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Our Obituaries

Jason Zhou

February 13, 1983 - April 9, 2021

Jason Zhou, beloved son, and father to a three-year-old daughter passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, at the age of 38. Jason was born on February 13, 1983, in Nanchang, China to Xiaohui Zhou and Xiaoling Wu. He grew up in St. Louis Missouri. As a child, he was an avid piano player and he maintained a lifelong love of reading. His remarkable mind was as capable of the analytical as it...
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Carole Ulrich-Fromer

April 7, 2021

On April 7, 2021, at 7:24 PM, Carole Ulrich-Fromer left us to carry-on on our own. While the glow of her light has dimmed, her incandescence remains, leaving an indelible impression on the lives of all she touched. A child of modest beginnings, she always yearned for more – the glitter and glamor of an enviable social life, the company of princes and kings – to experience the exotic and...
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Pierre Cunningham

April 3, 2021

On Saturday, April 3, 2021, Pierre Cunningham was called home to be with the Lord at the age of 45. He transitioned this earth peacefully surrounded by family. Pierre was born on August 8th, 1976 in Kingston, Jamaica to Pearl and Canute Cunningham and was the youngest of 5 siblings. He had a love for all things beautiful and fell in love with fashion at an early age. After pursuing a...
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Julian Weinberg

March 22, 2021

Born 10/9/1935. Beloved husband of Barbara. Graduate of Cornell University and Graduate of Columbia Law School. Loved living in New York City.
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Gary R. Benacchio

March 6, 2021

Gary Benacchio – Life Story Gary Richard Benacchio passed away on March 6, 2021, at the age of 70. Before joining his family in heaven, he was in the company of his family here on earth, surrounded by their love and faithful prayer. The story of Gary, however, is not about how he passed. His life story – as anyone who knew him would agree – is one of family, neighborhood, and heart. ...
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Phyllis Auliano

February 28, 2021

Phyllis Auliano (September 1, 1932 - February 28, 2021) Service Date: March 5th, 2021 Phyllis Auliano was a lifelong New Yorker, with a passion for family, friends, and learning. For Phyllis, 'New York' meant Union Square -- a neighborhood she loved -- and where she lived and worked. Phyllis enjoyed a long successful career at Guardian Life Insurance Company, where her intelligence and...
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Barbara A. (Costa) Figliolo

February 24, 1953 - February 16, 2021

Figliolo, Barbara Ann, 67, of Manhattan, died February 16, 2021. A Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 10:30 AM at The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, Mott Street, NYC.
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York Kue Chan

February 14, 2021

York Kue Chan March 19, 1932 – February 14, 2021 York K. Chan, the former President of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA), passed away on Sunday, February 14, at age 92. During his extraordinary lifetime, his love for all was evident in his tremendous contributions to Chinese-Americans, the Chinatown community in New York, and others in need. Mr. Chan grew up in...
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Pura Crespo Carames

February 11, 2021

Pura Crespo Carames, 97, of Manhattan, New York, passed away peacefully, Thursday, February 11, 2021, at her home in the Lower East Side. Pura was born on February 22, 1923, in Galicia, A Coruna, Spain, in the town of Bergondo. Following her marriage to Jose Antonio Carames in the early 1950s, she immigrated to New York City and became a naturalized citizen to join her husband, who had...
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Nancy Launi

February 8, 2021

It is with great sadness that I share the news of my mother Nancy (Tina) Launi's passing. She passed away on February 8th at 7;50 a.m. She was born in Italy and resided in Soho for the last 40 years. She owned Caffe Tina on Prince Street and was loved by all in the neighborhood. She was strong and beautiful and loved by so many. She is survived by her children Teresa and Jianluigi, her...
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Leta B. Bostelman

January 31, 2021

BOSTELMAN - Leta (nee Buchanan). Of New York City, NY, formerly of Tenafly and Ringwood, NJ, on January 31, 2021, age 98, passing peacefully at home. A trailblazer, astute and inquisitive until the end. She will be missed. Her vibrant career included 20 years at Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (now Abrams Books), where she was VP and Managing Editor, retiring at age 73. She loved to travel with her loving...
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Maria Ascenso

