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Here are brief capsules of the Connecticut victims who were reported dead or missing as a result of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

American Airlines Flight 11 (Boston to Los Angeles, crashed into World Trade Center)

— Candace Lee Williams, 20, Danbury. A business administration major at Northeastern University in Boston, Williams was among one of the top 10 students at Immaculate High School in Danbury and volunteered for many civic activities, including the SpecialOlympics.

United Airlines Flight 93 (Newark, N.J., to San Francisco, crashed in rural southwest Pennsylvania))

- Donald F. Greene, 52, Greenwich, a pilot and business manager for Safe Flight Instrument Corp., in White Plains, N.Y. He and his wife, Claudette, had two children, ages 10 and 6.

United Airlines Flight 175, (Boston to Los Angeles, crashed into World Trade Center)

- Amy King, 29, Stafford, a flight attendant who grew up in Jamestown, N.Y. She was the girlfriend of flight attendant Michael Tarrou, who also died on the flight.

- Michael Tarrou, 38, Stafford, a flight attendant who grew up in Wantagh, N.Y. He was the boyfriend of Amy King, who also died on the flight. He is survived by an 11-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. He and King wanted to move to Florida to be near his daughter.

- Juliana Valentine McCourt, 4, New London, daughter of Ruth McCourt, who also died on the flight.

- Ruth McCourt, 45, New London, a well-known business woman in the Boston area who once owned the Clifford Classique Day Spa in Newton, Mass. She moved from Boston to New London in 1999 and was married to Waterford native David McCourt. She and her daughter were traveling to Los Angeles for a trip to Disneyland.

World Trade Center

- Alexander Braginsky, 38, of Stamford, managed foreign exchange products for Reuters. He normally worked out of an office at Times Square but was attending a sales conference at the World Trade Center. An immigrant from the Soviet Union, Braginsky is one of six Reuters employees missing. "He wasn't supposed to attend that conference, but at the last minute a ticket became available and he jumped at the chance to go," said his fiancee Kelly Kazes.

- Stephen Cherry, 41, of Stamford, a senior partner at Cantor Fitzgerald. He and his wife, Mary Ellen, and their four sons, recently returned from a trip to Montana.

- Geoffrey W. Cloud, 36, of Stamford is survived by his wife, Mio, and two children. Cloud worked long days as a lawyer for the financial securities firm Cantor Fitzgerald and was on the 104th floor when his building was struck.

-Kevin P. Connors, 55, of Greenwich, a senior vice president of Euro Brokers, Inc., a native of Boston and a graduate of the United State Naval Academy at Annapolis. He leaves his wife, Sylvia, two sons and three stepchildren.

- Joseph Coppo, 47, New Canaan, had worked for Cantor Fitzgerald since last year. That's when the bond firm bought Municipal Partners, the company he founded in 1990. Patricia Coppo described her husband as a fun-loving person whose enthusiasm was infectious. They had four children, ranging in age from 13-22.

- John Fiorito, 40, Stamford, a broker with Cantor Fitzgerald. He was at work on the 104th floor of the north tower. He underwent a bone marrow transplant last year, after being diagnosed with leukemia.

- Bennett L. Fisher, 58, Greenwich, senior vice president of Fiduciary Trust Co. International. An avid yachtsman, Fisher and his wife, Susan, had two children. He helped in the public acquisition of the 110-acre Treetops property near the Stamford border.

- Richard S. Gabrielle, 50, of West Haven, an insurance broker at the Aon Corporation, had taken up car racing lessons that include driving a souped up car around a ractrack at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville. He is survived by his wife, Monica.

- Christopher Gardner, 36, Darien, a senior executive at Aon Corp., was seen on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center trying to escape the aftermath of the attacks on Sept. 11. He and his wife, Susan, had two children, Christopher, 3, and Alexander, 2.

- Robert Gerlich, 56, Monroe, an employee of Guy Carpenter, a reinsurance firm on the 94th floor of the north tower. He and wife, Rochelle, have two sons.

