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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 Alzheimer's disease. He was 83.

Wilder lived on Scofieldtown Road in Stamford, and made annual a...

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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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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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Memorial Services In Wilton For Barbara Schmitt, 82, Retired Teacher

Memorial Services In Wilton For Barbara Schmitt, 82, Retired Teacher

RYE, N.Y. -- A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, for Barbara H. Schmitt, 82, a longtime resident of Rye and former teacher at Mamaroneck High School, Schmitte, 82, who m...

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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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Edward C. Keough Sr., Of Newtown, Owner of Keough's Paint and Hardware

Edward C. Keough Sr., Of Newtown, Owner of Keough's Paint and Hardware

NEWTOWN, Conn. – Edward C. Keough Sr., a resident of Sandy Hook, died Saturday, July 16. He was 83. Born on April 23, 1933, in Stoughton, Mass., he was the second child of Alfred and Mar...

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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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Bruce E. Melillo, 81, Port Chester Native

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Bruce E. Melillo, of New York City, died Saturday, June 18, at his home in Manhattan. He was 81. The son of Nick and Sue Melillo, he was born and raised in Port Chester with his sisters, Patricia ...

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Anita Pollack Schorr, 85, Holocaust Survivor From Westport

Anita Pollack Schorr, 85, Holocaust Survivor From Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. — Anita Pollack Schorr, a Westport resident who survived the Holocaust and shared her story with groups across Fairfield County, died Thursday. She was 85."It was with dee...

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Thomas Fujitani, 73, Former Wilton Football Coach

DANBURY, Conn. – Thomas Fujitani of Danbury died unexpectedly Saturday, April 2. He was 73.He was the husband of 51 years of Donna (Ferraro) Fujitani.He was born in Greenwich on Feb. 21, 1943, the son of Thomas Fujita...

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Former Wilton High Football Coach Tom Fujitani, 73

Former Wilton High Football Coach Tom Fujitani, 73

WILTON, Conn. — Longtime Wilton High School football coach Tom Fujitani, who was also a star quarterback at Greenwich High and the University of Bridgeport, died Saturday while on a fishi...

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