January 15, 2021

Maria de Lurdes Faustino Ascenso passed away on January 15, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Joaquim Henriques Ascenso. They shared 51 years of marriage together. Her daughters, Ines Ascenso Hoerrner and Dinella Ascenso Ayala and her grandchildren Lucian, Ava, Felix and Sebastian will forever remember her love. A memorial mass will be held at St. Anthony's of Padua at 155 Sullivan...
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Josephine Cookie Stropoli

July 5, 1927 - January 11, 2021

Josephine (Cookie) Stropoli, of Greenwich Village, NY, passed away on January 11, 2021 at the age of 93. Born in Little Italy and a life long resident of Greenwich Village, she will be missed by all. Josephine is preceded in death by her beloved husband Salvatore and son James. She is survived by her sons, Joseph and Steven, grandsons Matthew, Santino and Vittorio and many nieces and nephews. A...
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Teresa "Honey" Sorrento

January 10, 2021

Teresa (Honey) Sorrento passed away on January 10, 2021. She was 83 years old. Honey resided in NYC for the last 50 years. She was born in East Orange, NJ. Daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth Landusco. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Victor Sorrento. Her loving family Valentino and Francine Sorrento of Monroe Twp, NJ, Peter and Nora Sorrento of East Brunswick, NJ. Her...
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John D. Lacorazza

January 9, 2021

John Daniel Lacorazza, 96 of New York, New York, passed away, Saturday, January 9, 2021 at St. Clare's Hospital in Dover, New Jersey. A private celebration of his life was held at St. Patrick's Basilica on Thursday, January 14, 2021. His cremains will be interred at St Patrick's columbarium, joining his wife Elena (Ellie) of 70 years who had passed away prior in 2017. Memorial donations may be...
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Christopher Sabatini

January 9, 2021

Christopher Sabatini, 45, of Manhattan, left his worldly body, surrounded by his family on January 9th from an extended battle with cancer. Christopher was predeceased by his mother Susan Sabatini and survived by his wife Diane Davidson, father Francis Sabatini, brother Peter Sabatini, sister in law Lisa, and goddaughter Gabriella. A Private Service will be held at 10:30 AM on January 15th...
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Hugh Paul Gabriel

January 4, 2021

GABRIEL - Hugh Paul, M.D. We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear family member, Dr. Hugh Paul Gabriel at the age of 86. He was a distinguished Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University Medical School. Dr. Gabriel co-founded the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Service at Bellevue Hospital and provided consultation to pediatric patients at both Bellevue and NYU...
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Richard Lockley

December 31, 2020

Richard Phillip Lockley, 60, of New York City, passed away unexpectedly at home on December 31, 2020 with his life partner Angie Maria Hankins by his side. Richard was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 27, 1960 to Tyrone and Patricia Lockley and moved to Akron, Pennsylvania as a child. Richard graduated from the University of Chicago, receiving a Masters of Business Administration, and...
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Sally B. Henry

December 26, 2020

Sally Bowers Henry died on December 26, 2020 of cancer at the age of 81. She was a Psychotherapist in private practice in New York City for 30 years and was associated with the Center for Group Studies, serving as the President of its board and a coordinator and teacher in its international training programs in Russia and China. She grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and was the daughter of Betty...
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Mary Clerkin Higgins

December 25, 2020

Mary Clerkin Higgins, renowned stained glass artist and conservator, died on Christmas morning in Manhattan, following a four-year struggle with breast cancer. Steven, her husband of forty-four years, and their son, Walker, were by her side. Mary was born Nov. 16, 1954 in Queens, New York, the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Walker Clerkin. Her family moved to the village of Sandy Creek, New...
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Bertha Chase

December 22, 2020

Bertha Chase, 94, of Greenwich Village, NYC, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Born January 30, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marie (Martines) Fauci. She will be remembered as a generous and kind individual who embodied an optimism and enthusiasm for life that was contagious and she never had a bad word to say about anyone. Upon graduation from Sewanhaka High...
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Florita DeLeon

