Obituaries
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Helene Brandt, an artist, teacher and longtime resident of Riverdale died on Aug. 27 in Forrest Dunes, N.C. at the age of 76.  The cause of death was drowning. Ms. Brandt, who resided for 53 … 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
Robert Edward Bryden passed away on Saturday July 20, in Christ Hospital, Jersey City, New Jersey.  He was 79-years-old. Born and raised in Riverdale, Mr. Bryden attended Xavier High School … more
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
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