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Obituary: William Clark Shoen

William Clark Shoen
William Clark Shoen, formerly of Glen Cove, died of complications from pneumonia on March 20, 2010 at the Northport VA Hospital. Son of Howard and Ida Mae Shoen, founders of North Shore Day School in Glen Cove, Bill graduated from Friends Academy in 1957 and Colgate University in 1961. He served in the U.S. Army where he was an officer serving during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his sister Barbara Brundige (James) of Syosset and East Hampton; his children, Stacey and Kelly of Salt Lake City, UT: grandchildren, Alyssa, Vanessa and Braxton; and nephews, James, Jonathan, Joseph and Jesse.

The victim of a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico in 1986, Bill had been hospitalized for several years. Family service will be private with burial in Wilson, NY. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in his name to Father Flannigan’s Boys Town, PO Box 145- memorials, Boys Town, NE 68010. Arrangements being made by Dodge Thomas Funeral Home in Glen Cove.