Donn V. Smythe, III, 73, Former New Canaan Resident

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DANBURY, Conn. - Donn V. Smythe, III of Danbury, a former resident of New Canaan, died Saturday, Nov. 30. He was 73.

Smythe was born Sept. 7, 1940, son of Donn Verner Smythe and Eleanor S. Smythe. He grew up in Southport. He worked for Perkin Elmer in Wilton for many years. He lived in New Canaan for 18 years until he moved to Danbury 13 years ago. Donn was a member of The New Fairfield Congregational Church.

Smythe is survived by his wife, Rosa; son, Bruno; sister, Ellen Smythe Brakeley of New Canaan; two nieces and a nephew; and five great-nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.

There are no calling hours. A Graveside Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Danbury. There are no calling hours.

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