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Florence Jean Carbonell, 88, of Ridgefield; New Canaan Teacher

Florence Jean Carbonell, 88, of Ridgefield; New Canaan Teacher

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Florence Jean Carbonell, 88, of Ridgefield, a former teacher in New Canaan, died on Monday, Jan. 2, at Danbury Hospital of congestive heart failure.

She was the wife of John Carbonell. Jean was born Feb. 20, 1928 in Philadelphia, the daughter of George and Florence (Reed) Mall...

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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, C...

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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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Francis B. Cullen, 75, Of Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Francis “Frank” B. Cullen, a longtime resident of Ridgefield, died Sunday, Oct. 30, at Norwalk Hospital. He was injured in an automobile accident the previous Thursday morning in Wilton. Born in Os...

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Leonardo DeVincenzo, 78, Of Ridgefield

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. — Leonardo DeVincenzo, 78, of Ridgefield, died Oct. 26. He was born Jan. 19, 1938, in Molfetta, Italy and came to the United States in 1957. DeVincenzo was owner and operator of Len's Auto & Tire ...

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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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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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Fairfield's Suzanne Wright, Co-Founder Of Autism Speaks, Dies At 69

Fairfield's Suzanne Wright, Co-Founder Of Autism Speaks, Dies At 69

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright died Friday, July 29, at her home in Fairfield after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 69. At the helm of Auti...

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