Home | Local | Obituaries

Obituaries

image

Sister Maria Therese Ruckel Passes At 92

Sister Maria Therese Ruckel, 92, a loving, caring educator who taught science for nearly 20 years at St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School, died Wednesday in the Convent of Mary the Queen, Yonkers, where she had resided for four years.
image

Madeline Provenzano Passes At 78

Madeline Provenzano, a longtime east Bronx political firebrand who represented Pelham Parkway, Morris Park, Pelham Bay, Throggs Neck and City Island on City Council for eight years, died Sunday night at age 78....
Full story

Yvonne Toth Passes

Yvonne Leclerc Toth of Chappaqua, New York, formerly of the Bronx, died on Saturday. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Toth. She is survived by her son, Paul J. Toth (his spouse, Eric Wrubel) and her grandchildren, Olivia Wrubel and George Wrubel....
Full story
image

Louis Scamardella Passes At 82

Longtime Port Richmond resident Louis Scamardella, 82, a retired truck driver and hardworking family man, died Tuesday in Clove Lakes Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Castleton Corners....
Full story
image

Richard Syracuse Passes At 80

Richard Syracuse, pianist and Ohio University Professor Emeritus, of Athens, was taken suddenly from this life on Friday, November 21, 2014....
Full story
image

Showing Respect For The Honorable Herman Badillo

You should know that on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. there will be a Funeral Service for the repose of the soul of the Honorable Herman Badillo at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home located at 1076 Madison Avenue in New York City....
Full story
image

Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Big Bank Hank’ Passes At 57

“Now what you hear is not a test, I’m rapping to the beat…” With those words, the hitherto underground sound known as hip-hop exploded onto America’s FM airwaves. The Sugarhill Gang’s 1979 radio hit “Rapper’s Delight” marked a breakthrough that forever changed the face of global popular music. One of the voices on that iconic track, Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson, died on Tuesday at 57 of complications from cancer....
Full story
image

Rev. Benedict Groeschel Passes At 81

The Rev. Benedict J. Groeschel, a Franciscan priest and author known in New York City for his efforts on behalf of the poor and familiar to a worldwide television audience as the bearded friar who denounced modernism and news reporting on sexual abuse by priests, died on Friday in Totowa, NJ. He was 81....
Full story
image

Irene Brook Dickman Passes At 93

Irene Brook Dickman passed away April 18th, 2014 in Spanish Springs, NV with family by her side....
Full story

Funeral Service For Teen Cousins Who Drowned In Bronx River

The following are details about the funeral arrangements for the two 13-year old cousins, Wellington Gavin and Erickson Villa, who died after drowning in the Bronx River last week....
Full story
image

Carmen Maria Warren Robinson Passes At 63

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, after a courageous 22-year struggle with cancer, City Island resident, Carmen Maria Warren Robinson took her walk with the Lord, she was just 63 years old....
Full story

Bernard E. Werblow Passes At 80

Bernard E. Werblow passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Bernard was born in Bronx, NY September 7, 1934 to Harry and Betty Werblow....
Full story
image

Albert G. Christein Jr. Passes At 71

Albert G. Christein Jr., of Newburgh, entered into rest on Thursday, May 8, 2014. He was 71....
Full story
image

Howard Diven, Passes At 83

Howard Diven, 83, grew up on East 180th Street and Clinton Avenue, a section of Bronx not exactly renowned for its green space....
Full story
image

Milton Tabachnick Passes At 91

Milton Tabachnick died peacefully at his home in Madison on Sunday, April 27, 2014, after a brief illness. He was 91....
Full story

Sr. Dympna Haber Passes At 72

Sr. Haber was born November 14, 1941, in Bronx, to Alexander and Mary Ann Stephens Haber, and entered the Religious Order of the Sacred Heart of Mary at Marymount in Tarrytown September 8, 1964....
Full story

Anthony Badia Passes At 90

Badia was born June 15, 1923, to John and Giovannina Anzalone Badia in Bronx where he was raised and educated....
Full story

Paul R. Giancamilli Passes At 57

Paul R. Giancamilli, 57, formerly of Bronx, NY, died February 18, 2014....
Full story
image

Scarsdale Father Dies In Bronx

Scarsdale is mourning the loss of a resident and father who took his own life this week....
Full story
image

Roy Simmons Passes At 57

Roy Simmons, the offensive lineman who played in the NFL from 1979-83 and then came out publicly as gay in 1992, died at his home in Bronx last Thursday, Januray 20, 1014. He was 57. ...
Full story
back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next total: 125 | displaying: 21 - 40
What's New
image

Sr. Madeline Desel Passes At 92

Sr. Madeline Desel, RDC(formerly Sr. Mary Antonio), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on November 25, 2017.

Madeline McCord Passes At 88

Madeline McCord played professional basketball in the 1940s, alternated child-rearing duties with her husband while pursuing three degrees in the 1950s and 1960s, and was a union leader in the 1980s.
image

Nancy D’Amico Passes At 86

Nancy D’Amico, 86, of The Villages, FL, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. Mrs. D’Amico was born May 15, 1931 in Bronx, NY to Michael and Mary (Rella) DeBartolo.
image

Gene "Stick" Michael Passes At 79

New York Yankees legend Gene "Stick" Michael, architect of the team's late-1990's dynasty years, has died at the age of 79.
image

Irish 9/11 Hero Passes Away

FDNY Firefighter Michael Richard O’Hanlon, of Cortlandt Manor, NY died on August 28 at the age of 59 from an illness contracted as a result of his service at Ground Zero.
image

Bronx School Mourns Loss Of Student Who Died During Football Practice

A Bronx high school is saying goodbye to one of its own students just before their school year begins.
image

Vincent Hilliard Passes At 32

Vincent "Vinny" Kirkton Hilliard, age 32, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx.
image

Dave Valentin, Grammy-Winning Jazz Flutist From Bronx, Passes At 64

Bronx-born Latin jazz legend Dave Valentin died Wednesday. He was 64.
image

Eleanor Hyde Passes At 77

Eleanor Hyde, 77, of Bronx, NY, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in Red Hook, NY.
image

Former Queens Borough Preisdent Helen Marshall Passes At 87

Marshall was born on September 30, 1929, in Bronx, New York City. She graduated with a B.A. in education from CUNY Queens College. She was a teacher for eight years.

Featured Author
image

Arthur Burton

Arthur L Burton III was educated at Monroe University, Bronx, majoring in Computer Programming. He graduated from the Chubb Institute with concentration Network Engineering, NY. Arthur is a Certified NYSEMT and has volunteered as an EMT for the Throggs Neck Ambulance Corp in Bronx, NY. Arthur works as a Freelance writer and Ghostwriter. He is currently an Active Board Member for the Greater Zion Hill Community Action Network, New York City, NY.