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John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

VALHALLA, N.Y. — Valhalla resident John S. Whearty died on Thursday, May 12. He was 82. 

He was born on April 17, 1934 to James and Gertrude Whearty in Glen Cove, N.Y. 

Whearty was the first principal of Westlake High School, starting in the fall of 1962 before later becoming Superintendent of Scho...

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Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Robert Linton, a resident of Purchase and Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 26. He was 90. He was born on May 19,1925, in New York City, to Helen and Adolph Lichtenstein, ...

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Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

The Hon. Harold L. Wood, a longtime Somers resident and a retired New York State Supreme Court justice, died on Thursday, April 14. He was 96.He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Harriet ...

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Mario L. Chiacchia, 78, Katonah Resident

KATONAH, N.Y. -- Mario L. Chiacchia, of Katonah, died on Monday, March 28. He was 78.Born in Mount Kisco, Chiacchia graduated from Bedford Hills High School. He then joined the U.S. Army and served in Germany for two and a half years. He...

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Erwin B. Henker, 101, Former Bedford Fireman

BEDFORD, N.Y. – Erwin B. "Ernie" Henker, a longtime resident of Bedford, died on March 27. He was 101. Henker was born in New York City on Nov. 21, 1914, co-owning Henker Brother Produce in Bedford with his brother, Franz.He wa...

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Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Peter Stanford, the founder of the South Seaport Museum and a longtime advocate of preserving New York City's maritime history, died Thursday, March 24, of a stro...

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Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus of Nazareth, a Galilean carpenter turned itinerant minister whose appeals to piety and whose repute as a healer had galvanized a growing contingent of believers, died on Friday afte...

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Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale native who was said to be the inspiration for Harry Chapin’s love song “Taxi” died earlier this month in Falls Church, Va., according to a report by lohud...

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Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Longtime Westchester Resident Dies At Age 109

Beatrice Benjamin Flemister of New Rochelle died on Thursday at age 109. Her son, the Rev. Dr. Carl E. Flemister, and daughter, Mrs. Barbara Flemister Mullen, made the announcement on beh...

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Stephen J. Campbell, 32, Mount Kisco Native

Stephen J. Campbell, 32, Mount Kisco Native

BEACON, N.Y. -- Stephen J. Campbell, of Beacon and formerly of Wappingers Falls, died on Monday, March 7. He was 32. Born in Mount Kisco, Campbell was raised in Wappingers Falls and grad...

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Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Scarsdale native and “King of Wall Street” John Gutfreund died Wednesday at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City at the age of 86, Bloomberg reported Gutfre...

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Alison Caso Guerra, 36, Bedford Resident

BEDFORD, N.Y. – Alison Caso Guerra, of Bedford, died Saturday, Feb. 27 of sudden cardiac arrest. She was 36.She was the daughter of Daniel and Evelyn (Fanning) Caso.She married Philippe R. Guerra in 2009.After graduating from Boston Coll...

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