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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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Frank Rocco Macri, 100, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Frank Rocco Macri, a lifelong resident of Port Chester, died at his home five days after his 100th birthday.He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.He is survived by his children, Frank and Angela Macri.He was prede...

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Joan A. Kotsay, 85, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Port Chester resident Joan A. Kotsay died Tuesday, May 10. She was 85.Kotsay is survived by her children and their spouses, Denise and her husband Charles Reichardt, Joan E. Kotsay, Laurie and her husband Ken Manning...

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Frances L. Yarter, 90, Lifelong Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Lifelong Port Chester resident Frances L. Yarter died on Friday, May 6. She was 90. She was born Dec. 30, 1925, in Port Chester to Wilbur and Gertrude Horton Clark. Yarter graduated from Port Chester High School in 1...

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Cynthia A. Staley, 62, Longtime Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTOR, N.Y. -- Cynthia A. Staley, a longtime resident of Port Chester, died Wednesday, May 4. She was 62.She was a graduate of Columbia College. Before retiring in 2011 to care for her father, she held positions at Great Atlantic ...

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Mary A. Mauder, 90, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Port Chester resident Mary A. Mauder died on Monday, May 2. She was 90. Mauder worked as the general manager of the Mount Vernon Indoor Tennis Center and subsequently Racquet Ball Fifth Avenue in New York City.She al...

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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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Stanislawa Rzepala, 95, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Stanislawa Rzepala, 95, a resident of Port Chester, died April 24, 2016. She was born April 10, 1921 in Siberia, Russia, to Jozef and Marja Jajko. She was raised in Poland, and forced into slave labor in Germany dur...

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Eugene A. Wells, 92, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Eugene A. Wells, a lifelong resident of Port Chester died Saturday, April 23. He was 93.He was born July 26, 1923, to Rose and James V. Wells. He served in World War II from 1943-45 in North Africa, Italy and Franc...

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Thomas LaSorsa Sr., 67, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Thomas LaSorsa Sr. of Port Chester died Saturday, April 16, at age 67. He was born Oct. 14, 1948, in Bari, Italy, to Vincenzo and Rosa LaSorsa. He served in the U.S. Army and went on to work as a chef at many locati...

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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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Ruth Ella Strange, 102, Port Chester Native

Ruth Ella Strange, 102, Port Chester Native

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Port Chester native Ruth Ella Strange died on her birthday on Friday, March 25. She was 102. Strange was born March 25, 1914, in Port Chester. After graduating from...

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Harold Lehrer, 92, Longtime Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Harold Lehrer, a longtime resident of Port Chester, died on Saturday, April 2. He was 92. Born in New York City, Lehrer grew up in Harrison. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. "He landed at Normand...

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