Christine Matilda Shook, 90, of Bridgewater, Conn., died July 27 in Danbury (Conn.) Hospital.

She was a newspaper carrier for 41 years for The News-Times of Danbury. She also worked from home as a reporter for the News-Times, the New Milford (Conn.) Times and the Republican-American of Waterbury, Conn.

She leaves five sons, Arthur, Ronald, Terry, C. Scott and Tim; two daughters, Connie and Cynthia; 20 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Elizabeth Allen, Nimra Aziz, Alexander Frandsen, Nico Hall and Georgeanne Oliver, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.