Remembering Richard Blassberg
TONY CASTRO, Esq.

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — September 25, 2020 —  In reflecting on the life of my friend Richard Blassberg, the first thought that comes to mind is the idiom, “God threw the mold away when he made him.”  There was no one like Richard, as those who knew him will attest to. I met Richard in 2001 when I first ran …

TribuneRemembering Richard Blassberg
TONY CASTRO, Esq.

In Memoriam: S. Richard Blassberg – January 13, 1941 to September 23, 2020

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BREWSTER, NY — September 24, 2020 — S. Richard Blassberg of New Fairfield, CT formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday September 23, 2020. Richard was born on January 13, 1941 in Bronx, NY son of the late Joseph and Sylvia (Marsey) Blassberg. He graduated from Hicksville High School, Adelphi College receiving his bachelors and continuing his education at Pace …

TribuneIn Memoriam: S. Richard Blassberg – January 13, 1941 to September 23, 2020

IN MEMORIAM: Robbie or Bobbie Nell Brown – January 23, 1948 to September 14, 2020

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Robbie, or Bobbie, Nell Brown was born in Dothan Alabama on January 23rd, 1948 to and predeceased by her parents Christell (Polly) and Hayward Stanley and James Vickers.  She passed away in Yonkers, NY, on September 14th, 2020, in the home of her daughter, Jerri Taylor, after receiving Hospice care. She attended Carver High School in Dothan, Alabama where she was …

TribuneIN MEMORIAM: Robbie or Bobbie Nell Brown – January 23, 1948 to September 14, 2020

In Memoriam: Detective William J. Sullivan, Sr. – July 27, 1965 to April 11, 2020

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He was born July 27, 1965 to William and Marie (Grady) Sullivan in the City of Yonkers where he was raised and educated. William J. Sullivan was predeceased by his grandparents, Alderman for the City of Yonkers, James Sullivan and his wife, Helen Sullivan. He was also predeceased by his parents William and Marie, a brother, James A. Sullivan, and …

TribuneIn Memoriam: Detective William J. Sullivan, Sr. – July 27, 1965 to April 11, 2020

On the Death of Former Assembly Member Richard Brodsky
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 8, 2020 —  “We are saddened to learn of the passing of former State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, who was a tireless advocate for the people of Westchester during his 28 years in public service. He was a progressive leader who cared deeply about the people he represented and was passionate in his pursuit of environmental …

TribuneOn the Death of Former Assembly Member Richard Brodsky
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.

In Memoriam: Jennifer Elizabeth Canty – 1988-2020

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YONKERS,NY — February 16, 2020 —Jennifer Elizabeth Canty, passed away tragically, on February 12th, 2020 at 31 years of age. Jennifer is sadly missed by her loving parents Elizabeth (Lilly) and Thomas and her beloved sister Megan.  She will be forever remembered by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. Jennifer was born in the Woodlawn section of The …

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In Memoriam: Wallace J. Brown – September 2, 1924 — February 12, 2020

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ELKTON, MD and YONKERS,NY — February 13, 2020 — It is with great sadness to inform that Wallace J. Brown, age 95, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020. He was the last civil service Fire Chief of the Yonkers Fire Department. Wallace proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII at Peleliu Island. GRANDPA WONDERFUL.

TribuneIn Memoriam: Wallace J. Brown – September 2, 1924 — February 12, 2020

IN MEMORIAM: John Simon, Theater and Film Critic, Who wrote for Publishers Hezi Aris’ Yonkers Tribune and Sam Zherka’s Westchester Guardian Has Died At Age 94
By BRIAN HARROD

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ACID-TONGUED CRITIC: John Simon known for his lacerating reviews and often withering assessment of performers’ physical appearance. LOWER THE CURTAIN: John Simon died Sunday night, November 24,2019 at Westchester Medical Center. John Simon served as the chief theater critic at “New York” magazine for nearly 40 years before being dismissed in 2005. He then worked at “Bloomberg” for five years …

eHeziIN MEMORIAM: John Simon, Theater and Film Critic, Who wrote for Publishers Hezi Aris’ Yonkers Tribune and Sam Zherka’s Westchester Guardian Has Died At Age 94
By BRIAN HARROD

In Memoriam: Active Yonkers Firefighter John V. Peteani, Jr. – December 4, 1961 – November 3, 2019

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YONKERS,NY — November 5, 2019 — John V. Peteani Jr. passed away at home on Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Yonkers, New York due to complications following cancer. He was 57. John was born on December 4, 1961 in The Bronx, NY.  He married his wife, Angela in 1994. John was inducted into the Yonkers Fire Department in October of …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Active Yonkers Firefighter John V. Peteani, Jr. – December 4, 1961 – November 3, 2019

In Memoriam: Amameh Sayegh – February 26, 1926 – October 6, 2019

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YONKERS,NY — Amameh Sayegh passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 surrounded by her beloved children and their families. She was born in Ermamin, Jordan and migrated to the United States with her late husband Elias Shehadeh in 1970. Amameh was a devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers, New York. She was predeceased …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Amameh Sayegh – February 26, 1926 – October 6, 2019