Obituaries
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Cecile (Ceil) Schwartz, a beloved Riverdale resident, died on May 4 at the age of 81. Ms. Schwartz was a loving wife and best friend to Alfred Schwartz for over 59 years.  She was a … more
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
Time was when Pyser Edelsack was a household name in Riverdale. Virtually every teenager and most adults revered him. As a youth worker for Riverdale Neighborhood House (RNH) in the early 1970s, … more
On Feb. 20, longtime Riverdalian Doris Glickstein died at her home on Henry Hudson Parkway at the age of 91. Born in the University Heights area, Ms. Glickstein lived in Riverdale for over 45 … more
Richard L. Gilbert’s byline was often seen on “Point of View” columns in The Riverdale Press. In fact, one was published just three days before he died at home on Dec. 29 at the age … more
Longtime Riverdalian Florence Sando Manson, a pioneering woman newscaster in radio and the early years of television journalism who hosted “The Florence Manson Show” in Pittsburg, died on Nov. 25 … 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
Harry “Hal” Gorenstein, a longtime Bronx resident and Holocaust survivor, died on Sept. 15, 2013, at the age of 73.  The death was attributed to complications from … more
Carl I. Fryburg, a long-time Riverdalian, died, in Bradenton, Fla., on July 16, 2013, after a long illness. Mr. Fryburg graduated from Brooklyn College and received a masters degree in … more
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