Matthew T. McDermott, vice president of Cantor Fitzgerald, died on Sept. 11, 2001, in the World Trade disaster. Matt was 34 years old, was born and raised in Glen Cove, and lived in Basking Ridge, NJ for the past four years. He is survived by his beloved wife Susan and cherished daughters, Kara and Kelly. A third child is expected in the spring of 2002. Matt is also survived by his loving parents Jacqueline and Jack, siblings, Suzanne, Meg, John and Peter. A memorial service of thanksgiving and celebration for the life of Matt took place on Sept. 25 at St. James RC Church, Basking Ridge. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Cantor Fitzgerald Foundation, 101 Park Ave., 45th floor, New York, NY 10178, Attn: Phil Ginsberg. For additional information call the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove (676-1180).
John F. Puckett, 47, of Glen Cove, died tragically on Sept. 11, 2001, at #1 World Trade Center Disaster. Loving father of Michael and Michelle. Dear brother of Joan McGary and Joyce. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment private.
Guillermo (Willie) Davila died on Sept. 13, 2001. Husband of Carmen. Father of Nara and Carmen (Lymarie). Grandfather of Briana, Bryan, Barndon and Joshua. Brother of Felix, Ramonita, Celia, Whicha, Lidia, Ivonne and Flora. He was born in Puerto Rico, moved and made a life in Glen Cove. He retired and went back to Puerto Rico. Burial took place in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on Sept. 15. Papi, we love you and will miss you always.
Angelo Pascucci, of Bayville, died on Sept. 19, 2001. Husband of Dolores (nee Minicozzi). Father of Linda Miller (Peter), Rosanne Daniel (Steven) and Angela (Steven Titus). Brother of Michael, Rocco, Joseph and the late Mary LaBella. Grandfather of Christopher, Nicole, Sean and Shane. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Mass celebrated at St. Gertrude RC Church. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Aino Jerichow Rose, 97, of Glen Cove, died on Sept. 19, 2001. Wife of the late William R. Mother of George J. Rose (Dorothy) of Manorville and Peter J. Rose (Nancy) of Sea Cliff. Grandma of Deborah Rose-Adams, Peter R. Rose, Elizabeth Rose Daly and Carolyn Szczecina. Also survived by seven great-grandchildren: John, Emily, Dana, Michael, Sara, Alex and Katie. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. A memorial service will be held on Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Glenwood Presbyterian Church, Glenwood Landing. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army.
Jennie Ballato, of Glen Cove, died on Sept. 19, 2001. Wife of the late Leonard. Mother of Russell, Elaine Ballato, Laura Deveau and the late James. Grandmother of Brian, Gary, Russell, Danielle, Lianne, Marissa, Courtney, Deanna, Candice and Natalie. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.
Linda G. Kirk, 52, of Glen Cove, died on Sept. 21, 2001. Wife of Bob. Mother of Billy (Jess), Tony (Stacy) and Jay (Andrea). Sister of Carol Taylor (Dave). Special grandmother of J. Roberto and Julie Regina. Best friend of Jerry Davis. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment private.
John Roberto, of Glen Head, died on Sept. 25, 2001. Son of Anthony and Maria. Brother of Carmela and Joanna. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to AHRC, NC Chapter, 189 Wheatley Rd., Brookville, NY 11545-2699.
Chester Miechkowski, of Glen Cove, died on Sept. 20, 2001. Mr. Miechkowski was a member of the American Legion Post #336. Husband of Stella. Father of Joanne Cross (Albert), Chet (Missie), Shirley Melillo (Vincent) and John (Tiara). Grandfather of Kate, Kimberly, Andrew, Matthew, Christopher, Eleanore and Daniel. Brother of Sophie Jaworski, Steffi Dzwill, Alice Marchinek, Terry Zdrojeski, Cecelia Muzante and Florence Creen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Hyacinth Church. Interment East Hillside Cemetery. Contributions in his name may be made to Glen Cove EMS, PO Box 391, Glen Cove, NY 11542.