Bridgeport Obituaries

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Elizabeth Turcsany Hasak, 75, Of Fairfield

    Born in Bridgeport, she was a Fairfield resident for most of her life. She was a co-founder and worked as an office manager for many years at the Atlantic Sensor and Control Co.

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Michael G Wojnarski, 58, Of Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Michael G. Wojnarski, 58, of the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, formerly of Fairfield, died Sunday, April 26. Born and raised in Bridgeport, he resided in Fairfield for many years prior to his more recent move to Black Rock.

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  • Sunday | via CTNow.com 

    Driver Killed, State Worker Hurt In Merritt Parkway ...

    A Bridgeport man has been killed after his car was rear-ended on the Merritt Parkway, and a state highway worker laying flares after the crash was injured. The Connecticut Post reports both cars went out of control, and 27-year-old Jesus Rivera was trapped in his vehicle.

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  • Friday Apr 24 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Elizabeth Demeter Lasky, 102, Of Fairfield

    Lasky started working in factories at the age of 15. She was employed by several local factories and retail stores, and retired from Fairfield public schools. Survivors include one son, Roger Lasky of Fairfield; one sister-in-law, Rose Demeter of Bridgeport; and many nieces and nephews.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Connecticut Post 

    L'Ambiance still echoes

    As they have every year since the day it happened, April 23, 1987, organized labor in Connecticut has kept alive not only the memory of the L'Ambiance Plaza construction disaster and the 28 men who died there, but also the importance of the ongoing fight for safety in the workplace. On that day, a twin-towered apartment building going up at the corner of Washington Avenue and Coleman Street in Bridgeport collapsed, the floors that had been erected in a now abandoned practice called lift-slab, pancaking down on the tradesmen working below.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Stephen John Dzurka Jr., 72, Of Fairfield

    Dzurka was born in Bridgeport to Stephen and Irene Kochis Dzurka . He graduated from Andrew Warde High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Joy Stile, 84, Of Fairfield, Formerly Of Bridgeport

    She was raised in New Haven by her late mother, Ruth Medick, and her late grandparents Anna and Isadore Mintz. Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Valentine of Ocala, Fla., and Twody Schless of Trumbull; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Nathan J. Morales, 43, Of Fairfield, Plumber

    Survivors, in addition to his father, include his grandmother, Elizabeth Furlong of Fairfield; three brothers, Richard, David and John Paul Morales, all of Fairfield; two sisters, Jamie Bargas and Melissa Morales, both of Fairfield; and several nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via Orange Live 

    Obituary: Clara (Claire) Linstrum Zanella, 86, Mothe...

    Born in Danbury, on January 17, 1929 to the late Raymond and Clara Linstrum, she moved to Bridgeport and later to Fairfield raising five children. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

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  • Wednesday Apr 15 | via Surgical Products 

    Drug Mistake During Surgery Results in Lawsuit

    The estate of a Stratford man who died during surgery at an out-patient surgical center has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit, charging the center and his medical team with attempting an unauthorized procedure - and negligently dosing him with 4 percent Lidocaine, a toxic agent, which was apparently mistaken for another drug. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Bridgeport, CT Superior Court, by Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder, Docket # FBT-CV-15-6049420-S, claims the staff at the Surgery Center of Fairfield County, at 112 Quarry Road, performed more complex surgery on 53-year-old Michael Palmer Sr. than the center is authorized to do.

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Honorine Seidler Bjorklund, 94, Of Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. Honorine Seidler Bjorklund, 94, of Fairfield, died Saturday, April, 11, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport.

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  • Friday Apr 10 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Frances Jean (Massimino) Silvestro

    Frances Jean Silvestro, 96, the widow of Salvatore J. Silvestro, died peacefully, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Beacon Brook Health Center. Frances was born June 14, 1918 in Bridgeport, a daughter of the late Ignazio and Elizabeth Massimino and was a former resident of Beacon Falls.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Eileen R. Haas, 80, Of Fairfield, English Teacher

    She and her husband, the late Gaylord R. Haas, led the Book and a Sandwich reading group at the Fairfield Library for more than two decades. Survivors include two daughters, Anne and Judy Haas; two sons-in-law, Mike Freeman and Gordon Bigelow; and two grandchildren.

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  • Monday Apr 6 | via Orange Live 

    Obituary: Lyn Ann Klein, 80, Sister Of Jane Martin

    Lyn Ann Klein, 80, of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late William J. Klein, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in the home of her son surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeport and raised in Black Rock, the daughter of the late Thomas and Irene Ellsworth, she had been a Fairfield resident since 1960.

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  • Monday Apr 6 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Theodore (Ted) Sopko, 89, Of Fairfield

    Born in Logan, W.Va., the son of the late Frank and Margaret Chockey Sopko, he was raised in Bridgeport and had been a Fairfield resident most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.

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  • Monday Apr 6 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: John J. Texira

    John J. Texira, 83, husband of Grace Texira, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Beacon Brook Health Center with his loving family by his side. Born Sept.

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  • Friday Apr 3 | via The Stamford Daily Voice 

    Louise Lazariuk, 83, Formerly Of Bridgeport

    Louise G. Lazariuk died Tuesday, March 31, at Bishop Wicke Health Center in Shelton with family by her side. She was 83. Lazariuk was born in Montreal on Nov. 20, 1931, to Horace and Jeanne Grise.

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  • Friday Apr 3 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice 

    Lyn Klein, 80, Of Fairfield

    Born in Bridgeport and raised in Black Rock, she was a daughter of Thomas and Irene Ellsworth, and had been a Fairfield resident since 1960. She was a 1952 graduate of The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall and later graduated from Katharine Gibbs in New York City.

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  • Tuesday Mar 31 | via The Greenwich Daily Voice 

    Laura Catherine Forte, 99, Of Greenwich

    She was born June 6, 1915, to the late Frank and Maria Elena Boskello in Greenwich. She attended Greenwich Public Schools.

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  • Monday Mar 30 | via NBC Connecticut 

    Community Mourns Slain Construction Worker

    Community members gathered to remember Jose Araujo, 30, who was gunned down last week while working at a Bridgeport construction site. Candles brightened a small corner of Bridgeport at Pond Street and Chopsey Hill Road as friends and family mourned Araujo's death and tried to make sense of the senseless.

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