Brooklyn Obituaries

Brooklyn Obituaries

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  • Saturday | via The Review 

    John J. Andersen

    John J. Andersen, 83, of Alliance, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at 8:15 p.m. at his home. Born on Aug. 29, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York, to Louis and Margaret Andersen, and he lived in Alliance for most of his life.


  • Thursday Feb 16 | via Morning Journal 

    Louis Juliano

    Louis E. Juliano, 88, of Salem, died at 1:05 a.m. Wednesday at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 21, 1928 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Carmine and Rose Juliano.


  • Thursday Feb 16 | via NBC New York 

    Decorated 9/11 First Responder, Terror Investigator ...

    A 25 year veteran of the NYPD, assigned to the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force for 16 years, died suddenly earlier this week. Robert Losada, 59, of Staten Island was a highly decorated Detective Sergeant when he retired from the NYPD in 2009.


  • Monday Feb 13 | via 

    Former BAM President Credited With Reviving Theater ...

    Harvey Lichtenstein - former Brooklyn Academy of Music president who is credited with turning the performing-arts venue into a cultural hub in the 1960s - has died at 87. He died Saturday at his home in Manhattan, according to the New York Times . Lichtenstein had a stroke seven years ago and his health had been declining over the past few months, his son told the newspaper.


  • Monday Feb 13 | via 

    Yvonne Menor, 73

    Yvonne Menor, 73, of New Bedford passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at home after a long illness. She was the wife of the late John Menor.


  • Sunday Feb 12 | via Shelter Island Reporter 

    obituary: Zenkert

    Carl J. Zenkert, born in Brooklyn on April 13, 1939, passed away at home on January 29, 2017 in Brockport, New York, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his brother, Ken Zenkert; his children, Dawn Zenkert, Robyn Zenkert, Sarah Mills, Scott Zenkert; his grandchildren, Evan and Aiden Mills; and his best friend, the mother of his children, Kathryn R. Dabney.


  • Saturday Feb 11 | via Orange Live 

    Obituary: Barbara A. Cronenberg, 82, Beloved Mother,...

    Barbara A. Cronenberg, 82, of Orange passed away February 6, 2017 at Milford Hospital. Wife of the late Wliiam E. Cronenberg.


  • Friday Feb 10 | via 

    Suzanne R. Boffa, 98

    Suzanne R. Boffa died Thursday, February 9, 2017 in her home with family beside her. Born September 13, 1918 in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Darien, CT, she was the daughter of the late George A. and Mercedes R. Roberts.


  • Thursday Feb 9 | via BioSpace 

    Amarantus BioSciences Announces Passing of Biotechno...

    Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on developing products for Regenerative Medicine, Neurology and Orphan Diseases, today, with great sadness, announced the death of biotechnology legend Dr. Joseph Rubinfeld, who was an independent director of the Company. Dr. Rubinfeld is survived by his wife, Loretta, and children Bonnie, Randee, Susan and Steven and their respective families.


  • Thursday Feb 9 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Robert L. Dorfman

    Robert L. Dorfman, 87, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Gloversville, NY and Jupiter, FL, died peacefully on February 7, 2017. He was born to the late George and Pauline Dorfman on May 21, 1929, in Brooklyn, NY.


  • Wednesday Feb 8 | via Southwest Times 

    Treva Perdue Cox

    Born Jan. 24, 1920, in Montgomery County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ernest Stern Perdue and Sadie Bocock Perdue. Her husband, Basil Bernard Cox, and sister, Mary Lee Reed, also preceded her in death.


  • Wednesday Feb 8 | via Boston Herald 

    Comedian Irwin Corey, 'The World's Foremost Authorit...

    Irwin Corey, who Lenny Bruce once called "one of the most brilliant comedians of all time," has died at 102. A classic "comedian's comedian," Corey died on Monday at his home in Manhattan, NY his son Richard confirmed to Billed as "the world's foremost authority" and nicknamed "professor," Corey was known for delivering quirky one-liners and slapstick routines as a wild-haired, faux professor dressed in a beat-up tuxedo and spaghetti tie.


  • Wednesday Feb 1 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

    Brooklyn pols express shock at Trump Holocaust state...

    A decision by President Donald Trump to omit references to the suffering of Jews at the hands of Nazis in his official statement marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day is still having ramifications in Brooklyn as two of the borough's lawmakers expressed shock and outrage over the omission. "It is utterly horrendous and unconscionable for President Trump and his administration to omit Jews from the text of his statement when talking about International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


  • Wednesday Feb 1 | via The Daily Record 

    Darryl Hunter, 50, Orrville

    Minister Darryl L. Hunter, 50, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Sept.


  • Wednesday Feb 1 | via Glendale Register 

    The man behind DeVoy Playground

    Former Forest Hills resident Joseph E. DeVoy is remembered as a humanitarian who mastered what was in his heart to improve his community. Heather DeVoy, a Bayside resident who teaches first grade at P.S. 203, is keeping her grandfather's memory alive with the help of grandmother Doris DeVoy, father Christopher DeVoy, aunt Kathleen Ricciardi, and cousin Brandon Mackenzie.


  • Tuesday Jan 31 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: Francis S. Cannizzo

    Francis S. "Frank" Cannizzo, 89, husband of Vincenza Cannizzo, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Mr. Cannizzo was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on July 12, 1927, son of the late Giovanni and Rosa Cannizzo.


  • Saturday Jan 28 | via Darien News-Review 

    Fairfield cemetery to be Moore's resting place

    Mary Tyler Moore at the 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in 2005. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. Mary Tyler Moore at the 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in 2005.


  • Friday Jan 27 | via Pickens Sentinel 

    Dale M. Klabonski Finneran

    Mrs. Dale M. Klabonski Finneran, 67, of Easley, loving wife of the late Peter M. Finneran, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Mrs. Finneran was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on January 26, 1949, to the late Joseph and Adele Egliskis Klabonski.


  • Thursday Jan 26 | via Our Time Press 

    James Mortimer a " June 29, 1941 a " Janua...

    Mortimer's story is a depiction of triumph in the face of adversity and he knew that an obituary item would not fully capture highlights of one Black man's struggle in the racial world of the 50's and 60's, outside the spotlight of the Civil Rights Movement. So in writing down his thoughts, honestly, he left a gift that details the journeys he took to affirm why he, his voice and his life mattered.


  • Thursday Jan 26 | via New York Post 

    Mom tells cops she beat toddler son to death with br...

    A Brooklyn mom confessed to beating her 4-year-old son with a broomstick , and then leaving him to die in a makeshift bathtub, police sources said Thursday. Zarah Coombs was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, acting in a manner injurious to a child and possession of a weapon after admitting to investigators that she had repeatedly struck little Zamair with the broom in the kitchen of their Brownsville home, knocking him unconscious before he died, law enforcement sources said.