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Stratford's George Marshall, 78, Bridgeport Firefighter

Stratford's George Marshall, 78, Bridgeport Firefighter

STRATFORD, Conn. — George S. Marshall, a Stratford resident and retired Bridgeport firefighter, died April 16 at Bridgeport Hospital. He was 78. 

Marshall served in the Bridgeport Fire Department for over 25 years and was a U.S. Marine veteran. 

He was an avid reader and enjoyed going to lunch with...

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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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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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Jason Carrafiello, 38, Stratford Firefighter, Youth Sports Coach

Jason Carrafiello, 38, Stratford Firefighter, Youth Sports Coach

STRATFORD, Conn. -- Jason “Carf” William Carrafiello, a lifelong resident of Stratford, died Monday, Dec. 26 at his home. He was 38. He was the husband of Jessica S. Buchanan Carrafiello....

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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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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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Margaret 'Marge' Cole Finch, 85, Mother Of Former Bridgeport Mayor

Margaret 'Marge' Cole Finch, 85, Mother Of Former Bridgeport Mayor

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Margaret "Marge" Cole Finch, mother of former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, died Saturday, Oct. 15, at St. Vincent's Hospital. She was 85.  "Please keep my Mom in your ...

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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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