A death in Denise Nappier’s family

This messsage in from State Treasurer Denise Nappier’s campaign:



After a long illness State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier’s mother, Barbara H. Nappier, died last evening surrounded by family members.
The Nappier family has requested privacy and will not be accepting or returning calls for comment. The campaign asks that members of the media please honor this request.
Arrangements have not been made at this time.

Nappier, a Democrat, is seeking her fifth term as Treasurer and running against Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst, a Republican.

– Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding the passing last night of Barbara  Nappier:

“My wife Cathy and I send our deepest condolences to Treasurer Nappier and the entire Nappier family through this difficult time,” Governor Malloy said.  “I know that Denise, her sisters and her brother were incredibly close with their mom, and I am particularly confident that Barbara was exceptionally proud of the accomplishments of all of her children.  The Nappier family will be in our thoughts and prayers.”

“My heart goes out to the Nappier family during this very sad time,” Lt. Governor Wyman said. “Barbara Nappier leaves a strong legacy as a devoted mother and civic-minded Connecticut resident.  We are a stronger state for her commitment and her dedication to her family, and we stand with Denise and the Nappiers in mourning her loss.”


We will update as information becomes available.

Deb West