Dorothy M. Kurz
Dorothy M. Kurz, of Glen Head, died on Jan. 6, 2005. She was a long time member of The Glen Players and worked for the Pennysaver for over 30 years. Dottie was known for her uncanny ability to make us laugh. She had an upbeat zest for life that will be missed by all who knew her. Wife of the late Henry J. Mother of William and the late Henry "Scott." Grandmother of Charlotte and Liam Kurz. Sister of Sara Bradley, Ramona Crook, Martha DeSalvo and Ann Vollet. Aunt of Fred Bradley, Jill Crook, Joseph and Jeffrey DeSalvo, Newton, Annie, Jon and Jackie Vollet, Charles and Christopher Cordaro and Andrea Trifone. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Mary's RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Patricia Wheelan Crimi, of Locust Valley and Vero Beach, FL, died on Jan. 3, 2005 surrounded by her family. Wife of Michael J. Mother of Robert, Gary, Pamela, Michael L. and Carolyn. Grandmother of seven. Daughter of the late Robert B. Wheelan, one of the founders of North Shore University Hospital where her husband served as president from 1978 to 1979. She was a member of the Locust Valley Players. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Service at St. John's of Lattingtown. Burial Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations may be made in Patricia's name to LIJ, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Dr., Manhasset, NY 11030 or Schenens Eye Research Institute.
Augustin J. Powers Jr. was born Feb. 1, 1918 in Paterson, NJ, and grew up in NYC, son of Augustin Jay Powers and the former Mathlide Simon. He graduated from the Lawrenceville School in 1935 and from MIT in 1940, where he was captain of the wrestling team. After college he joined the Powers Photoengraving Company of Glen Cove, which manufactured graphic arts cameras and industrial photoproducts for the printing and newspaper industries.
At Powers Photoengraving, subsequently renamed Powers Chemco, Inc., he was responsible for new product development. Mr. Powers founded Chemco Europe to manufacture industrial photoproducts for the European market. He was also one of the founders of the Photocircuits Corporation, a manufacturer of printed electronic circuits in Sea Cliff. He eventually became president and chairman of the Board of Powers Chemco, which had become multinational, with film coating plants in the Netherlands as well as the US. Photocircuits eventually merged with the Kollmorgen Corporation and Mr. Powers later served its board. He also served as director of the Eye Bank of NY.
Mr. Powers was married for 56 years to Barbara Spinning Powers. He lived on the North Shore of LI, first in Old Brookville and later in Locust Valley. His hobbies were tennis, photography, skiing and listening to jazz. He is survived by his wife; their five children, Nancy Powers of Denver, CO; Michael Powers of Glen Cove, Wendy Powers of NY; Laura Powers-Swiggett of Huntington and Devon Delaney of Princeton, NJ, and nine grandchildren.
Mr. Powers died on Jan. 3, 2005 at home in Locust Valley. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. A memorial service will be held at St. John's of Lattingtown on Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. Donations may be made in his memory to North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove.
Catherine C. "Kay" Kardesh, 88, of Glen Cove, died on Jan. 6, 2005 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She is survived by two sons, Joseph (Kathryn) Kardesh of Canadaigua, NY, and David Kardesh of Atlanta, GA; two granchildren, Krista (Luke) Nuber of Nashville, TN, and Eric Kardesh of Tempe, AZ. She was predeceased by her husband Alfred in 1971 and her daughter Deborah Kardesh in 2004.
Mrs. Kardesh was born in Queens and attended school there. She was a graduate of Newton High School in Queens. She moved to Glen Cove in 1951 and resided there until 2004 when she moved to Canandaigua to be near her son. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Glen Cove. She worked at City Hall for the City of Glen Cove for 34 years, retiring in 2002.
Arrangements were made by the John C. Johnson Funeral Home, Canandaigua. Funeral service was held Jan. 10 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment Lutheran Cemetery, Queens. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 74 Forest Ave., Glen Cove, NY 11542.
Victoria Harvey Ramskill, of Antrim, NH, formerly of Sea Cliff, died on Jan. 8, 2005. Wife of the late Vance Harvey. Mother of Linda Harvey Britt (Tom) and Cynthia Harvey (Ken Carpenter). Grandmother of Jodie L. May, Jessica H. Donovan, Virginia Grace Donovan and Thomas Britt. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral service at the funeral home. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Angela Vecchione, formerly of Maspeth, died on Jan. 9, 2005. Wife of the late Louis. Mother of Frank (Ann) Vecchione and Joan (Frank) Latawiec. Grandmother of Michael Vecchione, Susan Brushci, Frank Latawiec and Laurie Cameron. Great-grandmother of Matthew, Mark, Kevin, Alexandra, William and Katie. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Hyacinth RC Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery.
Joseph L. Pollio, of Old Brookville, died on Jan. 10, 2005. He was founder of Polly-O Dairy Products. Husband of Ruth. Father of Joseph Jr. (Elizabeth Terry). Grandfather of Christine, Michael and James. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass celebrated at the Church of St. Hyacinth. Donations may be made to the Pollio Family Foundation, 791 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149.