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Popular Artist, Business Owner From Milford Dies Suddenly At Age 63
A much beloved Connecticut artist known throughout her community died suddenly at the age of 63.
New Haven County resident Sharon Rutledge, of Milford, died on Friday, June 2, after collapsing at her home on Wednesday, May 31.
At the time of her death, Sharon was encircled by her family and friends, said her daughter Sara Agee Kaminski.
Besides owning a business -- Blue Point Designs -- featuring her artwork and more, Sharon was known throughout the community for her Facebook page "You know you live in Milford CT if....,” with almost 30,000 members.
She could also be found at almost all c…
Startford Man Dies Suddenly At 41, Now His Legacy May Have Permanent Place In Town
A "kind, authentic" Fairfield County man is being remembered for the impact he had on his hometown, which is now moving to make his legacy a permanent part of the community.
Shamus Paco Sims, age 41, died suddenly at his home in Stratford earlier this year, according to his obituary. Months later, his loved ones are working to immortalize his legacy by renaming a skate park in his hometown after him.
Sims "led the charge" to build a skate park in his hometown of Port Townsend, WA in 2006, according to Michael Todd, parks and facilities manager of Port Townsen…
Beloved Trumbull Paraeducator Dies At Age 55
A beloved paraeducator from Fairfield County has died after a 10-year battle with breast cancer.
Robin Bova, age 55, of Trumbull, died Sunday, May 21, just weeks after being named Trumbull Early Childhood Education Center's Paraeducator of the Year.
Known to all as Miss Robin, Bova was known for her personality, which according to a GoFundMe, was "as big as her hair."
"Her sense of humor was even bigger," said Gail Kay, who organized the fundraiser. "She was wholly dedicated to her three boys and husband Kevin."
According to the fundraiser and TECEC's principal Matthew Wheeler,&…
Family Killed In I-95 Stamford Crash: 'Good People Gone Way Too Soon'
Shock and sadness spread after a family of four was killed in a Connecticut crash over the weekend.
Joel Francisco Contreras-Paniagua, age 49; Lorena Contreras Francisco Reyes, age 59; Joel E. Contreras Francisco, age 29; and Daniel Contreras Francisco, age 23, died in the 3 a.m. crash Saturday, May 13 on I-95 in Stamford.
ACCIDENTE FATAL ENLUTA A FAMILIA HISPANA—ORIGINARIA DE LA ANTIGUA GUATEMALA.
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According to authorities, Joel was behind the wheel of a 2019 GMC T…
Stew Leonard's Founder, Westport Resident Dies At 93, Leaving $600 Million Legacy
The creator of "one of the most famous food retailers in the world" died at 93 years old, leaving a world-record-breaking grocery store chain to his family.
Stew Leonard Sr., of Westport, Connecticut, died on Wednesday, April 26 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City after a brief illness, according to Stew Leonard's website.
We are sad to announce that Stew Leonard, Sr., the founder of Stew Leonard’s, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2023,... Posted by Stew Leonard's on Thursday, April 27, 2023
Leonard launched the first Stew Leonard's in Norwalk, Connecticut in De…
'Our Shining Light': 26-Year-Old Manager In Sandy Hook Killed In Crash Remembered
A 26-year-old Connecticut woman born and raised in New York who was killed in a single-vehicle crash is being remembered as a "beautiful, sweet soul."
New Haven County resident Jessica Anne Bulfaro, of Milford, who was born in Westchester County and lived in Putnam County, in the town of Carmel, died on Thursday, April 20 when she lost control of her silver 2021 Subaru Impreza and struck two utility poles in Newtown, said the Newtown Police.
She was born on Thursday, August 22, 1996, in White Plains, to her parents Stephen and Jeanette (Santorelli) Bulfaro.
After graduating hi…