Thomas J. Brancella, of Floral Park, died on June 15, 2006. He was a retired NYPD detective and pipe sergeant with the NYPD Emerald Society. Husband of Anne Marie (nee Tweedy). Son of Barbara and the late Gildo. Brother of Cathy and Matthew Wiseniewski. Son-in-law of James Tweedy. Brother-in-law of Edwin and Eileen Tweedy, James and Janet Tweedy, Thomas and MaryAnn Tweedy, Patrick Tweedy and Timothy and Colleen Tweedy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Floral Park. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Victory RC Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery.
Warren P. Norden, 86, of Floral Park, died peacefully on June 19, 2006. Husband of the late Alice. Father of Maureen (Bob), Bill (Terry), Ken (and his friend Linda), and Len. Grandpa of Catherine, Joe, Christina and Susanne.
Admired for his strong work ethic and sense of responsibility, he was a puzzle expert, wordsmith and poet with a quick wit and a propensity for the one-line Henny Youngman jokes.
He was a US Army Air Corp veteran of WWII. He was a police officer in Brooklyn and Manhattan for the 22 years, retired and then began a second career as a Social Security administrator for 15 years. This was followed by a third career of 17 years of services to the Floral Park School District as a distinguished bus operator.
The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Floral Park. A religious service was held on June 21. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Donations may be made to Resident Counsel at Meadowbrook Care Center, 320 Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY 11520.