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Obituaries

David Brown

CORNWALL — David Brown, 69, of Brewster, N.Y., died  Aug. 24, 2019, at Vassar Brothers’ Hospital in Poughkeepsie. 

David was born Aug. 9. 1950, the son of Marie (Boyd) Brown and the late George F. Brown. 

He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School and, in May 1973, from the University of Connecticut, with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors. 

He worked at Hunt Country Furniture and then, in 1979, he started at Lamothermic Corp. in Brewster, N.Y., where he worked  until his illness.

Matthew L. Holderman

NORTH CANAAN — Matthew L. Holderman, 46, of Canaan Valley died Aug. 18, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

He was the husband of Jill K. (Beaucock) Holderman. 

Matthew was born Oct. 9, 1972, in Carson City, Nev. He was the son of Janet Lou (Skeith) Holderman of Kansas City, Mo., and the late Calvin Lawrence Holderman Jr. 

Matthew worked as a self-employed home improvement contractor. He also was a guide and trapper at Orvis Sandanona in Millbrook. Matthew loved the outdoors. 

Lucy (Reyes) Kling

WEST CORNWALL — Lucy (Reyes) Kling, 89, formerly of West Cornwall passed away Aug. 21, 2019, in Milford, Conn., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was the wife of John “Jack” Kling for 61 years. 

Judith S. Becker

NORTH CANAAN — Judith S. Becker, 79, formerly of Salisbury died Aug. 20, 2019,  at her home surrounded by her loving family.

A full obituary will be printed in next week’s Lakeville Journal confirming a funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church in Lakeville in early October. 

The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has care of arrangements.

Vivian Lucile (Rockwell) Nasiatka

SALISBURY — Vivian Lucile (Rockwell) Nasiatka, age 56, lost her long battle with cancer and is now at rest to await the promise of resurrection. 

Born in San Bernardino, Calif., Vivian moved to Connecticut in the early 1980s. 

She worked in accounting departments with Rockwell International, Robert Half Marketing, Combustion Engineering, and ABB Corp. 

Vivian received her BS Degree from the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford in 1993 and later established her own accounting business. 

Augusta Margaret ‘Dolly’ (Fracasso) Taylor

WINSTED —  Augusta Margaret (Fracasso) Taylor, affectionately known as Dolly, passed away on Aug. 22, 2019, at 91 years of age, surrounded by her family.  

She was born in Winsted on April 4, 1928, to Sarafina and Luigi Zacarra, immigrants from Venice, Italy.  

She was married to Harold R. Taylor on Feb. 26, 1949; he predeceased her in 2007.

She was a devoted homemaker and an excellent Italian cook.In her spare time she gardened, crocheted and did chair caning.

Lucy (Reyes) Kling

WEST CORNWALL — Lucy (Reyes) Kling, 89, formerly of West Cornwall passed away Aug. 21, 2019, in Milford, Conn., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was the wife of John “Jack” Kling for 61 years. 

Matthew L. Holderman

NORTH CANAAN — Matthew L. Holderman, 46, of Canaan Valley died Aug. 18, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

He was the husband of Jill K. (Beaucock) Holderman. 

Matthew was born Oct. 9, 1972, in Carson City, Nev. He was the son of Janet Lou (Skeith) Holderman of Kansas City, Mo., and the late Calvin Lawrence Holderman Jr. 

Matthew worked as a self-employed home improvement contractor. He also was a guide and trapper at Orvis Sandanona in Millbrook. Matthew loved the outdoors. 

Charles Amandus Bachman

SALISBURY — Charles Amandus Bachman, 96, who was born in Bristol, Conn., on Nov. 6, 1922, son of the late Eva (Fehm) and Charles L. Bachman, died Aug. 11, 2019, at Noble Horizons.  

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Sara Clair (Robertson) Bachman; and his son, Charles Bachman.  

Mr. Bachman was educated at Pratt Institute and served in the U.S. Armed Forces.  

A memorial service at Noble Horizons in Salisbury will be held on Sept. 9.  Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk Palmer Funeral Home. 

Leroy William ‘Bing’ Irving III

PINE PLAINS — Leroy William “Bing” Irving III, 78, passed away unexpectedly on July 18, 2019, in  Sparta, Tenn.  

Bing was born Aug. 13, 1940, in Pine Plains, the son of Leroy William Irving II and Eleanor June (Swart) Gobillot.

Bing graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1958. He married  Jean “Skip” Stuart in 1960.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by their daughter, Lori Kieras; and a brother, Craig Leon Gobillot.