Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Jeffrey Ketcham

Jeffrey H. Ketcham of Hawley, PA (formerly of Garden City) passed away on Jan. 23. He was born in Mineola, the son of Frank Howard and Ethel Ketcham. He was educated in the Mineola...

Obituary: Ted Polk

Theodore “Ted” Polk, a longtime Garden City resident, passed away on Dec. 30 after a brief illness. He was 96 years old and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Muriel (Carlson); his...

Obituary: Patrick Haaland James

Patrick Haaland James, 74, died peacefully at home in Highland Beach, Fla. on May 18, 2014. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Barbara “Blanid” Butler James; his three children, Valerie James Abbott, Wendy...

Obituary: John J. Perrell Jr.

John J. Perrell, Jr. passed away on Thursday, March 6, in Everett, Wash. He was born in New York City on Nov. 29, 1919, but raised his family in Garden City. John joined the...

Obituary: Agnes Hotzler Dichiara

Born: July 24, 1932 Died: Feb. 8, 2014Agnes DiChiara, long-term former resident of Garden City, passed away from complications after heart surgery this past Saturday.While living in Garden City she was a very active...

Obituary: Ann Wassmer

 On Aug. 25, 2013, Ann Wassmer passed away at the age of 97. She was the former president of the Garden City League and for more than 16 years, spearheaded various efforts to help...

Obituary: Louise Murphy

Louise Claire Murphy of Lakewood, NJ, age 89, died peacefully on July 27, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband, Harry E. Murphy, and leaves behind four children: Thomas, Gregory, and Philip Murphy and...

Obituary: Dorothy Stanton Outlaw

Dorothy Stanton Outlaw died on May 15 at age 94. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Dorothy worked as an overseas telephone operator during World War II. She moved to Floral Park with her husband,...

Obituary: Marie Kelly

Marie Kelly passed away suddenly on March 3, 2013.  She was predeceased by her husband John NYPD (1999), her granddaughter Caroline (1989) and her son Jack (2012). Marie is survived by her loving family;...

Obituary: Robert Alexander Studwell

Veteran Realtor PassesRobert Alexander Studwell passed away on March 13, two months before his 90th Birthday. He was born in Brooklyn on May 13, 1923 and moved to Garden City when he was three...