Obituaries
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Cecile (Ceil) Schwartz, a beloved Riverdale resident, died on May 4 at the age of 81. Ms. Schwartz was a loving wife and best friend to Alfred Schwartz for over 59 years.  She was a … more
The legal community knew Benjamin Altman, who died on June 25 at the age of 95, as an indefatigable legal scholar who toiled in the court systems of several counties until near the end of his … 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
Harry “Hal” Gorenstein, a longtime Bronx resident and Holocaust survivor, died on Sept. 15, 2013, at the age of 73.  The death was attributed to complications from … more
Timothy Patrick Kelly, a longtime Kingsbridge resident, died on Aug. 7. He was 90. Mr. Kelly was born in Eyeries, Beara, County Cork, Ireland on April 23, 1922. Orphaned by the age of 4, Mr. … more
James McGonagle, a popular bar owner, Gaelic Park regular and longtime Riverdalian, died of natural causes on Nov. 26. He was 72. Mr. McGonagle was born in Glencolmicille Village in … more
  Vincent J. Petrucelly, a longtime resident of Riverdale, died on Jan. 29, in his home. He was 97. Mr. Petrucelly was born on Oct. 15, 1915, the oldest son of Italian immigrants. He grew … more
Marjorie Shreeve Winslow, a former Riverdale resident, died in her Duxbury, Mass. home on Nov. 30. She was 89. Born in Muncie, Indiana, Ms. Winslow moved to Phoenix, Arizona when she was 3 … more
Anna Baumgartner, a Sedgwick Avenue resident, died on Nov. 21. She was 76. Ms. Baumgartner is survived by cousins Frieda Hyland, Linda Bowe, Karen Leahey-Betten, Glenn E. Leahey, as well as … 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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