Mimi Javello, died at her home on Dec. 24, 2010. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, and lived there until 1961, Port Washington until 1979, Manhasset, NY until 1992, Kalamazoo, MI until 1998, and currently Morristown, NJ.
Mimi graduated from Pratt Institute, NY, in 1950 with a BA. She initially worked for Cohn-Hall-Marx also in New York City as a textile stylist, then devoted her time to her family as a homemaker, mother and wife.
Mimi enjoyed reading books to grade school children at the Southern Boulevard School in Chatham and did this for 10 years. She was also a member of the Morristown Women’s Club. She enjoyed painting, especially watercolor.
Wife of 51 years to Ron Javello of Morristown, NJ; Mother of Mark and his wife Karen Javello, of Chatham, NJ; Grandmother of Kyle, Nina, Bryan, and Sadie. Also surviving is a brother Frank Zinghini of Tequesta, FL. Memorial visiting hours were held on Saturday Jan. 8 followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. To send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneral homes.com. Those who wish may contribute in her memory. Please send a donation payable to Southern Boulevard School, 192 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ 07928, and in the memo, put Library Fund, Mimi Javello.
Charlotte Tully Perry, 96, of South Amboy, NJ, died Thursday Dec. 30, 2010 at Madison Center, Old Bridge. Born in Brooklyn, she lived in Manhasset, Long Island, before moving to South Amboy, NJ, in 2003.
Before retiring in 1976 she was employed by the New York City Transit Authority for 25 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, South Amboy, St. Mary’s Senior Citizens, South Amboy Senior Citizens and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, South Amboy.
Wife of the late Charles Perry who died in 1973, she was also predeceased by her brother, Joseph B. Tully and her sister, Marguerite Mathews. She is survived by two daughters and sons in-law, Margaret Rueb and her husband Jeff of Oyster Bay and Mary Ann Shields and her husband Brian of South Amboy; six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Jan. 3, from The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” at 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church, South Amboy. Interment followed at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale.
Anne Hanley Kilhenny died in Jupiter, Fl, on Nov. 25, 2010, peacefully after a short illness. She was born in Blissville, Queens on Nov. 20, 1922, the daughter of the late Michael J. and Mary C. (Henry) Hanley and sister of the late Thomas, Jack and the Rt. Rev. Richard Hanley. Anne attended Blessed Sacrament High School and then worked for the FBI in Foley Square during WWII. In 1947 she married the late Joseph Kilhenny and moved to Syracuse where Joe was studying at Syracuse University.
Returning to Long Island, Anne and Joe raised a family of three children as Joe began his 45-year career with State Farm Insurance, where both Anne and Joe made many dear friends across the United States. Following a move to Manhasset in 1962, Anne became active in St. Mary’s Parish. She enjoyed bridge, tennis and took up skiing, as she and Joe organized weekend trips to Vermont with family and friends. Anne was also active in the Strathmore Vanderbilt Women’s Club and served as president.
Leona Falconi, formerly of Manhasset, died on Nov. 16, 2010. She was the mother of Barbara Summers and Karen Doherty (Matthew), grandmother of Tracy, Carol Ann, Serina and great-grandmother of Jay. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home in Glen Head. Funeral Mass was at St. Mary’s RC Church, Roslyn. Interment was at St. Charles Cemetery, Pinelawn. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., 17th floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7633, (http://www.alz.org/index.asp).
On Nov. 4, 2010, Don Scott, 68, science teacher, track and cross country coach, passed away after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He taught science and coached at Manhasset High School for 42 years.
Coach Scott was honored Oct. 21 in celebration of his Cross Country Team’s 500th win.
His illustrious cross country and track career includes 1,295 wins in 1,376 meets, an estimable 94 percent winning record, and he holds the distinction of having the second most successful record of wins in the history of New York State public high school boys track coaches. His coaching style was informed by an abiding interest in developing young men of character through participation in athletic competition, and his gentle, patient guidance helped countless young men challenge their wall and break through to achieve their personal best.
Edrena F. Duffy, age 102, died Saturday Oct. 30, 2010, at the Holland Christian Home, North Haledon, NJ. Born in Denton, Texas and a graduate of the University of North Texas, she resided in Manhasset for 56 years before moving to Wyckoff, NJ in 2001 and most recently to North Haledon, NJ. She was a member of the Congregational Church, Manhasset, where she was involved in many church groups and various committees over the years and a former member of A.A.U.W.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Ann and Fred Dau of Wyckoff, NJ and three grandchildren and three great grandchildren; also, two step daughters and four step grandchildren. Edrena was predeceased by her first husband Ray F. Harvey in 1968, and by her second husband, John J. Duffy, in 1990. A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at Nassau Knolls Memorial Park Cemetery, Port Washington.
