Sign Up • Login 09/17/20 08:42 PM He worked for Hallmark Cards in NYC for many years before leaving with their blessing to open The Party Barn, a Hallmark store on Main Street in Westport which he owned and operated for over 30 years. He subsequently joined the faculty of Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, where he spent the remainder of his career studying health outcomes in cancer care, including preventive strategies for women with breast cancer-related mutations and effectiveness of cancer chemotherapies. Please provide a name, telephone number, and email address for verification. Burial arrangements will be announced at a later date. Comments () • Comments () • He loved riding and racing motorcycles and going fast. She was among the best judges of character I ever met. Bruce was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather. She will be sadly missed by her three children: Laura Hebeler and her husband Curt of Fairfield, Jeff Oliphant of Naples, FL and daughter-in-law Erika Muik of Orange, Perry Oliphant and his wife Rose of Seymour; and five grandchildren, Blake and Taylor Bargmann, Aubri and Eli Oliphant and Jacob Oliphant. He has three children, Kiera Nachman Kent of Ridgefield Park, NJ; William (Billy) Nachman of Chicago, IL, and Victoria Nachman of New Orleans, LA. Permalink. Dick graduated from Hamden High School and attended Quinnipiac University majoring in business. Comments () • Ivo Milan Klima M.D., a resident of Westport and previously of Armonk, NY, died Sept. 26 at home. Ann Maurer was born in Philadelphia in 1930 and graduated in 1951 from Wellesley College where she co-founded the Maurer Public Speaking Program in 2012 with her husband. She is remembered as a loving wife and mother. Frederick J. Raila, a 50-year resident of Westport, died Sept. 19. She was a book editor for 30 years, a world traveler and accomplished chef, according to her obituary. He had the biggest heart and adored his family more than anything in this world. Dr. Klima loved classical music, art, books and travel. He was 73. Comments () • Most importantly, he always tried to make everyone around him laugh. David was an avid musician and enjoyed playing his guitar and writing original songs which he often recorded in his home studio. He is also survived by two grandsons, Liam and Ezra. Born in Augusta, GA, he was a resident of Westport for 55 years. Maurer, who lived in Westport with her husband Gilbert C. Maurer, died of congestive heart failure on Friday, just three days shy of her 90th birthday. She received her nursing degree from Flowers 5th Avenue in NYC and her Masters degree in Early Education from Queens College. Several years later he met Laurie, his wife of 60 years. Joyce “Joy” Katherine Guliuzza of Ansonia died Sept 23 . Comments () • Joan was a very loving person with a positive outlook on life. When he finally returned home to South Africa, he met and quickly married his bride Lynne in 1976 and from there his adventure to America began. Patricia was born in Norwalk on July 3, 1947 and was the daughter of the late William and Marie (Demace) Wallace. He was 70. She is survived by her husband Andrew; her children Jenette, Andrew, Paul, Michael, and Paul’s wife Lisa; her grandchildren Vanessa and Steve, Andraya and Keenan, Andrew, Dimitra, Sofia, Michael, Paul, Christofer, and Lucas; her great grandchildren Daniel, Cosette, Keenan, and Charlotte. Comments () • Upon marrying Ted, she began a long career as a military spouse, living throughout the United States and in Augsburg, Germany. She is the daughter of the late Paul and Vincenza (Perno) DiMitro. Comments () • He is survived by their daughter Alexandra Dalury, son in law David Dalury M.D., of Baltimore, MD, grandson Maximillian Dalury (Courtney and great-grandson Aiden) of Dover, MA, granddaughter Brooke Anderson (Timothy) of New York, NY, his long time companion Zdenka Fuller of Westport and many dear friends.