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August 3, 2010

Dr. Harold Friedman
Retired Chief of Surgery, 83

Dr. Harold Friedman, the retired Chief of Surgery of St. John’s Hospital in Yonkers, NY, passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010 at his home in Florida, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 83.
He was the son of George and Rachel Friedman, born in Yonkers on April 10, 1927.
He joins his wife Naomi Parker Friedman in memoriam.
Dr. Friedman is survived by his loving children, Rebecca and Micah Friedman, Betina Farkas and son-in-law Leonardo Farkas; and grandchildren Natasha, Tatiana, and Daniel; and his sister Bernice Stewart.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc., 388 Broadway, Monticello. Rabbi Irving Goodman will officiate.
Burial will be in the Landfield Ave. Synagogue Cemetery, Thompson Rd. Monticello.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Funeral arrangements by Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc., Monticello. For directions or to send the family a condolence note visit the website at www.josephngarlickfuneral

Joyce Casterline Foster
May 29, 1929 - July 27, 2010

Joyce Casterline Foster of Comstock, NY, previously of Sullivan County, passed away July 27, 2010 in Glens Falls, NY. She was 81.
The daughter of Eva and Clifford Brink, Joyce was born in Cochecton Center where she lived most of her life.
She was retired from Monticello Raceway after 30 years of dedicated service.
A family statement says, “Mom was one of the most remarkable grandmothers, mother and friend. Her unlimited devotion to her family will never be forgotten and will be carried on in all of us.”
She is survived by one sister, Mildred Asea of Paterson, NJ; three sons, Steven Casterline and wife Susan of Scituate, Mass., Lawrence Casterline and wife Ilene of Paris, Maine, and David Casterline and wife Janice of Comstock, NY, with whom Joyce lived for the last 10 years; three daughters, Patricia Santana and her husband Carlos of Landing, NJ, Brenda Nelson of Monticello, and Kim Baum of Youngsville, NY. She was very fortunate to have 16 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren, too many to name.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date, at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for Amanda Baum.
Please go to the website participants/amandabaum or call 888-899-BALD (2253), an organization for children’s cancer research, for which her granddaughter will have her head shaved in September, 2010.

Quinlynn Johanson

Quinlynn Grace “Quinn” Johanson, newborn daughter of Casey and Brad Johanson, died on Saturday, July 31, 2010. Additional survivors include her paternal grandparents, David and Jacquelyn Mueller; maternal grandparents, Michael and Paulette Papa; and a large extended family.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening, August 3, 2010 at Quattlebaum Funeral Home, 1201 South Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
A Mass of the Angels will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 310 North Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, with Rev. Seamus Murtagh, Pastor, officiating.

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