December 20, 2020

FLORITA CRUZ DeLEON January 20, 1936 – December 20, 2020 New York, New York Florita Cruz DeLeon of New York, NY, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, died on Sunday, December 20, after a long battle with cancer. She was 84. Affectionately known as Flory to her friends and Mom, Momma, Ate, Tita and Lola to family, she was born on Jan. 20, 1936 in Navotas, Philippines - the daughter of...
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Christopher J. Tobin

December 19, 2020

A native New Yorker, Christopher J. Tobin developed a keen interest in broadcast engineering as a teenager while working at Radio Shack. Only a few years later, he was working at ABC Radio Network, WBAB, Westwood One, CBS Radio (1010 WINS/WNEW 102.7FM), CCS/Musicam USA and Jazz 88 WBGO in Newark, NJ. One of his greatest passions in life was also co-hosting TWIRT ("This Week in Radio Tech") with...
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Anthony Ciffo

December 19, 2020

Anthony Ciffo, beloved icon of Mulberry Street has passed away. He is survived by his cousins, Michelina and Danny Pollio, Michelina Bonsignore, Larry, and Lidia Guardino, John Mignone, Camille and Gene Segal, and Laura Asciolla In this time of grief, Anthony's wish would have been to have his laughter continue on.
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Judith Graff

December 17, 2020

On December 17, 2020, Judith Graf, known to friends and family as Mom, Grams and Judy, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away in her home. Judy, who was 93-years-old, lived life on her terms: independently and in her way, up until the end, on her own for almost 9 years after she was widowed. She was born and raised in The Bronx, NY, where she met her husband, Irwin. After getting married on...
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Carmen Ojeda

December 13, 2020


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Vincent Bonanno

December 12, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Vincent J. Bonanno announces his passing on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the age of 52 years. Vincent will be lovingly remembered by his mother Grazia Bonanno, by his sister, Rosemary (Timothy) Stewart, and his brother Joseph (Jeanne) Bonanno. Vincent was predeceased by his father, Joseph J. Bonanno and younger brother, Domenick J. Bonanno. ...
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Alfa de Alessandrini di Neuenstein

December 11, 2020

Alfa Cabrera Morales de Alessandrini di Neuenstein passed on December 11, 2020. She was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on April 19, 1928 to Dorotteo and Giasul Morales. She was the youngest of eight children. In 1950, she married Luigi de Alessandrini di Neuenstein and traveled the globe - settling in Portofino, Italy. In 1956, Alfa and Luigi moved to New York and then to Virginia where they raised...
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James D. Flanagan

December 9, 2020

The Reverend Father James D. Flanagan, passed away on Wednesday morning, December 9, 2020. Fr. Flanagan is the son of the late Daniel and Mary Flanagan. He is survived by his two sisters, Kathleen McLoughlin and Ann Hegarty, and their families. Fr. Flanagan served in numerous parishes in New York City. He was pastor of Holy Spirit and Holy Family, both in the Bronx. His last assignment...
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John Mahler

October 27, 1964 - November 26, 2020

John Anthony Mahler, husband to Ivan Averchenko, brother to Elizabeth (Liz), and friend to many, passed in New York City on November 26, 2020 at the age of 56 from complications related to heart failure. Raised in New Providence, New Jersey, he was the son of William and Rita Mahler. John was a highly intelligent and spirited boy and he was an early nature enthusiast. John attended Boston...
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Eileen Schobert

November 15, 2020

Our Aunt Eileen was a strong woman and dedicated to her family. She was very loved, and actually "mothered" all of us after our mothers had passed. So in the end she became "The Mother" she was and always wanted to be to "All of Us." How Special is that! Eileen was the beloved aunt to many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and -nephews, and great-grandnieces and -nephews. She was also loved by...
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Gerry E. Goodrich

October 26, 2020

Gerry Elbridge Goodrich February 9, 1945 – October 26, 2020 A native of Haverhill, Massachusetts, Gerry Goodrich moved to New York City in 1982 after serving in the Peace Corps in Kenya and holding rural health positions in West Africa. A graduate of Middlebury College, Boston University School of Law, and the Harvard School of Public Health, he held a number of executive positions in...
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Augusto Mariani

