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Wake For Couple Killed In Westchester Plane Crash Held In Ridgefield

Visitors leave the Kane Funeral Home in Ridgefield. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Visitors paid their respects at the Kane Funeral Home. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Visitors leave the Kane Funeral Home in Ridgefield. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Visitors leave the Kane Funeral Home in Ridgefield. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

RIDGEFIELD, Conn.. -- A wake was held for the couple killed in a November plane crash in Northern Westchester on Wednesday at the Kane Funeral Home in Ridgefield.

The couple -- Val and Taew Horsa of South Salem -- died Nov. 19 when the plane piloted by Val crashed into the Titicus Reservoir in North Salem. Val was 76. Taew was 66.

They founded and ran the Bangkok Thai restaurant in Danbury. They started it in 1986, when Thai food was rare in Connecticut. Taew was the head chef.

They are survived by their son, Eric, and his wife Portia, who live in Ridgefield with their children, Erica and Kyle.

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