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Our Obituaries

Linda Rogando

November 23, 2021

Linda Rogando passed away at the age of 73 on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 3:15 PM while in hospice at Calvary Hospital Brooklyn. She was born on July 13, 1948, the oldest of 5 children born to her parents, Lucille Bennett and Nicholas Gatti. She was formerly a nurse at Lutheran Medical Center, now known as NYU Langone Medical Center for 41 years until her retirement in April of 2011. She...
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Robert Michael Lucas

December 21, 1944 - November 22, 2021

Robert Michael Lucas, known as 'Michael', age 76, passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 6:40 am. He was born on December 21, 1944, in New York City. Michael had a PhD in political science and was the owner and director of the Phyllis Lucas Gallery and Old Print Center in NYC. He is survived by his wife, Rachel Newman.
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Dorothy Zullo

November 22, 2021

On behalf of my beloved grandma Dorothy Zullo, who passed on the morning of November 22nd, 2021. She was well loved and received throughout the community always dressed to the nines. Her generosity, and upbeat personality truly marked her charisma as one of a kind. She will be honored as a legacy throughout the Greenwich village neighborhood. Much thanks and appreciation for all your...
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Constantine Philippas

June 5, 1930 - November 19, 2021

Philippas Constantine "Gus," age 91, of New York City, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021. Gus started his own printing business at the age of 18 as the son of Greek immigrants. He then went on to NYU and received a Master's degree in Education and became a printing teacher and then later an administrator with the NYC Board of Education. Predeceased in death by his beloved wife Eleanor (Shea),...
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Lucy C. DiPasqua

November 17, 2021

Lucy C. Di Pasqua, age 74, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. She was born May 10, 1947 in New York City to Anthony and Anna DiPasqua. She is predeceased by her parents. She joined the NYC Police Department in 1973 as a 911 operator and was later promoted to Supervising Police Technician. She retired after 30 years of service. Her career allowed her to do what she...
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Anthony Armando DeBlasi

January 1, 1933 - November 14, 2021

Anthony Armando DeBlasi died at his home on November 14, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was 87 years old. One of a handful of artists approaching abstract painting as a three-dimensional structure, Tony came to New York in 1983 from Michigan State as Professor of Art and showed with the Louis K. Meisel Gallery until 1996. His work eliminated the canvas replacing it with wooden...
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Francisca Healy

November 10, 2021

Francisca Healy passed away after a long struggle with her health on November 10, 2021. She was born on January 15, 1926, and was predeceased by her husband of nearly 70 years, Francis X. Healy last year; and her son, retired NYC Police Officer Francis Joseph Healy; and is survived by her beloved sons Michel Landron and Dennis Healy; two grandsons, Michael and Ryan Landron; nieces Kathleen...
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Reynaldo D. Jacala

November 8, 2021

Reynaldo D. Jacala, age 71 originally from Quezon City, Philippines, and a longtime resident of New York, passed away on November 8, 2021. He was born June 23, 1950, to Sergio Jacala and Victoria Dimanlig and he was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters; who affectionately called him "Bong". Reynaldo "Rey" graduated from Far Eastern University in the Philippines and earned a Master's...
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Xiangyun Xu

November 7, 2021

Xiangyun Xu, wonderful wife, loving mother, dear grandmother and great grandmother, died on Sunday, November 7th, at the age of 88. From her apartment at east 111st Street, Ms. Xu enjoyed her last 15 years of life where she befriended everyone whom she encountered in this diversified building as well as in the neighborhood. She was one of the few Chinese Americans mingle with residents of...
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Romarico G Cabase, Jr.

December 31, 1981 - November 2, 2021

Unexpectedly, we are saddened to announce that our beloved Romarico G. Cabase Jr of Queens, New York passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 39 years old. He was predeceased by his loving son, Rivers Carlisle (14) whom he loved endlessly with all of his heart, and his former wife, best friend, and inday, Sasha (Manhattan, NY). He is preceded in death by his parents, Romarico Sr. and...
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Ellen M. Gormley

October 29, 2021

Ellen Gormley It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Ellen at her home on October 29, 2021, after a brief illness. Ellen is predeceased by her devoted parents Hubert and Helen, brother Hugh, and her twin sister Jane. Ellen is survived by her loving family Susan Gormley, James Gormley, and Patricia Gerondeau, as well as several nieces, nephews, one grand-nephew, and...
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Marvin George Davenport, Jr.

