Stuart B. Brenner, 61

Stuart B. Brenner, 61, of Wallingford, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Beth A. (Cox) Brenner. He was born in New Haven, December 17, 1957, and was raised in Woodbridge; a son of the late Lester and Corinne (Janow) Brenner. He was the proprietor of S&B Sports in New Canaan, where he cared about all of his customers and took an incredible amount of pride in his work.

Marilyn J. Hutchins, 92

Longtime New Canaan resident Marilyn Hutchins, 92, died at home on Saturday, January 26. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Case Western Reserve University, where she met her future husband, Dan Hutchins, who was attending CWRU on the GI Bill. Throughout her young life, Mrs. Hutchins held several interesting jobs, the details of which she could recall 70 years later. She wrote obituaries for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, sold Highlights for Children magazine door-to-door, and during World War II she worked in Washington, D.C. for the Foreign Economic Administration. Married in 1948, after obtaining her master’s degree, she taught fifth grade in the Cleveland Public Schools.

John Patrick Hickey, 50

John Patrick Hickey, age 50, a resident of New Canaan for over 15 years died suddenly Thursday evening December 12, 2018. Born in Queens, New York, March 12, 1968, he was the son Patrick Hickey of New Hyde Park, NY and the late Frances McNamara Hickey. John was the loving husband of Linda Hickey. John was captain of his High School soccer team and his passion for soccer led him to then play for several club teams throughout the years including Gottschee Soccer Club, Queens, NY and St Benedict Soccer Club in Richmond Hill, NY. After receiving a soccer scholarship from Ohio Wesleyan College, and a member of Phi Kappa Psi, John then graduated from St John’s University with a BA in Business and a Master’s in Finance.

Randolph Fletcher Brown III, 66

Randy Brown, 66 of New Canaan died suddenly in Norwalk Hospital after a brief battle with brain cancer. Born March 18, 1952 and raised in New Canaan, Randy is survived by his 4 children; Jessica (Thomas), Katy, James (Erin), Randy (Carrie) and 4 grandchildren. He is the son of the late Randy Brown (former Headmaster of St. Luke’s school) and Nina Brown of New Canaan (New Canaan realtor for 40 years) and a brother Tim Brown (Connie) of New Canaan. Attending New Canaan schools he was a highly decorated Equestrian rider.

Cosmo, 16, Beloved Weimaraner 

Cosmo Oei, deeply loved Weimaraner of New Canaan’s Elizabeth Oei, died Sunday, Nov. 4 following the onset of cancer. He was 16. Born Aug. 29, 2002 in Lakeland, Fla., Cosmo was a gentle, fearless dog with a sixth sense about people who eagerly befriended humans and canines alike.