New York Obituaries
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9 hrs ago | via Dayton Daily News
ROWLAND, Jeffery L. Age 57, of New York City, passed away suddenly Saturday February 11, 2017, after having health issues for several years. He was born April 10, 1959 in Springfield, the third son of William and Dorothy Rowland. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via SILive.com
Norma McCorvey, who was responsible for the landmark decision that legalized abortion -- but later became an opponent of the procedure -- died Saturday at age 69. McCorvey, who died at an assisted living center in Katy, Texas, made many trips to Staten Island after she became Roman Catholic, according to Priests for Life. "Norma has been a friend of mine, and of Priests for Life, for more than 20 years," said Rev. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Review
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. Comment?
Yesterday | via NBC New York
Hundreds of New York City children known to be at risk of abuse or neglect are on a waitlist for the help that could keep them safe in their homes, the I-Team has learned, prompting questions over whether the city is doing everything it can to protect them, especially after a recent string of child abuse deaths. Abuse prevention services have proven effective in keeping families together, as opposed to taking the child away and placing them in foster care. Comment?
Friday | via Herald-Citizen
Melissa Jane Armstrong, 46, of Cookeville, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at her home. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be at the Clarion Inn in Cookeville on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 3-5 p.m. Melissa was born Feb. 28, 1970, in Queens, N.Y. She graduated from Lynn University in Boca Roton, Fla., with a Bachelor's Degree in hospitality management. Comment?
Friday | via Gloversville Leader-Herald
Nancy A. Storer Jensen, age 81, a resident of Northville, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at home after being stricken. She was born in Staten Island, NY on May 9, 1935, the daughter of the late Norman and Ruth Finley Storer. Comment?
Thursday | via New York Daily News
A counter-terrorism investigator working for Brooklyn Federal prosecutors died suddenly this week, but was remembered as a beloved co-worker and a man determined to protect the public during his distinguished career. He was 59. Robert Losada, a decorated criminal investigator with decades of law enforcement experience on high-profile cases, died Monday of an apparent heart attack. Comment?
Thursday | via Morning Journal
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. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via NBC New York
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. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Mary Ann Lockwood, 82, of Route 394, Steamburg, passed away at 2:30 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at home after a brief illness with her family by her side. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via DNAinfo.com
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. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via SouthCoastToday.com
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. Comment?
Monday Feb 13 | via Daily Mail
Queens woman, 75, is mauled to death inside her home by mastiff she recently adopted but planned to return because it was 'overly aggressive' Police say dog in attack was a mastiff she had recently adopted but planned to return on Monday because the dog was 'overly aggressive' It's unclear how large the dog involved in the attack is, but depending on the gender, a mastiff can grow to weigh more than 200 pounds An elderly Queens woman was tragically mauled to death by a mastiff that she recently adopted but planned on returning because the dog was 'overly aggressive,' police say. Comment?
Sunday Feb 12 | via Newsday
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Sunday Feb 12 | via Shelter Island Reporter
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. Comment?
Saturday Feb 11 | via Orange Live
Barbara A. Cronenberg, 82, of Orange passed away February 6, 2017 at Milford Hospital. Wife of the late Wliiam E. Cronenberg. Comment?
Friday Feb 10 | via SouthCoastToday.com
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. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via BioSpace
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. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via Recorder
Alan Perloff, 78, of Village Lane North, Amsterdam, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at his home. Alan was a previous resident of Hickory Hill Road and Bulls Head Road. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via Southwest Times
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. Comment?
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