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Former Woodmere resident Pearl Silverstein, who enjoyed games from the handball court to putting puzzles together, died on Nov. 12. She was 93. more
Jo Amer, a Five Towns community activist, who advocated for Jewish rights and the environment, an was involved in politics, died on Oct. 20 after a five-year bout with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 69. more
She was a smart woman who had the highest grades in her high school, attended college and taught French and English in the New York City school system in Brooklyn for five years. more
Lifetime Inwood resident Robert Stanya Sr. died on Sept. 9. He was 79. Known as “Big Daddy” to his three sons and daughter due to his husky build, Stanya owned a gardening business and was a longtime custodian at Lawrence High School. more
Businessman, philanthropist, musician and family man were the main elements that composed Marvin Zuckerman’s life. The Brooklyn native, who took a store in Cedarhurst from kitchenware to fine jewelry, died on Aug. 12. He was 90. more
Kristen Elizabeth Guinn, granddaughter of the late Catherine R. and Harold F. Guinn, of Woodmere, died on July 8. Guinn, 36, died from an eating disorder in Jacksonville, Fla. more
Ruth Radow, a longtime Atlantic Beach resident and environmentalist who helped preserve the village’s beaches and its water supply, died on July 23. She was 88. more
A World War II veteran, who was proud of his religious heritage and would help any one at any time, was the way that Bob Leshansky described his father, Jerry, who died on June 26. He was 84. more
His mother introduced the idea of attending college when he was very young and did so often. That prompting propelled Inwood native Charles Rodgers Greene to a career few African-Americans thought they could achieve at one time. more
Marcia Abramson, who wrote the “On the Road Again” column for the Nassau Herald and longtime Woodmere resident, died on July 4. She was 88. more
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