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Obituaries
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Julia Blumenthal, a community stalwart who led the founding of Riverdale Senior Services (RSS), died on Saturday due to a stroke, her daughter said. Ms. Blumenthal was 93. Family and colleagues … more
Fifty-year Riverdale resident Isalene Frieda Goldman died at the Schervier nursing home on May 6, at age 76. She was a professional guidance counselor and talented singing guitar … more
Bessie Bronstein Opolen of Riverdale passed away on Feb. 24. She was born in the Bronx and lived there for her entire 103 years. Ms. Opolen worked for the New York City Board of Education, where she … more
David Roskind, Jr., a longtime Riverdale resident, died on Monday at the age of 91. By profession, he was a civil engineer, but he had a wide range of interests including chess, bridge and table … more
Millie Diamant Silverstein passed away in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 22. She was 98. Born on Dec. 7, 1916, in the middle of World War I, a Cockney from the east end of London, England, she … more
Robert Harry Silverstein passed away on June 22, 2014 after battling cancer. He was 55. Born on February 26, 1959, at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital to Joseph and Millie Silverstein, Mr. … more
Lorance Hockert, who died on March 11 at the age of 76, was born for community service. Growing up, he was heavily influenced by parents who were very active in their Jamaica Estates neighborhood in … more
The Manhattan College community mourns the death of Brother Kenneth Fitzgerald, FSC, who passed away on March 4 in Red Bank, New Jersey. Br. Kenneth was an associate professor emeritus of mathematics … more
Harvey Goldschmid, a longtime Riverdalian who died at the age of 74 on Feb. 11, was a soft spoken man, but his voice resounded on Wall Street, in Washington, D.C. and in the halls of academe. At … more
George E. Lawler passed away on the morning of Jan. 17, following a brief illness. He lived in Riverdale his entire life and loved New York. Mr. Lawler retired from Interpublic Group after 37 … more
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