October 28, 2021

Marvin George Davenport Jr, age 61 of Manhattan, passed away on October 28, 2021, in New York City. He was born April 9, 1960, in Littlefield, Texas to Marvin Davenport and Gereta Meissner. Marvin is preceded in death by his father, Marvin Davenport Sr., mother, Gereta Meissner, and sister, Pamela Davis. He is survived by his two brothers, Raymond Davenport, and wife, Judy of Muleshoe Texas,...
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Ronald C. Keith

October 21, 2021

My brother Ronald (known to all his friends as Ron) was born March 21st, 1934 in Manchester, England when I was just 11 months old. From the very beginning, we were the best of friends and he was indeed the best brother in the world. When we were very young the 2nd World War broke out and we were evacuated to Blackpool in Lancashire, England for 5 years where he attended his first school. ...
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Dorothy Katz

October 18, 2021

Some Thoughts On My Mom, Dorothy: I'm going to begin by quoting an excerpt of "The history of women's work and wages and how it has created success for us all", by Janet Yellen, "In the early 20th century, most women in the United States did not work outside the home, and those who did were primarily young and unmarried. In that era, just 20 percent of all women were "gainful workers," as the...
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Jerome Gotkin

October 16, 2021

Jerome Gotkin, age 91, died peacefully on October 16, 2021 at his NYC home. He is survived by his son Michael, daughter Karen and her husband Glenn. His wife Sondra E. Gotkin, predeceased him. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Mr. Gotkin went to Columbia Law School where he was a Stone and a Kent scholar. A corporate litigator in intellectual property law for tech companies, he practiced law in New...
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Lingran Kong

October 15, 2021

Lingran Kong was born on June 19, 1990, at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. He lived with a glowing spirit and always brightened the room with his curious smile. He brought great happiness to his family, classmates, and friends. He was greatly loved and cared for by his family each and every day. Lingran passed away on Friday, October 15. Funeral services will be held for...
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Robert Dellacona

October 8, 2021

Robert Dellacona, the "Mayor of Greenwich Village" who also started the highly successful "Maid in New York" cleaning service, died on Friday, October 8th, from cancer. From his perch overlooking West Fourth Street Dellacona, known as Robert, Bobby D., Bob, Uncle Robert, and Qayyum, each representing the various social and spiritual circles he belonged to, came to befriend everyone in the...
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Ivan Johnny Ivanac

November 20, 1939 - October 8, 2021

Ivan "Johnny" Ivanac, November 20, 1939 - October 8, 2021 In Loving Memory of Johnny, who passed away peacefully on October 8th at the age of 81. Johnny is survived by his loving wife, Silva, siblings, Maria and Milan, children, John, Oliver, and Alexandra, and their spouses, grandchildren, Luke, Julia, Elise, Amalia, and Zoe. He was predeceased by his siblings, Lenka and Tomo. Fondly...
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Belen Nobleza Santiago

October 2, 2021

Belen Santiago was born in July 1939 in Manila, Philippines. She received her nursing degree before marrying her husband, Elpidio Santiago, whom she was married to for more than 40 years. She was actively involved with her church and dedicated her life working as a registered nurse. Belen is survived by her sister, Eloisa Dominguez; her daughter, Maria Schulz; and her two grandchildren, Dante and...
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Qian Chen

September 30, 2021

Qian Chen was an extraordinary woman throughout her entire life. She was smart, decisive, considerate, an artist, a graphic designer, a musician, and most importantly, a beloved mother-like aunt in my heart. She was also strong of mind and nothing could really stop her from doing the right thing. Although Qian Chen has departed to a new world, the legacy she left behind in this world to...
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Greta Flaum

March 4, 1933 - September 28, 2021

Greta Flaum passed away on September 28 at 88 years of age. She is survived by children Stephen, Russ, and Larry; her grandchildren Sheila, David, Samantha, and Elischka; great-grandchild Patrick. She loved to write and rewrite, especially about her flight from Nazi Austria. Greta was 6 years old when her older brother Karl led her by the hand on the Trans-Siberian railway and by freighter from...
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Joshua Rothchild Hardin

January 4, 1976 - September 27, 2021

Josh was a bright-eyed, inquisitive child with a sophisticated sense of humor and a contagious laugh. He had a brilliant mind, was an artist and a creative cook. He got heavily into drugs in his late teens and steadily proceeded to squander his many talents. The person he was is greatly missed by his wife, Jinhee Jung and his mother, Joan Rothchild Hardin. His father, Russell Hardin, died in 2017...
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Richard M. Froehlich

