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Obituary - James J. Harnett

Friday, 05 February 2010 00:00

James J. Harnett, Family & Children’s Association CEO, Dies at 63

Known as the ultimate caregiver, Mr. Harnett shepherded the care of thousands of Long Islanders in his role as president/CEO of Family & Children’s Association, a human care agency serving Long Island’s neediest population. Mr. Harnett passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 23, 2010.

 

Obituary - Alice Maloney, Longtime Roslyn Resident, Dies at 100

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 29 January 2010 00:00

Last Sunday, Jan. 17 marked the passing of a true Roslyn patriot. Alice F. Maloney, who celebrated her centennial last year, died at her home in Roslyn Heights.

As readers of The Roslyn News may recall, Alice’s 100th birthday was marked by a party last Aug. 22 at Garden Cleaners, which was also celebrating its own 50th anniversary.

 

Obituary - Dave Mock

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Westbury Loses Beloved ‘Voice’

Memorial Service for Dave Mock January 9

Westbury native Damon “Dave” Mock who, for more than two decades, was best known as the  “voice” of the Green Dragons, passed away suddenly Dec. 26 from a heart attack. Mr. Mock, who had suffered a mild stroke in September 2009 that hindered his ability to communicate, was just 41 years old.

 

Obituary - Dr. Murray Postal

Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Dr. Murray Postal, known as “a man for all seasons,” died at his home in Delray Beach, FL, on Dec. 2, 2009. He was 89 years old.

 

Obituary - Robert Schwartz

Friday, 13 November 2009 00:00
Robert Schwartz, of Roslyn Estates, died on Nov. 3, 2009. Husband of Joyce Lewin and the late Rita. Loving grandfather and great-grandfather.
 

Obituary - Dorothy E. Underwood

Friday, 06 November 2009 00:00
Dorothy E. Underwood of Roslyn Heights, died on Oct. 24, 2009 at age 91. Wife of the late John. Mother of Stephen (Susan), Cynthia (Tom McGuire) of Oyster Bay and the late John Jr. (Michele). Sister of Georgia Meyer. Grandmother of Stephanie (Lou) and Megan. Great-grandfather of Ian. Service and interment held privately. Arrangements made by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
 

Obituary - Donald E. Axinn

Friday, 23 October 2009 00:00
Long Island Author, Businessman Donald E. Axinn Dies at Age 80

Donald Everett Axinn, a resident of Sands Point, died on Tuesday, Oct. 13 following a brave battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.

Mr. Axinn spent 50 years as a developer, writer, philanthropist and filmmaker. His parents emigrated from Russia during the Pogroms. A first-generation American, he built the Axinn name into one of the most respected with regard to building and investing in the New York metropolitan area. He designed and developed several million square feet of award-winning buildings and office parks before merging in 1999 with Brandywine Realty Trust, a NYSE company. He sat on their board of trustees for many years.

 

Obituary - Elsie Weyland

Friday, 11 September 2009 00:00
Elsie Weyland, of Glen Head, formerly of Greenvale, died on Aug. 29, 2009 at the age of 90. Sister of the late Stephan C. Weyland, Ann W. Smith and Frank Weyland. Aunt of Barbara Sendlenski (Edward T.) and Nancy S. Lynch (A. Robert). Great-aunt of Susan and Lisa Sendlenski. She was a teacher and administrator in the Roslyn Public Schools for 32 years. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of St. Mary’s Church, Roslyn, NY.
 

Obituary - Michael E. Philburn

Friday, 14 August 2009 00:00

Michael E. Philburn, formerly of Roslyn Heights, passed away on July 31, 2009. Husband of the late Jeanette M. Philburn. Father of Deborah Martinez, Michael Jr., Jacqueline and Christine  Trapane. Father-in-law of Gilbert Martinez, Ronald Trapane, Kathleen and father-in-law to be of William Anziano. Grandfather of Jessica, Andrea, Deanna, Kevin and Matthew.

After serving in the Army in Germany from 1958-1961, he was employed with Trans World Airlines. Michael was a long time community leader serving on the Nassau Suffolk School Board Association, Mineola School Board and the South Park Civic Association. He retired in Tucson, AZ, in 2003.

 

Obituary - Ruth J. Hinrichs

Friday, 07 August 2009 00:00

Ruth J. Hinrichs, of Roslyn Estates, died on July 28, 2009. She was born in Brooklyn on Feb. 14, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Bessie and Louis Rohland, a former mayor of Roslyn Estates.

Ruth graduated from Cornell University in 1948 with a major in philosophy and government. She received a master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City.

 

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