Stephen Saikin

May 11, 1943 ~ January 10, 2019 (age 75)

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Stephen Saikin of Garrison and New York City passed away on January 10, 2019 in Garrison.  He was 75

Born in Brooklyn on May 11, 1943 to the late Murray and Ann Glass Saikin. 

Stephen graduated from high school in Brooklyn and attended Brooklyn College where he earned his Masters Degree in English and Guidance.  He taught English and Drama for many years in Brooklyn. 

He was an avid fan of Broadway Theater and movies.  He published nine plays including one that was nominated for an OBIE award for best off Broadway play.  He was a long-time fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers and more recently the New York Mets. 

On February 11, 1976 he met Frank E. Lucente with whom he shared homes in New York City and in Garrison.  He was particularly fond of ocean cruises and enjoyed over 65 cruises with Frank. 

He is survived by Frank as well as his Sister in Law, Lorraine Saikin and his nephew Lawrence Scott Saikin, along with many friends. 

Friends may call on Friday January 11, 2019 from 5-7pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring.  A Funeral Service will be held on  Saturday January 12, 2019 at 10:30am at  Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Spring.  Interment will follow in Cold Spring Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers please make donations in Stephen's memory to Desmond Fish Library, P.O Box 265, Garrison, New York 10524.

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January 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clinton Funeral Home
21 Parrott Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

Funeral Service
January 12, 2019

10:30 AM
Clinton Funeral Home
21 Parrott Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

January 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Cold Spring Cemetery
Peekskill Road
Cold Spring, New York 10516


Desmond Fish Library
P.O Box 265, Garrison NY 10524

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