September 24, 2021

Richard Froehlich passed away suddenly of cardiac arrest on Friday, September 24th. He is predeceased by his husband, Dr. Joseph DiVito, who passed away five months to the day before Richard's passing. Richard embraced life, love, and family. His absence will be felt heavily by all who knew him and those whose lives were improved by the impact of his work. Richard is survived by his...
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Virginia Jarczynski

September 21, 2021

Virginia (Jinny) Marie Howlett was born on September 28, 1929 to George and Helen Howlett and was raised with her siblings, George, Grace and Bob. She trained and served with excellence as a registered nurse at St Vincent's Hospital in the West Village of NYC and then later in Huntington, NY where she raised her family. Jinny was married to Gerard Jarczynski for 38 years. They raised their three...
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Andreas Nicolas Belli Marinos

September 20, 2021

Andreas Nicolas Belli Marinos was fearless - a brilliant, creative gift to all who knew him. His life is being celebrated in many languages and around the world. Andreas was boisterous and filled with life from the moment he came into this world, just four minutes after his big brother Paolo. Together, they shared a special bond that brought exceptional joy and purpose to their family. As a...
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Richard Lachmann

September 19, 2021

Richard William Lachmann, age 65, of New York, NY, died in the early morning of September 19, 2021 of a heart attack. He was born on May 17, 1956 in New York City, the oldest son of Karl Lachmann and Lotte (Becker) Lachmann, who fled the Nazi regime in their native Germany. Richard grew up in Queens and graduated from the United Nations International School in 1974. He then attended Princeton...
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Lilia Paz

September 14, 2021

Dr. Lilia S. Paz was reunited with her beloved husband Nicasio on September 14th, 2021 at age 77. Lilia was born to Abelardo and Aurora Sales on March 14th, 1944 in San Juan Batangas, Philippines. The eldest of 9 brothers and sisters, Expedita, Vicky, Maria Luisa, Ariel, Agnes, Adel, Christina and Aureo. Lilia went to medical school at the University of Santo Thomas and went on to...
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Richard Keene

September 13, 2021

Richard Rollins Keene, age 72, died unexpectedly at home on September 13, 2021. Contributing to his passing was hypertension, a failed heart valve and diabetes. Richard was born 2/23/1949. He was raised in Rye, New York, Lake Forest, Illinois and Tulsa, Oklahoma, where his father produced the television shows for evangelist, Oral Roberts. Richard attended college at the University of Wisconsin in...
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John Frederick Allen

September 9, 2021

Sadly, John Frederick Allen of Manhattan passed away peacefully on September 9th at Calvary Hospital. John's career in hospital and employee benefits included Montefiore Medical Center, New York University Medical Center, Irving Trust and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. John was an active and loyal alumnus of Hamilton College, he was co-president of the New York City alumni chapter and...
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Stella Caporale

September 5, 2021

Stella Miriam Babushkin Caporale's lifelong devotion to Public Health was exemplified this year by her frequently expressed frustration (at age 99) that, after decades fighting infectious diseases from polio to TB, her now stiff fingers prevented her from answering the call for retired nurses to help administer vaccines to protect against SARS-CoV2. BS-RN 1943 from Bellevue School of Nursing...
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Mark Mangini

September 5, 2021

Mark Mangini passed away peacefully at home in Astoria on September 5th after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Mark was born on April 1, 1952, in Manhattan to the late Suzanne Scheffer Mangini and Jerome J. Mangini. The oldest of five children, Mark was raised in Darien, CT, and attended the Darien public schools. A grandson of the renowned East End architect Alfred A. Scheffer, Mark...
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Russell C. Pomeranz

September 4, 2021

Born in 1957 to Jerome R. Pomeranz and Jaqueline R. Pomeranz (nee Goldenberg), Russell grew up on Demington Drive in Cleveland Heights Ohio. He attended University School and went on to study economics at Haverford College. He earned his MBA at the University of Michigan and had an illustrious career as a strategist connecting finance to the mission of non-profits. He worked for Maret School,...
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Jamie Del Moon

August 30, 2021

On Monday, August 30, 2021, Jamie Del Moon passed away in Manhattan, New York. Jamie was born in Santa Fe, California on August 29, 1978. In the words of a close friend "if you'd ever met Jamie you probably had at least one ridiculous story about him. He inspired and provoked hilarity, but was also one of the most sensitive, beautiful, musical, and poetic souls with an intense darkness to him...
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Martin "Tino" Santini

