Brooklyn Obituaries

Brooklyn Obituaries

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  • 19 hrs ago | via Stanford 

    Nobel Prize-winning physicist Burton Richter dies at 87

    Burton Richter, the Paul Pigott Professor in the Physical Sciences, Emeritus, former director of the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in physics, died July 18 in Palo Alto. He was 87. Richter's Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the J/psi subatomic particle, shared with MIT's Samuel Ting, confirmed the existence of the charm quark.


  • Wednesday | via Herald-Citizen 

    James Wesley Burnett

    James Wesley Burnett, known by everyone as "Bud" passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was 91 years old.


  • Tuesday Jul 17 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Cavallaro, Chief Lawrence "Larry"

    CHIEF LAWRENCE 'LARRY' CAVALLARO, 65 6/16/53 - 7/10/18 LAKELAND - Chief Lawrence 'Larry' Cavallaro, age 65, passed away at home on July 10, 2018. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 16, 1953.


  • Monday Jul 16 | via New York Daily News 

    Slain Brooklyn teen remembered for his service to th...

    Justin Richey, 16, was fatally shot five times at the corner of Pine St. and Blake Ave. in East New York. The Brooklyn teen fatally gunned down just a day after celebrating his sweet 16th was known for his love of comedy and making his friends laugh, his older brother said Monday.


  • Friday Jul 13 | via Dayton Daily News 

    WILLIAMS, Herbert

    WILLIAMS, Herbert "Duke" Born October 14, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY to Elisha and Mary Williams, joined our Heavenly Father July 4, 2018. He was an accomplished master chef, a martial arts master, and a gifted self-taught musician.


  • Thursday Jul 12 | via 

    Barbara S. Rothschild, 66, Courier-Post reporter

    Barbara S. Rothschild, 66, of Mount Laurel, a longtime Camden Courier-Post reporter, died Thursday, July 12, of metastatic breast cancer at her home. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Cherry Hill as a preteen.


  • Thursday Jul 12 | via This is Oxfordshire 

    OBITUARY: Classics scholar who taught generations ab...

    MIRIAM Griffin, who has died aged 82, was one of the world's foremost classical scholars and wrote books on Emperor Nero and his tutor Seneca. Miriam Dressler was born on June 6, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Fanny, a stenographer, and Leo Dressler, a school teacher.


  • Tuesday Jul 10 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Daniel Joseph Wasson

    Dan was born January 17, 1953, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Daniel M. Wasson and Joan Wasson of Gloversville, NY. He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jason Wasson; three beautiful grandchildren, Patrick, Daniel and Kelsey, also son, Aaron Wasson, all of New York; a sister, Margie Lucas of Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Joseph Wasson; sister and brother-in-law, Carol Brooker; brother and sister-in-law, Peter Wasson; many stepchildren and step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


  • Monday Jul 9 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Ryder P. Murtie

    The funeral for Ryder P. Murtie will be 2:00pm Thursday, July 12th at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown. Burial will follow the service in Brookside Cemetery.


  • Saturday Jul 7 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Guptill, Timothy Carlton

    TIMOTHY CARLTON GUPTILL, 55 BARTOW - Timothy Carlton Guptill, age 55, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at his home in Bartow. Born June 10, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Carlton Guptill and Dottie Guptill of Bartow.


  • Friday Jul 6 | via RollingStone 

    Vince Martin, 'Cindy, Oh Cindy' Singer, Early Folk-R...

    Vince Martin, an influential singer-songwriter in New York's Greenwich Village and Florida's Coconut Grove folk scenes, died in a nursing home facility near his native Sheepshead Bay, New York surrounded by family. Martin was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and was hospitalized in March.


  • Friday Jul 6 | via New York Daily News 

    Brooklyn dad shot dead on Father's Day was killed because of a...

    David Hall is led from the 83rd Precinct stationhouse in Brooklyn on Thursday night. He's charged in the Father's Day murder of William Fernandez. 1 comment

  • Friday Jun 29 | via 

    Port Richmond make-up artist readies overdose victim...

    Mike Newall has been writing for the Inquirer since 2010. Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., he has been writing about Philadelphia crime, courts, politics, and neighborhoods since 2003.


  • Thursday Jun 28 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Raquel Sanudo, longtime Howard County official, dies

    Raquel Sanudo, a retired Howard County chief administrative officer recalled for her firm but friendly management style, died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer at Encore of Turf Valley. "Raquel contributed to the quality of life in Howard County," said Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman .


  • Thursday Jun 21 | via The Virginian-Pilot 

    Jazz star brings legacy of Nat King Cole to Hampton ...

    Grammy-winning jazz star Gregory Porter is one of the headliners at tonight's Hampton Jazz Festival at the Hampton Coliseum. Grammy-winning jazz star Gregory Porter is one of the headliners at tonight's Hampton Jazz Festival at the Hampton Coliseum.


  • Jun 18, 2018 | via 

    Ann M. Byrnes, 90

    Ann M. Byrnes, 90, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Sacred Heart Home in New Bedford. She was the adoring wife of 53 years to the late John F. Byrnes, who passed away on February 6, 2004.


  • Jun 16, 2018 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Domenick Tonacchio

    Domenick Joseph Tonacchio, 89, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.


  • Jun 13, 2018 | via DC Military 

    Pax River chaplain assists family seeking ancestors ...

    Pax River Chaplain Lt. Tristan Engle, center, escorted members of the Carroll family June 8, helping them find the grave of their 19th century ancestor buried in St. Nicholas cemetery.


  • Jun 13, 2018 | via Newsday 

    Larry Austin, travel agency founder, dies at 87

    Larry Austin, who founded a company that became Long Island's largest travel agency, has died after an illness. He was 87. Larry Austin founded Austin Travel, which was the successor company of Travel Services Mart of Hicksville, a business he started with his City College advertising professor in 1955.


  • Jun 11, 2018 | via 

    Ronald Herman, 77, Philly rec center leader and Pitm...

    Ronald Herman, 77, of Blackwood, a leader at Philadelphia recreation centers and a South Jersey school psychologist, died Thursday, June 7, of pneumonia at Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice in Voorhees. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Rose and Joseph Herman, Mr. Herman moved with his family to Philadelphia as a teenager.