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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 multiple reports. Branca was 90. 

The death was announced by Branca's son-in-law and former New York ...

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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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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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William F. Hickey Jr., Former New Canaan Board of Finance Member

William F. Hickey Jr., Former New Canaan Board of Finance Member

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- William F. Hickey Jr., of Fairfield, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.Hickey was born May 28, 1929, in Stamford, to the late William F. Hic...

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Robert Mosley, 81, Former New Canaan Teacher, Coach, Volunteer

Robert Mosley, 81, Former New Canaan Teacher, Coach, Volunteer

DANBURY, Conn. – Robert Gordon Mosley, 81, of Danbury, died Sunday, July 10 at Regional Hospice and Home Care. He was 81. He was the husband of the late Margaret Anne (Hughes) Mosley. H...

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'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- Sydney H. Schanberg, who earned a place in history with his chronicles of war-torn Cambodia in the 1970s for The New York Times, died Saturday in Poughkeepsie, The ...

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'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dubbed the "messenger to mankind" for his dignified writings about the horrors of the Holocaust, died Saturday. He was 87. “In the darkness of th...

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Linda Shotkus, Founder, Owner of Lyn Evans Shop In New Canaan

Linda Shotkus, Founder, Owner of Lyn Evans Shop In New Canaan

Local store owner and founder Linda Shotkus (Evans) of Weston, Mass., and Chatham, Mass., died on Thursday, May 5.  She was the founder and owner of the Lyn Evans retail clothing shops in...

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Carol Ruth Shepherd, 93, Longtime New Canaan Resident

Carol Ruth Shepherd, 93, Longtime New Canaan Resident

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Longtime New Canaan resident Carol Ruth "CR" Shepherd died on Monday, May 2. She was 93. A Bridgeport native, Shepherd graduated from Cornell University in 1944 with a...

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