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Daly, Richard A.

Richard A. Daly, age 79, of Cheshire entered into rest on Friday, September 12, 2014 at MidState Medical Center. He was the devoted husband of Ethel (Golde) Daly. Richard was born on April 4, 1935 in Flushing, N.Y., son of the late Albert Daly and Bertha (Neuss) Leonard.

He retired from Comcast in 1993, was a member of the American Legion Post 92 in Cheshire, and served his country with pride and honor with the U.S. Navy. Richard enjoyed vegetable gardening and was a N.Y. Yankees fan, and loved being a grandfather to his four cherished grandchildren.

Richard is the beloved father of Robert Daly and his wife Terri of Cheshire and Debbie Hajjar and her husband Jeff of Cheshire; proud grandfather of Tim and Nicole Daly and Alyssa and Lauren Hajjar, and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Service was held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Cheshire Lutheran Church. Interment was in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery. At the request of his family, memorial contributions may be made to the Cheshire Lutheran Church, 660 West Main St., Cheshire, CT 06410. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire was entrusted with his arrangements. To leave condolences for his family online, please visit

Jacaruso, John P., Jr.

CHESHIRE – John P. “Johnny Jac” Jacaruso Jr., 59, passed away after a long illness from complications of diabetes on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael’s Campus. He was the devoted husband of Janet (O’Connor) Jacaruso.

Johnny was born on September 1, 1955 in Waterbury, the son of the late John P. and Nancy (Aceto) Jacaruso. He was a lifelong Cheshire resident where he was a graduate of Cheshire High School Class of 1974. He owned and operated Johnny’s Farm Market and JD’s Driving Range for many years. He enjoyed playing cribbage with friends at The Notch Store, and belonged to the Godoam Club.

His family would like to thank the staff at The Highlands Health Care Center, St. Raphael’s Hospital, as well as Fresenius Medical Care for their loving care and support.

Besides his wife Janet, Johnny is survived by his sons, John David “JD” Jacaruso and Justin Anthony Jacaruso; his loving dog, Jack; his father-in-law, Raymond O’Connor; brothers-in-law, Stephen O’Connor, Thomas O’Connor and Brian O’Connor; his nieces and nephews, Garrett, Kelly, Brendan, and Megan; several cousins; and his lifelong friend, Diane Billings. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Sally H. O’Connor, and his brother-in-law, David O’Connor.

A Memorial Service was held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at St. Bridget Church, 175 Main St., Cheshire. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire was entrusted with his arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Jacaruso Children’s Education Fund, c/o Webster Bank, 975 South Main St., Cheshire, CT 06410. For online condolences and to share a story or photo, please visit

Millington, Barbara Elsie L’Heureux

Barbara Elsie L’Heureux Millington, 95, formerly of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at her home in Cypress Cove. She was born on January 11, 1919 in Meriden, Conn. and moved to Fort Myers Beach in 1976 from Cheshire, Conn. Barbara spent her life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church of Ft. Myers Beach and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Meriden, Conn.

Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Henry Joseph George Millington, on August 17, 2002. She will be dearly missed by her three children, Sally (Jean Maurice) Lacroux of Salida, Colo., Robert L. (Judy) Millington of Brighton, Colo., and Susan M. (William) Kamerer of Fort Myers; two grandsons, Blaise A. (April) Lacroux of Seattle, Wash. and Kale E. (Kristen) Lacroux of Basalt, Colo.; as well as two great-grandchildren, Hugo and Caden Lacroux; and nine nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent in Barbara’s memory to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Please visit to leave online condolences.

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