Lonoff, Richard (Died on 27 Jun 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jul 2011, p. 28

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Lonoff, Richard Of Northbrook, IL, died peacefully after a brief illness, June 27, 2011, at age 90. Born October 18, 1920 in New York City, he graduated from Brooklyn College . He served in the US Air Force in England and at St Mere Eglise following the Normandy invasion in World War II. After the war he attended Columbia Teachers College and then worked in the New York City Public School System. He began his career as a high school English teacher, and met and married biology teacher Evelyn Kushins in 1949. He later became an elementary school principal, overseeing PS 20 in the South Bronx from 1961 to 1971 and then in Queens until he retired in 1978. Early in his retirement he moved from Queens to Manhattan to pursue his love of art, music, opera and the theater. A West Palm Beach FL "snowbird", he relocated there full-time during Evelyn's lengthy illness. After her death in 2010 he moved to the Gidwitz Senior Assisted Living Center in Deerfield IL, to be near his family in Northbrook. He is survived by his sister Rita Morales (Courvalis), his son Jon Lonoff (Brooklyn) , his son Marc Lonoff and daughter-in-law Alice Sessions Lonoff (Northbrook), and grandchildren Julie Lonoff and David Lonoff. Service and interment private. Arrangements by N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home 847-998-1020.

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7 Jul 2011
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27 Jun 2011
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Lonoff, Richard (Died on 27 Jun 2011)