Anthony DeVito, 87, of Port Washington, died on Nov. 25, 1998. Husband of Mary. Father of Marie DiLeo and Sally Craig. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five. Interment Nassau Knolls 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.
Anita Sheridan Jr. passed away on Dec. 4,1998 after a long, brave battle against breast cancer which led to many complications. Nidi, as her friends and family called her was only 47 years old and was in St. Cloud's Health Care Center, St. Cloud, FL. She was a volunteer and founding board member for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro, NY. She served on the board of directors from 1983 -90. She also was a staff member in 1991-92. Nidi helped build the organization and spent much of her time volunteering to help grant the wishes of countless critcally ill children.
Being born and raised in Port, as was her family, she attended school here and graduated from Schreiber high. She and her mother moved to Florida in 1991.
Predeceased by her father, Addison, she is survived by her mother, Anita; a brother, Edward and sister-in-law, Betty. Also her maternal aunts, Audrey Slavinsky and Ruth Lerhinan; her family through her brother's marriage, Louise, Lou, Annette and Louis Ligeri; many cousins and dear friends. Cremation took place in Florida and she will return to Port to join her father. Memorial service is yet to be planned. She always signed her name with a smiley face and for her so will we.