- Ron Gilligan, 43, East Norwalk, an employee of Cantor Fitzgerald, which occupied four of the top 10 floors of the north tower. A native of Liverpool, England, Gilligan and his wife had two daughters and a son.

- Steven Lawrence Glick, 42, Greenwich, a financial consultant for Credit Suisse-First Boston. He was attending a conference at the World Trade Center. He and wife, Mari, had two children.

- Kiran Reddy Gopu, 24, Bridgeport, a University of Bridgeport student. A native of India, he was working on a master's degree in computer science and was on the 96th floor of the north tower as a computer programmer with Marsh USA.

- James D. Halvorson, 56, Greenwich, an employee of Marsh and McLennan Insurance, headed the company's Global Infrastructure Group and traveled the world arranging insurance for major construction projects. Wife of 31 years, Maureen, said, "The irony of it all is that he'd been ducking bullets in the Middle East and around the world for years."

- Joseph H. Heller, 37, Ridgefield, a managed funds expert, worked for Carr Futures on the 92 floor. He and wife, Mary, were members of St. Mary's Church in Ridgefield.

- James Hobin, 47, Marlborough, worked on the 99th floor of Tower One. He spoke to his family just before the crash.

- Paul Hughes, 38, Stamford, a data systems manager for Marsh USA on the 97th floor of the north tower. His wife, Donna, a teacher, said she spent the day trying to hide her emotions from her fifth-grade class at the Roxbury School. He would have turned 39 on Sept. 14.

- William C. Hunt, 32, Norwalk, a bond broker for Euro Brokers, he worked on the 84th floor of the south tower. His wife Jennifer had a daughter, Emma, born 18 months ago.

- John Iskyan, 41, of Wilton, a bond broker and partner with Cantor Fitzgerald. He worked on the 105th floor of the north tower. Relatives say he lived through the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. He and wife, Margaret, have two children.

- Michael Grady Jacobs, 54, Danbury, a corporate tax expert. A Fairfield University graduate, Jacobs was just learning to play the bagpipes and was restoring a Volkswagen Beetle.

- Richard Keane, 54, Wethersfield, a senior vice president with Marsh Inc. and a lay minister at Sacred Heart Church. He was attending a business meeting on the 99th floor of the north tower.

- Stephen LaMantia, 38, Darien, a securities trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. He and his wife, Kimberly, had two children.

- Joseph A. Lenihan, 41, Greenwich. Worked for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc., on the 89th floor of 2 World Trade Center.

- Eamon McEneaney, 46, New Canaan, a senior vice president Cantor Fitzgerald. A graduate of Cornell, he played lacrosse in college. He and wife, Bonnie, have four children.

- Garry Lozier, 47, Darien, worked on the 104th floor of the south tower at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, an investment banking firm. His wife described him as a great father to their three children - two girls and a boy.

- Raymond Metz III, 37, Trumbull, a currency broker with Eurobrokers. His wife, Patrice, saw the attack from her office only a few blocks way. The couple had two young daughters.

- Cheryl Monyak, 43, Greenwich, an executive with Marsh & McLennan. A New Hartford native, she returned to the East Coast recently after spending several years in California. Her parents, Joseph and Doris Monyak, still live in New Hartford and said their daughter moved closer to home because "she missed the four seasons."

- Margaret Q. Orloske, 50, Windsor, was a manager for Marsh & McLennan, the insurance brokerage firm on floors 93-100 of tower one. Her husband of 26 years, Duane Orloske is director of the student center at Central Connecticut State University. "I think she tried to call me on my cell phone at about the time the plane hit, but I was in a meeting. ... She didn't leave a message," he said.

- James Patrick, Norwalk, had been working in or near the towers at the time of the attack. He is the son-in-law of former Naugatuck Mayor Terry Buckmiller. His wife, Tera Lynn, is a tutor at City Hill Middle School in Naugatuck.

- Michel Adrian Pelletier, 36, Greenwich, was a whiz at hockey and school. He was a leader on the 1988 St. Lawrence varsity hockey team and finished college in three years. The Canadian-born commodities broker was working on the 105th floor of 1 World Trade Center. He called his wife, Sophie, and calmly told her he was trapped in the building and that he loved her. They had a 2-year-old daughter and a 3-month-old son.

