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  • 4 hrs ago | via The Westport Daily Voice 

    Joyce Clarke, 103, Westport Resident, Public Relatio...

    Clarke was born in Liverpool, England, on Feb. 11, 1912, to Katie and John Clarke, a merchant ship captain and member of the Royal Navy Reserve. She was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., attended New Utrecht High School and earned a degree from Brooklyn College in 1932.

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  • 4 hrs ago | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka in a wheelchair, hooked to fe...

    Wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is being charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino at an Allentown area motel. Wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is being charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino at an Allentown area motel.

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  • 9 hrs ago | via SILive.com 

    Staten Island obituaries for Sept. 2, 2015

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  • 11 hrs ago | via Newsday 

    Joan Collins, whose career as a nurse inspired her f...

    Joan Collins, who worked as a nurse at Coney Island Hospital and Nassau Hospital, died August 26 at Clifton Springs Hospital in upstate New York. Photo Credit: Handout Joan Collins, who worked as a nurse at Coney Island Hospital and Nassau Hospital, died August 26 at Clifton Springs Hospital in upstate New York.

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  • 11 hrs ago | via NorthJersey.com 

    Joseph A. LeMay dies at 82

    Born May 10, 1933 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he grew up in Brooklyn and later Paterson. Joseph was a veteran of the United States Navy, which he proudly served for 4 years after graduating from Bishop Loughlin High School.

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  • 15 hrs ago | via The Medina Gazette 

    Tharon Nadine Blankenship

    Tharon Nadine Blankenship passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015, at the Hospice of Medina County facility. She was 88. Her daughter was by her side.

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  • Tuesday | via My Rye 

    Honorable Peter Lane, Rye City Judge, Dies at 76

    Peter Lane, a long-time Rye resident who served as Rye City Court Judge, died on August 29, 2015. He was 76. Peter was born on March 17, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY to William Lane, an educator and school principal, and Helen Lane, a teacher.

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  • Tuesday | via DNAInfo.com 

    Broadway Star Who Died in Fall Remembered at Central...

    A budding Broadway star who fell to his death off a Brooklyn fire escape on Saturday was remembered by friends and family who gathered by Central Park's Bethesda Fountain Monday. Nearly 100 mourners who had been touched by Kyle Jean-Baptiste's passion came out to support one another, passed out sunflowers and roses and sang a chorus of "Do You Hear the People Sing" from "Les Misrables."

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  • Tuesday | via Billboard 

    'Les Miserables' Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Mourned...

    Dozens of friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central Park on Monday to mourn his accidental death. Clutching flowers at Bethesda Fountain, the tearful group honored Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway.

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  • Monday | via Cleveland.com 

    Hundreds gather at fountain in New York to remember ...

    Friends, cast mates and onlookers at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park to honor actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who died after falling from a fire escape in New York. Friends, cast mates and onlookers gather Monday at Bethesda Fountain in New York's Central Park to honor actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who died after falling from a fire escape.

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  • Monday | via Albany Times Union 

    Memorial held in New York for Broadway actor who die...

    Brandyn Day, center, talks about his best friend during a memorial gathering for Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Bethesda fountain in New York's Central Park. Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway, died after falling from a fire escape over the weekend, according to a show spokesman.

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  • Monday | via Playbill 

    Broadway Community Gathers for Tearful Farewell to K...

    Almost 200 people gathered around the Bethesda Fountain in New York's Central Park Aug. 31 to lay flowers, sing, and honor the life of Kyle Jean-Baptiste , the youngest and first African American performer to play Jean Valjean on a Broadway stage. Baptiste died tragically Aug. 29 after falling from a Brooklyn fire escape.

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  • Monday Aug 31 | via Newsday 

    Young actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste remembered in service...

    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway died Aug. 28, 2015 after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21. Newsday's obituary for Kyle Jean-Baptiste Photo Credit: The Publicity Office, 2015 Friends and fans of the young Broadway actor and "Les Miserables" star who died over the weekend in Brooklyn gathered in his honor Monday afternoon at Central Park's Bethesda Fountain.

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  • Monday Aug 31 | via Guide To Retirement LIving 

    Forever Dancing

    When family and friends reflect on Ava Marie Kennedy's life, one word comes to mind: dance. "She loved dancing," said her daughter, Lynne Kennedy.

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  • Monday Aug 31 | via Queens Crap 

    Former council member Al Stabile passed away

    From the Queens Chronicle : Former South Queens Councilman Alfonso Stabile died on Saturday morning of natural causes, Councilman Eric Ulrich said. He was 68. "Al Stabile was a passionate and dedicated public servant who always put the community first.

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  • Sunday Aug 30 | via SILive.com 

    Robert McCormack dies at 81, NYPD inspector was exec...

    Robert McCormack, 81, of Meiers Corners, a retired NYPD inspector and former executive officer of Patrol Borough Staten Island, family man and sports enthusiast, died August 23 in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Born and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens, he also lived in Manhattan, again in Queens, and moved to Meiers Corners in 1966.

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  • Sunday Aug 30 | via ETonline 

    'Les Miserables' Broadway Star Kyle Jean-Baptiste Di...

    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American actor as well as the youngest ever to be cast as the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway, died Friday evening after a four-story fall from a Brooklyn fire escape. He was 21. "Yesterday, a young man who was kind, thoughtful, respectful, confident and vulnerable, left our world.

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  • Sunday Aug 30 | via Cleveland.com 

    Baldwin Wallace University to hold vigil for Broadwa...

    Students, faculty and friends of Baldwin Wallace University will gather Sunday night to mourn the untimely death and celebrate the life of BW grad and Broadway talent Kyle Jean-Baptiste. Jean-Baptiste, who made history in July as the first African-American actor to take the Broadway stage as Jean Valjean in the mega hit "Les MisA rables," died early Saturday morning after falling from a fourth-floor fire escape at his mother's home in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Ruth Leger Sivard, economist who measured the cost o...

    Ruth Leger Sivard, an economist who warned for decades of the dangers of overspending on military and underspending on social needs, died Aug. 21 at 99. Ruth Leger Sivard, an internationally known economist who sought to demonstrate the cost of militarism by compiling and comparing statistics on global spending for soldiers and doctors, defense and literacy, as well as other measures of national priorities, died Aug. 21 at her home in Washington. She was 99. First as a government analyst and later as an independent researcher and publisher, Sivard became a foremost authority on how the United States and other nations allocate their resources, great or small, among defense and other societal needs.

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  • Sunday Aug 9 | via SILive.com 

    Photos, obituaries tell the stories of 9/11 victims ...

    As the city and the nation take time Friday, Sept. 11, to mark the anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center , those who were lost are again honored for their sacrifice.

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