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‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor, 69, found dead in home

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MLive
 2021-12-02
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Longtime “Laverne & Shirley” actor Eddie Mekka was reportedly discovered dead last Saturday at his California home. Mekka, who portrayed Carmine Ragusa on the popular sitcom, had battled blood clots recently, his brother told TMZ. Authorities went to Mekka’s home in Newhall after receiving reports that Mekka had been...

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Marie Lane
12-02

RIP Big Guy, a prayer just for you from me, and a song just for you too. I can't sing like you, but I will try to show my appreciation for all the laughs you, and the entire cast, gave me every time I saw your show, which was once a week for years, thank you.

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Fred Wucher
12-03

First, Penny Marshall a couple years ago, then about a year and a half ago, David Lander, and now Eddie Mekka. Rest in peace to all those that were on the show “happy days“ and “Laverne and Shirley.“ Their collective talents will be sorely missed, but we can still watch their old episodes on YouTube these days.

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hazel eyes 70
12-03

My deepest and most sincere condolences to the family. He was a great actor. Thank you for all the laughs and years you have given us in show business. May he RIP.

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