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The late Lou Requena is remembered at the 67th Yankee Old Timers Day

Today at the 67th Yankees Old Timers Day The Yankees remembered Lou Requena during the ceremonies.

I am told that funeral services for Lou Requena will be Tuesday -- 199 Bleecker ST -- 1030a-1230p.

Memorial Service to be held at Greenwich Village Funeral Home 199 Bleecker Street, NYC Tuesday, June 25th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion ( in Lou's name.

As we area all sad to tell you that Lou Requena passed away at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital at 10:30 June 20th. He was 93.

Born December 12, 1919, in San Juan, PR, the WWII vet was a fixture in the NY sports scene for over 50 years. He worked for El Diario as a staffer and as Pan American Photos he freelanced for the New York Yankees, and the major wire services: The Associated Press, United Press International and Reuters.

Lou's niece, Wanda Betancourt, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. has set up a web site, still unfinished, with some detail of his life:

There is further information on page 5 at: His longtime friend Jeff Feller will be emailing further information later today. Funeral arrangements pending. He had a good life, a lot of fun and was his own man through it all. RIP good friend.

Source: New York Press Photoraphers Association

Ray Stubblebine
Immediate Past President
New York Press Photographers Association, Inc