October 21, 2020

It is with great sadness that Lorenzo, Tilde and Angela communicate the sudden passing of their beloved brother Augusto (Augie) Mariani on October 21st, 2020. He was not only our wonderful big brother, but also a loving "Zio Augie" to his nieces and nephews, an affectionate cousin, a loyal friend, not to mention the most dedicated dog owner you could ever meet. His immeasurable attachment to his...
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Carla Sherwin

October 18, 2020

Carla was proud to be a Greenwich Village girl, born and raised on W. 10th St. She fondly remembered going to Washington Sq. Park on Sundays for the folk music sing-alongs. She attended PS 3, Hunter College High School, and Brooklyn College, where she majored in Philosophy and European Literature. After college, Carla worked in advertising (Wells, Rich, Green Inc.). Then she switched careers and...
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Elvira Prisco

October 14, 2020

Elvira was born on December 6, 1924, to Michael and Giustina Tanasso in Portocannone, Italy. A determined student she finished her studies in 1946, earning a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Naples. After emigrating to the United States in 1947, Elvira met Carlo Prisco, a graduate student working towards his Ph.D. in Modern Languages on the G.I. bill. They married in 1948 and daughter...
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Anna Capparelli

October 14, 2020

Anna Helen Esposito Capparelli, born March 8th 1937. Anna was a true New Yorker, growing up surrounded by her large Italian family in Little Italy and living on the same block until her passing. Daughter of deceased Anthony Esposito and Margaret Bianco ; Widow of William Capparelli ; Loving mother of Anthony and Mario ; mother in law to Concetta Capparelli and Joyce Capparelli ; cherished...
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Arturo Feliciano

October 10, 2020

Arturo Feliciano Garcia was born on August 22, 1924 in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. The fifth of nine children born to Rosa Garcia and Juan Maria Feliciano, Arturo passed at age 96 on October 10, 2020 in New York City with his wife, Sonia, by his side. Raised on his family's farm in rural Puerto Rico, Arturo answered the call of his country at age 18, joining the United States Army and serving his...
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Peter J. Beltrandi

October 8, 2020

PETER JOSEPH BELTRANDI died October 8, 2020. He was 83. Son of Jean and Joseph Beltrandi of Forest Hills, Queens. In the fall of 2019, Peter was diagnosed with dementia. He was subsequently moved to a long-term facility in Staten Island. Pete, as he was known among friends, loved sports more than anything. He played golf and took up the martial arts Tae-Kwon Do in his forties, obtaining...
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William Conroy Lindsay

October 4, 2020

William Conroy Lindsay, artist and designer, passed away unexpectedly in Astoria, New York on October 4, 2020, at the age of 41. He was a devoted husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. William was born September 23, 1979, to David Sr. and Betsy Lindsay. The fifth child of six, including two brothers and three sisters, he was raised in Merrimack, New Hampshire, where he graduated from...
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Mathew Mattam

October 2, 2020

Mathew Mattam was born on June 10, 1944, to the late Mathai and Annamma Purappokara in Cherpunkal, Kerala, India. He enrolled at the Swiss-founded Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) in 1962 and graduated in 1966 with a certificate in Tool & Die Making. He started his career, in Bangalore, at Stumpp Schuele & Somappa, the leading manufacturer of industrial springs within India. In 1972,...
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Demetrio Bouzan Tizon

September 21, 2020

Demetrio Bouzan Tizon passed away in his home on Monday, September 21st, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Demetrio had the most contagious smile and warm energy. He was hardworking, wise, sophisticated, and always kind. He was an incredible and irreplaceable friend, grandfather, father, and husband. As a friend, he did not need to know you for more than five minutes before making you feel...
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June Omura Goldberg

September 15, 2020

June Omura Goldberg, 85, longtime Chief of Reporters at LIFE magazine, died at home on September 15, 2020. A lifelong New Yorker and devoted patron of the arts, she was the beloved aunt of June Omura Wheeler (William), Susan Omura, Ann Omura, and George Omura (Miriam); great-aunt to June, Wes, Emi, Kira, and Henry; sister-in-law to Emily Omura; and dear friend to many. She was predeceased by...
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Salvatore "Buddy" Scotto

