Margaret Granberg, of Glen Cove, died on Jan. 12, 2010. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of John Jr. Loving sister of Charles Grella, Helen Ledzian, Angie Ritchie and Elizabeth O’Neill. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 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. Patrick Friday at 10 a.m. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Hugh M. Whitton Jr., of Glen Cove, died on Jan. 9, 2010. Beloved husband and best friend of Leah. Devoted father of Randy (Peggy), Billy, Kathy (David), Patti and the late Hugh III. Cherished grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of two. Dear son of the late Hugh and Emily Whitton. Hugh was a Navy veteran and will be sorely missed by all whose lives have been touched by his kindness, love and wisdom over his 78 years. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Patrick. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the American Lung Association.
Juanita Douso, of Locust Valley, died on Jan. 7, 2010. Wife of the late Dominick “Nick.” Mother of Linda Papaleo (Larry) and Michael Douso. Grandmother of Nicholas and Alexandra and great-grandmother of Sofia and James. Sister of Margaret, Iris and James. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Ann Brandenburg Walsh, wife of the late Thomas E. Walsh, and a resident of the Glen Cove area for 56 years died on Jan. 6, 2010 at 84 years of age. Mother of Susan (Eoin) Sprott, Peter T., M. Brandon (Lynn), T. Andrew (Maureen), Jonathan B. (Patrice) and Virginia H. (Sally). Grandmother of Stephen, Jennifer, Sean, Corbett, Matthew and Meghan Walsh. Her cousin, Lorraine Smith Nicklas of Frederick, MD, also survives Mrs. Walsh. She was the daughter of the late J. Harry Brandenburg and Virginia Howard Smith Brandenburg, born in Frederick, MD. and a graduate of Hood College in Frederick, MD, and Tobe-Coburn in New York City.
She formerly had been a fashion copywriter for Tennessee Eastman in New York City. For the past 28 years she was library assistant at Webb Institute, a college in Glen Cove. She was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s RC Church, member of the Glen Cove Women’s Club and a family member of the Sea Cliff Yacht Club, where her husband was commodore from 1972 – 1974. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass was held at St. Patrick’s RC Church with burial in Locust Valley Cemetery.
Craig B. Lapp, of Seaford, died on Jan. 6, 2010 at age 56. Longtime Rockaway Beach lifeguard. Husband of Debra (nee Kornreich, formerly of Glen Cove). Father of Cody, Cory, Carly and Colby. Service at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Craig B. Lapp Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information: www.dodgethomas.com.
Queenie Galante, beloved mother of Glenn, mother-in-law to Deborah (nee Testa), grandmother of Lisa, Glenn Jr. and Alison, great-grandmother of Ashley and Justin, passed away on Jan. 6, 2010 just 24 days shy of her 100th birthday. Memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church of Sea Cliff on Jan. 30 at noon.
Gail A. Kreidemaker, of Glenwood Landing, died on Jan. 5, 2010. Mother of Julie Gallo and Liz Kraft. Grandmother of Ethan, Lola, Jack, Emily and Haley. She is also survived by her boyfriend Dave VanVorst and her sister Betty Norwich. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s RC Church, Glen Cove. Interment Roslyn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Guide Dog Foundation.
Panteleymon Shohov, MD, of Sea Cliff, died on Jan. 4, 2010. Husband of Anna. Father of Tatiana Shohov, Elisabeth Shohov-Olhovsky and Serge. Brother of Alexandra Zezulin. Funeral service at St. Seraphim Russian Orthodox Church, Sea Cliff. Interment Holy Trinity Monastary, Jordanville, NY. Contributions may be made to the church. Further information Whitting Funeral Home 300 Glen Cove Ave. Glen Head, NY.
Paul Geddes Pennoyer Jr. was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism for Air Group 28. Attached to the U.S.S. Monterey, he was operating against major units of the Japanese fleet during the first battle of the Philippines Sea on June 20, 1944. At the age of 89, he died on Jan. 7, 2010 in Locust Valley. The cause was congestive heart failure his family said. Among his other awards during WWII was the air medal for meritorious air strikes in the Solomon Islands in June and July 1943. In lieu of his second medal, he was presented the Gold Star by Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal in September of 1944. As a pilot of the Torpedo Bombers, Pennoyer was awarded a second Gold Star. In lieu of a third air medal, Pennoyer was presented a Gold Star again with his achievement as pilot of a Torpedo Bomber in the Philippines May through December 1944. In March 1943, he spent a month crossing the Pacific on a supply ship with John F. Kennedy, who became a lifelong friend.
Jacob (Jack) Ain, of Weston, MA, 94 years of age, died peacefully on Dec. 18, 2009, surrounded by his loving family. Jack Ain was born Dec. 15, 1915 in Sea Cliff to Julius and Clara Ain and lived most of his life in Sea Cliff and Old Brookville. He leaves his beloved four sons and one daughter: Mark Ain, Lexington, MA; Brent Ain, Potomac, MD; Ross Ain, Washington, DC; Aron Ain, Newton, MA; and Alice Ain Rich, Weston, MA. He is also survived by 12 loving grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, four daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, two sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and many, many dear friends. He was predeceased by his loving wife Pearl Ponemon Ain and siblings Sarah Morenstein and Herbert Ain.
He was a graduate of Sea Cliff High School, Class of 1933, and New York University, Class of 1937 where he earned a degree in engineering.
Jack lived a full life with his adored wife of 65 years, Pearl, at his side. For over 45 years, he operated a local plumbing and heating supply business that he took over from his father. But his real interests were his family and the charitable organizations to which he gave tirelessly. While Jack was involved in leadership positions with the Lions Club, Congregation Tifereth Israel, the Glen Cove YMCA and many other charitable organizations, the Nassau County Chapter of the Association for the Help of Retarded Children (AHRC) was particularly special to him. He served as a board member and leader of AHRC for many decades. In recognition of his dedication to providing assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities, the AHRC opened the Pearl and Jack Ain Advantage Care Diagnostic and Treatment Center on its Brookville campus in 2005 through a lead gift provided by Pearl and Jack.
He was dedicated to making the world a better place and was committed to his community and energized by working to make the world a better place. He will be remembered as a man who cared deeply about his family and made a difference by helping those who needed assistance to lead productive and meaningful lives.
Donations may be made in loving memory of Jacob Ain to the Pearl & Jack Ain Advantage Care Diagnostic and Treatment Center at AHRC Nassau, 189 Wheatley Rd., Brookville, NY 11545. Phone 516-626-1000.
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