Saturday, 05 April 2014 00:00
John DaVanzo, 92, was laid to rest on Tuesday, March 25. He passed away on Friday, March 21. DaVanzo was 92.
DaVanzo graduated from Mineola High School in 1939 and was all-varsity in football, basketball, baseball and track. He attended Hofstra University, but left early because he was drafted to fight in World War II.
DaVanzo served as a village trustee from 1955 to 1965 and 2005 to 2007, deputy mayor for five years from 1955-1960, North Hempstead town councilman from 1965-1974 and town clerk from 1974-1991.