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John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

VALHALLA, N.Y. — Valhalla resident John S. Whearty died on Thursday, May 12. He was 82. 

He was born on April 17, 1934 to James and Gertrude Whearty in Glen Cove, N.Y. 

Whearty was the first principal of Westlake High School, starting in the fall of 1962 before later becoming Superintendent of Scho...

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Thomas Joseph O'Connell, 71, Chappaqua Resident

Thomas Joseph O'Connell, 71, Chappaqua Resident

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Chappaqua resident Thomas Joseph O'Connell died Tuesday, May 10. He was 71. He spent his life working as an attorney and had a great passion for the law. O'Connell is su...

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Joseph Harry George, 84, Chappaqua Resident

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Chappaqua resident Joseph Harry George died Monday, May 9. He was 84.A native of Danbury, Conn., George graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1954 and New York Law School in 1958. He was an associate editor of...

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Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Robert Linton, a resident of Purchase and Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 26. He was 90. He was born on May 19,1925, in New York City, to Helen and Adolph Lichtenstein, ...

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Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, Former Chappaqua Resident

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, most recently of Somers, died Monday, April 18. Swetonic was born in Brooklyn in October 1942 to the late Andrew Swetonic and Margaret Pollock Swetonic. He was raised in Pittsburgh and attended th...

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Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

The Hon. Harold L. Wood, a longtime Somers resident and a retired New York State Supreme Court justice, died on Thursday, April 14. He was 96.He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Harriet ...

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Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Peter Stanford, the founder of the South Seaport Museum and a longtime advocate of preserving New York City's maritime history, died Thursday, March 24, of a stro...

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Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus of Nazareth, a Galilean carpenter turned itinerant minister whose appeals to piety and whose repute as a healer had galvanized a growing contingent of believers, died on Friday afte...

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Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale native who was said to be the inspiration for Harry Chapin’s love song “Taxi” died earlier this month in Falls Church, Va., according to a report by lohud...

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Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Beatrice Benjamin Flemister of New Rochelle died on Thursday at age 109. Her son, the Rev. Dr. Carl E. Flemister, and daughter, Mrs. Barbara Flemister Mullen, made the announcement on beh...

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Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Scarsdale native and “King of Wall Street” John Gutfreund died Wednesday at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City at the age of 86, Bloomberg reported Gutfre...

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Michael Anthony May, 28, Ossining Resident

OSSINING, N.Y. – Michael Anthony May, of Ossining, died suddenly on Wednesday, March 2. He was 28.He was born in Sleepy Hollow on Feb. 2, 1988, and was the son of Irma Gomez and David May. He was a driver with Mavis Tire in Millwood for ...

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