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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 New York Times reported. He was 82.

Schanberg, a foreign correspondent who won a Pulitzer Prize for his work in...

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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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Theodore R. Ivanko, 86, Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield resident Theodore R. Ivanko died on Friday, June 3. He was 86.Ivanko grew up in Southport and graduated from the Pequot School, Roger Ludlowe High School and the University of Bridgeport. ...

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Lorriane Daston, 93, Of Fairfield

Lorriane Daston, 93, Of Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Lorraine B. Daston (Lekas), devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at 93 May 27, 2016, at the Jewish Senior Services in Fairfield. S...

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Joseph Raymond French, 92, Of Fairfield

Joseph Raymond French, 92, Of Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Joseph R. French, 92, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Helen A. (Dolengiewicz) French, died Monday, May 23, at the Ludlow Health Center one day after celebrating his 6...

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John Henry McFadden Jr., 89, Fairfield Resident

John Henry McFadden Jr., 89, Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – John Henry McFadden, Jr., of Fairfield, died Monday, May 23 in his Fairfield home of 60 years. He was 89. Born and raised in Bridgeport, he was just turning 16 when he ...

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Albert P. Helmes, 66, Of Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Albert P. Helmes, a resident of Fairfield, died Friday, May 20. He was 66.Born in Queens, N.Y., he is the son of the late Albert and Frances Helmes.He received his Associates Degree from St. Franci...

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George Stavros, 100, Georgia Stavros, 97, Fairfield Residents

George Stavros, 100, Georgia Stavros, 97, Fairfield Residents

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – George and Georgia Stavros, ages 100 and 97, died yesterday within 1 ½ hours of each other while receiving hospice care at home. They were both born in Greece, in the ...

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Albert P. Helmes, 66, Of Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Albert P. Helmes, of Fairfield, died on Friday, May 20. He was 66.Helmes was born in Queens, N.Y., to Albert and Frances Helmes, receiving an associates degree from St. Francis University and retiri...

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Sgt. Fernando Moreno-Rivas, 30, Army Medic Who Went To Notre Dame Fairfield

Sgt. Fernando Moreno-Rivas, 30, Army Medic Who Went To Notre Dame Fairfield

STRATFORD, Conn. — Stratford native Sgt. Fernando Moreno-Rivas, a U.S. Army medic from Evans Mills, N.Y. , died Thursday, May 19 from injuries due to a motor vehicle accident in Shelton. ...

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Margaret F. Rung, 102, Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield resident Margaret F. Rung died Thursday, May 12. She was 102. A Bridgeport native, Rung was an avid gardener and knitted countless sweaters and scarves for friends and family members. She ...

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Dorothy Ann Rindos Tadduni, 82, Fairfield Resident

Dorothy Ann Rindos Tadduni, 82, Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield resident Dorothy Ann Rindos Tadduni died Thursday, May 12. She was 82. The seventh of 10 children, Tadduni moved to Bridgeport in childhood and attended Warre...

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Walter H. Beck Sr., 93, Longtime Fairfield Resident

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Longtime Fairfield resident Walter H. Beck Sr., died Sunday, May 8. He was 93.A native of Bridgeport, Beck was a Fairfield resident for the past 59 years. He was an accomplished steamfitter for more...

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