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Those We Lost

Those We Lost: At 79, he'd just finished rebuilding his boat engine when he tested positive for COVID-19. Then he died.

Those We Lost: At 79, he'd just finished rebuilding his boat engine when he tested positive for COVID-19. Then he died.

"At first, he thought 'I’m healthy. I’m busy. I’ll be fine.' Little by little, it started wearing him down more and more,” Mary-Lou Brockett Devine said of her father, Paul who died recently from COVID-19.

GALLERIES: Those We Lost

A year later, pandemic deaths leave an unfillable void

Connecticut reported its first case of COVID-19 on March 8, 2020. In the year since, we’ve lost grandparents, mothers, fathers, siblings and friends.

Those We Lost: Jude Ebbinghaus

Jude Ebbinghaus of Groton touched the lives of thousands of children and adults through reading.

Norwich couple died together but alone

Richard and Maybelle Johnson, married 70 years, died Jan. 13, just hours apart, from complications due to COVID-19.

New London civil rights champion dies of COVID-19

Waldren T. 'Pokey' Phillips, a longtime judicial marshal, received a lifetime achievement award from the NAACP in 2017 for his work to combat discrimination and hate in the local community.

Those We Lost: Uncasville man served in Navy, taught at Norwich Tech

Those We Lost: Santo "Sam" Sperazza, a Navy veteran and former Norwich Tech teacher, died on Dec. 27, 2020. He was 88.

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