John Francis McAlevey was
born in Brooklyn, New York, to John F. and Florence (McVarish)
Edna Hansen, June 11, 1949 (dec. December 1969); children: Peter,
Benedict, Catherine, John, Thomas, Birgitta, and Jane. Married Marlene
Rotbert, July 7, 1976; children: Mitchell Rotbert, Clifford Rotbert.
(June 17, 1950 - August 15, 2014) Columbia
Benedict McAlevey: SUNY at Cortlandt; US Navy fighter pilot; Pilot,
Catherine McAlevey: (June 12, 1955 - April 13, 2011) SUNY at Stony Brook;
|MCALEVEY--Catherine B., 57, of Saratoga Springs and Greenwich Village, NYC, adored life partner of Debra Hall, beloved daughter of John F. and Marlene McAlevey of New York; devoted niece of Sister Mary Janetta of Brooklyn, New York; loving sister of Birgitta B. McAlevey of Sharon, Massachusetts, and Jane McAlevey of San Francisco, California, Peter C. McAlevey of Los Angeles, California, Benedict McAlevey of Jupiter, Florida; John B. McAlevey of Buffalo, New York, and Thomas M. McAlevey of Stockholm, Sweden, Mitchell J. Rotbert of Rockville, Maryland, and Clifford A. Rotbert, of New York; aunt of 17 nieces and nephews. Catherine was raised in a family of activists and community builders. She was passionate about the positive role of government and determined to show that any government could work with savvy leadership. Catherine was a devoted horse race aficionado and loved travelling the world. She passed away Saturday, April 13th, after a brave battle with breast cancer. She spent her last days surrounded by family and friends, who had arrived from as far away as California, Florida, and Sweden. Served as Deputy Commissioner of Operations for New York City's Human Resources Administration's Department of Social Services; Director of the Office of Oversight and Investigation for NYC Council Speaker Peter Vallone; Assistant District Attorney in Rockland County, NY. Born June 12, 1955 in New York City, raised in Sloatsburg, NY. Attended Sacred Heart School, Suffern High School, Buffalo State University and the State University of New York at Stonybrook. 1980 graduate of Benjamin Cardozo Law School. Funeral, St. Joseph's Church, 371 Avenue of the Americas at Washington Place in Greenwich Village, NYC, Thursday, April 18, 3 pm. Private burial being planned. Family requests flowers be sent to Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleeker Street, NYC.
John B. McAlevey: Psychiatrist in private practice; New York State
Staff Psychiatrist Dept.
at Orono; Univ. of New England
Thomas McAlevey: NYU; media entrepreneur and world traveler
Mitchell Rotbert: Columbia College and Georgetown University Law
In private practice in Rockville Md. Rotbert
Law Gp. LLC
Birgitta McAlevey Schroeder: BFA Pratt Institute; MFA Boston Univ.
School for the
Arts; mother, frustrated artist, animal tender.
Systems Manager for Budget & Planning at the New School;
Ramp Agent for Delta Airlines.
Jane McAlevey: SUNY at
Buffalo; labor organizer, currently at CUNY; PHD
former member of the SIEU executive board.
College, 1941-42, 46-47; LLB, Columbia University. 1950.
Bar: New York, 1951; Southern District and Eastern District, N.Y.
1952. U.S. Supreme Court, 1958
Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Bushby and Palmer, NYC 1950-51;
Counsel, Bureau of Accident and Health Underwriters, NYC,
1951-56; Asst. General
Counsel, Health Insurance Association of America, NYC, 1956-66; Partner,
Glickman and McAlevey, New City, N.Y., 1976-1992; Adjunct
Professor, Ramapo College, NJ; Lecturer & Consultant in
field of land use and planning; Member, Board of Directors,
Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 1979-1988, Amtrak Commuter
Services Corp, 1981-88.
Office: Mayor, Village of
Sloatsburg, NY, 1957-63 (two terms); Supervisor, Town of Ramapo,
NY, 1966-73 (four terms);
Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988.
to Captain USAAF, 1942-46, Eighth Air Force, European Theater
Operations, 359th Fighter
Group, E. Wretham, England; decorated Air Medal with
2 Oak Leaf Clusters; post hostilities transferred to ninth Air Force,
Chief Transportation Officer, 10th Air Depot Group, Kassel, Germany.
York State Bar Association; Rockland County Bar Association; Association
of the Bar City of New York; Congress of Racial Equality, N.A.A.C.P.,
P-40 Warhawk Pilots Association, P-51 Mustang Pilots Association, P-47
Thunderbolt Pilots Association, Rockland County Conservation
Association; Citizens Committee to Protect the Adirondacks.
Civilian Flying Clubs: Ram Roc Flyers, Spring Valley NY;
Teterboro Flying Club, Teterboro NJ; West Point Flying Club;
Stewart Airport NY.
John McAlevey, recently elected Captain of Bay Ridge Post
Squadron, is one of the most active members of the organization.
He’s a member of Troop 105, Boy Scouts of America, Bay Ridge
Squadron Drum and Bugle Corps, and the Junior Mounted Squadron of Kings
County American Legion. He
was an honor Graduate of St. Agatha’s School and is now a pupil at
. He lives with his parents
3915 7th Ave.
provided by George a Goodwin Jr.,
Who’s Who in the East 2007, p. 566.
New York, and Jay, New York.
||PO Box 309
Jay, N.Y. 12941