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Carol Joy Schmidt McEwan, Longtime Darien Resident, 90

Carol Joy Schmidt McEwan, Longtime Darien Resident, 90

DARIEN, Conn. – Longtime Darien resident Carol Joy Schmidt McEwan died Wednesday, Nov. 23. She was 90.

McEwan and her husband Preston Wayne McEwan had lived for the past six years at an assisted living community in Stamford.

McEwan was a native of Fond du Lac, Wisc., 

McEwan graduated from Sunset Hi...

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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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Rowayton's Gerald 'Jerry' Iver Pace, 60, Worked As Psychologist

Rowayton's Gerald 'Jerry' Iver Pace, 60, Worked As Psychologist

NORWALK, Conn. — Longtime Rowayton resident Gerald “Jerry” Iver Pace died Saturday night surrounded by his loving family. He was 60. Pace was born on May 1, 1956, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to th...

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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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Audrey Josephine Smith Dutcher, 99, Darien Resident

CLOSTER, N.J. -- Audrey Josephine Smith Dutcher -- a Darien resident, previously a longtime resident of Closter -- died on Thursday, Sept. 22. She was three months shy of her 100th birthday."Throughout her life,...

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Monsignor Robert F. McCormick, 95, Of Darien

Monsignor Robert F. McCormick, 95, Of Darien

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Monsignor Robert F. McCormick, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York and former pastor of St. Augustine’s Church in Ossining, died Friday, Sept. 23 at the Conven...

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Nathaniel 'Nate' Wilson, 45, Of Darien

Nathaniel 'Nate' Wilson, 45, Of Darien

DARIEN, Conn. -- Nathaniel "Nate" Wilson, 45, of Darien, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Born May 7, 1971, in Santa Rosa, Calif, he was the son of Cheryl San Fillipo and the late La...

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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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Services For Cecie Munkenbeck, 96, In Connecticut

Services For Cecie Munkenbeck, 96, In Connecticut

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Cecie Munkenbeck died peacefully Aug. 17 at Stamford Hospital at the age of 96. She was born in New Orleans, and attended Noroton Convent of the Sacred Heart in Darien,...

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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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