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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via Berkshire Eagle 

    Model for Rockwell's 'Rosie the Riveter' painting di...

    HARTFORD, CONN. >> Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 "Rosie the Riveter" painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via Vancouver Sun 

    Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting that...

    In this May 22, 2002 file photo, Mary Doyle Keefe poses at her home in Nashua, N.H., with the May 29, 1943, cover of the Saturday Evening Post for which she had modeled as "Rosie the Riveter" in a Norman Rockwell painting. Keefe died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Simsbury, Conn., after a brief illness.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune 

    Model for Norman Rockwella s Rosie the Riveter paint...

    HARTFORD, Conn. >> Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg 

    Model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter dies

    Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died. She was 92. Model for Norman Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter dies Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via RSM News 

    'Rosie the Riveter' model dies at 92; woman posed fo...

    In this May 22, 2002, file photo, Mary Doyle Keefe poses at her home in Nashua, N.H., with the May 29, 1943, cover of the Saturday Evening Post, for which she had modeled as "Rosie the Riveter" in a Norman Rockwell painting. Keefe died Tuesday in Simsbury, Conn., after a brief illness.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Lorraine Benjamin Palmerino

    Southbridge - Southbridge - Lorraine Alida Benjamin Palmerino, born in Hartford, Connecticut April 25th, 1924, resident of Southbridge, MA and part-time resident of Boca Raton, FL, died in Worcester, MA on April 16th, 2015, with loving family at her side. She was the loving wife of Peter Palmerino and her deceased first husband, Marcel R. Benjamin.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Philip Schonberger, Force Behind Hartford Redevelopm...

    Philip A. Schonberger, a key figure in downtown Hartford redevelopment for two decades and an active participant in city cultural affairs, died Monday at his home in Old Lyme.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended With Pay

    Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas calls firefighter Kevin Bell a hero in his address at Bell's funeral at First Cathedral in Bloomfield on Oct. 13. Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas calls firefighter Kevin Bell a hero in his address at Bell's funeral at First Cathedral in Bloomfield on Oct. 13. HARTFORD - Hartford Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training Daniel Nolan has been suspended with pay pending an investigation into an incident that occurred during and after a meeting of the task force that is investigating the department. Fire Chief Carlos Huertas said Nolan was put on paid administrative leave Tuesday pending an investigation into his interactions with interim Assistant Chief Scott Brady.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Young North End Pastor Is Business, Spiritual Leader

    The sign at Urban Hope Refuge Pentecostal Church still reads, "Dr. William M. Johnson Jr., Senior Pastor." Dr. Johnson died in 2013, and after a year as interim pastor, his son, Ashley "AJ" Johnson, officially succeeded him last year.

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via Dayton Daily News 

    HUNTER, Vera Katherine

    News Death Notice HUNTER , Vera Katherine 79, of Centerville, Ohio passed away peacefully on December 19, 2014. Born March 2, 1935, in Hartford Connecticut, and raised in Windsor, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine Tymkow.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas Must Go

    Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas calls firefighter Kevin Bell a hero in his address at Bell's funeral at First Cathedral in Bloomfield on Oct. 13. Hartford Fire Chief Carlos Huertas calls firefighter Kevin Bell a hero in his address at Bell's funeral at First Cathedral in Bloomfield on Oct. 13. The department's brave firefighters deserve a competent administration that puts safety first. Their courage was on display Thursday night in a three-alarm fire that displaced scores of residents and sent a firefighter and a resident to the hospital.

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via Patch.com 

    Kitty Brown, 53, of Tolland: Loved Baking, Crafts an...

    Kathleen "Kitty" Brown, 53, of Tolland, formerly of Manchester, loving wife of 33 years to William H. Brown passed away at home on Saturday, April 4, 2015 with her family at her side. Kitty was born October 26, 1961 in Manchester, attended local schools and was a graduate of Manchester High School, Class of 1979.

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  • Monday Apr 13 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Tim McGraw to headline Sandy Hook benefit concert in...

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. Tim McGraw will headline a concert for Sandy Hook this summer and dedicate the proceeds to an organization aimed at protecting children from gun violence.

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  • Saturday Apr 11 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Albert M. a oeMorriea Hager

    Albert M. “Morrie” Hager, age 86, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elaine Hager; three sons, Ronald Hager of E. Aurora, David Hager of W. Hartford, CT and Alan Hager of Fredericksburg, VA; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; sister, Jane Preston of Canandaigua; and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via Patch.com 

    Brian Dagenais, 64, Formerly of Vernon: CT Transit D...

    Brian Joseph Dagenais, 64, of Hartford, departed this world on Monday, April 6, 2015, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut after a courageous fight with a chronic illness. Brian was born on February 28, 1951 and lived in various areas around Connecticut including Hartford, New Britain, Vernon, Andover, Groton, Norwich and East Hartford.

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  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via The Hartford Courant 

    Sufjan Stevens Brings His Dark, Contemplative Music ...

    There's always been a dark veil hanging over Sufjan Stevens, a Brooklyn-based musician who'll perform at the Bushnell in Hartford on Sunday, April 12. Listening to his music, you can imagine him staring at you with knitted brows or zoning out, deep in thought . In the past, sitting down to hear a new Sufjan Stevens album was like plunking down $10 for a new Wes Anderson film: Fans would find something to love, detractors still wouldn't get what all the fuss was about, and in-betweeners would admire the attention to detail, the singularity of vision, the mastery of the songwriting craft - before retreating to familiar ground.

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  • Sunday Apr 5 | via Florida Today 

    Marian Mokritski

    She was born in Hartford, November 2, 1942, daughter of the late Stanley and Julia Maselek and lived in Hartford, prior to moving to Wethersfield.

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  • Saturday Apr 4 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Rev. James M. Weeks M.S.

    Rev. James M. Weeks, M.S., 81, a Missionary of Our Lady of La Salette, of 85 New Park Avenue, Hartford, CT, died March 30, 2015 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. He was born September 3, 1933 in Clinton, MA, son of the late James A. and Anna Weeks.

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  • Thursday Apr 2 | via Englewood Review 

    Ignazio "Arthur" Garafolo

    September 06, 1932 - March 30, 2015 Ignazio "Arthur" Garafolo , 82, of Gulf Cove/Port Charlotte, FL passed away on March 30, 2015 Arthur was born in Hartford CT on 9/6/1932 the son of the late Salvatore and Maria Garofalo. He graduated from John Fitch High School, Windsor CT.

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  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Linda Ann Fast, teacher

    Linda Ann Fast, a retired elementary school teacher and Ravens fan, died of congestive heart failure March 27 at the University of Maryland Medical Center . The Lutherville resident was 64. Born Linda Ann Kane in Hartford, Conn., and raised in West Hartford, she earned a bachelor's degree at Muskingum University in Ohio.

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