Sidney Reiter, 81 Grymes Hill resident Sidney Reiter, 81, of Grymes Hill, Staten Island, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Silver Lake Nursing Home after a brief illness. Mr. Reiter was the husband of Elisabeth Reiter for 26 years; he is also survived by his wife's sisters, Marjorie Schuman and her husband, Bob Shafer, and Jessica Schuman and her partner, Cheryl Pappas; two sisters, Caryl Eshelman and Jayne Guberman, and two nieces, Liana and Nicole. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Reiter served in the U.S. Army stationed in Alaska during peacetime. He was a scholarship student at Cooper Union, where he received his technical training as an architect. He worked for many years for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and for many years for the Urban Development Corporation of New York State. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Baron Hirsch Cemetery, Staten Island.
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