Eileen Apy, 91

Eileen Apy, 91, died peacefully on November 29, 2022. She was born on August 2, 1931, to the late Charles and Ellen (Doyle) Nagot. A lifelong resident of New Canaan and member of St Aloysius Parish, Eileen graduated from New Canaan High School in 1949. 
Growing up she very much enjoyed Girls Scouts and continued through the Mariner program. On June 16, 1951, she married John “Jack” Apy and began a family. 
Eileen worked as a buyer/manager at Young Fashions and went on to be the scheduling secretary at Silver Hill Hospital. She was a very active volunteer and over the years was involved with Welcome Wagon, Girl Scouts, Democratic Town Committee and a Member of Zoning Board of Appeal.

Donal C. O’Brien, III

Donal C. O’Brien, III died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on November 24, 2022, after a courageous 10 year battle with a progressive neurological illness. Don was a longtime resident of New Canaan, Connecticut, where he moved with his parents in 1959 and where he returned in 1991 with his wife, Carolyn, to raise their family. He was the eldest child and only son of Katharine and the late Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. He was educated at the New Canaan Country School and the Hotchkiss School, and a graduate of Dartmouth College, and NYU Stern School of Business. After graduation from college, Don began his career in real estate joining the Trammel Crow Company. Over the years, he worked in brokerage, consulting, and asset management at Cushman Wakefield, CBRE, and Heitman Properties (Kennedy-Wilson), where he was a member of the firm’s acquisition and disposition team.

Elinor Seaver Roll, 97

Elinor Seaver Roll, 97, passed away November 26th, 2022 in Fairfield, Connecticut. 

Elinor was born in Tiskilwa, Illinois on March 5th, 1925, the daughter of Dr. Harry and Josephine Brown. She married Howard E. Seaver, an executive at Parade magazine, on January 30th, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Elinor raised her three children, Sharon, Pamela, and James in New Canaan, Connecticut. Elinor was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Howard E. Seaver, on December 8th, 1974. In 1978, Elinor remarried Brig. Gen. George A. Roll U.S.M.C. Ret’d and moved to Southern Pines, North Carolina, where she lived for 30 years until George’s passing on September 13th, 2008. 

In 2010, Elinor moved back to Connecticut to be near her children and sister (Janet).

John Patrick Reddan, 65

John Patrick Reddan, 65, of New Canaan, CT passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on November 12, 2022. John was born in the Bronx on July 2, 1957 to Thomas Joseph and Anne McCauley Reddan. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen (Fortunato) Reddan of New Canaan. John grew up in Pearl River, NY. He attended St.

Elva Karolina Girard, 99

Elva Karolina Girard passed away peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family, on November 3, 2022 in New Canaan, Connecticut. She was a resident of our hometown for 73 years. Elva was born in Jamshog, Sweden to Emil and Tekla Svensson on January 21, 1923. She was one of fifteen children. She moved to the United States in 1939, where three of her sisters had settled in Stamford, CT.