Shirley "Bobby" Doughty, a longtime resident of Glen Head, died on June 25, 2003 in Yarmouth, ME, where she had resided since June 1995. She was 87. Bobby was born in NYC and grew up in Washington Heights. After graduating from Cornell University in 1937, she worked for a short time in NYC before marrying Lloyd Doughty and moving to Williamsburg, VA. On the move again in 1942, she followed her husband to Camp Wheeler (Macon), GA, before returning with her son Lloyd Jr. to Yonkers to wait out the war. In January 1951, she and her family settled on Plymouth Dr. North in Glen Head, where she was to remain until 1995.
Besides raising four children in Glen Head, she was active in the LI Chapter of the American Association of University Women. She was an avid cook and loved to knit sweaters. A faithful Catholic, she rarely missed Mass at St. Boniface in Sea Cliff. Although not a swimmer, she liked the seaside and spent many an hour at LI beaches, particularly at the Hempstead Harbor Club in Glen Cove.
Bobby is survived by four children, Lloyd Jr. of Cumberland Foreside, ME, Mike of Burke, VA, Elizabeth Noble of Tolland, CT, and Elaine of Boston, MA; as well as eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She is buried alongside her husband, Lloyd, in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Edward R. Greeff, of Mill Neck, died peacefully at home on July 26, 2003 at the age of 93 following a year-long heart illness. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth D. Greeff; three stepchildren, Margaret G. Stanton of Quogue, Elizabeth G. Donohue of Pittsburgh, PA and Clinton Gilbert Jr. of Vero Beach, FL. His survivors also include 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four nieces and a nephew.
A graduate in 1929 of (now) Choate-Rosemary Hall; in lieu of college he became a merchant seaman, traveling the earth's oceans. In the 1930s, he joined Adams & Beck (members of the NYSE) and became a partner. During WWII he served as a naval officer in the South Pacific, commendated for skippering a sub-chaser. Before and after the war, he was a renowned international sailor, and in 1952 was navigator of Argyll, winner of the Bermuda Race that year. Owner of Puffin, a Sparkman and Stephens designed yawl; in later years he raced and cruised European and Caribbean waters. For many years he held the record for most Bermuda races sailed, going back to 1928. He was a member of the NY Yacht Club, Cruising Club of America, Seawanhaka Yacht Club, Piping Rock Club and several international yacht squadrons and clubs. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Donations in his memory may be made to Choate-Rosemary Hall, 333 Christian St., Wallingford, CT 06492-3800, marked for the Edward R. Greeff '29 Fund for Economics and Private Enterprise.
Blanca Quezada, 98, of Glen Cove, died on July 29, 2003. Wife of the late Martin. Mother of Jorge (Rita). Sister of Margarita. Grandmother of Jorge, Lorena and Stephanie. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Mass at St. Patrick's RC Church.
Dorothea E. Carney, of Glen Cove, died on July 30, 2003. Wife of the late James F. Mother of Kathleen Carney and Joanne Juckiewicz. Grandmother of Christopher and Michael Juckiewicz. Mother-in-law of Roger Taylor and Robert Juckiewicz. Sister-in-law of Thomas and Anna Carney. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass celebrated at the Church of St. Patrick. Interment St. Charles Cemetery. Contributions in her name may be made to Hospice Care Network, 900 Merchants Concourse, Westbury, NY 11590.
Rose Pellino, of Glen Cove, formerly of the Bronx, died on July 31, 2003. Sister of the late Angelina. Aunt of Carol Garoza and Roberta Fusco. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Prayer service under the direction of the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Burial St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx.
Carmen Berlangero, 78, of Locust Valley, died on Aug. 3, 2003 after a long illness. He was a devoted member of the Brookville Country Club, past president of the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce, Oyster Bay Lions Club and was a WWII veteran serving in the US Marine Corps. Husband of Regina. Father of Judy Marshall (Michael), Jerry and Lynn DeCarlo. Grandfather of Christine Grella (Renato), Malinda, Jennifer, Joseph, Kathryn, Thomas, Michael and Dana. Great-grandfather of Michael and Daniel. Brother of Joseph, Rose Monroe, Sadie Melchione and the late Rocco and Louise Riedeman. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Emilie Alexander, of Glen Head, died on Aug. 3, 2003. Wife of the late Ralph. Mother of Richard (Loretta) and David (Carol). Grandmother and great-grandmother. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Hyacinth RC Church. Interment VA National Cemetery, Calverton. Donations may be made in memory of Emilie to the Good Shepherd Hospice, 4747-20 Nesconset Hwy., Pt. Jefferson Station, NY 11776.
Irene Woycik, of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 5, 2003. Sister of the late Dr. Zenan J., Edward D. and Theodore A. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass at St. Hyacinth Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.