Tappan Zee High School


Harry B. Dunbar passed away peacefully at home on October 24, 2006, with his family at his side. Born in Mineola, NY, on May 10,1925, to Rev. Shafter N. and Elmer Dunbar. Harry was a graduate of Tappan Zee High School. After High School he proudly served his country in the Army. After the war he attended NYU and graduated in 1961 with a PHD in French. Harry was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He taught French at Nanuet High School until 1965. He then went on to NYC Technical College where he taught French and then later become Dean of Students. In 1981 he became Dean of Evening Programs at Bergen Community College. When he retired in 1992 he was Dean of Faculty. Harry was also a very active member of the New City Methodist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Cora Charlene and his dear daughter Nona. Also surviving are his sisters Catherine Estwick, Louise Robbins, Ida DeLoatch and his brother Dr. Henry Dunbar. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM, at Higgins Funeral Home New City, NY. Service will be held on Friday 11AM at the New City Methodist Church, New City, NY. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Harry B. Dunbar Scholarship Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity or N.Y.U. MICHAEL J. HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME 321 South Main St. New City (845) 634-6110