Jane T. Stepankewich, of Old Bethpage, passed away April 1, 2009. She was predeceased in 1989 by her husband Eugene. She is survived by her children, Robert Stepankewich and Paula Jachno; grandchildren, Gregory, Stephanie and Lillian. Also survived by her sisters and brother, Laura Zamojcin, Eleanor Renkas, Henry Aleksiewicz, Irene Gibbons and Mary Rezempoulich. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held April 4 at St. Martin of Tours RC Church with interment following at St. Charles Cemetery.
Gertrude Mellon, of Bethpage, died on April 10, 2009, in her 90th year. Gertrude was a dancing teacher to thousands and friend to countless others. Wife of the late Francis J. Mother of Francine B. Wagner (Stephen), Jack (Marilyn), Carole M. Stubbe (Larry), Raymond T. (Patricia) and Maureenn DiGennaro (Tony). Sister of Doris Connolly. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of nine. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Hicksville Chapel. Funeral Mass at St. Martin of Tours RC Church. Interment LI National Cemetery. Donations may be made to Make A Wish Foundation of Metro NY, Inc., 111 Marcus Ave., Suite 22, Lake Success, NY 11042 in her memory.