Obituaries

Obituaries

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: 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: 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: 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: Ross Fleisig

Ross Fleisig (Oct.12, 1921 – Dec. 28, 2011), an aerospace engineer for more than 55 years and scientist at three aircraft and spacecraft companies, died in Binghamton, NY, at age 90.Mr. Fleisig was born...

Obituary: Robert William Donohue

Robert William Donohue Robert William Donohue, formerly of Garden City and Long Beach, died on April 11, 2009. Beloved husband of the late Joan. Devoted father of Alison. Cherished grandfather of Taylor and Robert....

Obituary: John C. Hayes

John C. (Jack) Hayes, age 73, formerly of Garden City and Glen Cove, passed away on Oct. 13, 2011 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Jack began a career in the New York...

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: 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: 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....