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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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 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
Nancy Goldman of East Hills passed away Monday, March 24, at Amsterdam Hospice with her beloved husband of 32 years and best friend, Alan Goldman, by her side. Nancy bravely fought a 13-year battle with breast cancer with the best of spirits and optimism. She refused to let cancer define her or stop her from living her life, and she enjoyed each and every day to the fullest. Nancy was the rock on which her family and friends could rely for encouragement, counseling, cheer and inspiration.
She is survived by her husband and the love of her life, Alan, and her three amazing children, Sarah, Jacqueline and Michael. They have grown into kind-hearted, accomplished adults because they learned about life from Nancy. She is also survived by her parents, Albert and Patricia Buchholz, of Flushing, and her sister, Diane Conwell, of Palm Harbor, Fl. Nancy was a community leader, tirelessly volunteering her time, talent and energy to the Roslyn Public Schools.
Throughout the years that her children were in school, Nancy was devoted to their education. She served in many different capacities, including PTA co-president and treasurer, Marching Bulldogs co-president and fundraiser, and member of the District Budget Advisory Committee. [Read more...]
Peter Anthony Rizzo, Jr., age 93, of Weston, FL. passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
A former resident of Sea Cliff and Glen Cove. A proud WWII veteran of the China-Burma- India campaign where he served as a communications specialist attached to the Flying Tigers, a volunteer group comprised of the Chinese and American Air Forces, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps/ Past Commander of American Legion Post 336, Glenwood Landing, from 1964-1966; 64-year member of the Plumbers Local 200; volunteer at St. Francis Hospital and retired Town of Oyster Bay plumbing inspector.
He was preceded in death by his spouses, Rose Marie D’Alessio Rizzo and Marie Bencivenga Rizzo; his parents, Angelina and Peter Rizzo as well as six brothers and sisters. He is the beloved father of Roseann Staple and step-father of Charlene Bencivenga. Grandfather of Robyn (Kevin) Benson and Jason (Natalie) Staple. Great grandfather of Ryan Anthony Benson and Averi Rose Staple. [Read more...]
Gladys M. Peel, a long time resident of Roslyn Heights, died recently at age 95. She spent her entire working career at the former Long Island Lighting Company. She was an avid traveler, visiting many places in the world. Preceded in death by her long time friend and companion, Gerard E. Keeler. Survived by many cousins, who will always love her. Funeral liturgy was held July 22 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Roslyn. Interment Roslyn Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Roslyn Heights Funeral Home.