Eva Hoffman, 91, of Oronoque Village, died on April 17, 1998 in Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Born on July 17, 1906 in NYC, she was the daughter of the late Gustav and Clara Luyties Lanzke. Wife of Edward L. Mother of Edward L. Hoffman Jr. of Greenwich. Grandmother of three. Arrangements were made by the Fred D. Knapp & Son Funeral Home, Greenwich, CT. Services and interment private. Memorial contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 75 Burbon St., Branford, CT 06405.
George P. Ritchie, 69, of Port Washington, died on April 28, 1998. A US Army veteran, he was a retired NCPD sergeant. Husband of Mary. Father of Karen, Thomas and Kevin P. Ritchie. Grandfather of Andrew, Matthew, Brian and Amanda. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Funeral Mass at St. Peter of Alcantara. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Margaret Mary "Shirley" Demange, daughter of Mary Cleary and Samuel Willis of Port Washington; sister of Jane Myles and Bruce Willis; mother of Adele Mary Tschupp; mother-in-law of Jim; grandmother of Jason, Jacqueline and Jimmy, was called to the Lord on April 30, 1998 to her final rest.
Shirley chose to give her life to others as a nurse. She graduated from St. Vincent's in 1942 in time to join the Navy on the hospital ship, the USS Repose in WWII. Nursing was her lifelong gift to many in need who passed through the doors at LIJMC. Her many long years of work now complete; her purpose of life fulfilled; her covenant with the Lord attained...now may she receive the salvation of God.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Port Washington at 7 a.m. on May 19.