September 11, 2020

Salvatore "Buddy" Scotto, 91, passed away, Friday, September 11, 2020. Buddy was a graduate of St. Francis College, Brooklyn. He faithfully served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was active in the Army Reserves. Buddy retired as a Captain in the Army. A longtime community activist, he was the founder of the Carroll Gardens Association, which built affordable housing and...
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Henry van Ameringen

September 9, 2020

Henry van Ameringen died on September 9th, 2020, at his home in New York City. He was born on October 19th, 1930, in South Orange, New Jersey. Henry retired from International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) as European Vice-President in charge of fragrance marketing. He served on the board of the van Ameringen Foundation, a family foundation that deals with mental health and mental illness in...
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Kathy Bermel

October 2, 1958 - August 26, 2020

My mother was not only the greatest mom, she was the best friend to everyone around her. She could pull the saddest person out of the deepest of holes. She had a personality that could brighten your mood and a laugh so hearty that you couldn't help but laugh too. It was an honor to care for such an extraordinary woman these last couple of months, and an even greater honor to be raised by the...
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Rosenie Montalvo

August 22, 2020

Rosenie Macaldo Montalvo was lovingly known to most as "ROSE". She was born on September 15, 1946 in Bacolod City, Philippines. Rose immigrated to the United States in 1984. She was the eldest of 7 children, born to Jesusa and Anacleto Macaldo Sr. She is survived by sisters-Madeleine, Ingrid, Agnes, Yvonne, and brother- Edwin, and several nieces and nephews. Rose was a Preparatory School...
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Albert Schoemann

July 29, 2020

Albert Schoemann, 90, passed away peacefully at his New York City home after a long illness, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Albert was born on November 24, 1929, in Carmi, IL, son of Jesse H. Schoemann and Violet Gilpin Schoemann. As a boy he helped in his father's clothing store, A Schoemann and Son on Main St in Carmi, and spent summers at Culver Academy Sailing Camp and visiting family in...
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Philip Thurston Warren

July 25, 2020

Philip "Phil" Thurston Warren, a devoted and loving husband and father, died suddenly on July 25, 2020, at the age of 47. He is survived by his wife, Brooke Brandes Warren; his two children, Reagan Brooke Warren and Charlotte Piper Warren; his parents, William Edwin Warren and Karen Min Warren; his elder sister, Sarah Richards; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Phil was born...
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Philippe Buhannic

July 21, 2020

Philippe Buhannic passed away peacefully in Manhattan on July 21, 2020, one day shy of his 64th birthday. Philippe exuded positivity, enthusiasm, and courage all along with his life. An avid adventurer, he dove the waters of Tahiti, skied the slopes in Verbier, and swam the warm waters of Brazil. Philippe was a true globetrotter, always ready to jump into an airplane for work or to see his...
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James Richard Condon

July 20, 2020

On Monday July 20, 2020 James Richard Condon, 67, loving husband and father died peacefully at home. Jim was born in the Bronx and was part of a large, energetic family. He had 6 siblings who were strongly bonded by love and loyalty. Jim graduated from Marist College and started a career in medical sales. He married Margot Keegan in 1978 and they enjoyed a strong marriage for 42 years. They had...
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Louis J. Buffalano

June 9, 2020

Louis J. Buffalano Birth August 3, 1930 Deceased June 9, 2020 My father, Louis J. Buffalano, a Brooklyn boy, was born on August 3, 1930, and passed away peacefully on June 9, 2020. He was the youngest of eight kids and was born to Italian immigrants, Anthony and Lena Buffalano who instilled hard work and discipline to them all. They were all smart and talented and he was proud of his...
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Frances Indelicato DiLiberto

June 6, 2020

Frances DiLiberto, née Indelicato, best known as "Babe", passed away peacefully in her home on June 6th, 2020. Born on January 21, 1933, Babe was a true New Yorker surrounded by her large Sicilian family in Little Italy. Widow of Sam DiLiberto; Loving mother of Sally, Chetta, and Anthony ; the mother in law to Anthony Capparelli and Diane Leung ; cherished grandmother of Anthony, Simone,...
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Lynda Ciolek

