Local obituary notices in Norwich, CT
Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Hartford Courant
Griswold Ambulance President WIlliam Czmyr holds a 1941 photo of the company's first ambulance, a donated and retrofitted hearse. Photo by Janice Steinhagen. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via The Day
The great-grandaughter of Ellis Ruley, Dianne Laiscell, right, and her husband John, of East Providence, briefly thank everyone after Dr. Michael Baden, former Chief Medical Examiner of New York City, discussed the results of the autopsies performed on Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris, in Council Chambers of the Norwich City Hall, Monday, July 27, 2015. Norwich – Autopsies done on the body of local African American artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris have revealed that Ruley did die of hypothermia and exposure to cold, as was originally reported in 1959, but it could not be determined what triggered Ruley's fall down the long driveway of his Hammond Avenue home. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Day
Norwich - Results of the autopsies done last fall on African American artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris, both of whom died under mysterious circumstances, will be released during a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday at Norwich City Hall. Ruley, a self-taught artist, died Jan. 16, 1959. Comment?
Monday Jul 20 | via The Day
Norwich – The Ellis Ruley Project Committee has started fundraising to create a park and erect a plaque in at the former home of the African-American artist, and the chairman of the new committee will make the first contribution. Frank Manfredi, chairman of the three-member committee established by the City Council to lead an effort to create a public park at Ruley's property at 28 Hammond Ave., now owned by the city, said he would donate “seed money” to help plan a major reception at the Slater Memorial Museum in September. Comment?
Jul 3, 2015 | via TheDay.Com
Norwich – Efforts are coming together this summer designed to ensure that African American artist Ellis Ruley is celebrated as a talented native son and is included in heritage tourism promotions. Ruley, a self taught artist, lived his entire life in Norwich, but died Jan. 16, 1959 under mysterious circumstances. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald
Myrtle MacDonald Neuberger was born in Gloversville, NY and lived there until the family moved to Norwich, CT, in 1962. Myrtle was predeceased by her husband, William Neuberger. Comment?
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