Obituaries

Obituaries

Jean Merritt Hubbard Passes

Jean Merritt Hubbard of Farmingdale died on April 26, 2017 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Andre Hubbard. Dear sister of the late Jessica Griffiths. Fond sister-in-law of Nancy Law...

Obituary: Richard Hamber

Richard “Dick” Hamber, 78, of Port Charlotte, FL, and Sagaponack, NY, passed away April 30, 2010 after his courageous battle with PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). He was born in Jamaica, Queens, on Oct. 13,...

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: 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: 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: George Kovary

George Kovary lived his life much like he sailed – looking for a challenge and finding spirited adventure, always counting on God to be his lighthouse in stormy seas.Funeral services were held for Doctor...

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: 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: 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: Alex Eliassof

Alex EliassofOn Jan. 28 2010, Alex Eliassof, an original founding member of A & D Offset Printers, Ltd., which opened in the early ‘80s, passed away. Coincidentally, it was on his 89th birthday. Alex...