Obituaries

Eamon Friel, beloved brother and uncle, 54

Eamon Friel was welcomed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at the age of 54.

Phyllis Davies, who made quite a lot out of a little, …

Phyllis Davies, who died Aug. 27, 2020, in Sleepy Hollow, was remembered by family and friends as a gentle, loving soul who always seemed to be the “smartest person in the room.”

Bill Stone, community leader, activist for the …

I. William Stone, known as Bill Stone, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, after a brief illness.

Arthur Vouté, Riverdale native, White Plains lawyer, …

Arthur J. Vouté, 85, of South Salem as well as Newport, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at his home in Newport on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, surrounded by his children, grandchildren, and wife of 55 years, Rosanne (O’Neill) Vouté.

Press photographer, cookbook author Gretchen McHugh …

When the former Broadway offices of The Riverdale Press were firebombed in the early morning hours of Feb. 28, 1989, Gretchen McHugh — the newspaper’s chief photographer — was one of the first people on the scene.

A woman of many careers — from social work to law …

Paula Dee Einbender was born in Mount Vernon to Sylvia and Jacob (Jack) Einbender.

Former library clerk Wendy Elmer, 57

Wendy Louise Elmer, 57, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 4, 2020, at Calvary Hospital.

Irene Jacklosky, 91, who put kids through college

Irene Theresa Jacklosky, 91, formerly of Rutherford and Newark, New Jersey, died peacefully on July 30, 2020, in her home.

Nothing slowed Judy Fettman Dreyfuss, 50

Judy Fettman Dreyfuss was born with familial dysautonomia, a rare Jewish genetic disease that affects the autonomic nervous system and impacts nearly every system in the body, causing fluctuating blood pressure and body temperature, and unsteady gait, among other things. Living with the disorder was a daily challenge.

Actress, singer, and occasional television face Gigi …

We are saddened by the passing of Grace “Gigi” Williams on May 11, 2020.