Obituaries
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Donald Cohn, who died of a heart attack on Aug. 12 at the age of 84, was a man of deep integrity. An attorney by profession, he was a born teacher. He connected with people at an emotional level and … more
Dr. Matthew Ies Spetter, founder of the Riverdale Mental Health Association and longtime leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Ethical Culture Society, died on Dec. 30. He was 91. Dr. Spetter … more
Walter Earl Ditmars, Jr. died on July 21, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio.  He was 90 and lived 22 of those years in Riverdale, according to his son David Ditmars.    Mr. Ditmars was born on … more
Robert Edward Bryden passed away on Saturday July 20, in Christ Hospital, Jersey City, New Jersey.  He was 79-years-old. Born and raised in Riverdale, Mr. Bryden attended Xavier High School … more
John A. Moran, who died on July 24 in Margate, N.J., “was a devoted Riverdalian with a great love of the neighborhood where he grew up and raised his family,” his son John recalls. In fact, Mr. … more
Longtime Riverdalian Florence Sando Manson, a pioneering woman newscaster in radio and the early years of television journalism who hosted “The Florence Manson Show” in Pittsburg, died on Nov. 25 … 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
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
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
On Feb. 20, longtime Riverdalian Doris Glickstein died at her home on Henry Hudson Parkway at the age of 91. Born in the University Heights area, Ms. Glickstein lived in Riverdale for over 45 … more
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