Obits pg 4 6-25-20

Ernest G. Salvas,
WWII vet
DANIELSON — Ernest G. Salvas, 93, of Danielson, died, June 10, 2020, at Hartford Hospital. He was born March 8, 1927, in Putnam, son of the late Phillip and Isola (Vadnais) Salvas. He was the husband of Theresa (Roireau) Salvas who died in 1995.
Ernest was very proud of being a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a life member of the Putnam VFW Post and served as chaplain. Also was a life member of the Navy Seabee Veterans of America Island X1 Davisville, RI, and was also chaplain. For many years Ernest was part of the Putnam Memorial Day Parade Committee. He was a communicant of St James Church of Danielson serving as an usher.
He leaves a daughter and son-in-law Linda and Rene ST. Pierre of Danielson; grandchildren Shannon ST. Pierre of Moosup and Renee and Rick Oenning of Danielson, Jamie and Elise ST. Pierre of Rockledge, Fla. and Melissa Garrett; close friend Mary Posiadala; great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Theresa Salvas, daughter Jacqueline Garrett, grandchildren Thomas and Scott Garrett, great-grandchildren Briana and Jeremy Oenning and Jordan Garrett.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson. Gagnon & Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson.

Charlotte A. Collins
WOODSTOCK — Charlotte A. Collins, infant daughter of Kevin Collins and Carol Whitman of Stonebridge Rd., died June 13, 2020, at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  She was born June 2, 2020.
She leaves her paternal grandfather, Raymond Collins (Myrna) of NH; paternal grandmother Carolyn Turnquaist of NH; maternal grandparents, Christine Georgio and Mark Fenner of Chaplin; uncles, Christopher Collins of NH, Corey Collins of FL, and Robert Collins of NH; aunts, Toni Eck (Ryan) and Francesca Welch, all of Chaplin; cousins. She was predeceased by her uncle John Welch Jr. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.

Darrell Lee Thomas
Darrell Lee Thomas, died unexpectedly June 9, 2020. He was born Oct. 21, 1968, in Groton to Darrell D. and Bessie A. Thomas.  He married Catharine Whiting in August of 1994, the marriage resulting in his only biological child, Krystal Thomas.  Darrell and Catharine were divorced in 2007. He then married Cynthia Higgins and lived with her and Cynthia’s biological daughter, Lyndsey until his death.
He leaves his wife; his stepdaughter; his brother Martin I. Lamb; sister Carol Lamb-Bond, his ex-wife and his biological daughter.  He was predeceased by his mother, his father, and his brother Thomas C. Lamb. Darrell always had a passion for cars, he was an active member in many Jeep groups. Other passions included photography, motorcycles and music. He would DJ at events hosted by friends and family. Gagnon & Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson.

Joanne L. St. Onge
DANIELSON — Joanne L. (Meagher) St. Onge, 56, died June 10, 2020, at home.
She was born April 14, 1964; in Webster.
She leaves her husband of 33 years, Kirk L. St. Onge; two sons: Justin and Walter St. Onge of Danielson; two step-daughters: Jill St. Onge of Dudley and Dawn St. Onge of Putnam; her parents: Gerald Meagher of Southbridge and Sandra (Norman) Meagher of Worcester; sisters: Elen Neiduski of Danielson, and Patricia Manzi of Thompson; her brother John Meagher of Worcester; five grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. June 26 St. James Church, Danielson, with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations: Dana Farber Cancer Research or Hospice Care of Northeastern CT., 320 Pomfret St., Putnam, CT. 06260. Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster.

King service
ASHFORD — Jason Nicholas King of Ashford, 37, went to be with his Lord on April 27, 2020. He was born April 7, 1983, in New Haven, was a graduate of Woodstock Academy and worked as a carpenter.  The Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. June 27 in the Eastford Baptist Church on Union Road. In accordance with COVID-19 regulations, masks will be required for attendees and social distancing will be practiced.  Donations: The Evangelical Christian Ctr., 574 Ashford Center Road, Ashford, CT 06278



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