Leo W. (Sandy) Sanderson, 82, died on Oct. 14, 1998. He won a partial scholarship to the School of Art at Syracuse University on an oil painting he did of his sister, Pearl. He graduated in 1938 and worked in Pittsburgh where he met his first wife, Louise. He joined the Army during WWII and served in England. He worked as a window designer after the war. They lived in Levittown and Port Washington.
He married Jane Bradley in 1970, three years after his wife's death. They divorced in 1985.
A successful artist, Mr. Sanderson designed window and outdoor lighting displays for Macy's Herald Square and other department stores including Mid-Island Plaza in Hicksville. He was a member of the Artists Guild. He later moved to Galveston, TX and taught residents how to paint.
Mr. Sanderson is survived by his children, Kate Burdon and Lee Sanderson; his sisters, Pearl Bauer and Joan Seetoo; his ex-wife Jane Sanderson; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Sanderson was cremated. A memorial service will be held on Nov. 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Villa Maria Convent, 615 Montauk Hwy., Watermill.
Amelia "Millie" Kurdziel, 85, formerly of Port Washington, died on Oct. 24, 1998. Wife of the late William. Mother of Andrea Golinsky (Mike), Helen Levine (Jack), William (Brigitte) and Andrew (Maria). Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five. Arrangements were made by the M.A. Connell Funeral Home, Huntington. Mass at St. Hugh's RC Church. Donations can be made to the Huntington Community First Aid Squad.
Babette L. McCarthy (nee Seele), of Stuart, FL, died on Oct. 24, 1998, in her 81st year, after a long heroic struggle against cancer. Wife of Jerome. Stepmother of John, Edie and Tish. Grandmother of Andy, Michael and Lauren.
Born in St. Louis, MO, the oldest of three children, she attended Mary Institute and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College. Following graduation, she attended Heidelberg University where she studied German. Upon her return to the US, she attended business school and then began work at the firm of Wm. C. Holzhauer and Co., which specialized in the brokerage of vegetable oil.
In 1958 she joined the firm of McCarthy and Associates, a food brokerage firm which dealt in bulk comodities and represented major food processors in the US. From then until 1988, she was instrumental in its expansion and market growth, eventually becoming a vice president of the firm.
She was active in several organizations throughout the years including the Wellesley Alumnae Association and various garden clubs in Sands Point and Stuart.
She is also survived by her brother Eugene of Melbourne, FL; her sister-in-law Mary of Tempe, AZ; and seven nieces and nephews.
Throughout her long and difficult battle with cancer, her best and finest qualities were burnished even brighter and she became a model for everyone with whom she came in contact for her strength, her resoluteness, her perserverance and her unflagging dry wit. We, her family, as well as all who knew her, will miss her for years to come.
Arrangements were made by the the Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, and the O'Brien-Gerst Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MI. Memorial service at St. Patrick's Church, Parnell, MI. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Martin and St. Lucie, Inc. 2030 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996 or Wellesley College Alumnae Association, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8201.
Carmela Voulo, of Port Washington, died on Oct. 25, 1998. Wife of the late Raymond. Mother of Dr. Raymond Voulo and Dolores Tranchino. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 12. Sister of Wilhelmina Pepa, Christina Centoducatti and Frieda Serpa. Arrangements were made by the Fairchild Chapel, Garden City. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Eleanor G. Scholl, 82, of Port Washington, died on Oct. 25, 1998. Wife of the late Carlyle M. Mother of Judith Sause of Bayport and Linda Birch of Port Washington. Grandmother of Gregory and Gary Sause and Brian and Ashley Birch. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Funeral service at the United Methodist Church. Interment Greenfield Cemetery.