- Sean Rooney, 50, Stamford, worked for Aon Risk Management Services and called his wife, Beverly Eckert to tell her he was trapped on the 105th floor of the burning tower. "Sean, it doesn't seem to me that they are going to be able to get to you in time," she recalled telling him. "I think we need to say goodbye....I heard him say `I love you,' then I heard a terrible explosion and a roaring sound."

- Michael Rothberg, 29, Greenwich, an equity trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. About 10 minutes before the plane hit, he called his sister in Massachusetts to try out his new phone system. She had not yet arrived at work and he talked to her assistant.

- George E. Spencer, III, 50, of West Norwalk, worked for Eurobrokers in the credit derivatives division. An avid outdoorsman, he went by the nickname of "Twig." He and his wife, Cathy, have two grown children.

- Derek J. Statkevicus, 30, Norwalk, worked for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a financial firm on the 88th and 89th floors of 2 World Trade Center. He and his wife have a 1-year-old child. His wife is due to give birth to their second child in January.

- Thomas Theurkauf Jr., 44, Stamford, a banking analyst with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a financial firm on the 88th and 89th floor of 2 World Trade Center. The Wall Street Journal named him one of Wall Street's "Top Guns" in June. He and his wife, Robin, have three sons. His father was recently diagnosed with cancer.

- Bradley Vadas, 37, Westport, was a senior vice president at Keefe, Bruyette and Woods Inc., a brokerage firm at 2 World Trade Center. He called his father, Donald Vadas, when the first plane slammed into the tower next to him. "We said how much we loved each other, and he told me that the smoke was starting to come into the room," his father said.

- Frederick Varacchi, 35, Greenwich, president of eSpeed, an electronic trading unit of Cantor Fitzgerald. He worked on the 105th floor of 1 World Trade Center, the north tower that was struck first. His wife spoke to him on the phone several minutes after the attack, and he said he was trapped in his office. Then the phone went dead.

- Martin Wohlforth, 47, Greenwich, managing director of Sandler O'Neill, an investment firm on the 104th floor of the south tower. After the first plane hit the north tower, he called his wife, Susan, to say that Port Authority workers said the south tower was safe. After the second plane hit the south tower, he called his wife at work but the connection was lost before they could speak. He and his wife have a 16-year-old daughter.

- Charles A. Zion, 54, Greenwich, an equity trader for Cantor Fitzgerald, which occupied the 101st through 105th floors of the north tower. He and his wife, Carole, have a 16-year-old son.

(The following are reported dead)

- Edward Fergus, 40, Wilton. He and wife, Linda, have two children. As a family, they hiked, skied and enjoyed boating, said a neighbor.

- Edwin Graf III, 48, Norwalk, vice president of Cantor Fitzgerald. The divorced father of three was in his office on the 103rd floor when the plane hit and immediately called friends. He said people were throwing chairs through windows in an attempt to get out.

- James Greenleaf Jr., 32, Waterford. He was working on the 92ndn floor of the World Trade Center's north tower for Carr Futures, a monetary exchange company.

- Robert Higley II, New Fairfield, just started his job three months ago at Aon Risk Management Services on the 92nd floor of the south tower. "He was very excited about his new job. It was a big promotion for him," said his father-in-law Robert Rowley, of Danbury. Higley's wife, Vycki, is eight months pregnant with their second child.

- Judith Florence Hofmiller, 53, Brookfield, worked on the 97th floor of the north tower. Her companion, Robert Winkis, watched the +attack+ on television and frantically tried to call her. "We were like a couple of kids in love. When she'd come home from work, we'd be all lovey-dovey. She'd be in my arms, and it would be so good to be home," Winkis said. Her son, David Cannella, lives in Clinton. The family plans a memorial Mass on Oct. 13 at St. George's Church in Guilford.

- Garry Lozier, 47, Darien, worked on the 104th floor of the south tower at Sandler O'Neill & Partners, an investment banking firm. His wife described him as a great father to their three children - two girls and a boy.

