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Mary Purce, born  O’Donnell, died on Nov. 9 after an eight-month battle with lung cancer. She was 70. A Yonkers resident, Ms. Purce was a retired registered nurse who had worked at New … more
Antonio Eugenio Robinson, born May 1, 1912 in La Vega, Dominican Republic, died on Oct. 29 in Riverdale at the age of 102.     A self-made inventor, he holds multiple U.S. Patents for … more
Eli Maurice Cooper, a 43- year resident of Riverdale, died after a happy life of more than 93 years on Sept. 28. A true mensch, he gave his love and optimism to those around him. Nearly everything he … more
Eileen Calhoun, 92, passed away on Sept. 23.  She was described as the loving wife of the late, and equally terrific, Doc Calhoun, and the beloved mother of Christopher Calhoun and Ward … more
William Colomba Clyne, 53, of Norwalk, Connecticut died suddenly on Sept. 21, after a brief illness. Born and raised in Riverdale, he was a self-practicing attorney. He is survived by his wife of 23 … more
Rev. Dr. Adolfo Carrión passed away on Friday, September 5, at 11:39 p.m., at the home of his daughter Elizabeth, in Montebello, New York.  He was surrounded by his immediate family, … more
Inside Artie’s Barber Shop on Manhattan College’s campus, two chairs, one with a washbasin for shampoos, one for haircuts, are unoccupied. Shampoo and conditioner bottles perch on … more
Robert Harry Silverstein passed away on June 22 after battling cancer. He was 55. Born on February 26, 1959, at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital to Joseph and Millie Silverstein, Mr. Silverstein … more
On May 13, Robert R. Mastruzzi died. Ironically, the date of his passing coincides with Schools Chancellor Richard Klein’s 2010 announcement of the phasing out of Kennedy’s … more
Richard L. Gilbert’s byline was often seen on “Point of View” columns in The Riverdale Press. In fact, one was published just three days before he died at home on Dec. 29 at the age … more
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