Howard L. Jaffray, a former long-time resident of Irvington, died peacefully February at his home in Tamarac, FL. He was 85.
He was born in Dobbs Ferry. He attended Irvington schools where he was a star basketball and football player. Mr. Jaffray served six years in the Air Force in Texas. He then returned to Irvington, worked as a bartender at Benny’s restaurant, opened a deli, and later became the chef and co-owner of Benny’s. He enjoyed boating on the Hudson, cheering on the NY Giants, and spending time with family. He will be remembered as an amazing athlete, wonderful cook, good friend and loving father.