Robert Cuddeback, of Glen Cove, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at the age of 76. Husband of 38 years to Katherine. Father to Cheryl, Robert, Brad and John. Favorite grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin. Best friend to many, friend to all. He was a graduate of Kent School and Brown University. He was a 2nd Lieutenant in US Army, an icon in the maritime shipping industry, and a proud member of the Founders Club of the petrochemical industry. More than anything, he loved being with family and friends, and we loved being with him. A true gentleman, he lived life. A memorial service was held at the Locust Valley Reformed Church on Nov. 5, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kent School, Kent, CT 06757.
Gregory L.L. Kapsalis, of Bayville, died on Nov. 4, 2005 in his 85th year. Husband of Chrisoula. Father of Leonard (Susan) and James. Grandfather of Daniel. Brother of Helen Grievo and the late Frances and Mary. Reposed at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Service held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Resurrection. Interment Cypress Hills Cemetery.
Josephine Calabro, 87, of East Norwich, formerly of Richmond Hill, died on Nov. 7, 2005. Wife of the late Santo. Mother of Theresa Fiordalisi (Vincent) and Jo Ann Ambrose (Ed). Grandmother of Ali, Melanie and Marisa. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.
Florence J. Krioski, 77, of Muttontown, formerly of Elmont, died on Nov. 8, 2005. Wife of the late John. Mother of Deborah Orlando (Albert). Grandma of Jacquelin and Briana. Cousin of Dorothy Sinning. Also survived by relatives and friends. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery, Elmont. In lieu of flowers donations in her name to St. Francis Hospital, 100 Port Washington Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.
Beatrix (Trixie) Benjamin Taylor, of Oyster Bay, died on Nov. 10, 2005. Born Beatrix Chase Hoyt on July 9, 1920 in New York to Franklin Chase Hoyt, presiding justice of The Children's Court of NY, and Maud Rives Borland. Great-granddaughter of Salmon P. Chase, chief justice of the US Supreme Court, and sister of the late Constance Hoyt Moore. She is survived by her husband Stephen H. Taylor of Oyster Bay. Previously married to Park Benjamin Jr. (deceased in 1986) and survived by their four sons, Park Benjamin III of Bayville, Hoyt D. Benjamin of Ithaca, NY, William C. Benjamin of Weston, MA and Stephen Benjamin of Norwalk CT; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was a devoted wife and mother, accomplished marine artist, avid sailor and active member of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club. Trixie was a wonderful person loved by all who knew her. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral service at Zion Episcopal Church, Wappingers Falls, NY. Memorial service at Christ Church, Oyster Bay. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to Christ Church, 61 E. Main St., Oyster Bay, NY or Save the Children, PO Box 38, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.