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Frances Rida, 'Grandma Rida,' 96, Mount Vernon Native

Frances Rida, 'Grandma Rida,' 96, Mount Vernon Native

SOMERS, N.Y. - Frances Rida, 96, of Somers, formerly of Mount Vernon, NY, , died on Monday, July 18.

Frances, known as ”Grandma Rida,” was born in the Bronx, April 27, 1920 to Octavio and Madeline Trippodo.Frances, wife of the late John Rida, is survived by one daughter: Helga Stanton (Robert, Sr)...

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'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- Sydney H. Schanberg, who earned a place in history with his chronicles of war-torn Cambodia in the 1970s for The New York Times, died Saturday in Poughkeepsie, The ...

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George Stephen Pappas, 92, Formerly Of New Rochelle

REDDING, Conn. -- Dr. George Stephen Pappas, 92, of Redding and formerly of New Rochelle, N.Y., passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, July 7, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Margaret Coll...

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'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dubbed the "messenger to mankind" for his dignified writings about the horrors of the Holocaust, died Saturday. He was 87. “In the darkness of th...

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Barbara R. Miller, 79, Former Mount Vernon Resident

Barbara R. Miller, 79, Former Mount Vernon Resident

OSSINING, N.Y. – Barbara R. Miller, a longtime resident of Ossining, died Friday, June 17 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. She was 79. She was born May 3, 1937, in Yonkers, t...

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Paul DiSabato, 58, Mount Vernon Resident

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Paul A. DiSabato, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday, June 18. He was 58.He was born Dec. 31, 1957, to Anthony and Rosemarie (Carfano) DiSabato. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1975-81. He worked as t...

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Gifted Singer Killed In Orlando Shooting ID'd As Hudson Valley Native

Gifted Singer Killed In Orlando Shooting ID'd As Hudson Valley Native

One of the victims of the Orlando shooting is a Rockland native, according to a report by lohud.com. Shane Tomlinson, 33, lived in Ramapo until his family relocated to North Carolina whil...

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Michele Valvano, 91, Mt. Vernon Resident

Michele Valvano, 91, Mt. Vernon Resident

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Michele Valvano, of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday, June 5. He was 91. He was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Guardia Lombardi, Italy, to Nicola and Angiolina Valvano. He married Arc...

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Roger Enrico, 71, Former CEO Of Westchester-Based PepsiCo

Roger Enrico, 71, Former CEO Of Westchester-Based PepsiCo

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Former PepsiCo chief executive Roger Enrico died Wednesday, June 1. He was 71. Enrico led the charge in Westchester-based PepsiCo's battle with Coca-Cola during...

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Raymond Miller Jr., 78, Mount Vernon Resident

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Raymond Miller, Jr., of Mount Vernon, died Saturday, May 28. He was 78.A memorial service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Unity Baptist Tabernacle, 101 S. 2nd Ave., Mt. Vernon.

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Isaia (Saio) Di Leo, 79, Of Mount Vernon

Isaia (Saio) Di Leo, 79, Of Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Isaia (Saio) Di Leo of Mount Vernon died Saturday, May 28. He was 79. Di Leo was born in Guardia Lombardi, Italy, on Dec. 3, 1936, to Angelo and Donata (Tota) Di Leo....

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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 fi...

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Bridget 'Bridie' McCarthy, 99, Fleetwood Resident

FLEETWOOD, N.Y. — Fleetwood resident Bridget "Bridie" McCarthy died Wednesday, May 11. She was 99.A native of Longford, Ireland, McCarthy is survived by her children and their spouses, John and his wife Nora...

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