Obituaries
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Walter Earl Ditmars, Jr. died on July 21, 2013 in Dublin, Ohio.  He was 90 and lived 22 of those years in Riverdale, according to his son David Ditmars.    Mr. Ditmars was born on … more
John A. Moran, who died on July 24 in Margate, N.J., “was a devoted Riverdalian with a great love of the neighborhood where he grew up and raised his family,” his son John recalls. In fact, Mr. … 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
Riverdalian Susan Helene Tadayon died at New York Presbyterian-The Allen Hospital in Manhattan on May 10. She was 61 years old. Ms. Tadayon worked as a secretary at the Conservative Synagogue … 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
Nora Marie (Buckley) McShane died on June 1 at St. Peter’s Medical Center after a short illness. She was 81. The East Brunswick, N.J. resident was the daughter of Irish immigrants and mother … more
Riverdale Temple, located at 4545 Independence Ave., will celebrate Yiddish writer and former Amalgamated resident Chaim Grade on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. Mr. Grade, who died in 1982, is … more
As apart of its free workshop series, the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center will host several events in April pertaining to citizenship, immigration, and financial literacy. The citizen … more
Maryellen Smith, a longtime Riverdale resident, died on March 27. She was 61. Ms. Smith grew up in Marble Hill and graduated from Walton High School. Not long out of high school, she landed a … more
James Patrick Maguire, a Riverdale resident, former New York City firefighter and retired U.S. Army officer, died on March 26, after battling bile duct cancer. He was 70. Mr. Maguire was born … more
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