Millicent Gordon Vosburgh, 90, recently of New York City, and formerly of Plandome, died peacefully on June 8 at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY. A resident of Bridges Cornell Heights Millicent was surrounded by her family at the time of her death. Predeceased by her husband, Dr. Lee F. Vosburgh, Millicent is survived by her children, Rick Vosburgh (Durham, NC), Lisa Stone (Boston, MA), Brooke Alexander (Wittman, MD), Evan Vosburgh (NYC), Tracy Vosburgh (Ithaca, NY) and Lee Vosburgh (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico); and grandchildren, Matthew (San Francisco) and Ian Ghent (NYC); Jessica (New Haven, CT) and Brendan Vosburgh, 2LT, IN, US Army (Fort Benning, GA); Emily (Punta Gorda, Belize), Michael (Boston, MA), and Benjamin Stone (Boston, MA); Alexander (Washington, DC) and Elizabeth Frieden (Ithaca, NY).
Dr. Mishriki graduated top of his class at the Kasr El Aini Faculty of Medicine Cairo University with an M.D. in 1954 and was a former medical staff member at Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, where he last held the position of associate chairman, department of pathology.
Robert C. Canale, a 50-year resident of Manhasset, died June 2, 2012 at the Tuttle Center at the Amsterdam, Port Washington. He was 86 years old. Born on June 2, 1926 in Brooklyn, he was a 1944 graduate of Xavier HS, and proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. Upon graduation from Fordham University in 1950, he began his career in the pharmaceutical industry at Smith-Kline French. After 18 years, he transitioned into medical publishing, beginning with the Steven K. Herlitz organization, continuing on to Romaine Pierson Publishers, and then finally to Dominus Publishing where he culminated his distinguished career as one of the founding publishers of two journals: Primary Care & Cancer, and Oncology, which he helped shepherd through its first 15 years.
James D. Glennon of Port Orange, Florida, formerly of Port Washington, Long Island and California passed away on April 25, 2012. Mr. Glennon was a graduate of Chaminade High School and Long Island University. He later received his M.A. in public administration. Jim began a 35-year career in law enforcement as a police officer in Berkeley, California and subsequently joined the Walnut Creek, California Police Department. He later became deputy director of the Police Academy at the Contra Costa Criminal Justice Center in Pittsburg, California. Simultaneously he served as an instructor in criminal justice at the College at Contra Costa. Mr. Glennon was considered an expert on issues of police stress and testified as an expert witness in numerous civil and criminal trials. He became Police Chief of the city of Seaside, California.
Arthur Nelson Jr., “Buddy,” of Huntington died on May 2, 2012. He was the beloved father of Tracie Vaughan (Dan), Timothy (Laurel) and Brian Nelson, and cherished brother of Diane Nelson, Kathy Mazur (Tom), Craig Nelson and the late Scott and Ricky. Buddy remained close to his former wife Patricia Nelson, and many loving nieces and nephews. Buddy was a longtime proprietor of Orlando’s Deli of Manhasset and an entrepreneur of many other business ventures. Buddy will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Stella Mary Russo (nee Christina) passed away in her sleep on May 9, 2012 at the home of her daughter Carol Allen of Manhasset. She was 96 years old. Stella was born near Johnstown, PA. When she was 16, her father died in a coal mining accident and, as the oldest of eight siblings, she had to work to help support her family. As such, she came to Brooklyn to work as a nanny and housekeeper. After World War II, she married Antonio Russo and for over 50 years they lived in Laurelton, NY.
Harry Stafford of Somers, formerly Manhasset, died peacefully in his sleep on March 25, 2012 at the Waterview Nursing Center in Purdys, NY. He was born on March 17, 1926 in New York City. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Neal A. Scott (DE 769) in WWII.
After graduating from Brooklyn College, he began his career as a CPA. After 25 years with the firm of Stafford and Margulis, CPA, he practiced privately until he retired to Somers.
He was born to Catherine (Manning) and Bernard J. Vincent on March 15, 1920 in Fordham, NY. He graduated from Manhasset High School in 1937 and The NY State Merchant Marine Academy in 1940. He sailed to South America before training as an aviator in the U.S. Navy and served in the South Pacific. After serving as a US Naval Aviator in the Pacific during WWII he worked for the Federal Aviation Adminstration as Chief of Flight Standards Division after flying with American Overseas Airlines.
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