Walter A. Hickox, of Glen Cove, died on April 7, 2009. He was an inventor, physicist and engineer for the Department of Defense. Husband of the late Helen B. Hickox, the love of his life. Father of Ruth A. Hickox-Litchfield of Lexington, MA. Grandfather of Katherine A. Litchfield of Bay St. Louis, MS, and C. Robert Litchfield of Lexington, MA. A gathering will take place to celebrate Walter's life in mid-May. For further information please contact Ruth at 6 Conestoga Rd., Lexington, MA 02421-6427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-862-9565. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head.
Veronica A. Eversman (nee Ranieri), 47, of East Rockaway, formerly of Glen Cove, died on April 16, 2009. Wife of Paul. Mother of Brooke. Daughter of Betty and Don Ranieri. Sister of Debbie (Cesar) Valverde and Donald Ranieri Jr. Aunt of Nicole and Christian Valverde. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Patrick. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Norma Jean Graziano, of Manhattan, died on April 16, 2009 at age 83. Wife of the late Rocky. Mother of Roxee Lore (John) and the late Audrey. Sister of Arlene Seltzer (Burt). Grandmother of Allen (Ivy), Aaron, Joshua, Ryan and the late Nick. Great-grandmother of six. Visiting and service at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Raymond Clifford "Grumpy" Hansen, of Glen Head, died on April 18, 2009. Husband of the late Millicent O'Toole Hanson. Gather of Raye L.H. Fucito (Peter) and Karl Hansen (Mary Ellen). Grandfather of five and great grandfather of one and one on the way. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral service held at the funeral home. Interment private. Contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 1579 Northern Blvd. Roslyn, NY 11576 or Good Shepherd Hospice, 245 Old Country Rd., Melville, NY 11747.
Mabel E. Thompson, of Syosset, formerly of Lynbrook, died on April 19, 2009. Wife of the late Dr. Gordon C. Thompson. Mother of Gordon L. Thompson and Jane T. (Michael) McDermott. Grandmother of Holly and Michael. Great-grandmother of Nicholas, Paige and Kate. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment Greenfield Cemetery, Hempstead.
Jay Abelson, age 51, passed away suddenly on April 10, 2009. Husband of Alissa. Father of Kate and David. Son of Charlotte and Manny. Brother of Ivan and Fran. Uncle of Daniel and Rena. Raised in Glen Cove, he lived in East Northport. A man whose greatest love and devotion was to his family. For donations send to www.firstgiving.com/francesfisciaableson or North Country Reform Temple- Youth Lounge.