Joy Chester

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Dr. Joy Zagoren, age 89, residing in NYC, passed away on March 28, 2023, from respiratory failure.

Joy was born in the Bronx, NY, to Murray and Ceil Rossman on October 31st, 1933.

Joy started her teaching career in Great Neck, NY, where she also resided for 30 years. She got her master's and then a Ph.D. in neuroscience and worked at Einstein Hospital, writing many papers and eventually a book called the Node of Ranvier.

She had two children, Glenn Zagoren and Robyn Zagoren. She is survived by Angela Zagoren, Alex Martichuski, and four grandchildren: Berek Martichuski, Genna Zagoren, Skye Martichuski, and Cara Zagoren.

A graveside service will be held at 1pm on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Agudas Achim Cemetery, Old Route 17, Livingston Manor, NY 12758.

Arrangements under the care of Colonial-Bryant Funeral Home, for further information call 845-439-4333 or visit

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Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Agudas Achim Cemetery
Old Route 17
Livingston Manor, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Agudas Achim Cemetery
Rock Avenue
Livingston Manor, New York, United States
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Joy Chester

1937 - 2023

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