scarsdale to Amenia in 1944.  She graduated from Amenia High School in 1946 and Cazenovia Junior College in 1948.

Barbara Farnsworth

WEST CORNWALL — Barbara Farnsworth, 84, of West Cornwall, died on Aug. 15, 2018, at Noble Horizons. She was the life partner of the late Harry L. Colley II.

Barbara was born on June 18, 1934, in New York City, the daughter of the late Margaret (Leczer) and William Blaha.