June 24, 1952 - May 30, 2020

Lynda L. Ciolek, principal of STEORRA Enterprises, passed away in her home on May 30, 2020, just three weeks shy of her 68th birthday. She had been in declining health. Born and raised in Chicago, she was the only child of loving parents, Henry and Pauline Ciolek, who supported and encouraged her emerging vocal talent from an early age. Lynda studied voice and piano at the American...
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Carmela Motto

February 25, 1930 - May 30, 2020

Motto, Carmela, 90, died Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her residence in Manhattan.
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James Lonigro

May 27, 2020

"James Lonigro was a talented and fearless actor and a gifted producer. Everybody I know (including myself) who worked at the priscilla beach theatre in the summer left there smarter and better and determined to live a life in the theatre. He and Roseanne Weeks were formidable and inspiring leaders. He was a true man of theatre." -Andre Bishop James Lonigro aka Geronimo Sands was born December...
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Hampson Sisler

May 25, 2020

DR. HAMPSON SISLER was an oculoplastic surgeon and an organist and composer who has more than 100 works to his credit, including pieces for organ, chorus, concert band, chamber and symphony orchestra. His works have been premiered in cities all over the world. Sisler began playing in church when he was eleven, and at the age of sixteen was the youngest person ever to be awarded the American...
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Frank Wade Greene

May 19, 2020

Frank Edward Wade Greene died at his home in New York City on May 19. He was 87. Greene (who went by Wade) and his late wife, Susanne, lived in Greenwich Village for over 50 years. The son of Melville Hart Greene and Nan Wade Pearson, Greene was born in 1933 in Syracuse, NY, and grew up in New York City. After serving in the Korean War as a military police investigator and graduating from...
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Joseph Jacob Katz

May 18, 2020

Joseph Jacob Katz of New York City died on Monday, May 18, 2020, due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. Born on June 13, 1935, and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut, Joe was the son of Riva Ellovich and David Katz. He was predeceased by his brother, William. A graduate of the Mount Hermon School and the United States Military Academy at West Point, Joe went on to establish an...
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Marjorie R. Hirsch

May 6, 2020

Marjorie Hirsch departed this world on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. She was a woman who lived life on her own terms… An actor, artist, and arts manager, leader, traveler, dancer, writer and playwright, college teacher, lover of great food and wine, a marathon runner into her 50s, gym rat into her 90s, a recent podcast performer, a lover of Paris and an avid New Yorker. All that knew her marveled...
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Gordon Pradl

April 17, 2020

Gordon Morrell Pradl, a longtime professor of English education at New York University, died from complications of the coronavirus on April 17 at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 76 years old. Gordon was born on December 6, 1943, in Montreal, Quebec, and grew up in Morristown, N.J. He graduated from Amherst College in 1965. Influenced by the college's...
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Edward J. Croft

April 14, 2020

Edward (John-Ed) Croft, a New York City artist, died from complications of the coronavirus on April 14, 2020, at NY Langone Hospital. Eddie was born on December 24, 1936, in Brooklyn New York to the late Isabelle Taylor Croft and Edward S. Croft. He is survived by his three sons and their wives, Joseph (Lora), John (Jennifer), and Jason Croft; five grandchildren, Danielle, Joseph, Bailey,...
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Christopher Grady-Troia

April 6, 2020

Christopher Grady-Troia, 68, of Roosevelt Island in New York City died at home on 6-April 2020 after a yearlong battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Mr. Grady-Troia was born in New York City in October 1951. He attended Bergen Catholic High School in New Jersey, and graduated from Fordham University in 1973. He married his college sweetheart, Linda Grady, in May 1976. Mr. Grady-Troia was...
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Mary Ann Carme Pradl

March 31, 2020

Mary Ann (Carme) Pradl, 75, of Brooklyn, N.Y. died on March 31, 2020 after a long illness. She was wife of Gordon M. Pradl who later passed away on April 17, 2020. Mary Ann was born in Greenfield, Mass. on May 10, 1944 and spent some of her early adult years in Colrain, Mass. The second of five children of Alexander and Adeline (Totaro) Carme, both deceased, she graduated with honors from...
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Sara Cox