August 25, 2021

Martin Lawrence Santini, Jr., known as Tino, a man whose business acumen and artistic talents were exceeded only by his personal magnetism, died peacefully on August 25th of an aggressive glioblastoma brain tumor. Tino accomplished each project, hobby and new interest with ridiculous ease and infectious enthusiasm. He designed and built magnificent dry stone walls for family members, studied...
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Adam Benjamin Steele

August 22, 2021

Adam Steele was a wonderful, caring, witty, and loving man. Loved by many. He will be greatly missed. He graduated from Manhattan College in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. During his time he became a certified Broker Real Estate Agent. He had many talents as an artist. Drawing in many mediums. Had an amazing range of drawing. Performed plays during his college years like "Brighton...
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Madeline Kaniatyn

August 17, 2021

Madeline Escobar Kaniatyn was born on April 24th, 1956 and lived in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from the New School with her master's degree in psychoanalysis, and retired from a 35 year long career with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Madeline served the Williamsburg, Brooklyn community at El Regresso Rehabilitation Center, helping women overcome drug addiction and domestic violence. Madeline is...
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Ronald K. Shelp

August 15, 2021

Ronald K. Shelp, 79, passed away on August 15th, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Manhattan. Ronald was born September 29th, 1941, in Cartersville, GA, to Willie and Clarence Mulkey. He later took his stepfather Sherwood's surname, Shelp. Driven to succeed, Ronald excelled academically, receiving degrees from the University of Georgia and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced...
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William Blume

August 13, 2021

William was born on February 10th 1958 and passed away August 13th 2021 in Lower Manhattan, NYC. He passed away sadly due to cancer and cardiac arrest. He had four beautiful children that were all adopted, Jennings, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Calista. William was one to give everything he had just to make others happy. William was an easy going and very understanding man that had several friends....
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Wolodymyr Myron Starosolsky

June 30, 1938 - August 10, 2021

Wolodymyr Myron Starosolsky was born in Ukraine on June 30, 1938. He immigrated to the United States with his mother in 1949, due to the war. Wolodymyr followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, Volodymyr Starosolsky, his namesake, and became a lawyer. He obtained his J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of Law. Wolodymyr always had a desire to help people. He...
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Frances Illuzzi

August 3, 2021

FRANCES ILLUZZI (BAVARO) Born in Giovinazzo (Bari) Italy on Jan. 31, 1934. Longtime resident of Greenwich Village. Distinguished parishioner of Our Lady of Pompeii, where she served as Eucharistic minister, lector and member of the choir. Devoted wife of 54 years to Pasquale (deceased). Loving mother to Vincent (and Stephanie), Angelo (and Ellen), Joseph (and Hanna), Frances (and Marc...
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Joann Garcia Riggio

July 29, 2021

Joann Garcia Riggio died July 29, 2021 in New York, New York. Joann was born February 26, 1961, in Denver, Colorado to Gene and Georgia Garcia. She moved to New York in her early 20s, always keeping close contact with her family in Denver. In New York, she met, and later married, Vincent "Jimi" Riggio. Joann and Jimi were blessed with son, Jake Riggio. Jake was the center of their lives. ...
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Joanna B. Saccone

July 24, 2021

Joanna Saccone, Consummate New Yorker and Political Consultant, Dies Peacefully at her Montauk Residence. Joanna Saccone, age 69, of Greenwich Village and Montauk, New York, passed away in her sleep on July 24, 2021. Joanna was a proud Villager and staple in New York City politics for more than 45 years. She worked on many important city, state and federal elections, including numerous...
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Jason B. Flanders

July 6, 2021

Jason, the sweetest cousin to me. I'll miss our times on the phone, even writing to me when I was in Kuwait. Drawing sketches of angels so I'd feel protected. He never got tired of me speaking of Jesus with him. Now my Jason is protected and well in heaven. I'd do anything for Jason even get on a train at 2 in the morning just to know he needed me was all the world to me. My forever cousin. ...
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Harold Christian Walker

June 21, 2021

Harold Christian "Hal" Walker, 72, died June 21, 2021 in New York City from complications following lung transplant surgery. He was a loving son, faithful brother, devoted godfather, loyal friend, and beloved colleague. He was also a writer, photographer, and gourmand – often all at the same time. At his core, he was creative, curious, and compassionate – and enjoined his legion of friends...
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Josephine DeCicco

June 20, 2021

Josephine DeCicco 1920-2021 Josie was the quintessential New Yorker. Born in 1920, she spent her entire life living in her beloved Greenwich Village neighborhood. Josie was part of the first class to graduate from St. Anthony Elementary school and went on to Washington Irving H.S. Three months after graduation she received a job offer from Bergdorf Goodman to join her sister Mary as a...
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Walter P. Drury

