Sunday, December 10, 2023
Sandra De Los Santos of Bridgeport, a former waitress at Westport’s Sherwood Diner, died Dec. 29 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. She was 59.
Sandra De Los Santos: 18-year Sherwood Diner employee. Contributed photo
Born March 27, 1953, the daughter of the late Charles and Shirley Ann Ettinger, she was a warm, caring, sweet mother of two and wife to surviving husband Ramon De Los Santos for 26 years, her family said.
She worked as a waitress for more than 18 years at the Sherwood Diner in Westport and later on took on a position as receptionist at Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull.
Besides her husband, she is survived by: daughter, Diana De los Santos, son, Stephen De Los Santos, two sisters Annette Boschma and Beth Dunn, as well as a host of extended family and friends.
Susan Wofsey DeWitt of Norwalk, a 30-year volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in Westport, died Dec. 28 at Norwalk Hospital. She was 76.
She and her late husband of 32 years, Jack DeWitt, who died last June, were noted breeders of Cairn and Norfolk Terriers, and together owned 23 Cairn champions and four Norfolk champions.
Born in Stamford, on Aug. 25, 1936, to attorney Michael Wofsey and his wife Freda, she attended Stamford High School and the University of Connecticut. She worked in book publishing in New York City, and then returned to Connecticut to breed and show dogs.
She was a founding member of the Housatonic Cairn Terrier Club, and a leader in the rescue activities for both breeds. She was also a founding member of the Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, and an active EMT volunteer for 30 years.