March 30, 2020

Loving Mother, Sister, Sara Ellen Cox, currently of NYC, passed away on March 30, 2020. She was 67 years old. She was mother to Jayna River Murphy Cox. She is also survived by her sister, Julie Janiszewski and her brothers and their wives; Ned & Rosalyn Cox, Jack & Mary Ellen Cox, Dennis & Claire Cox. She was the loving aunt of; Ned Cox, Brian Cox (deceased), David Cox, Matthew Cox, Jamie Cox,...
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John Stephen Purcell

March 9, 2020

John Stephen Purcell passed away on March 9, 2020. A true New Yorker, born in the Bronx on December 26, 1933. Classic ancestry: Italian/Irish. Raised in Paterson & Clifton, NJ by Ida and John V Purcell. Schooling: BS from Fairleigh Dickinson. MBA from Fordham. He served in the Army in the late '50s in Germany, an experience that fostered a life-long love of travel. He retired after 30...
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Dr. Maged S. Atiya

March 1, 2020

Maged Atiya passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the age of 66. Maged was a physicist and businessman whose life spanned many different worlds. Born in Cairo, Egypt, he emigrated to Salt Lake City with his family in the late 1960s. His family soon moved to New York where he later Maged studied at Columbia, receiving a Masters and a Ph.D. in Physics. He worked for many years as an...
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Joseph DeBarbieri

February 27, 2020

He's never really gone if we find a way to remember him❤️ Memorial mass will be held at a later date.
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Walter T Oh

February 24, 2020


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Robert Burns Campbell

February 17, 2020

Below is the text of Bob Campbell's obituary as posted on Footwear News (https://footwearnews.com/2020/business/entrepreneurs/bob-campbell-bbc-dies-obituary-1202927320/) Bob Campbell, who rose from the hard-scrabble streets of Pittsburgh to become one of the most powerful players in the shoe business, has died. The BBC International founder, chairman and CEO was 82. The footwear industry...
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Thomas Miller

February 15, 2020

It's hard finding a picture of Thomas Miller smiling. That's an odd contrast to the person known and loved by countless friends and colleagues who basked in his endless supply of warmth and care. He never explained why he posed so stoically, but away from a camera, he was always smiling, and laughing. Thomas was an accomplished project manager in the fashion industry. He worked exclusively...
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Celia Nicastri

February 15, 2020


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Mary Ann Myers

February 10, 2020

Mary Ann Myers passed away peacefully at the age of 80. Over the past five years, she resided in a nursing home, where she initially enjoyed various activities. Before her health declined, she was a lifetime Yankee Fan...and of those who knew her well, it could be said that she should receive an Award for "The Best Yankee Fan Ever!" Mary Ann retired from SIAC, a New York Stock Exchange...
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Beatrice Gottlieb

January 30, 2020

Beatrice Gottlieb was born in New York City on June 6, 1925, in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. The daughter of Joseph and Anna (neé Slud) Gottlieb, Bea grew up in The Bronx. She graduated from Walton High School in 1941 and entered Cornell University, where she majored in German. She graduated in 1945 with a B.A. and subsequently earned an M.A. in English from Cornell in 1947. ...
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Olympia "Terry" Cardone

January 21, 2020

Cardone, Olympia "Terry" passed away January 21, 2020, in Manhattan.
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Gavino "Ping" Abaya Jr.

January 12, 2020

Gavino P. Abaya, Jr., 84, died Jan 12, 2020, the same day Taal Volcano from Batangas, Philippines (his hometown) erupted vigorously. He was a retired Consul General for the Philippine Mission to the United Nations, served the government for over 4 decades. He was married to Julia C. Abaya (died 1997); survived by his 5 children and 7 grandchildren. Gavino Abaya, III, his son died 2017.
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Vasile Manea

January 10, 2020

Vasile Manea (1930-2020) was a Romanian engineer who was director of the Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aeronautics in Bucharest. He was a Humboldt Foundation scholar in Gottingen. He studied the mathematical basis of turbulence and material fatigue. He emigrated to the US in 1989, where he was a Technical Director for AeroStructures, a defense contractor located in Arlington, Virginia. He is...
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Marisa McGrody

