Peter J. Brauner, of Mt. Vernon, NY, formerly of Oyster Bay. Son of Muriel and the late Herbert. Brother of Judy Hyrka, Steven Brauner and the late Paul. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, Oyster Bay. Donations may be made to the American Heart or Cancer Associations. Services held in Las Vegas.
Anthony Salerno, 90, of Plainview, died on June 10, 2004. Father of Constance Silveri (Angelo). Grandfather of Donna Bodkin, Stephanie Silveri and the late Angela Silveri-Davis. Great-grandfather of four. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Mass at St. Dominic RC Chapel. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations in memory of Angela Silveri-Davis may be made to the University of Chicago, Dept. of Ob-GYN, Des Program, c/o Diane Anderson, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC2050, Chicago, IL 60637.
Madonna J. (Donna) Meredith, 81, of Oyster Bay, formerly of Wales, died on June 12, 2004. Mother of Keith (Judy), Nolan (Cindy) and Langford. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Mass at St. Dominic RC Chapel. Interment private.
Howard Bonbright II, 64, of Locust Valley, died peacefully on June 15, 2004. He was born on Oct. 3, 1938 in Grosse Point Farm, MI, the son of William Prescott Bonbright of Grosse Point Farms and the late Margaret Manson Weir Bonbright. He was the grandson of the late David M. Weir, founder of the Weirton Steel Co. of Weirton, WV, and he was also the great-grandson of William P. Bonbright, founder of the brokerage house, Bonbright and Co. of Philadelphia, PA.
He is survived by his daughters, Hilary B. Mullarkey and Libby Moulton; son-in-law Robert K. Mullarkey; sister Frances B. Hydon; former wife of 27 years, Eleanor L. Naess; and six grandchildren, Lexi and Christie Rifaat, Hammy Mullarkey, Will, Maggie and Lily Moulton.
Howard Bonbright II attended St. Paul's School in Concord, NH, where he was recognized as an outstanding athlete and later went on to Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He worked for The National Steel Corp. and The Bryn Mawr Trust Co. He resided in Radnorand Bryn Mawr, PA, for over 25 years before retiring to Locust Valley. He was a devoted grandfather, an avid sports enthusiast and in most recent years took pride in his volunteer work at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, The Nature Conservancy in Cold Spring Harbor and Glen Cove Hospital.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends who loved and appreciated him for his incredible sense of humor, compassion and ability to chat up and befriend all those around him. He will be especially remembered for his will, perseverance, tolerance and undying courage through great adversity.
Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Funeral service at the Grosse Point Academy Chapel on June 24. A memorial service will be held on July 20 at 11 a.m. at St. John's of Lattingtown, Locust Valley. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Nature Conservancy-LI Chapter, 250 Lawrence Hill Rd., Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.
Gertrude Warner (nee Roslund), a lifetime resident of Locust Valley, died on June 16, 2004. She was an active member of the Locust Valley Senior Citizens Club. Wife of the late Louis. Mother of Louis. Sister of Henry, Iver, Ellen and the late Osborn. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Prayer service conducted by Monsignor Frank Midura. Burial Locust Valley Cemetery.
John Haldeman Leib, 77, of Oyster Bay, died on June 17, 2004. Husband of Isabel Byran Leib. Father of Melissa Veghte and James H. Leib. Stepfather of Theodore, Alexandra and Bryan Danforth. Grandfather of Robert H. Veghte. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Service at St. John's of Lattingtown. Interment Memorial Garden.