June 17, 2021

Walter P. Drury, 84, died peacefully at home in Somers, NY, on June 17, 2021, after a long illness. Walter was born in New York City to Hannah and Patrick Drury. He was raised in the Inwood section of Manhattan and educated at Good Shepard Elementary School, Power Memorial Academy, and Iona College, where he graduated in 1958. Walter was an avid sports lover. While living in Inwood, he...
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Trinidad M. Eckstein

June 11, 2021

Trinidad M. Eckstein better known as Manang Trini was born and raised in Oton, Iloilo, Philippines. She completed her studies in medical technology from Central Philippine University. After a few years in the healthcare business in the Philippines, she moved to the United States. She was an exchange student in San Antonio, Texas, and afterward served in the healthcare industry in Washington,...
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Mary Blue

June 6, 2021

Mary Blue passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021. A lifelong resident of Greenwich Village, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred Blue. Mary was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church, to which she held deeply religious beliefs and lived through her faith every day. A true lover of animals, she was a generous supporter of many organizations and devoted to their protection and...
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Rita Frame

June 4, 2021

Rita Mary Marczak Frame, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, passed away at the age of 87 in Reading, PA on Friday, June 4th, 2021 Rita was the loving wife of Gerard (Jerry) Frame of Elmhurst, NY whom she married on July 23, 1960 and shared life, children, family, hopes, and dreams with Jerry until his sudden passing in 2002. Rita is survived by three children and nine amazing...
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Alexandre Pimento

May 27, 2021

It's with great sadness that the family of Alexandre Pimento announce his passing on May 27, 2021. He was tireless in everything he did. At nearly 94 years of age, he was still walking up and down 4 flights of stairs. Although he was born in Rhode Island, he was raised in Portugal, and returned to the United States in 1963. He lived in New York's Soho, at the same address, ever since. He loved...
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Anthony Russo

May 14, 2021

Russo, Anthony J., passed away on May 14, 2021, in Manhattan. He is the son of the late Joseph and Lena (Riccidone) Russo. Anthony was a lifelong resident of Lower Manhattan and was employed as an insurance broker throughout his career. He is survived by his sister, Camille Russo of Manhattan; and predeceased by his siblings, Delores Russo and Salvatore Russo. Loved by his devoted cousin,...
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Jessie Cammarata

May 13, 2021

Jessie Cammarata passed away early Thursday morning May 13, 2021. Jessie was the daughter of Sebastian and Marie Cammarata (Marino); sister of Anna Bucello, Vincenza (Dolly) Cammarata, and brother of Joseph (Giuseppe) Cammarata. She is survived by her niece and nephews (Camille Manfredonia, Chester Bucello, and Richard Cammarata), as well as, numerous cousins. She was born on September 22, 1916,...
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Ralph "Raffy" Barbato, Sr.

June 9, 1931 - April 25, 2021


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Joseph Divito

April 24, 2021

Dr. Joseph DiVito, Jr. died on April 24, 2021 at home in New York City from complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 60. Making it to 60 was an important accomplishment for Joe and anyone who spoke to him for his birthday knew how pleased he was to make it to 60 on February 1, 2021. Joe is survived by Richard Froehlich, his husband and partner of 27 years as well as a large family. Joe...
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Samuel Austin Howell

April 20, 2021

Obituary: Samuel Austin Howell. Born, November 3, 1961. Finally Escaped Gravity's Drag, April 20, 2021. On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, the human world contracted, as our beloved husband, brother, and friend Samuel Austin Howell passed at the age of 59. Still, the universe itself that day undoubtedly expanded, as Sam's magnificent soul rejoined the ether where, without doubt, he continues to...
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Irma Navarrete

April 17, 2021

Mamirma On Sat April 17, 2021, Irma Navarrete, affectionately known as Mamirma. Loving mother and grandmother was called home at the age of 84. Irma was born in Guayaquil Ecuador June 15, 1936. She arrived in NYC in 1969 where she raised her four children. She was pre-deceased by her daughter Gina Herrera and survived by her three children, Yusee Herrera, Sara Valencia, and Carlos Urriola. ...
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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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Susan H. McLean

February 13, 2021

Susan Elizabeth Hinton, the only child of Frederick Hinton and Laurel Thompkins Hinton, was born in the Bronx, NY. When she was two, her father was murdered attempting to foil a robbery at his place of employment; when she was nineteen, her mother passed. For significant periods of her childhood she was raised by her maternal grandparents James and Winsome Thompkins. While a teen, of her own...
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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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