Jeanne Enscoe Nixon was born in Paterson, NJ, daughter of the late Clair and Jeanette Kistler Pelton. She graduated from E. Stroudsburg High School, E. Stroudsburg State Teachers College (now E. Stroudsburg University) and Drexel Institute with a master's degree in library science. Jeanne taught in E. Stroudsburg High School for three years and was librarian in the Port Washington S.D. in the elementary and high school libraries.
Jeanne was married to Robert H. Enscoe in 1941 until his death in 1975. She was the widow of William V. Nixon of Pocono Farms andErrol Estates in Apopka, FL, whom she married in 1980. She is survived by two children, Robert K. Stremic of Hungtington Valley, PA and Philip H. Enscoe of Green Bay, WI; a sister Marion Pelton Brown of Hawley, PA; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, E. Stroudsburg. Funeral services held in Florida and E. Stroudsburg. Interment Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg, PA.
Joseph Fichera, 95, of Port Washington, died on April 23, 1998. He retired in 1971 from a 40 plus career making candy for many different candy manufacturers. He was a member of the Senior Citizens Center of Port Washington and the Candy Makers Union. Husband of Frances. Father of Maria Komljenovich and Angela Fichera. Grandfather of Joseph Komljenovich. Father-in-law of Bogda Komljenovich. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Robert J. Allaway, who lived in Port Washington from 1950 to 1993, died on May 4, 1998 in Dover, NJ. He was 84 years old. Mr. Allaway, who lived on Montfort Hill, was a commercial artist with studios in Port Washington and NYC. He and his wife, the late Ruth Allaway, were members of the First Methodist Chrch and the United Methodist Church of PW for 40 years. Both of their children are graduates of Port Washington public schools.
Mr. Allaway, who was born in Nebraska, had lived since 1993 in Somerville, NJ. He is survived by two sons, Robert Allaway of Philadelphia and David Allaway of Neshanic Station, NJ; two sisters, Eleanor Allaway of NYC and Jean Knudsen of Lexington, NB; and one grandson.
A memorial service will be held on May 17 at the Whitehouse United Methodist Church in Whitehouse, NJ.
Eugene Nedbor, well-known enginner who was responsible for the construction of many notable buildings and other structures primarily in and around Manhattan, died at the age of 85 at North Shore Univserity Hospital in Manhasset on May 7, 1998 of cardiac arrest.
During his more than 50 years in construction he was vice president of Cauldwell Wingate, of Starrett Brothers and Eaken as well as president of his own firm, Bradford Contstruction and involved in the construction of several of the buildings for the Hebrew Home for the Aged in Riverdale.
He was a graduate of MIT Class of '33. During WWII he served at Fort Belvoir, VA, teaching at the engineering school and retired as captain.
He is survived by his wife Ruth of Sands Point; his son Jonathan of Alligerville, NY; his daughter Gail of Glen Cove; and five grandchildren. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington.