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White Plains, New York
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Wednesday, September 5, 1984
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.1 i. Obituaries THE JOURNAL-NEWS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1984 anche DeVries Bernard UL 5 92, dies 7 ' By BILL VLASIC Staff Writer Blanche DeVries Bernard of Upper Nyack, a pioneer in yoga in struction in Ameri-ca, patroness of the arts and an interior de-signer, died .iLlW-W Tesday aVVTW; v I mit Park bianche Bernard Infirmary in Pomona. She was to have turned 93 Friday. Mrs. Bernard, who lived in the Nyack area more than 60 years, taught yoga and Eastern philosophy at the Clarkstown Country Club, a OBITUARIES Continued from B4 wife, Dorothy, lived on Wheeler Place in West Nyack, later moving to South Nyack before leaving for Texas about 15 years ago. Until his retirement, Mr. Antoine was an administrative assistant at Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River. He was a member of the company's 25-year club. In Bryan, Mr. Antoine worked in the town's Municipal Golf Course pro shop. In addition to his wife, Mr. Antoine is survived by a son, John W. of Bryan; a brother, Vernon of Poison, Mont.; a sister, Faye Martin, also of Poison; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service was held on Aug. 26 in Bryan. DEATH NOTICE TIETJEN, Wilttr A. On Septem-ber 3, 1964. Of Pearl River, N.Y. Beloved husband of Marguerite, devoted father of Thomat and Barbara Famhawe. Mass of Christian Burial Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret's R.C. Church, Pearl River. Interment Rockland County Veterans Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at THE MORITZ FUNERAL HOME, 290 Rte. 303, Tap-pan, N.Y. John CARD OF THANKS AUSTIN, Warren L. - The family of Warren L. Austin wishes to thank the many people who were so very helpful, kind, and generous to us during this time of great sorrow. A very special thanks to the Nyack Police Dept., St. Ann's Church, The Fire Patrol and the Nyack Fire Dept., Rotary Club of Nyack and Policeman's Benevolent Assoc. of Rockland Co. Inc. and all police departments of Rockland County. The family of the Wooden Indian, The G. B. Dell., and The Nyack Community Ambulance and to the countless other people, our friends, and relatives who gave so much of themselves to our family during this difficult time. The Family of Warren L. Austin SPECIAL NOTICE SCHUPNER, Margaret (Marge) Memorial service to be held at Grace Episcopal Church, Nyack at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9th. FLORISTS SCHWtlZER "BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS" 149 N. Mto! M, orl NY PE 5-4079 . PE 5-4070 It's Time Rockland If you plan to attend Rockland Community College this fall and have not registered... registration is on September 4th and 5th The following should report to the Admissions desk at the Fieldhouse Arena: New students who plan to enroll for 10 or more credits must bring a high school transcript or college transcript or GED scores. New students who plan to enroll for fewer than 10 credits. Full-time students seeking readmission must bring their RCC transcript which is available from the Records Office, Brucker Hall, Room 6 104. Tuition and fees payable in full at registration. Master Card and Visa accepted Registration Schedule-September 4 September 5 NEW FULL-TIME STUDENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE PLACEMENT EXAMINATIONS. CALL 356-4650, ext. 224 FOR INFORMATION AND EXAMINATION SCHEDULE. Office of Admissions C5oJll!s&Ui. Suffern. N.Y t,. .i ., 160-acre retreat in South and Upper Nyack that she ran with her husband, Pierre A. Bernard. The religious club flourished for 30 years after the Bernards founded the community in 1918. Mrs. Bernard, known professionally as Ms. DeVries, taught there and in 1945 opened her own yoga studio, The Living Arts Center, in New York City. "She was an absolutely beautiful woman who was the best example of what she taught," said Dr. Viola Bernard, a close friend and a New York City psychiatrist. "She was beloved as a teacher and' as a friend." Mrs. Bernard continued to teach yoga until she was seriously injured four years ago in a fall on a stairway in the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. Her talents included dancing Contributions in Mr. Antoine's memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 3110 Eastside St., Houston, Texas. P. DeNoyelles John P. DeNoyelles, a former resident of Nyack for more than 50 years, died Saturday at John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. He was 83. Born on July 19, 1901, in Nyack, to John and Margaret (Gressel) DeNoyelles, who are both deceased, Mr. DeNoyelles attended local schools. Mr. DeNoyelles was New York City police officer. In his spare time, he was a guard at Marine Midland Bank in Nyack. Following his retirement from the New York City Police Department in the 1950s, Mr. DeNoyelles worked for the Nyack Police Department before moving to Arizona in 1957. In Phoenix he was a security guard for First Interstate Bank. Survivors include his wife, Effie (Masten) of Phoenix; a brother, Robert of Mayer, Ariz.; a sister, Roberta Gilchrist of Nyack; and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial is to be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church in Phoenix. Burial is to follow in Phoenix Memorial Park Cemetery. In,Rll h,ta M "MbN ii Mill! MMIUIt t IS Stat St., Spring Vqlky, N.Y. Mon.