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Easton's William 'Bill' Lane Jr., 72, Speechwriter For GE's Jack Welch

Easton's William 'Bill' Lane Jr., 72, Speechwriter For GE's Jack Welch

EASTON, Conn. — William "Bill" K. Lane Jr., of Easton, speechwriter for General Electric CEO Jack Welch and a Green Beret, died Wednesday May 10. He was 72. 

He was the husband of Elizabeth Simmons Lane for 32 years. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 11, 1944, to Virginia Walsh Lan...

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Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Friends of a 27-year-old Newtown woman who died in a motorcycle crash will say goodbye to her at services on Friday.  Jackie Schulz was killed Sunday afternoon while ridi...

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Former Star HS Athlete, 18, Grandson Of Danbury Woman

Former Star HS Athlete, 18, Grandson Of Danbury Woman

Westchester County native Sean Grogan, 18, a former standout athlete at Roy C. Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls, died Thursday, April 13 after jumping in the path of an Amtrak trai...

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Funeral Services Set For Caitlin Nelson, 20-Year-Old SHU Student

Funeral Services Set For Caitlin Nelson, 20-Year-Old SHU Student

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Funeral services have been set for Caitlin Mary Nelson, a 20-year-old Sacred Heart University student who died Sunday.  Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, ...

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Ridgefield Resident William Harold Eastman, 77

Ridgefield Resident William Harold Eastman, 77

Longtime Rye resident William Harold Eastman, 77, of Ridgefield, Conn., died on Wednesday, March 22 in the loving presence of his daughters. He was born in Port Washington on Oct. 30, 193...

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James Belote, 73, Retired Ridgefield Deputy Fire Chief, Teacher

James Belote, 73, Retired Ridgefield Deputy Fire Chief, Teacher

RIDGEFIELD, CONN. – Visiting hours for former Ridgefield firefighter and teacher James Belote, who died Thursday, March 9, have been set. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March...

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South Salem Fire Department Mourns Loss Of Life Member Martin Donohue

South Salem Fire Department Mourns Loss Of Life Member Martin Donohue

Martin T. "Marty" Donohue, a life member of the South Salem Fire Department, died Thursday, Feb. 23 at his home in Warwick, Rhode Island. He was 83.Donohue was the husband of Maryanne T. ...

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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 ...

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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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