NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (CBSMiami/AP) — A New York couple, married for 70 years, died hours apart at the same assisted living facility.READ MORE: Python Removal Program Grows In Southwest Florida
The children of Ruth and William Bauder told Newsday their 92-year-old mother died around 7 a.m. Monday in Glen Cove. The family says 97-year-old William passed away 11 hours later.
The causes of their deaths weren’t provided.READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: Hurricane Sam Continues To Intensify
The New York City natives and longtime New Hyde Park residents met in the early 1940s at a bank where they both worked. They married in 1946 after William Bauder returned from serving with the Navy in the Pacific during World War II.
A funeral service for the couple is scheduled Friday morning at a New Hyde Park church. Their survivors include their three children and five grandchildren.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Nice Saturday Morning Followed By Afternoon Showers
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