-M. 9-s p.m. (914)425-2256 Ivningt A Sunday by Appointment to Register for Community College Road 10901 iii-iriicftm''M ,,aifi and theater arts, and she headed "The Theater of Much Discipline," which staged acclaimed dapce, theater and circus productions. Mrs. Bernard also ran an interior decorating business that included designs of homes in Washington, D.C., and a student nurses' residence in Cleveland, Ohio. She also designed the interiors of many of the Clarkstown Country Club's 30 buildings, as well as the gardens throughout the property. She was born Sept. 7, 1891 in Adrian, Mich., to William and Elizabeth Shannon. A promising concert soprano, Mrs. Bernard came to New York as a teen-ager to begin a musical career. In New York, she met her future husband, Pierre Bernard, an Indian-educated authority on yoga and Eastern religion. The couple founded the Clarkstown Country Clara Woltjen Clara Woltjen, a lifelong resident of Rockland County, died Monday in Hillcrest Nursing Home in Spring Valley. She was 88. Born on June 26, 1896, in Congers, sl. was the daughter of George and Caroline (Schlinder) Zehnder and the widow of William L. Woltjen, who died in 1972. She lived for many years on New York Avenue in Congers before moving to the nursing home. Mrs. Woltjen is survived by two daughters, Lillian Duffy of Pocono Summit, Pa., and June Krell of Spring Valley; a son, William G. of Pearl River, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Hugh E. White Funeral Home, 242 Lake Road, Congers, with burial to follow in Rockland County Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Viola. Elizabeth Sarah Taylor Elizabeth Sarah Taylor, a lifelong resident of Suffern, died Saturday at Ramapo Manor Nursing Home in the village. She was 72. Born on June 29, 1912, Mrs. Taylor was the daughter of John and Florence (Doremus) Hunter, both of whom are deceased, and the widow of Norman Taylor, who died in 1979. She was a member of the Ramapo Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps and the Suffern Women's Club. Mrs. Taylor, who lived at 4 Orchard St., is survived by two sons, Norman Jr. of Wurtsboro, N.Y., and John H. of Suffern; a brother, John H. Hunter of Townsend, Mont.; and five grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Wanamaker and Carlough Funeral Home, Route 59, Suffern, with burial to follow in Airmont Cemetery in Suffern. Calling hours are scheduled at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The Order of the Eastern Star services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps. Composer Arthur Schwartz dies NEW YORK (AP) - Arthur Schwartz, who wrote the tunes for "Dancing in the Dark," "That's Entertainment" and other standards during a 60-year show business career, died Tuesday. He was 83. Schwartz's best known partnership was with Howard Dietz, with whom he wrote 500 songs during more than three decades. Through the 1930s, they wrote for Broadway, including such songs as A Plain longuog Lawyer VICTOR S. VITALE Wtt Nyack Ftm Com wltations 358-1069, 623-5608 1:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. 9:00 A.M. to 7:30 P.M. Classes Start Sept. 8th For information, call our 24-hour information number. 356-6999 - ' - J.iriij' r I ft ir- Club and operated the ashram until the mid 1940s. He died in 1955. Mrs. Bernard's last years were spent teaching yoga at her home on the historic Moorings Estate in Upper Nyack. "Above all, was her tremendous caring and concern for those she loved," said Dr. Bernard, the executor of her estate. "The problems, sorrows, triumphs and joys of her multitude of friends and students mattered deeply to her." Mrs. Bernard summed up her commitment to meditation and yoga exercises when she told a friend, "Yoga is a profound science for integrating body, mind and spirit into a harmonious whole." There are no immediate survivors. Burial Friday is to be private. Arrangements were made by Hugh E. White Funeral Home, Nyack. "Louisiana Hayride," and "You and the Night and the Music." In 1936, Schwartz wrote the music for the first musical serial on radio, "The Gibson Family." Rl END SUlis ,;tnred SUS tn w ,4 & stripes- incredibly r"'" Comp- Value $100.00 69: FAMOUS NAtR BLOUSES rtin,udy )osePh'ne,onfa(andny 8co- UnbelievabW,cedM $48.oo yy ,rv. r '-.j jfrrii mi uA mi mi il.ifliMi-f iilriirttHirfi-ff'T1 -if-'--Jf'''-r'ru'- " t 1 ri v J 12 Wks66.00 New City - Mon. & Wed. 4:15 P.M. Spring Valley - Mon. & Wed. 9:30 A.M. Tues. & Thurs. 7:00 P.M. West Nyack - Mon. & Wed. 5:30 P.M. 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