Sections

Sloper Beth Hassrick, 46

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Park Slope resident, Beth Hassrick, died on June 8. The cause was brain cancer.

She is survived by her husband, Matthew Gartner, a English professor at Kingsborough Community College; her children, Leo, 8, and daughter Iris, 6; her mother, Betsey Hassrick, of Longmont, Colorado; and a bro­ther, Locke Has­­srick of Darn­es­Â­Â­to­wn, Mary­land.

Hassrick was born on Feb. 17, 1961 in Str­oud­s­burg, PA, and graduated from Hart­wick College. She re­ceived her doctorate in Philosophy from the CU­NY Graduate Center, where she spe­ci­­al­i­z­ed in contemporary philosophy of language, logic and philosophy of mind.

Hassrick went pursued clinical training in psychotherapy at the Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training in Manhattan. As a licensed psychoanalyst, Hassrick had a private practice in Greenwich Village, working with individuals and couples.

She was an active member of the PTA and school leadership team at PS 321, where she was a strong advocate for children with special needs.

A memorial service was held on June 20 at Congregation Beth Elohim before Hassrick was buried next to her grandmother in Henryville, Pennsylvania.

Donations can be made in Hassirck’s name to Prospect Park’s Commemorative Tree Program.

For further information, visit www.ProspectPark.org and look under the “Get Involved” tab.

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reasonable discourse

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.