Obituaries
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Florence Rapaport, a piano teacher, activist for peace and longtime Riverdalian, died on Friday at the age of 97. Born on August 24, 1916, and raised in the town of Washington, PA, Ms. Rapaport … more
More than 16 million men and women served in the United States Armed Forces in World War II, at home, at sea and on battlefields from North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, China, the Pacific … more
Jessie Dinowitz, a longtime resident of the Amalgamated Housing Cooperative, died on May 19 at the age of 88.   Born July 4, 1924 in Harlem, she grew up in Harlem and the Bronx, living almost … more
Donald Cohn, who died of a heart attack on Aug. 12 at the age of 84, was a man of deep integrity. An attorney by profession, he was a born teacher. He connected with people at an emotional level and … more
Raphael Sugarman was proud of his Canadian heritage. He sported a jaunty Kangol hat emblazoned with a red maple leaf and Canada in capital letters across the front. But from the time he joined The … more
Rose Ann Milo, who was born and raised in the Bronx and resided in Riverdale, passed away on Oct. 7, 2013.  Ms. Milo owned Baby It’s You, a children’s boutique in Riverdale.  … more
Ben Seymour Feldman, a 38-year resident of Riverdale, passed away at home in the loving care of his beloved wife, Lynda, 3 days before his 79th birthday. Mr. Feldman was born on Nov. 7, 1936 to … more
Betty, as her family and friends knew her, grew up on Bainbridge Avenue in the Bronx, where she cultivated lifelong friendships. To this day, these friends have been devoted to each other in so many … more
Hortense Kassoy, who died at 96 on July 5, was an artist as adept with a chisel as she was with a paint brush. For many years she shared studios with her late husband, Bernard, in both Kingsbridge … more
Emma Friedman, a longtime leader and teacher of Spuyten Duyvil Infantry, a nursery school, died in Ithaca on Oct. 10 at the age of 95, her family said. She was born Emma Pelavin in Detroit, … more
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