Shirley C. Johnson (nee Cheshire) , 79, of Boynton Beach, FL, formerly of Sea Cliff and Riverhead, died on April 15, 2008. Beloved wife of John. Devoted mother of William (Christine) and the late Bruce. Cherished grandmother of Kimberly and Matthew. Loving sister of Carol Hartney (Richard). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. A memorial service of her life will be held at 11 a.m. on June 28 at the United Methodist Church of Sea Cliff. Donations in her memory can be made to the United Methodist Church, corner of Downing and Carpenter Avenues, Sea Cliff, NY 11579 or Hospice of Palm Beach County, Bethesda Hospital Inpatient Unit, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407.
Samuel Gray Jr., of Glen Cove, formerly of Oyster Bay, died on May 4, 2008 at age 55. Son of Martha and Samuel. Brother of Gary, Bobby, Yvonne and Kevin. Also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Arrangements under the direction of Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Service held at Hood AME Zion Church, Oyster Bay. Interment Calverton National Cemetery.
Henry Francis Bartkowski, 82, died on May 6, 2008 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH. He was born on Jan. 19, 1926 in Port Washington to Walter and Bernice Bartkowski. He joined the US Air Force and served in WWII. Following the war, he was employed as a telephone installer for New York Telephone.
Mr. Bartkowski married Mary "Pat" Lockwood on Aug. 16, 1947. Together, they moved from Port Washington to North Haverhill, NH, in 1983. He attended St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Woodsville, NH, and was a member of the National Rifle Association and the American Relay League.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Mary Borkowski, Eleanor Halufska and Frederick and John Bartkowski. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat Bartkowski of North Haverhill; two sisters, Gladys Pryzewski of New Hyde Park and Helen Walsh of New Port Richey, FL; and his brother Albert Bartkowski also of New Port Richey; and several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cousins.
Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Mass at St. Patrick's RC Church. Burial Holy Rood Cemetery.
Martha Raysor Powell, of Glen Cove, died on May 7, 2008 at age 88. Wife of the late John Henry. Mother of Sandra, the late William, John Henry Jr., Richard and Robert. Survived by many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by Addie Billings and Migdalia Santiago. Service conducted by Rev. Roger Williams of First Baptist Church under the direction of Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park.
Harold M. Townsend, of Glen Cove, died on May 10, 2008 at age 98. Husband of the late Helen. Father of Alberta Buchanan, Marion Willetts, Harrold L. (Debra), the late Evelyn and Joanann. Brother of the late Benjamin. Grandfather of three. Special great-grandfather of five. Visitation at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Interment Roslyn Cemetery.
Anna Stanislawski, of Glen Cove, died on May 12, 2008. Wife of the late Stanislaw. Mother of Regina Heuer. Grandmother of Marion and Claudia. Great grandmother of Jouline and Stephen. The family will receive friends Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, 220 Glen St., Glen Cove. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Hyacinth Friday at 9:30 a.m. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.