Charles Rogers, 87, formerly of Port Washington, died on Nov. 28, 1998. He was retired from the insurance business and was an ordained deacon for the Rockville Centre Diocese. Deacon Rogers served at Our Lady of Fatima in many capacities including bringing Communion to the sick. He was honored for his service and was named Knight of the Holy Sepulchre. Father of Mary Hewitt, Pat Casullo and Virginia Rogers. Brother of St. Joseph Sister Mary Terence Rogers, Pat Quinlan, Bob and Luke. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of six. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.
Bessie Sparacio, of Port Washington, died on Dec. 2, 1998. Wife of the late Charles. Mother of Joni Jones. Grandmother of Suzanne. Great-grandmother of Nicole and Jessica. Arrangements were made by the Fairchild Chapel, Manhasset. Burial Holy Rood Cemetery.
William C. Rollauer, 89, of Port Washington, died on Dec. 2, 1998. He had worked for the Queens County Savings Bank from 1932 retiring in 1971 as a vice president. He was an active member of the North Hempstead Country Club and St. Peter of Alcantara Church. Husband of Marguerite. Father of Jeanne D'Elia and Anne Arter. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four. Brother of Albert Rollauer. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Funeral Mass at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment private. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to St. Francis Hospital, 100 Port Washington Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.
Charles Salerno, 85, of Port Washington, died on Dec. 3, 1998. He worked for Colonial Sand and Gravel for 40 years having retired in 1967. Husband of Nicolina. Father of Lucia Martinek and Mary Viel. Father-in-law of Frederick Martinek. Grandfather of Frederick, Liz, Gary and Jennifer Martinek and Robert and Shirley Viel. Great-grandfather of Alexis. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Funeral Mass at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Merton Allen, 79, of Port Washington, died on Dec. 5, 1998. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Port Washington. For many years he had been a printer at Metropolitan Label Company in Brooklyn and later worked as salesman for Massaro Brothers Oil Company in Great Neck. He was the advisor to Explorer Post #50 and an active member of the Lions Club in Port Washington. Husband of Augusta. Father of Deborah and Arlene. Grandfather of Brian T. McCann Jr. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the United Methodist Church, 1515 Middle Neck Rd., Port Washington.