East Williston Obituaries

East Williston Obituaries

Local obituary notices in East Williston, NY

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  • Wednesday Jun 6 | via The New York Times 

    Gordon M. Ambach, New York Education Chief in '80s, ...

    Gordon M. Ambach, who, as the New York State education commissioner in the 1980s, drafted what were then the nation's most demanding academic standards for high school graduation, died on May 25 at his home in New Haven. He was 83. Mr. Ambach developed a reputation for meticulousness during his 10 years as education commissioner, from 1977 to 1987 , and later as the executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers in Washington.

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  • Tuesday Jun 5 | via BroadwayWorld.com 

    Penguin Rep Theatre Announces the Passing of Susan (...

    Penguin Rep Theatre is saddened to announce the passing of Susan Brancato, its co-founder and long-time business manager, and mother of artistic director Joe Brancato . Says executive director Andrew M. Horn , "Sue ran the box office, kept the books, housed and fed actors, was the kindly and helpful voice on the phone, and so much more.

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