Obituaries

Obituaries

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: 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...

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: 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: Olympia Gianelli

Olympia “Vicki” Gianelli, 92, formerly of Locust Valley and Garden City, died on Dec 9, 2011. Born in Bronx, NY, she was raised in Sea Cliff. She graduated with a B.A. from Adelphi College...

Obituary: Anthony A. Albanese

Anthony A. Albanese, the respected real estate developer who co-founded the Albanese Organization and was its chairman emeritus, passed away on Feb. 14, 2012 at the age of 82.Recognized for his vision, commitment and...

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: Gerard L. DeFina

Gerard L. DeFina, a longtime educator in the Garden City schools, passed away at age 73 on April 12, 2012 in Delaware. A beloved teacher for the 34 years he worked here, Jerry was...

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: Dorothy B. Fisher

Dorothy B. Fisher, 90, died May 19, a resident of Peconic Landing in Greenport.Mrs. Fisher was born in 1922. After graduating from Ohio’s Oberlin College in 1944 with a major in physics, she accepted...