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Trumbull's Mia McCaffrey, 6, Fought To Raise Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

Trumbull's Mia McCaffrey, 6, Fought To Raise Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

TRUMBULL, Conn. — A Trumbull girl who helped raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research died last week at the age of 6.

Mia Rose McCaffrey died Friday with her mother Marian and father Jim by her side. She also leaves behind her beloved little brother, James.

After Mia was diagnosed wi...

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Trumbull's Ernest Trefz, 84, Owned McDonalds/UB Business School Namesake

Trumbull's Ernest Trefz, 84, Owned McDonalds/UB Business School Namesake

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 Bridgeport

Saturday Services Planned For Decorated Firefighter Who Served  Bridgeport

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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Mary Ferrara, 103, Of Bridgeport

Mary Ferrara, 103, Of Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Mary Ambruso Ferrara of Bridgeport died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Cambridge Manor in Fairfield. She was 108. Born in Stamford on Jan. 12, 1914, she was a daughter of the ...

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Warren Blunt, 63, Bridgeport's Director of Environmental Health

Warren Blunt, 63, Bridgeport's Director of Environmental Health

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Warren Blunt, Bridgeport's long-time Director of Environmental Health, died on Friday, Dec. 30 at Bridgeport Hospital. The lifelong Bridgeport resident was 63. Blunt ...

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Ward N. Colbree, 83, Retired Bridgeport Police Officer

Ward N. Colbree, 83, Retired Bridgeport Police Officer

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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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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