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Waterbury Republican-American Classic Car Feature

Pay close attention to the Waterbury Republican-American on Saturdays and you may see some familiar looking vehicles.

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Classic Cars Needed for Documentary on Early American Car Companies

Magilla Entertainment of New York is currently in pre-production for an upcoming show retelling the history of the big American car companies and the people behind them, including: Henry Ford, the Dodge Brothers, William Durant, and Walter Chrysler.

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Alert for Antique/Classic Car Owners from the CT. Council of Car Clubs

PLEASE contact your state representatives and senators to oppose this potential change which will cost everyone in the hobby more money and in some cases significantly more. And please spread the word to help defeat this impending threat to our hobby. A summary is below…

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Edward W. Staib – 1945 – 2017 – owner of 1954 Ford Skyliner “Earth Angel”

Edward W. Staib, Jr., 71, lifelong resident and beloved member of the Bethel community, and cherished husband of Judy (Renzi) Staib, entered into eternal peace at his home on Saturday, January 28th after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Ricky Kennedy – 1967 – 2017 – son of Norm Kennedy

WALKER, La. – Ricky Kennedy passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Walker, La. He was 49 years old, having been born on Independence Day, 1967, in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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David R. Catalani – 1957 – 2016 – owner of two classic cars

WATERBURY – Mr. David R. Catalani, age 59, passed away after a long illness on Dec. 24, 2016 at his home. He was the longtime companion of Ann Carlozzi.

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William J. Warner – 1964 – 2016 – owner of 1966 Ford Mutsang

MIDDLEBURY – William J. Warner, 52, the husband of Stefanie (Capozziello) Warner, and father of William Travis Warner, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 at Saint Mary’s Hospital

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Fortune Atchison – 1944 – 2016 – sister of Rocco Neri

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Mrs. Fortune “Booby” (Neri) Atchison, age 72, formerly of Waterbury, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 in Cape Coral, Fla., where she had resided for more than 10 years.

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Raymond J. Kasidas Sr. – 1937 – 2016 – Avid Car Enthusiast

Mr. Raymond J. Kasidas Sr., 79, of Watertown, passed away peacefully Tuesday November 29, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Marlene C. (Charette) Kasidas who passed away April 7, 2016

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Ronald Kostka – 1949 – 2016 – restored vintage cars

WATERBURY – Ronald Henry Kostka, age 67 of Oxford, passed away peacefully in Waterbury Gardens (Waterbury) after a long illness.

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Thomas M. Cavaliere Sr. – 1927 – 2016 – father of Michael Cavaliere

Thomas M. Cavaliere Sr. 89, a lifelong resident of West Haven beloved husband of 63 years to Alice Pregman Cavaliere passed away quietly after a long courageous fight with Amyloidosis of the heart on November 18, 2016 in the West Haven V.A. Hospital.

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David J. Millican Sr. – 1952 – 2016 – owner of 1967 Camaro

David J. Millican Sr., 64, beloved honey of 43 years to Sue Simoneau Millican, peacefully entered into eternal rest on Friday morning, November 11, 2016, at Yale-New Haven Hospital, with his family by his side.

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Margaret Ross – 1928 – 2016 – mother of Frank “Junior” Ross

TORRINGTON – Margaret Ross, 88, of Torrington, CT, passed away Saturday, October 29th, 2016, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

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