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: 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...

Jean Merritt Hubbard Passes

Jean Merritt Hubbard of Farmingdale died on April 26, 2017 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Andre Hubbard. Dear sister of the late Jessica Griffiths. Fond sister-in-law of Nancy Law...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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...