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Eugene L. Lyver Passes At 77

Eugene L. Lyver of New City passed on January 17, 2012.
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Len Rinaldi, Sr. Dies At 69

Len Rinaldi, Sr., a Bronx native and Falls Church, VA resident and poet, died on December 15, 2011. He was 69 years old....
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Jillian B. Andrews Dies At 30

Jillian B. Andrews, Coordinator of Membership Services for the Middletown YMCA, passed away peacefully at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. She was 30. The loving daughter of Neville and Beverly Ballard Andrews, she was born on January 21, 1981 in Bronx....
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Anthony Amato Passes At Age 91

Anthony Amato, the founder and artistic director of the Amato Opera Theater, the scrappy, often threadbare and very rarely dull chamber opera company on the Lower East Side of Manhattan that was a mainstay of New York’s cultural life for 61 years, died on Tuesday at his home on City Island, in Bronx. ...
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Sanford Garelik Passes At 93

Bronx native Sanford D. Garelik, a former New York City mayoral candidate and a City Council president who served the city amid the fiscal and criminal turmoil of the 1970s, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 93....
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Muhammed Kebbeh, 51, Dies

A construction worker caught in a building collapse in Bronx has died....
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Teresa Ann Fazio Has Passed

Teresa Ann Fazio was called home to God on October 15, 2011....
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Bronx Soldier's Death Appears To Be Suicide

Authorities say the death of a Fort Bragg soldier whose body was found in his apartment over the weekend appears to be a suicide....
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Steve Jobs - A Man Of Absolute Integrity

Steve Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was a man of absolute integrity....
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Bronx Teen Dies After Falling 5 Stories

Police say a 15-year-old teenager has died after falling five floors out an apartment window in Bronx while trying to put up a curtain rod....
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George Kuchar Dies At 69

Director George Kuchar (August 31, 1942 – September 6, 2011) who with his twin brother Mike, made campy but influential low-budget films that inspired directors including John Waters, died earlier today in San Francisco of prostate cancer. He was 69....
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Jose Sierra Dies At Bronx Marina During Irene

Police say an autopsy will be conducted to determine whether a Bronx marina death was storm related....
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Julio Lora, Shot In Bronx Robbery, Dies

A livery cab driver who was shot by a passenger during a Bronx robbery attempt has succumbed to his injuries....
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Isayah Muller's Funeral This Thursday

Funeral services will be held Thursday for the Bronx football star who was stabbed after his high school graduation....
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Eugene Colan Dies At 84

Eugene "Gene" Colan (September 1, 1926 – June 23, 2011) was an American comic book artist best known for his work for Marvel Comics, where his signature titles include the superhero series, Daredevil, the cult-hit satiric series Howard the Duck, and The Tomb of Dracula, considered one of comics' classic horror series. ...
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Rosaly Yalow Passes At Age 89

Rosalyn Yalow, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who co-developed the laboratory technique of radioimmunoassay that permits measurement of once immeasurably small quantities of hormones and other biological molecules, died May 30 in the Bronx. She was 89....
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Cosimo Serio Passes At Age 59

On May 5, 2011 the world lost a legend and a man who lived for his family and touched everyone he encountered....
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Geraldine Anne Ferraro Dies At 75

Geraldine Anne Ferraro (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011) was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female Vice Presidential candidate representing a major American political party....
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Mike DeStefano Dies At 44

He was known for his appearance on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and the sometimes uncomfortable honesty he put into in his shows. He was set to start a one-man show in New York on Wednesday....
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John Concannon Dies At 86

John Concannon, an Irish-American journalist and a former public relations guru for the St. Patrick's Day Parade, has died. He was 86....
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Charles J. Ferrari Passes At 89

Charles J. Ferrari, 89 was born January 17, 1929 and died April 15, 2018 in Fort Myers Beach, FL.

Margarethe Essig Passes At 73

Margarethe Agnes Essig (nee Koch), a longtime resident of Thornwood, NY, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2018 after a brief illness. She was 73.
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Mark Anthony Lacy

Mark Anthony Lacy, outsider artist, retro-glamor photographer, known for his signature style of authentically replicating 1950s men's magazine style, passed away on February 12 of heart failure. His work appeared in glossy publications such as Leg Show, Marquis, Secret, and Vibe.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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