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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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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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Services Set For Elizabeth 'Betty' Pfriem, Southport Philanthropist

Services Set For Elizabeth 'Betty' Pfriem, Southport Philanthropist

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Services have been scheduled for Elizabeth M. "Betty" Pfriem, a generous local philanthropist and former president and publisher of the Bridgeport Post and Telegram.  P...

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Susan Ei, Beloved Children's Librarian At Pequot Library, Dies At 64

Susan Ei, Beloved Children's Librarian At Pequot Library, Dies At 64

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Susan Ei, the beloved children's librarian at the Pequot Library in Fairfield for the past 12 years who known for her "reading ambassador bunnies," has died. She was 64...

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Fern Tetreau, 95, Beloved Fairfield Coach, Father Of First Selectman

Fern Tetreau, 95, Beloved Fairfield Coach, Father Of First Selectman

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fernand "Fern" Sylvio Tetreau of Fairfield, a beloved coach who served several roles in Fairfield and father of the current first selectman, died Wednesday, March 29. H...

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Services Announced For David Stankiewicz, 21, Weston High Graduate

Services Announced For David Stankiewicz, 21, Weston High Graduate

WESTON, Conn. — Calling hours and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held this week for David Stankiewicz of Weston, who died Saturday.   Stankiewicz, 21, was a senior at Syracuse Univers...

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Trumbull Businessman Ernest Trefz, U. Of Bridgeport Trustee, Dies At 84

Trumbull Businessman Ernest Trefz, U. Of Bridgeport Trustee, Dies At 84

TRUMBULL, Conn. — Ernest C. Trefz of Trumbull, a longtime member of the University of Bridgeport's Board of Trustees and the owner of 44 McDonald's restaurant in the area, died Saturday, ...

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Saturday Services Planned For Decorated Firefighter Who Served Westport

Saturday Services Planned For Decorated Firefighter Who Served Westport

WILTON, Conn. -- Funeral services will be held Saturday for a Wilton resident and longtime firefighter in Wilton, Westport and Bridgeport. Philip Walker Reeves, 57, died on Feb. 7 after a...

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Glenn Hightower, 76, Retired School Principal In Westport

Glenn Hightower, 76, Retired School Principal In Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. — Glenn Hightower of Westport, who served three decades as principal at Bedford Junior High and Middle Schools and later as principal of Westport Adult and Continuing Educ...

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Ward N. Colbree, 83, Retired 911 Dispatcher In Weston

Ward N. Colbree, 83, Retired 911 Dispatcher In Weston

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Ward N. Colbree, husband of Lorraine A. Labonda Colbree, died Thursday, Dec. 15, in his home in Bridgeport, He was 83.  He was born in Bridgeport, son of Nathaniel and...

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