Arrangements by the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ.
Elizabeth Carlo Day, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 23, 2010 after enduring a long illness. Elizabeth was born in Fort Wayne, IN. She was a graduate of the Northampton School for Girls and Smith College, where she majored in Art History.
Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband Lawrence (Larry) Day of 57 years. Elizabeth and Larry had three children and have lived in Manhasset since 1960.
Elizabeth was a devoted wife and mother. She had a real zest for life. She was an avid reader and was a member of the Great Books Club at the Manhasset Library for several years. Elizabeth loved to travel, to visit friends and relatives, and had a special place in her heart for Scotland and England. She and Larry spent a few weeks in Key West every winter. Closely engaged in the lives of her children, she created a friendly and welcoming home environment that was always open to a wide variety of friends of all ages-all of whom felt uniquely accepted and at home in her presence.
She will be greatly missed by all, including her children, Dana Day of Houston, TX, John Day of Mineola, NY and Kimberly Day of Mineola, NY. She is also survived by her sister Mary and brother-in-law Les Bjork of New Bern, NC, sister-in-law Midge Day and Dick Metter, both of Davenport, IA, in addition to nieces and nephews Bruce Mettler, Lorie DeYoung, Larry Day, Bonnie Riddle, Debbie Moloznik, Marge Vickers, and David Bjork.
A memorial service will be held at the Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, followed by family visitation at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Hospice Care Network (Woodbury) or the World Wildlife Fund.
Justine Dennehy Meehan passed away on Oct. 11, 2010. Justine was born in Forest Hills, NY, on April 14, 1918. She graduated from Hunter College and the Columbia University School of Nursing.
She was married to the late John (Jack) Meehan, an attorney for W.R Grace, a former captain in the army serving in WWII, and a Knight of Malta.
Justine and Jack had four children and lived in Manhasset for 50 years, with other homes in Amagansett, LI and North Palm Beach, Florida.
Justine was an active member of St. Mary’s parish, participating in the Legion of Mary and the choir. She was a dame of Malta. She was an active and enthusiastic member of the American Association of University Women. Justine lived life fully. She loved books and music, the ocean and labrador retrievers. She was an avid bridge player and gardener. She had a big heart and was a second mother to many friends and family.
She will be greatly missed by her four children, John Meehan of St. Louis, Missouri; Dr. Justine Carr of Chestnut Hill, MA; Monica Meehan McNamara of Boston, MA; and Terrance Meehan of Winthrop, MA, in addition to her grandchildren, John and Jason Meehan; Nora Carr, Rebecca Carr Nolan and Andrew Carr; Kate and Maya McNamara; and a great grandchild, Eamonn Nolan.
Justine is predeceased by her parents, Nora and Daniel Dennehy, and by four sisters, Eileen McGoldrick, Mary Burger, Mona McCann and Shirley Mack. She is survived by a brother, Dan Dennehy, of Colorado. She is loved by many nieces and nephews and dear friends.
There will be a memorial service for Justine in Manhasset in April 2011.
Frank Bruno Thilow, a longtime resident of Manhasset, died on Oct. 13, 2010. Frank was 92 years of age. He was the devoted husband of Marion Beryl Thilow, who died in 1994. Frank was the loving father of three children, Leslie, Bradley, and Mary. Frank is also survived by five grandchildren, Max, Rachel, Evan, Laura and Julie.
He is buried alongside his parents in Rockledge, PA. Frank is deeply missed by his family and friends. We love you daddy.
James P. Flynn, 74, a longtime resident of Manhasset, since 1973, and Jupiter Florida, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Oct. 14.
Jim, as he was known by friends and family, founded Darik Enterprises in New York City in 1962 and built it into one of the country’s leading seafood importers.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Bonnie and his children, Carol (Charles Kintzing), Diane, Barbara (James Bruderman), and James Jr. (Stephanie Flynn). Brother to Thomas, predeceased by his sister Jeanne. Grandfather to Kimberly (Szymon Rozga), Brian, James III, Mia, Maggie, Megan and Kate.
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