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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, Dies Thursday

Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, Dies Thursday

Melissa said: "My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh...I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon."
Dr. Herman R. Schoenwald, 82, Physician and Psychiatrist

Dr. Herman R. Schoenwald, 82, Physician and Psychiatrist

Dr. Schoenwald lived in Rowayton for 26 years and, before that, in Darien. His wake is on Friday and his funeral on Saturday.
Vincent Berry, 72, Retired PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive

Vincent Berry, 72, Retired PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive

A religious service will take place July 11 at St. Thomas More Church in Darien for Vincent Berry, who passed away on June 24, a longtime resident of New Canaan.
Norwalk Native Horace Silver, 85, Influential Jazz Pianist

Norwalk Native Horace Silver, 85, Influential Jazz Pianist

The late Jazz legend Horace Silver, was born as Horace Silva in Norwalk, where he first became entranced with Jazz. His mother was from New Canaan.
Eautha K. Brown, 90, Darien Resident, Former Funeral Home Secretary, Sailing Enthusiast

Eautha K. Brown, 90, Darien Resident, Former Funeral Home Secretary, Sailing Enthusiast

Brown had her own charter business and was a member of the Bristol Yacht Club.
Funeral Arrangements Announced for Retired Stamford Police Chief Louis DeCarlo

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Retired Stamford Police Chief Louis DeCarlo

Calling hours are scheduled for Tuesday, June 17 with the funeral to be held Wednesday, June 18.
Rev. Margaret A. Brown, 80, Was a Teacher and a Spiritual Counselor

Rev. Margaret A. Brown, 80, Was a Teacher and a Spiritual Counselor

Rev. Margaret "Bonnie" A. Brown passed away in January. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held later this month in her honor.
Frank Muiolo III, 64, Navy SEAL, Owned Frankie's Service

Frank Muiolo III, 64, Navy SEAL, Owned Frankie's Service

His 26 years of Navy service involved action from the Vietnam War all the way through Operation Desert Storm.
Michael Biondo, 85, Headed Darien Historical Society

Michael Biondo, 85, Headed Darien Historical Society

Mr. Biondo was co-chairman of Darien’s Bicentennial Celebration in 1975.
Manuel R. Bento, 70; Owner of Lawn Service Company

Manuel R. Bento, 70; Owner of Lawn Service Company

Calling hours and the funeral are scheduled for Thursday, March 27.
Elsie Terzian, 89, in Inventory Control for Ring's End

Elsie Terzian, 89, in Inventory Control for Ring's End

In her position at Ring's End was "she was meticulous and detailed, always labeling and organizing items and famously never threw anything out."
Henry Herbert, 84, Ran Herbert Fuel, Noroton FD Volunteer

Henry Herbert, 84, Ran Herbert Fuel, Noroton FD Volunteer

Henry Herbert was a Noroton Fire Department volunteer, active in the Darien Rotary Club, the United Way, the Darien Power Squadron and played hockey, golf and bowled.
James Baker, 85, Koenig Art Emporium Owner for 31 Years

James Baker, 85, Koenig Art Emporium Owner for 31 Years

Mr. Baker was a Fairfield resident for 35 years.
Terri Vitti, 51; Veteran Stamford Police Sergeant

Terri Vitti, 51; Veteran Stamford Police Sergeant

Calling hours are scheduled for Friday, March 7, with the funeral on Saturday, March 8.
Police Sgt. Terri Vitti Loses Battle with Cancer

Police Sgt. Terri Vitti Loses Battle with Cancer

The veteran Stamford Police sergeant served the department for 28 years.
Ralph M. Bahna, 71; Corporate Executive, Priceline Chairman

Ralph M. Bahna, 71; Corporate Executive, Priceline Chairman

He was the father of Adam Bahna of Darien. Calling hours will be held Monday, March 3, with the funeral scheduled for Tuesday, March 4.