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Actress Cecilia Hart Jones, Who Starred At Westport Playhouse, 68

Actress Cecilia Hart Jones, Who Starred At Westport Playhouse, 68

PAWLING, N.Y. -- Cecilia Hart Jones, 68, the wife of actor James Earl Jones and Dutchess County resident, died Sunday, Oct. 16 after a battle with ovarian cancer, according to multiple reports.

Her death was announced on Westportnow.com, a news website in Westport. Conn. where the actress starred ...

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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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Miriam Weinstein, 90, Mother Of Filmmakers, Dies In Westport Home

Miriam Weinstein, 90, Mother Of Filmmakers, Dies In Westport Home

WESTPORT, Conn. — Miriam Weinstein, the mother of filmmakers Harvey and Bob Weinstein who inspired the name of their first film company, Miramax, died Wednesday at her home in Westport, a...

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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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Dr. Stephen J. Marshalko, 49, Of Weston, Bridgeport Hospital Doctor

Dr. Stephen J. Marshalko, 49, Of Weston, Bridgeport Hospital Doctor

WESTON, Conn. -- Stephen J. Marshalko, MD, 49, of Weston, loving husband of Lisa Marshalko and proud father of Stephen Marshalko, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hosp...

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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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Lois Hertz Lesser, Former Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Lois Hertz Lesser, a former Fairfield resident, died on Aug. 12, at her home in Sarasota, Fla. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert Lesser, sons Stanton Lesser (Jill Lesser), James Be...

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Marion 'Crystal' Wallach, Formerly Of Westport

Marion 'Crystal' Wallach, Formerly Of Westport

RYE, N.Y. -- Marion “Crystal” Wallach (nee Koelsch), formerly of Rye, passed away June 14 after fighting a brave and courageous battle with cancer. She was a loving a wife, mother, grandm...

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Elias 'Lee' Papageorge, 65, Owned Oscar's Deli In Westport

Elias 'Lee' Papageorge, 65, Owned Oscar's Deli In Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Elias "Lee" Papageorge, 65, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, surrounded by his family. Born in Bridgeport to the late Angelus "Angie" Papageor...

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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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