John J. Meslin, of Oyster Bay, died on Nov. 19, 1999. A graduate of Hicksville High School, he was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 28. Fiance of Kristin. Son of Carol and the late Richard L. Brother of the late Richard K., Nancy Roemer, Constance Johnson, Margaret Quaresimo and William J. Uncle of 18. Arrangements were made by the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, Hicksville. Funeral Mass at St. Ignatius Loyola RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.
Edward A. Dunn Sr., of Bayville, died on Nov. 20, 1999. Husband of the late Miriam. Father of Lynne-Ann and Edward. Fiance of Carol Watts. Brother of Ellen Cunniff. Son of Lillian. Arrangements were made by the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, Oyster Bay. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to The Nature Conservancy, 250 Lawrence Hill Rd., Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.
Socorro A. Benedicto, 86, of Oyster Bay Cove, died on Dec. 9, 1999. Wife of the late Godofredo. Mother of Erlinda, Milagros, Marietta, Godofredo Jr., Francisco, Corazon Santos, Socorro and Maria Theresa Yu. Grandmother of four. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations can be made to St. Dominic's RC Church, 93 Anstice St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771 or Knights of Columbus, Council 1206, 41 Summit St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771.
Chester Wilenski, 72, of Bayville, died on Dec. 10, 1999. Husband of Barbara. Father of Debbie, Chet (Victoria) and Bill (Vicki). Grandfather of Ashley, Silver-Kate, Brittney and Lauren. Brother of John and Eddie. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Hyacinth RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Robert D. Blumhagen, 60, of Bayville, died suddenly on Dec. 11, 1999. Husband of Sherry. Father of Gladys Mataska, Sherry, Chaz, the late Robert and Christopher. Brother of Frances Mitchell, Donald, Marriane Hagan, Joe, Pat Zember and Helen Quinones. Grandfather of Paul, Jason and Justin. Great-grandfather of Michael. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Mass at St. Gertrude's RC Church. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Martha "Pat" Baker, of Locust Valley, died on Dec. 13, 1999. Wife of Albert. Mother of Peter, Paul, Janet and John. Grandmother of Megan, Brian, Mark, John and "Chelli." Sister of Edith Lindblad and numerous brothers and sisters in England. Arrangements were made by the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, Oyster Bay. Funeral service at the Reformed Church of Locust Valley. Cremation private. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association.