Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Joan Mary Burke

On May 24, 2015, longtime Garden City resident (1963-2005) and devoted parishioner of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church passed away. While raising a family, Joan worked at Publishers Clearing House for more than 30 years...

Obituary: Paul Muscarella

Elmont native and Garden City resident, Paul J. Muscarella, a respected local attorney, died Oct. 11, 2010 of a malignant brain tumor. He was 47.Best defined by his love of family, community and tradition,...

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: Angelo Bona

Angelo Bona, formerly of Floral Park, died at 85 on May 3, 2012, in West Palm Beach, FL. A WWII veteran, Angelo lived and worked in Floral Park as well as in the surrounding...

Obituary: Ingeborg Biel

Ingeborg Biel, a beloved member of the Garden City, Stewart Manor and Floral Park communities, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Wednesday, April 1, surrounded by her beloved sons George and Frank....

Jocklyn Armstrong Carter

Jocklyn Armstrong Carter, longtime resident of Stewart Manor, died Feb. 21, 2017 at age 73. She was a dance writer for many publications, and later, the Director of the Children’s Department at WH Public...

Obituary: Margaret Clare Price

Margaret Clare Price, 59, of Garden City and Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2010 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center surrounded by her family after a recurrent fight with breast cancer.Margaret...

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: Mary Alice Wren Passes Away At 79

Garden City’s Wren family has announced the death of Mary Alice Wren, a writer, teacher and journalist who died from Alzheimer’s disease on Nov. 6.Ms. Wren, a resident of Garden City for 41 years,...

Obituary: Robert A. Martin

Robert A. Martin, 89, who grew up in Garden City and Amityville, died of cancer in Bend, OR, at an assisted living facility.In the 1960’s one of Robert Martin’s jobs as head of employment...