Yvonne Hackert, 92, of Nevada Oval, passed away on Sept. 13, 2007 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in San Francisco, CA, on Nov. 22, 1914, daughter of the late Fred and Jeanne (Beigbeder) Eberhardt.
Yvonne was a member of the Woman's Voluntary Service during WWII in New York City and continued service throughout her lifetime, being very committed to veterans, belonging to American Legion Post #336 Auxiliary. She was chairperson of Glenwood Landing Woman's Club where she was a charter member. Yvonne was instrumental in beginning the Glen Head Visiting Nurse services and active in their fund raising efforts for 50 years. She was a member of the Plattsburgh chapter of the Red Hat Society. She was an avid reader and gardener. She took great interest in the lives of her children and grandchildren.
Yvonne is survived by her husband of 65 years, Harry Hackert of Plattsburgh. They were married on Sept. 26, 1942 in Brooklyn. She is also survived by a son Bruce Hackert (Maureen) of Southport, NC; a daughter Janet Booth (Christopher) of Plattsburgh; three grandchildren, Cheryl Hackert, Lindsey Booth and Katherine Booth; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Janne Eberhardt and a sister Angeline Chartrand.
Arrangements were made by the Brown Funeral Home, Plattsburgh, NY. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter's Church. Burial St. Peter's Cemetery, Plattsburgh. Donations in the memory of Yvonne Hackert may be made to Hospice of the North Country, 43 Durkee St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Joseph Buffa, lifelong resident of Glen Cove, died on Sept. 18, 2007 at age 84. He served in Army Air Corps during WWII as a hospital medic. He was a longtime Boy Scout leader, an active member of the American Legion of Glen Cove Post 76 and VFW Post 347 and member of the Glen Cove Memorial Day Parade Committee for many years. Beloved husband of Angeline (nee Belfiore) for 60 years. Loving father of Dominick (Lia) of Sea Cliff and Joseph W. (Margaret) of Bayville. Cherished grandpa of Kristen, Travis, Andrew, and Sarah. Dear brother of Gaspar, Sarah Pacchiarotti and the late Sebastian Giunta, Joseph Giunta, Josephine Colangelo, Mary Burrello and Peter. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations may be made to: The Hope for a Cure Foundation for Parkinson's Research: 157 Rome St. Farmingdale, NY 11735.
Frederick Nelson Mayer , the son of Frederick and Elsie Nelson Mayer, was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 27, 1919, and lived with his family for most of his life in Brooklyn and Glen Head. He passed away on Sept. 23, 2007 in Wake Forest, NC. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Dorothy Carol Mayer of the Gardens at Wakefield, Raleigh NC; their sons and their respective families and grandchildren, Frederick Nelson Mayer (Margaret Mayer) of Wake Forest NC, Donald Richard Mayer (Tina Mayer) of McAllen, TX; granddaughters, Kelsey Rae Mayer and Adrienne Mayer DeAngelis (Christopher). Another son, Steven Charles Mayer, predeceased Mr. Mayer.
Among his accomplishments the National Office of The Boys Scouts of America recognized Mr. Mayer as an Eagle Scout in October of 1936 and Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm in February of 1938. He received his bachelors degree in electrical engineering from the School of Science and Technology, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn on May 8, 1942.
Mr. Mayer joined the United States Navel Reserve and was commissioned on the 20th of February, 1943. He received advanced electronics and radar training at Bowdoin College, MIT, and Bell Laboratories. In addition Mr. Mayer served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater as an electronics officer from June 1943 until July 1946. His military service included staff of ComSubTrainPacific, ComDesDiv and service on the USS Conway (DD-507) as well as the USS Eaton (DD-510). Mr. Mayer remained in the Navel Reserve for 15 years and had a successful career at the Office of Navel Research and in the defense industry for the United States Navy.
Emma E. Nolan, of Glen Cove, formerly of Baldwin, died on Sept. 24, 2007. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Devoted mother of Linda VanVelsor. Loving grandmother of Kathryn (John) Carroll, Vicki, Patrick, Sean and the late David Nielsen. Great-grandmother of Riley, Brian, Christopher and Paige. Religious service Thursday at 1 p.m. at the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, 220 Glen St., Glen Cove. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.