Greenwich Village Obituaries

Greenwich Village Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

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  • Monday Aug 6 | via Tribune-Chronicle 

    a Facts of Lifea star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

    Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92. Rae died at her Los Angeles home Sunday with her family at her side, said her publicist, Harlan Boll.

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  • Monday Aug 6 | via Herald Star Online 

    a Facts of Lifea star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

    Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died.

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  • Jun 26, 2018 | via Washington Blade 

    Pre-Stonewall gay rights pioneer Dick Leitsch dies a...

    Dick Leitsch was an eyewitness to the Stonewall riots. He died at age 83. Dick Leitsch, a New York City gay rights leader in the 1960s who is credited with playing a lead role in ending police entrapment arrests of gay men and helping to organize the first known gay civil disobedience protest to end a ban on serving drinks to gays in bars - died June 22 in a Manhattan hospice from liver cancer.

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  • Jun 24, 2018 | via Advocate 

    Gay Rights Activist, 'Sip-In' Pioneer Dick Leitsch Dies

    Dick Leitsch, a gay rights activist who picketed homophobic New York bars years before the Stonewall uprising, died on Friday at age 83, NBC News reports . Leitsch became synonymous with the "sip-ins" of the 1960s, modeled after the diner sit-ins challenging racial segregation in the South.

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