- Edward Maloney III, 32, of the Ryawaton section of Norwalk. He was a bond trader working in the offices of Cantor Fitzgerald. Malone and his wife Brinley have a 14-month daughter and expecting another child in December.

- Kevin McCarthy, 42, Fairfield, bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. He and wife, Deborah, have three children, including 5-year-old twins.

- William Meehan, 49, Darien, the oft-quoted chief market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald. He worked at the firm's Darien office until August. He and wife, Maureen, have three children.

- Christopher W. Murphy, 35, Stamford, a senior research analyst with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a financial firm on the 88th and 89th floors of Two World Trade Center. A Yale University graduate, Murphy was captain of the Yale sailing team and competed in dozens of national sailing regattas. He and wife, Catherine, have two daughters, ages 2 years and 4 months.

- Robert Noonan, 36, Norwalk, a trader with Cantor Fitzgerald. A former Marine, he married his high school sweetheart, Dana. They have a 3-year-old son, Chance.

- John Schwartz, 49, Goshen. No additional information available.

- Randolph Scott, 48, Stamford, worked for Eurobrokers on the 84th floor of the south tower. After the first plane hit the north tower, he called his wife, Denise, at the school where she works. He left a message with a gym teacher, saying that he was OK. His wife hasn't heard from him since.

(The following are reported missing)

- Paul Curioli, 51, Norwalk, a vice president of FM Global, a commercial and industrial property insurance company with offices worldwide, was in Manhattan attending a meeting on the 102nd floor of the World Trade Center when the towers were struck by the hijacked jetliners. His wife is Kathi and they have two sons.

- Bruce Eagleson, 53, of Middlefield, former general manager of Westfield Shoppingtown Meriden. The father of three was helping colleagues evacuate from the 17th floor of the south tower and went back to his office to get two-way radios.

- Ulf Ericson, 79, Greenwich, civil engineer with the Washington Group. A mountain climber and outdoorsman, Ericson had survived climbing accidents and a shipwreck, said his wife, Helen. "I'm devastated but he did have a marvelous life," she said.

- Eric Evans, 31, worked for Aon Corp. in the World Trade Center. Born in Norwich, he graduated from St. Bernard High School in Uncasville.

- Peter Fry, 36, Wilton, vice president of international money markets for Eurobrokers. He and wife, Meredith, have two daughters. Fry, who worked on the 82nd floor of 2 World Trade Center, spoke with his brothers-in-law after the first plane struck the other tower. He appeared calm while asking that his wife be told he was OK. eter Fry grew up in Bronxville, N.Y., and attended boarding school in New Hampshire and Curry College in Boston.

- Adam J. Lewis, 36, Fairfield, worked on the 85th floor of the south tower. His sister, Kathryn Herbert, said he spoke to their mother in Spain around 9 a.m. Herbert saw the attack on television, called her brother and said, "Adam, you've got to get out." He replied, "We weren't hit." He has four children, ages 8, 6, 4 and 18 months.

- Lindsay Morehouse, 24, Branford, a research assistant at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a financial firm on the 88th and 89th floors of 2 World Trade Center. Morehouse called her father after the first plane hit the other tower to say that she was safe and that she had been instructed to stay in the building. She called a second time after the second plane hit her tower. That call was cut off.

- Tyler Ugolyn, 23, Ridgefield, worked at the World Trade Center. He graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1997. The 6-foot-2 Ugolyn loved basketball and was recruited by several colleges before deciding to attend Columbia University.

- Jonathan Uman, 33, Westport, worked for Cantor Fitzgerald and was on the 105h floor of the north tower when it was hit by the hijacked plane at 8:48 a.m. A minute before, his wife, Julie, had e-mailed him the message: "I love you." The couple have two small children. Julie Uman plans to establish a foundation in his memory.

- John Works, 36, Darien, a trader for Keefe Bruyette & Woods on the 89th floor of the south tower. He called his wife, Pam, at their home after seeing the first plane hit the north tower. Pam Works suggested he leave the building but wasn't adamant about it. He called back to say authorities said his building was safe. He and his wife have a 3-year-old daughter.

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