Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: John J. Perrell Jr.

John J. Perrell, Jr. passed away on Thursday, March 6, in Everett, Wash. He was born in New York City on Nov. 29, 1919, but raised his family in Garden City. John joined the...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: James J. Harnett

Family & Children’s Association CEO, Dies at 63Known as the ultimate caregiver, Mr. Harnett shepherded the care of thousands of Long Islanders in his role as president/CEO of Family & Children’s Association, a human...

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: 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,...