February 23, 1929 – December 5, 2018
Hartman-William E.K,. Bill 89, passed away on December 5, 2018. A life long New Yorker he also had homes in Lake Success, New York, Carefree, Arizona and Greensboro, Georgia. A graduate of Columbia Grammar School and New York University, Bill served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and until his retirement was the owner of Gloria Gay/Jones NY Coats. He is survived by his loving partner, Ruth Sussman, his children Peter Hartman, Valerie Hartman and Jeannie Bartow Hartman and his four grandchildren, Haley Hartman, Charlie, Eli and Cate Levy as well as his extended family Danny, Beth, Karen, Jeff, Mathew, Jake and Sophie, all of whom he adored. He was predeceased by his loving and treasured wife of 53 years Helene "Chickie" Hartman. He will be missed and always loved. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Bill’s name to support the oncology research of Dr. David Nanus, M.D. at Weill Cornell Hospital. Services under the direction of Riverside-Nassau North Chapels-55 North Station Plaza, Great Neck, NY 11021, (516)487-9600, www.riversidenassaunorthchapels.com.