A Hospice Patient Revisits His Boyhood Past

On a tour of his boyhood in Danbury, Ed Siergiej look out the window of an ambulance at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and brother were parishioners.

Above: Edward Siergiej looks out the window at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, where he, his parents and sister had been parishioners since 1925.

World War II paratrooper. Educator. Grandfather. Loyal friend. These are just some of the words that come up in conversations with Edward Siergiej’s friends and family.…