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Dr. Mary Theresa Gillespie-Miles, 70

Dr. Mary Theresa Gillespie-Miles, 70, died on March 1, 2011 at the Talbot Hospice House in Easton, MD.
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Dr. Richard Daines, Former Health Commissioner, Dies At 60

Dr. Richard F. Daines, the former state health commissioner who presided over hospital downsizing, the fight against swine flu and an unsuccessful attempt to enact a soda tax, died Saturday at his family farm in Dutchess County....
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Guy J. Velella, Bronx (R), Dies At 66

Ex-Sen. Guy Velella, who went to jail after being convicted on federal bribery charges, has died at the age of 66....
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Dr. Eleanor Galenson Passes At 94

Eleanor Galenson was born in the Bronx on Oct. 28, 1916, one of two children of Louis and Libby Galenson....
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Mike Silverman Dies At 90

The son of a sweatshop tailor, he started life living above a pickle shop in the Bronx and ended it owning a Cape Cod-style home on a stretch of Malibu called Billionaire's Beach....
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In Memoriam Of Girolama Brancaccio

Girolama “Gerry” Brancaccio, age 86 of Wilton, wife of the late Nicholas Brancaccio, died on Monday, March 22, 2010 at her home. Born in NYC, Gerry was a lifelong resident of the Pelham Bay section of Bronx....
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The Passing Of Megan Charlo

Statement from the Borough President Diaz: The Passing of Megan Charlop:...
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Soupy Sales Dies At 83

Slapstick comic Soupy Sales died yesterday at the age of 83. His manager and friend Dave Usher says Sales passed away at Calvary Hospice in the Bronx, where he was admitted last week. He had been battling health problems for the past several years....
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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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