Pamela Joyce Kuczo of Fairfield died April 30 after a long battle with brain cancer. She was 63.
Pamela Kuczo: worked at Wake, See, Dimes and Bryniczka. Contributed photo
She was the oldest of four children born to Joseph (deceased) and Dolores Former Kuczo.
She graduated from Simmons College in Boston, where she became an avid lifelong Red Sox fan. She attended law school at the University of Toledo and majored in political science at Long Island University.
She interned at the State of Connecticut Attorney General’s Office, where she co-authored a brochure on citizens’ rights and became a mediator for consumer complaints.
Westporters were well represented today at the annual Connecticut Against Gun Violence benefit luncheon at the Greenwich Country Club. They included: First Selectman Jim Marpe, Selectman Melissa Kane, Police Chief Foti Koskinas, Dale Najarian, Natalia Feinstein, Kelly Copland, Darcy Hicks, and Staples High School sophomores Kaela Dockray, Audrey Bernstein, and Matthew Epstein. Guests also included U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, Mary Himes (board member and luncheon co-chair), and Helen Klisser During, a member of the Connecticut Arts Council (and contributing WestportNow photographer.) Mary Himes and Klisser During are co-founders of #UNLOAD, an arts-based initiative that seeks to drive consensus around the problem of gun violence. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo
Elizabeth Veronica Flandreau of Estero, Florida, a former Westport resident, died April 7 at home. She was 88.
Born Oct. 25, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late James and Ruth Ervin.
She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert Webster Flandreau. She is survived by her five children, her two daughters Deborah Reimer and her husband Gerald Reimer of Peachtree GA; Ruth O’Neil and her husband Gary O’Neil of Glastonbury, her three sons; Herbert Flandreau and his wife Joan Flandreau of Colony Texas, Robert Flandreau and his wife Lisa Flandreau of Estero, and Richard Flandreau of Monroe, New York. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. at Saint Luke Church, Westport. A private graveside burial will be held at Assumption Cemetery.
Today is the first day of the season that vehicle beach emblems are required to enter Westport beaches. Pictured are attendants checking a car entering Compo Beach. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com