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Obituary: Sidney Farkas

Sidney Farkas

Sidney Farkas, formerly of Glen Cove, passed away on Aug. 15, 2009 at the age of 90. He is survived by his two daughters, Shelley Farkas Davis of New York City and the Hudson Valley and Barrie Farkas Miller of New York City. He is also survived by his nieces, Roberta Witlin Hirsh, Sindee Schenker Weinbaum and Cathy Witlin Blake as well as his nephews Sandy Witlin and Steven Schenker.

Sidney Farkas moved to Port Washington after the death of his wife Evelyn to whom he was married for over 50 years. They both met while attending Brooklyn College where Sidney was on the football team. Sidney was the leader of the Great Books Club at the Locust Valley Library for many years. He was a long time psychologist for a Long Island hospital until his retirement. He traveled extensively with his wife Evelyn who was a social worker at the same hospital. Besides traveling, the couple enjoyed creative gardening, reading, art, theater and music.

 

 

Obituary: Gloria G. Grassi

Gloria G. Grassi

Gloria G. Grassi, of Bayville, died suddenly on Aug. 16, 2009. Daughter of Sara and the late Gaetano. Sister of Ron (Marge). Niece of Gilda Carlucci. Aunt of Thomas, John and Ron. Also survived by five great-nieces. Visiting at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Mass held at St. Gertrude RC Church, Bayville. Entombment St. John’s Cemetery, Queens.

 

Obituary: Mildred A. (Stein) McNally

Mildred A. (Stein) McNally
1926-2009
A Lifetime in the Landing

Millie was born the ninth of 10 children to William Stein and Etta Tienken Stein on Nov. 10, 1926 at her childhood home in the Landing. After graduating from Glen Cove High School, she worked at Columbia Ribbon and Carbon until she married her soulmate, Ed McNally, in 1947 and started her own family. Millie and Ed built a house in the Landing in 1954 where they raised their three sons. Millie remained in that house until her quiet passing on Aug. 14, 2009.

Millie was the mother of Ed (Jane), Bob (Elin) and James (Dawn Marie). She was the grandmother of Robert (Adrienne), Daniel (Courtney), Kristin (Kyle), William (Katrina), Kimberly, Sean, Lauren and Deanna Marie. Millie was adored by her many nieces and nephews as well.

Millie was a special friend to many and often a caregiver to those around her. She will also be remembered as an organizer for the Glenwood Landing American Legion monthly bus trips to Atlantic City.

Services were held at Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass on Aug. 20 at St. Patrick’s RC Church and interment at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Brookville. Donations may be made in her memory to Glen Cove Emergency Medical Services, 8 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, NY 11542.

 

 

Obituary: Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson
Harry Johnson, of Glen Head, died on Aug. 14, 2009. He was a retired milkman of 25 years and retired general foreman of Friends Academy. Husband of Alice. Father of Harry Johnson, Jr., Linda (Joe) LoBianco, Judy (Robert) Dwyer, William (Liz) Hoagland, Bruce (Catherine) Johnson, Barbara (Eric) Smith, Jill (John) Fechtig and Dawn Marie (John) Brottenberg. Grandfather of 20. Also survived by his brothers Ralph and Joe Johnson. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Roslyn. Interment private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Francis Hospital.
 

Obituary: Michelarcangelo Ricciardi

Michelarcangelo Ricciardi
Michelarcangelo Ricciardi, of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 13, 2009. Husband of Gerardina (nee Filippone). Father of Michael (Sally), Patsy (Melissa), Mario (Effie) and the late Danny. Grandfather of Michael, Daniel, Shelby and Jason. Brother of Maria, Emma, Tolanda and Alba. Arrangements were made by the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
 

Obituary: Edward J. Pfeiffer

Edward J. Pfeiffer

Edward J. Pfeiffer, 82, of Granby, CT, passed suddenly on April 25, 2009. Ed was a Glen Head resident for 17 years and raised his family there. He was originally from the Philadelphia, PA area where he met and married his wife of 52 years, Catherine Roache Pfeiffer. He joined the Navy at age 17 and served during WWII. He later attended Villanova University, graduating with a B.S. in economics. He was a Boy Scout leader for many years in the Philadelphia area as well as in Glen Head and Glenwood Landing.

 

Obituary: Randy J. Hanlon

Randy J. Hanlon, of North Massapequa, formerly of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 4, 2009. Son of Joseph. Brother of Robbie, Rick, Rusty, Roger, Billy and David. Companion of Grace Nunziata. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Boniface Church, Sea Cliff. Interment V.A. National Cemetery, Calverton.

 

 

Obituary: Liberino Manno

Liberino Manno, of Locust Valley, died on Aug. 1, 2009 at age 57. Husband of Dionisia. Father of Guido (Allison), Immacolata, Alfredo and Sergio. Son of Immacolata and the late Guido. Brother of Ada, Alfredo and Silvana. Grandfather of Gianluca and Matthew. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives. Arrangements were made by the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Entombment Holy Rood Cemetery.

 

Obituary: Michele Abbondandolo

Michele Abbondandolo, of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 1, 2009 at age 81. Husband of Palmira. Father of Nicola, Angelina Stanco (Aniello) and Giuseppe. Brother of Pasquale, Anna Izzo, Giuseppe, Rose and Nicola. Grandfather of Luigi, Michele and Lucia. Great-grandfather of Olivia Rose. Arrangements were made by the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Mass at the Church of St. Rocco. Entombment at Holy Rood Cemetery.

 

 

Obituary: Eleanor Pickering

Eleanor Pickering (nee Stein), 79, a life long resident of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 1, 2009. Wife of the late Frederick Pickering. Mother of Frederick Jr. and the late William Pickering. Sisters of Millie Stein McNally and Sonia Doran. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Religious service was held at the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Glen Cove, with Rev. Michael Ralph of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church officiating.

 

 

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