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Business Owner, Father From Area Who Died At Age 37 From Cancer Was 'Devoted Family Man'
Condolences are flooding in following the death of a beloved business owner, husband, and father from the region who is being remembered for his dedication to family.
Rensselaer County resident Thomas Haberland, of the Town of Nassau, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the age of 37 following a “courageous” battle with cancer, according to his obituary.
A lifelong resident of Nassau, Haberland owns NE Tree and Property Services, where he humorously lists his job description as "flying squirrel." He began the venture as a teenager.
“Kind, caring, and generous are just a few of the tra…
Submersible Implosion: Titanic Expert From Connecticut Leaves Behind Wife, 4 Children
A day after the tragic news that a former Connecticut resident was one of five men who died when a submersible imploded near the Titanic wreckage, his stepson is recalling what a "kind" man he was.
Paul Henry Nargeolet, age 77, of New York City, lived in Litchfield County, in the town of Kent, for nearly a decade, as he took 37 trips to the doomed wreckage on salvage operations, including a couple in the Oceangate Titan.
During an interview with WCBS Channel 2 in New York, John Paschall said besides himself, Nargeolet leaves behind a wife and three children.
"He's the type of per…
Fire Chief From Region Killed In Accident Remembered As ‘Kind, Hardworking Family Man'
Tributes are pouring in for a beloved fire chief from the region following his untimely death.
In Columbia County, North Chatham Fire Department Chief Brent Gawron died Saturday, May 13, at his home in the hamlet of Malden Bridge, according to a GoFundMe campaign created the following day.
“Brent passed away last night in a tragic accident at home,” reads the campaign. “This loss is unimaginable for us all but especially for his wife, Erinn and their two daughters, Lucy and Penelope.”
The campaign’s creators, Jason and Catherine Squires, did not elaborate on a cause of death.
“Brent was a…
Hudson Valley Native Who Served In Navy, Worked As Physical Therapist Dies
A native of Northern Westchester who served in the military and worked as a physical therapist has died.
Peter E. Clark, who was born in Mount Kisco and graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, was age 62.
He died on Sunday, April 30, and was a longtime resident of Palm Harbor, Florida.
After growing up in Bedford and graduating high school, he joined the US Navy and served his time in honor of his country out at sea during the time of the Libyan Crisis, according to his obituary.
Afterward, he served at the Naval Hospital in Great Lakes, Illinois. He would go on to g…
Retired Nysp Trooper From Region Dies After 9/11-Related Illness, Leaves Behind Wife, 3 Kids
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Funeral arrangements are set for a former New York State Police trooper who died from an illness stemming from his time working in and around the World Trade Center site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Retired Senior Investigator Nicholas Georgeadis, of the town of Wilton in Saratoga County, died Friday, April 28, at the age of 52, according to his obituary.
Georgeadis was assigned to New York City following the collapse of the twin towers and spent 13 weeks working at the site.
In 2018, he retired after being diagnosed with a "rare,…
'Our Shining Light': 26-Year-Old Carmel Woman Killed In Crash Remembered
A 26-year-old Connecticut woman born and raised in New York who was killed in a single-vehicle crash is being remembered as a "beautiful, sweet soul."
New Haven County resident Jessica Anne Bulfaro, of Milford, who was born in Westchester County and lived in Putnam County, in the town of Carmel, died on Thursday, April 20 when she lost control of her silver 2021 Subaru Impreza and struck two utility poles in Newtown, said the Newtown Police.
She was born on Thursday, August 22, 1996, in White Plains, to her parents Stephen and Jeanette (Santorelli) Bulfaro.
After graduating hi…
Beloved Athletic Director, Coach, Former Star Athlete In Hudson Valley Dies
A beloved former coach and athletic director in the Hudson Valley who was a star athlete in high school and college has died after battling cancer for over 15 years.
Rockland County resident Charles S. "Chuck" Scarpulla, of Valley Cottage, died on Tuesday, April 11 at age 81.
Scarpulla, the former Ramapo High School and Sleepy Hollow High School athletic director and Section 1 football coordinator was known for his coaching skills, but more importantly for listening, caring, and motivating young athletes.
But before coaching athletes, Scarpulla was a two-sport athlete in his own right at P…
‘A True Gentleman’: Retired Nysp Trooper From Region Dies At Age 61 From 9/11-Related Illness
Decades after he helped search for survivors buried in the rubble of the World Trade Center following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a retired New York State Police trooper has died.
Patrick Hogan, of North Greenbush in Rensselaer County, died Thursday, April 13, at the age of 61 from an illness stemming from his time at what became known as Ground Zero, according to State Police.
The New York State Troopers PBA, which represents nearly 6,000 retired and active members of the New York State Police, said Hogan’s death will be considered a “line-of-duty death.”
Born and raised in Troy…