Obituaries
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Hedy Schnitzer passed away at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital surrounded by immediate family members on Oct. 15 from a stroke that occurred the prior night while she was asleep. She was 92, living … more
Matilda McEwen Mendez, a longtime resident of Riverdale, died on Oct. 20, just four days after her 78th birthday. The cause was cancer.  “Tilly,” as she was known, was three years … more
Emma Friedman, a longtime leader and teacher of Spuyten Duyvil Infantry, a nursery school, died in Ithaca on Oct. 10 at the age of 95, her family said. She was born Emma Pelavin in Detroit, … more
It is with overwhelming sadness that the family of Tracey-Anne Sokoloff shares the news of her untimely passing after an 18-month heroic battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was 62. The … more
Arthur “Art” Rabin, known to friends as the “Jewish Cowboy,” died of a heart attack on Aug. 31, only days after his retirement party at Liebman’s Delicatessen. The … more
Al Goldbaum died peacefully after a brief illness and nearly 103 years of an extraordinary and meaningful life. He will be most remembered for his welcoming smile and sparkling blue eyes that brought … more
Edward “Ned” Hearne Hitchcock passed away after a brief illness on July 31 in Bloomington, Indiana. He was a leader at Riverdale’s Boy Scout Troop 240 during his time in New … 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
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