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Kenneth L. Waters, 99, World War II Vet From New Canaan

Kenneth L. Waters, 99, World War II Vet From New Canaan

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Kenneth L. Waters of New Canaan, a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army, died on Jan. 8 at his home following a brief illness. He was 99.

Born July 22, 1917 in Pound Ridge, NY, the son of Hobart and Eleanor Waters, he moved that same year to New Canaan and and gradu...

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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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Anna Mary Fasano, 103, Lived In New Canaan For A Century

Anna Mary Fasano, 103, Lived In New Canaan For A Century

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Anna Mary Fasano, 103, a New Canaan resident for over 100 years died Sunday Jan. 1, 2017 at her home with her family by her side.  Fason was born in Ridgefield on Jan....

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Betsy Sara Fusek, 56, New Canaan Substitute Teacher, Nurse

Betsy Sara Fusek, 56, New Canaan Substitute Teacher, Nurse

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Betsy Sara Fusek, 56, of New Canaan, died on Monday, Jan. 2, surrounded by her family. Born in Summit, NJ, she was the daughter of Raymond and Marcia Fein of Newton, ...

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Carrie Fisher, 60, Was Married To New Canaan's Paul Simon

Carrie Fisher, 60, Was Married To New Canaan's Paul Simon

Carrie Fisher, who died Tuesday at the age of 60, after suffering a heart attack on Friday, was briefly enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in Southern Westchester. Fisher, the daughter of...

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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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New Canaan's Jens Risom, 100, Leader In Modern Furniture Design

New Canaan's Jens Risom, 100, Leader In Modern Furniture Design

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Jens Risom, of New Canaan and Block Island, R.I., died Friday, Dec. 9 at “The Inn” in New Canaan, where he had lived since early 2010. He was 100.  Jens Risom was bor...

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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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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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Greenwich's Ian Kerr, Award-Winning Public Relations Executive, Dies At 90

Greenwich's Ian Kerr, Award-Winning Public Relations Executive, Dies At 90

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Ian Kerr, a Greenwich resident whose creative thinking and advocacy for the concept of brand management elevated the practice of public relations for more than six dec...

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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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