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John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

VALHALLA, N.Y. — Valhalla resident John S. Whearty died on Thursday, May 12. He was 82. 

He was born on April 17, 1934 to James and Gertrude Whearty in Glen Cove, N.Y. 

Whearty was the first principal of Westlake High School, starting in the fall of 1962 before later becoming Superintendent of Scho...

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Frank Genovesi, 91, Somers Resident

SOMERS, N.Y. — Somers resident Frank Genovesi died on Wednesday, May 3. He was 91.He was born on March 5, 1925, to Giacomo and Luisa Genovesi in Casamari, Italy.He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in World War II.He was an avid boxer, ...

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Virginia Rose Attinelly, 85, Croton-On-Hudson Resident

Virginia Rose Attinelly, 85, Croton-On-Hudson Resident

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Virginia Rose Attinelly, of Croton-on-Hudson, died Friday, April 29. She was 85. She was born to Melvin E. and Grace (O'Dell) Williams on Feb. 27, 1931, in the B...

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Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Robert Linton, a resident of Purchase and Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 26. He was 90. He was born on May 19,1925, in New York City, to Helen and Adolph Lichtenstein, ...

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Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, Of Somers

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, most recently of Somers, died Monday, April 18. Swetonic was born in Brooklyn in October 1942 to the late Andrew Swetonic and Margaret Pollock Swetonic. He was raised in Pittsburgh and attended th...

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Harold Wood, Longtime Somers Resident, NY Supreme Court Justice, 96

Harold Wood, Longtime Somers Resident, NY Supreme Court Justice, 96

The Hon. Harold L. Wood, a longtime Somers resident and a retired New York State Supreme Court justice, died on Thursday, April 14. He was 96.He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Harriet ...

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Col. John J. Ford, 82, Somers Resident

SOMERS, N.Y. – Col. John J. Ford, of Somers, died Thursday, April 7. He was 82.Born in the Bronx, he was the son of Frank and Lillian Ford. He was a highly decorated retired U.S. Army colonel and served with distinction in the military f...

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Thomas Howard Otway, 62, Croton-On-Hudson Resident

Thomas Howard Otway, 62, Croton-On-Hudson Resident

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Thomas Howard Otway, of Croton-on-Hudson, died Tuesday, April 5. He was 62. He was born Oct. 14, 1953, to Howard Vincent and Florence Otway in White Plains. He w...

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Erwin B. Henker, 101, Former Bedford Fireman

BEDFORD, N.Y. – Erwin B. "Ernie" Henker, a longtime resident of Bedford, died on March 27. He was 101. Henker was born in New York City on Nov. 21, 1914, co-owning Henker Brother Produce in Bedford with his brother, Franz.He wa...

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Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Peter Stanford, the founder of the South Seaport Museum and a longtime advocate of preserving New York City's maritime history, died Thursday, March 24, of a stro...

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Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus of Nazareth, a Galilean carpenter turned itinerant minister whose appeals to piety and whose repute as a healer had galvanized a growing contingent of believers, died on Friday afte...

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Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale native who was said to be the inspiration for Harry Chapin’s love song “Taxi” died earlier this month in Falls Church, Va., according to a report by lohud...

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Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Beatrice Benjamin Flemister of New Rochelle died on Thursday at age 109. Her son, the Rev. Dr. Carl E. Flemister, and daughter, Mrs. Barbara Flemister Mullen, made the announcement on beh...

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