Brooklyn Obituaries

Brooklyn Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 27 | via SILive.com 

    Michael Kane, 56, top campaign aide to Assembly Demo...

    Michael E. Kane, a top campaign aide to Assembly Democrats, who grew up on Staten Island and was always happy to lend his political wisdom to the borough's Albany representatives, has died. Kane, who worked for the Assembly Democrats since 1986 and was a key player in their campaign arm, died Sunday in Albany, after battling cancer.

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  • Tuesday Jul 26 | via Englewood Review 

    Adelaide Dolores Cahill

    Adelaide Dolores Cahill, 87, Englewood, formerly of New York passed away peacefully under the loving care of the staff at The Springs at South Biscayne and Tidewell Hospice on July 18, 2016. Memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, August 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Englewood.

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  • Saturday Jul 23 | via New York Business.com 

    Moment in the limelight for tombstone maker behind T...

    Falling death rates, funeral home closures and increased cremation have put monument makers between a headstone and a hard place SET IN STONE: The tombstone business "hasn't changed since the pharoahs made their pyramids," said Frank Cassara, right, of Supreme Memorials. His sons Michael, center, and Joseph, left, have their work cut out for them steering the company into the modern era.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via Downey Patriot 

    Ronald Monahan

    Long time resident Ronald Monahan age 87 passed away at PIH Downey Hospital on Tuesday afternoon July 6th. Ronald is survived by his four children, Michael, Dennis, Thomas and Patricia.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via Naugatuck Daily News 

    Obituary: George F. Krodel

    George F. Krodel, 72, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Roseann Krodel.

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  • Thursday Jul 21 | via Dayton Daily News 

    DEWBERRY, Bertha M.

    News Death Notice DEWBERRY, Bertha M. Age 76, formerly of Dayton, of Brooklyn, NY, passed away July 19, 2016.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via SFGate 

    Josephine Moonves, Nurse and Mother of CBS Ceo Lesli...

    Josephine Schleifer Moonves, mother of CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, died on Friday at the UCLA Hospital in Santa Monica, California, according to a statement from CBS. She was 92. Moonves, commonly known as "Jo," was a practicing nurse until the age of 70. During her lifetime, she was also a passionate traveler and visited 50 countries on all seven continents.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via Forward 

    Punk's Jewish Godfather Alan Vega Dies at 78

    Punk pioneer Alan Vega of Suicide - whose pitch-black, electro-charged minimalism influenced musicians from Bruce Springsteen to U2 to The Arcade Fire - died this weekend at age 78. Born in 1938 as Boruch Alan Bormowitz in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Vega studied fine arts and physics at Brooklyn College. A chance meeting decades later with performer and fellow Brooklyn-born Jew Martin Rev, nA Reverby led to collaborations that married provocative art and brutal music.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via Seven Days 

    Obituary: Elaine Landau, 1924-2016

    Elaine Landau was born August 11th, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York to Fanny and Max Weitman. Elaine "flew" away peacefully, July 13th, 2016 after a long and full life.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via Albany Times Union 

    Legal limbo remains in Eric Garner chokehold death

    In this July 23, 2014 file photo, the casket of Eric Garner is taken from Beth Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Two years after the police chokehold death of Garner made "I can't breath" a rallying cry in the national protests about police killings of black men, federal prosecutors are still grappling with the question of whether to prosecute the white officer seen on videotape wrapping his arm around Garner's neck.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via Powhatan Today 

    Theater review: 'Brighton Beach Memoirs'

    Left to right: Andrew C. Boothby, Tyler Stevens, Trevor Craft, Meg Carnahan, Molly Nugent , Sara Heifetz, and Jill Bari Steinberg in "Brighton Beach Memoirs" at Virginia Rep's Hanover Tavern, July 15-August 28, 2016. Photo by Jay Paul.

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  • Sunday Jul 17 | via Newsday 

    Probe of Eric Garner chokehold death in limbo after ...

    Eric Garner's widow, Esaw Garner, is comforted by Al Sharpton at the National Action Network headquarters at an event commemorating the two year anniversary of Eric Garner's death on July 16, 2016 in New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Stephanie Keith Two years after the chokehold death of Eric Garner made "I can't breathe" a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men, federal authorities are still grappling with whether to prosecute the white officer seen on a widely watched video wrapping his arm around Garner's neck.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Greeley Tribune 

    Tributes for July 17

    He is survived by his wife, Melody Byers; mother, Darlene Byers; five brothers, Wally Byers, Fred Byers, Kerry Byers, Todd Byers and Wade Byers. After living with primary Amyloidosis for almost seven years, Delores passed away suddenly and peacefully in Boulder on July 5, 2016.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Albany Times Union 

    After 2 years, probe of Eric Garner chokehold death ...

    In this July 23, 2014 file photo, the casket of Eric Garner is taken from Beth Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Two years after the police chokehold death of Garner made "I can't breath" a rallying cry in the national protests about police killings of black men, federal prosecutors are still grappling with the question of whether to prosecute the white officer seen on videotape wrapping his arm around Garner's neck.

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  • Saturday Jul 16 | via Newsday 

    2 years after Eric Garner's death, federal authoriti...

    Two years after the chokehold death of Eric Garner made "I can't breathe" a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men, federal authorities are still grappling with whether to prosecute the white officer seen on a widely watched video wrapping his arm around Garner's neck. The legal limbo is playing out on the watch of Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who has come under persistent pressure in the city and elsewhere to bring Officer Daniel Pantaleo to justice.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via The Alpenhorn News 

    Boys and Girls Club founder, John Iacono, dies

    Crestline is a better place to raise children because John Joseph Iacono lived here and left a lasting legacy to the community when he founded the Boys and Girls Club of the Mountain Communities. He passed away on Friday, July 1, at Kindred Hospital in Rancho Cucamonga.

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  • Thursday Jul 14 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Dorothy 'Dot' Engler

    Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria. Dorothy A. "Dot" Engler, 88 years of age and a resident of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016 following a long illness.

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  • Wednesday Jul 13 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Dorothy "Dot" Engler

    Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria.

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  • Wednesday Jul 13 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Donald Melendez

    Mr. Donald Melendez, 56 of Bleeker Street in Gloversville passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home. Donald was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Jul 17, 2014 | via SILive.com 

    18 compelling photos taken in days surrounding Eric ...

    July 17, 2014, marks the two-year anniversary of Eric Garner's death. Garner, 43, of Port Richmond, died after police officers attempted to arrest him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in Tompkinsville.

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