January 7, 2020

The world lost one of it's very best. It is with immense sadness and much heartbreak and deepest loss that I announce the passing of our greatest love, our best friend, our strongest family, our persevering warrior, our biggest cheerleader, our original care bear, our heart and soul, the genuine goodness that is and always will be Marisa McGrody. Marisa was truly one of a kind, and...
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James Parks Morton

January 4, 2020

The Interfaith Center of New York mourns the death of our founder and friend, The Very Rev. James Parks Morton. A pioneer in interfaith work, peace-building, and environmental stewardship, Dean Morton created an organization for hundreds of grassroots faith leaders from African Diaspora, Buddhist, Christian, Jain, Jewish, Hindu, Humanist, Muslim, Native American, Shinto, and Sikh communities in...
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Ernest "Ernie" Molinari

January 1, 2020

Ernest Molinari, 82, of New York, NY, passed away on January 1st after a 3-year bout with congestive heart failure. Ernest was born on February 3, 1937, to Louis Molinari and Florence Sciarrillo in lower Manhattan. Growing up, he worked in his parent's grocery store in Greenwich Village. He served his country in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve before starting his career in banking. He worked...
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Grace Helen McCabe

December 30, 2019

Grace Helen McCabe. — of E. 16th Street passed away at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital on December 30, 2019. She was the dearly beloved aunt of Christopher, Monica and Maura McCabe, Margaret (McCabe) and Robert McMonagle, loving great aunt of Ian Philip McCabe Porteus, sister of John McCabe (deceased) survived by his wife Doris; sister of Edward McCabe, Joan (McCabe) and Pasquale Stufano (all...
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Loretta Pailile White

December 29, 2019

Loretta Pailile White Born in Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii May 8, 1933 Take a walk! Go for a swim! Dance the hula! Sing a song! These are words Loretta lived by - always on the move, a social being, a remarkable woman… Loretta joined the US Air Force straight out of high school then went to college after that, very industrious, even at a young age. She left a small town...
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Tessa Rane Majors

December 11, 2019

Funeral arrangements in Manhattan were private at the request of the family. The family of Tessa Rane Majors is grateful for your thoughts and prayers.
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Matthew Mauro

December 5, 2019

Matthew F. Mauro (August 22, 1939 to December 5, 2019) Matthew F. Mauro peacefully passed away Thursday the 5th of December. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Janice (née Boyd), his twin brother, Martin and parents, Frank and Nora. He is survived by his sister, Angela Giannotti, daughter Christiane and sons André and Matthew Shane Mauro. Matthew, a New York City event photographer,...
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William "Bill" Cohen

December 2, 2019

Bill Cohen graduated from Columbia College (Class of '71) with an undergraduate degree in psychology. At the age of 26, Bill launched The Haworth Press, Inc. The name was taken from the township of Haworth in the United Kingdom, which was home to the famous Bronte sisters. At the same time, Bill spent nights and weekends at the School of Library Science at Columbia University to learn more about...
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Michael Howard

November 29, 2019

Beloved father and grandfather, theater artist, author, and revered teacher passed away at home on November 29th at the end of an extraordinary life in the theater, surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by sons Christopher (Leslie Weber) and Matthew (Stephanie Checkle), grandchildren Lucas and Clea, and countless grateful and adoring students and colleagues.
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John "Red" Ross

November 25, 2019

John "Red" Ross John Ross, known as Red, a nickname from his youth attributable to his full head of red hair, passed away on Monday November 25, aged 87. Red was born on October 16, 1932 in the South Village, a neighborhood he called home his entire life. An active youth, well known in the neighborhood, Red attended St. Anthony's school on Sullivan Street. As a young man, Red trained as...
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Mary Smith

November 25, 2019

~Memorial Service~ Sunday, December 1st, 2019 10:30AM-12:30PM Located at our Funeral Home
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Judith Muscio

November 22, 2019

She was known as the mom all the other kids wanted, and the one whose house where all of the kids came to hang out. "My mom always made everyone feel welcomed and like a member of the family," Jessie Muscio Davis said of her mother, Judi Muscio, who spent nearly four decades in fashion as a stylist in New York City. Friends would remark that Judi would step in to be the mom they necessitated in...
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