Obituaries

Obituaries

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Agnes Hotzler Dichiara

Born: July 24, 1932 Died: Feb. 8, 2014Agnes DiChiara, long-term former resident of Garden City, passed away from complications after heart surgery this past Saturday.While living in Garden City she was a very active...

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 A. Martin

Robert A. Martin, 89, who grew up in Garden City and Amityville, died of cancer in Bend, OR, at an assisted living facility.In the 1960’s one of Robert Martin’s jobs as head of employment...