Obituaries

Frank William Manker III of Naples, FL, formerly of Fort Salonga, died on Nov. 12, 2007 at the age of 90. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Jean (Crittenden) Manker, his children, F. William Manker IV of East Moriches, and M. Jean Holland of Locust Valley. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert C. Manker. Also survived by four grandchildren, Carolyn Smith, Frank William Manker V, G. Christopher Holland and G. Theodore Holland and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Manker was born in Farmingdale on April 14, 1917. Frank was a retired chairman of the board and owner of Frank W. Manker Wholesale Grower, Inc. of East Patchogue, a commercial rose grower. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Bethpage Lodge 475 and past member of the Rotary Club of Farmingdale.

Services were held on Nov. 14 at the Fuller Funeral Home, Naples, FL (239-592-1611). Interment Nov. 17 at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church in Laurel Hollow. Memorial contributions may be made to Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr., Naples, FL. 34103.

Marianne Johnsen, of Farmingdale, passed away on November 24, 2007. Mother of Susan, George and Richard. Grandmother of six. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Cremation was private. Bruce Antonius, of Islip, passed away on December 3, 2007. Former district administrator of the East Farmingdale Fire Dept. and Ex-Chief, 47- year member of the Department. Husband of Jean. Father and father-in-law of Scott and Barbara, Lisa and Paul Petra, Donna and William Helmsorig. Grandpa of Christopher, William, Gregory, Brooke and Matthew. Arrangements were made by McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held at St. Kilian RC Church. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park. David A. Martini, a long time resident of East Farmingdale, passed away at the age of 96 on November 26, 2007. Husband of 65 years to Ida. Father of Jacqueline Hayn, Mary Martini and Vivian J. Loranger. Grandfather of five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held November 30 at St. Kilian RC Church with interment following at St. Charles Cemetery. Charles Hughes, of Farmingdale, passed away on December 4, 2007. Husband of the late Margaret. Father and father-in-law of Kathy and Jeff Blydenburgh and Tom Hughes. Grandfather of Lian and Gianna. Arrangements were made by McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held at St. Kilian RC Church. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park. Lottie Pietroluongo, 89, formerly of Brentwood, passed away in New Port Richey, FL on November 29, 2007. Wife of the late Ralph. Mother and mother-in-law of Doreen and Leon Geller and Ronald Cernega. Sister of Lillian Prezner and the late Sylvia Reynolds. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. A prayer service was held December 5 at the funeral home with interment following at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Donald D. Priore, of Farmingdale, passed away on December 4, 2007. Husband of Connie. Father and father-in-law of Donald and Janice, Richard and Dorothea and Celeste and Michael DiGregorio. Grandfather of Matthew, Nicholas, Michael, Jaclyn and Thomas. Arrangements were made by McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held at St. Kilian RC Church. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park. Augusta Hopke (nee Eckert), formerly of Farmingdale passed away in Florida at the age of 96 on December 2, 2007. Predeceased in 1985 by her husband Theodore. Mother of Hazel Reale and Theodore Hopke. Sister of Mildred Welser. Grandmother of three grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. A religious service was held December 7 at the funeral home, with interment following at All Faith Lutheran Cemetery, Middle Village, NY. Anthony F. DeTroia, of Farmingdale, passed away on December 7, 2007. Husband of Clara. Father and father-in-law of Deanna Donaldson, Marian and Stan Wisz, Susan and Bruce Tetelman, Anthony D. and Kate, Andrew and Lisa. Grandfather of Joyce (Peter), Douglas (Sheri), Nicholas, Regina, Kristine, Karalyn, Candace, Ashley, Christopher, Dana. Great-grandfather of Taylor, Matthew, Kevin, Peter. Brother of Ferdinand. Arrangements were made by McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held at St. Kilian RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery. Milton Mancia Villatoro, age 34, passed away on November 29, 2007. Survived by his wife, Gricelda, daughter Victoria, his Aunt Bertha, brothers Hector and Jorge, and sister, Marlene. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Visitation and a prayer service were held at the funeral home. Interment took place in El Salvador. Ruth D. Meade passed away on December 4, 2007. Wife of the late Ralph. Mother of Jeffrey, Maureen Onufrey, Kevin and the late Stephen. Sister of Dorothy. Grandmother of five. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held December 6 at St. Kilian RC Church with interment following at Long Island National Cemetery, Pinelawn.

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