Brooklyn Obituaries

Brooklyn Obituaries

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  • Monday Feb 8 | via Capital Weekly 

    Dorothy N. Brown

    Dorothy Naumer Brown, 90, formerly of Darien, Conn., and Port Clyde, died peacefully in her sleep Feb. 5, 2016, at her home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept.

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  • Sunday Feb 7 | via The Scarsdale Daily Voice 

    Miriam Cedarbaum, 86, Former Scarsdale Village Justice

    Miriam Cedarbaum, a federal judge who also served as the Scarsdale village justice, died Friday, Feb. 5, at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, according to the New York Times. She was 86. Cedarbaum was born Sept.

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  • Saturday Feb 6 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

    November 22: Iss. 47

    When Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nancy Siesel couldn't find a gallery for her latest show, she found it another, better home: a funeral home. Comment .

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

    November 24: Iss. 46

    The owner of one of Brooklyn's most forward-thinking eateries is raising money with a decidedly old-fashioned - some would say retrograde - strategy: he's hawking a sexy pin-up calendar featuring his waitresses. Comments .

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via Perfumer & Flavorist 

    In Memoriam: Howard Smith, Sr.

    Howard Smith, Sr., passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the age of 85. Smith was the devoted husband of the late Reverend Elsie Smith. He is survived by his daughters and son-in-laws, Jean Smith and Rodnie Nelson and Lilla Smith and Dale Goncher, and his son and daughter-in-law, Howard Smith, Jr. and Pamela Hakim and his grandchildren, Christopher, Hannah and Natalie.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via 95.5 3WS 

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    Comedian Bob Elliot, one half of the legendary comedy duo of "Bob & Ray" has died at the age of 94. Elliot was also the father of actor & comedian Chris Elliot, and the grandfather of actress Abby Elliot. Here's video of Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding perform two of their classic comedy sketches on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson... Papaw was a wonderful grandfather who made everyone around him happy.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

    March 6: Iss. 10

    Ex-Councilman Steve DiBrienza is considering pulling the plug on his race to win back his old seat in the wake of a growing scandal over yearly, six-figure payouts from the City Council's so-called "slush fund" to the non-profit DiBrienza has run since leaving the legislature in 2001. Comments .

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via Community Advocate Newspaper 

    Charles W. Decker, 84, of Westborough

    Charles W. Decker, 84, of Westborough, formerly of Marlborough and Dennis, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Beverly L. Decker.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via 24-7 Press Release 

    Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Arminta Theodo...

    ARVERNE, NY, February 03, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Arminta Theodosia Barreiro, Motivational Speaker and Sole Proprietor of Talk Triple Truth, has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. Theodosia Barreiro will be featured in the upcoming edition of the Women of Distinction Magazine in 2016.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Ruth M. (Humbert) Shaver, 104

    Ruth M. Shaver, 104, of North Kingstown, died peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2016 at Roberts Health Centre. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Shaver.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Patch.com 

    In Memoriam: Muriel M. Sheehan

    Muriel M. Sheehan, 92, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at the HOCC of New Britain. Born August 2, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY to the late John and May Swanton, she had been a longtime Southington resident.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

    Brooklyn Heights mourns Jane Stanton, Heights Player...

    Brooklyn lost a leading figure in children's theater creation and management recently when longtime Brooklyn Heights resident Jane Strahan Stanton passed away on Dec. 31 An accomplished theatrical director and children's theater pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many children for the first time during a 65-year career, Stanton was a former resident of Brooklyn Heights. She was the director of the Penny Bridge Players Theatre for Children, performing in the undercroft of Church of the Assumption, as well as in the St. Felix Street Playhouse at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    John Ketzko

    John was born February 2, 1958, at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, to Richard and Rosemary Ketzko. John had one sibling, a brother, Richard.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via Dayton Daily News 

    O'KEEFE, Edward Patrick

    News Death Notice O'KEEFE, Edward Patrick "Ed" Age 92, passed away on January 30, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital. Born January 26, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to his parents, Daniel and Rose O'Keefe.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via Patch.com 

    Serge Duthely's Death in NYPD Custody Ruled 'Suicide'

    UPDATE, Feb. 3: The NYC Medical Examiner has ruled Serge Duthely's death a suicide. "The cause of death is hanging, and the manner of death is suicide," Julie Bolcer, a spokesperson for the Medical Examiner, told Patch.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via Patch.com 

    Serge Duthely, Young Brooklyn Dad, Dies in NYPD Custody

    Canarsie resident Serge Duthely, a 28-year-old father to two young girls, died mysteriously in police custody late Sunday afternoon, leaving his friends and family stunned and confused. Duthely's friends and family said via various social-media channels that they were struggling to understand how and why Duthely died Sunday.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

    Brooklyn native Abe Vigoda, famed character actor, r...

    In this 2008 photo, famed actor Abe Vigoda attends the Friars Club Roast of "Today Show" host Matt Lauer in New York. Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series "Barney Miller" and the doomed Mafia soldier in "The Godfather," died in his sleep Tuesday, Jan. 26, at his daughter's home in Woodland Park, N.J. He was 94. Nobody who knew "The Godfather" and "Barney Miller" actor Abe Vigoda made mourners smile through their tears Sunday faster than comedian and friend Gilbert Gottfried.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via Cape Gazette 

    Francis 'Butch' McManus Sr., retired police officer

    Francis Edward "Butch" McManus Sr., 76, of Lewes, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Baltimore, Md. He was born Aug. 13, 1939, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Francis J. and Constance McManus.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via The Brooklyn Paper 

    March 17: Iss. 11

    Actress Ruby Dee will be one of the panelists at "High Tea and Reel Talk," a discussion sponsored by New York Women in Film & Television, as part of the annual Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Fest & Lecture series on March 15 at 3 pm in the Luntey Commons on Long Island University's Brooklyn campus. Comment .

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  • Nov 11, 2015 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, February 06, 2016

    Beverly Whitnable Sparks passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of January 31, 2016. She was 90 years old.

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