New London Obituaries

New London Obituaries

Local obituary notices in New London, CT

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  • Thursday Jun 29 | via The Day 

    Mother of Eric Garner calls for activism, accountabi...

    Keynote Speaker Gwen Carr applauds an award during the New London NAACP's annual Freedom Fund Dinner on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Port 'N Starboard Restaurant in New London. Carr became an activist after her son Eric Garner died while in the custody of New York police officers.

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  • Jun 23, 2017 | via The Day 

    Phillips to receive lifetime achievement award at Ne...

    New London -  Waldren "Pokey" Phillips, a retired judicial marshal and past president of the New London branch of the NAACP, has a lifelong history of protecting others from danger and discrimination. When a prisoner at the Broad Street courthouse pulled a 9-mm gun out of a shoe and aimed at Phillips' head in 2000 , he and other marshals wrestled the gun away from the man, keeping everybody in the courthouse out of harm's way.

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  • Jun 12, 2017 | via Norwalk Reflector 

    Richard J. "Dick" FunkNew London graduate ...

    Richard J. "Dick" Funk, 96, of Willard, "slipped the surly bonds of earth ... and touched the face of God" on May 13, 2017. He passed away peacefully from complications of Parkinson's disease.

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