William Binnian, of Lloyd Neck, died of cancer on Sept. 2, 2001. He was born in Cohasset, MA, and graduated from Andover Academy and Harvard College with degrees in engineering and science. His additional studies included the completion of NTS (aerological engineering) at MIT in Cambridge, MA. He served as an aerological officer (Lt. in US Navy) during WWII from 1943-46.
Mr. Binnian was a vice president of Pan American World Airways. After his retirement, he continued as a consultant. He was a member of the Harvard Club of NYC, the Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club and the Deer Isle (Maine) Yacht Club. He also served for many years as president of the "Winter Wheezers," a LI walking club.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jacqueline Chadwick Bolling; his twin sister, Katherine Howe of New London, NH; and an older brother, Samuel Shaw Binnian of Seattle, WA. His great-grandfather was Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick.
Memorial services were held Sept. 22 at St. John's Episcopal Church, Cold Spring Harbor, and will be held at Sunset Congregational Church, Deer Isle, on Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice/VNS of Suffolk County, 505 Main St., Northport, NY 11768, St. John's Episcopal Church, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 or The Whaling Museum, Main St., Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.
Michael Taddonio, 39, of Huntington, formerly of Upper Brookville, died tragically on Sept. 11, 2001, a victim of the World Trade Center attack. Beloved and devoted father of Danielle, age 10, Nicole, age 7, and Michael Jr., age 5. Cherished son of Richard and Josephine of Muttontown. Loving brother of Marc (Lisa) of Old Brookville and Terri Martin (Joseph) of Athens, GA. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Arrangements were entrusted to the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Dominic's RC Church, Oyster Bay. Interment at Locust Valley Cemetary. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michael Taddonio Memorial Fund, 155 Pound Hollow Rd., Old Brookville, NY 11545.
A Memorial Mass was held on Sept. 20 at St. Dominic's RC Church, for Christopher Paul Slattery, victim of the World Trade Center disaster. Arrangements were entrusted to the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, the NY Firefighters 9/11 Disaster Relief Fund or the September 11 Fund in conjunction with the United Way.
Helen E. Kane, 91, of Boynton Beach, FL, died on Sept. 18, 2001. Wife of the late Joseph. Mother of Richard and Lorraine Kane of Oyster Bay Cove. Grandmother of Kevin, Bob and Carol. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment Boynton Beach Municipal Cemetery.