Obituaries

Obituaries

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: 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: Herbert J. Blauert, P.C.C.

Herbert J. Blauert, P.C.C., a longtime resident of Garden City, died peacefully on Aug. 14, 2011. Herb was married to Elizabeth , who predeceased him, and was currently married to Marilyn Schmachtenberg of Merrick....

Obituary: Carol I. Baker

Carol I. BakerCarol I. Baker, of Garden City, died peacefully on March 22, 2009 at the age of 83. She was the beloved wife of Thomas Henry Baker who predeceased her in June 1984....

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....

Obituary: Marion ‘Tess’ Teslik

At 92, Marion “Tess” Teslik was an independent, quick-witted, working woman with a flair for fashion.Growing up in Jamaica, Queens, Ms. Teslik attended finishing school after her high school days and later enrolled at...

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: 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: 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: 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,...