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Service Planned For Westport's Riley Fritz, 29, Who Died In Warehouse Fire

Service Planned For Westport's Riley Fritz, 29, Who Died In Warehouse Fire

WESTPORT, Conn. — Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the First Unitarian Church in Westport for Staples graduate Riley Fritz, 29, who died Saturday, Dec. 3, in Oakland, Calif., a victim of a warehouse fire that killed 36 people. 

The service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at...

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Astronaut John Glenn Dies At 95

Astronaut John Glenn Dies At 95

John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died on Thursday, according to multiple reports. Glenn was 95.  Glenn had been battling health issues since suffering a stroke and had b...

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Former Pitcher Branca Dies, Father-In-Law Of Stamford's Bobby Valentine

Former Pitcher Branca Dies, Father-In-Law Of Stamford's Bobby Valentine

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Ralph Branca, a native of Mount Vernon and the pitcher who served up Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Home Run, died on Wednesday morning, according to ...

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Bethel's John Dietter, 83, Active In Politics, Stony Hill Fire Co.

Bethel's John Dietter, 83, Active In Politics, Stony Hill Fire Co.

BETHEL, Conn. — John "Jack" Dietter died Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, at his home in Bethel. He was 83. A longtime resident of Bethel, he was born in Maybrook, N.Y., where he enjoyed advent...

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Kara Kathleen Kovlakas, 32, Norwalk Teacher

Kara Kathleen Kovlakas, 32, Norwalk Teacher

NORWALK, Conn. — Kara Kathleen Kovlakas, a teacher at Marvin Elementary in Norwalk, died at home in Trumbull on Thursday, Oct 13. She was 32.  Kara Kovlakas was the wife of Andy Kovlakas,...

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Wake, Funeral Services Scheduled For Former Brookfield High Player, 21

Wake, Funeral Services Scheduled For Former Brookfield High Player, 21

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Funeral services have been set for Robby Schartner, a Manhattanville College lacrosse player who was hit and killed by an allegedly drunken driver as he was walking ...

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Mario J. Luis, 51, Sherman Volunteer Firefighter

Mario J. Luis, 51, Sherman Volunteer Firefighter

SHERMAN, Conn. — Mario J. Luis of Sherman died on Wednesday, Sept. 14, as a result of a motorcycle accident in New Fairfield. He was 51.  Luis was born in Portugal, April 9, 1965, the son...

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Fred Hellerman, 89, Last Member Of The Weavers, Dies At Weston Home

Fred Hellerman, 89, Last Member Of The Weavers, Dies At Weston Home

WESTON, Conn. — Fred Hellerman, a folk singer and last remaining member of The Weavers, died Thursday at his longtime Weston home, according to the Connecticut Post. Hellerman, who was al...

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Gene Wilder, 83, Of 'Blazing Saddles,' 'Willy Wonka' Dies At Stamford Home

Gene Wilder, 83, Of 'Blazing Saddles,' 'Willy Wonka' Dies At Stamford Home

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford resident Gene Wilder, who appeared in "Blazing Saddles" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," among other films, died Monday from complications of Alzhe...

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Marie Dunn, 50, Stormville Mother Of Two

Marie Dunn, 50, Stormville Mother Of Two

CARMEL, N.Y. -- Marie Dunn, a Stormville mother of two, died Monday. She had just turned 50. Her wake will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Cargain Funeral Home, ...

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Lee Papageorge, Owner Of Oscar’s Deli In Westport, Dies

Lee Papageorge, Owner Of Oscar’s Deli In Westport, Dies

WESTPORT, Conn. — A week after the Westport landmark Oscar’s Delicatessen closed its doors for good, its longtime owner died after a long battle with lung cancer. Lee Papageorge died Mond...

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Emilia G. Betti, 88, Formerly Of New Fairfield

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Emilia G. Betti (nee Granese), 88, of Woodcliff Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Saturday, July 30, 2016.She was the wife of the late Leo Betti and resided for many ...

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