Kathleen Hamilton Gerardi

OBITKathleen_031115AKathleen Hamilton Gerardi, a former East Hills resident and board of trustee member, died on March 2 at age 77. An exuberant lover of life and family, tireless government official and executive for nonprofit organizations and a passionate believer in fair housing, Kathleen passed away in New York City from congestive heart failure. Gerardi was born in Queens County to Robert Hamilton and Marion Mulqueen. She grew up in Queens and Manhasset, attending St. Mary’s Schools, resided for 27 years in East Hills and lived in Long Beach since 1987. [Read more…]

Gloria G. Kempner

Gloria G. Kempner, a retired school teacher for the Roslyn Public Schools and longtime resident of Roslyn Heights, Shelter Island and Port Washington, died on Thursday, Feb. 19 at the North Shore-LIU Hospice Inn at Melville. She was 86. [Read more…]

Emily R. Lehrman

Emily Rosenstein Lehrman

Emily Rosenstein Lehrman

Longtime Roslyn resident Emily Rosenstein Lehrman died during heart surgery on Tuesday, Jan. 13, at North Shore Hospital. She was 91. [Read more…]

Sculptor, Art Teacher Passes

Gloria Klar

Gloria Klar

Longtime Roslyn resident Gloria Klar, a major figure in the booming postwar world of Long Island real estate, recently died at her home in Tamarac, FL. She was 93. [Read more…]

Werner Muller, Jr.

Werner Muller, Jr.

Werner Muller, Jr.

Roslyn native Werner “Butch” Muller, Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was born in Cincinnati, OH on March 3, 1950, to Werner C. Muller and Betty S. Akers Muller. Butch spent his early years in Roslyn and lived in Warwick, NY since 1997. [Read more…]

Roslyn Horse Breeder Dies

nyra-logo-largeDonald Newman of Roslyn, a longtime thoroughbred owner and breeder in New York State, died on Tuesday, Dec. 23 after a brief illness. He was 85.

Newman was a sportswear manufacturer who purchased his first racehorse in 1974. He went on to campaign a number of stakes horses, including Mucchina, winner of the 1978 Ashland at Keeneland Race Course, First and Only, who took the 1993 Longfellow at Monmouth Park, and So N So, winner of the 2009 Lucy Scribner at Saratoga Race Course. [Read more…]

Remembering Marshall Ward

An era in modern Roslyn history ended last week with the death of Marshall Ward, the only living descendant of the Ward family to still live in the village.

“Marshall was a good friend of mine,” said Village of Roslyn Mayor John Durkin. “He was instrumental in fighting off Stop n’ Shop’s attempt to build a store within the Village. His passing represents a great loss to the community.” [Read more…]

Mayer Udell

ImageMayer Udell, longtime owner of London Jewelers, with stores in both Greenvale and Manhasset, recently passed away. He was 96.

A resident of Glen Cove, Udell arrived in America from Poland in 1939. He worked in his family’s sweater factory business. Udell mastered that business and opened two of his own factories in Bay Shore and the Bronx, which were great successes. [Read more…]

Irene Rothbeind

Rothbeind, Irene (Lippman) passed away on July 4, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  Born in Brooklyn, New York, Irene spent much of her life in Roslyn, New York.  The beloved wife of the late Joseph Rothbeind.  Irene was a tireless volunteer and skillful golf and tennis player.  She is survived by her sons, Samuel and Matthew (Barbara) and grandchildren, Farah Rothbeind, Ari Rothbeind, Elizabeth Rothbeind Schmitt (Matthew) and Jessica Rothbeind.

Donations may be made in her memory to Sandhills Jewish Congregation or First Health Hospice.

Eleanor Golis

Eleanor Golis of Albertson, died on June 16, in her 86th year. Devoted wife of the late Henry. Loving mother of Henry Jr. Visitation was held at the Roslyn Heights Funeral Home, Roslyn Heights. Funeral mass was held at St. Aidan R.C. Church, Williston Park. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. You may leave condolences to the family at RoslynHeightsFH.com