Obituaries

Obituaries

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: 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: Sr. Patricia McNamara, S.N.D.

Sr. Patricia McNamara, S.N.D., died on Dec. 31, 2010. Loving sister of Vincent McNamara. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Interment Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Cemetery. In lieu of...

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: Eleanor T. Marshall

Eleanor T. Marshall died Dec. 26, 2009. She was 94. Mrs. Marshall was born in Brattleboro, VT. She was a daughter of Ernest H. and Eva L. (Ellis) Tudor.She graduated from Arms Academy in...

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...

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: 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: Franklin R. Liebert

Franklin R. Liebert, former mayor and longtime resident of Garden City, died in Williston Park on Sept. 14, 2009 at the age of 80. He was born in Astoria, Queens, attended Brooklyn Tech High...

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...