Obituaries

Peter S. Rooney, an Area Resident, Dies at 87

Born in Yonkers on June 16, 1930, he was the son of Thomas and Mary Ellen (Brennan) Rooney. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He received a BS in Physics from Iona College; an MS in Physics from Fordham University and was a candidate for Ph.D. in Physi…
Violet M. Cozadd, a Scotia Resident, Dies at 93
A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Violet was renowned for her many gourmet meals, as well as treating her family and friends with frequent stops for lunch. She made dozens of beautiful hand stitched quilts, which remain with family members as part of her legacy.
David J. Plaza, a Longtime Area Resident, Dies a 40
David J. Plaza, 40, an area resident since 1983 and formerly of Flanders, NJ, died on September 18, 2017.
Born in Old Bridge, NJ on March 29, 1977, he was the son of Hector Plaza and the late Mary Louise (Greiner) Plaza. David graduated from John Jay High School in 1995 and attended the University of…

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