Raymond Bostwick Patten, of Beverly, MA, formerly of Duxbury, MA and Manhasset, passed away on May 8, 2001. He was 86 years old. Mr. Patten grew up in Port Washington, attended Port Washington H.S. where he starred in football and track and graduated from the University of New Hampshire where he played football and hockey for four years. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Port Washington H.S. and the University of New Hampshire for his athletic prowess. During WWII, Mr. Patten served in the Philippines where he was discharged as a major. He was the NY director of sales for Curtis Publishing Company and Ladies Home Journal before his retirement in 1980. He is survived by five of his children, Roderick Bostwick Patten of Briarcliff Manor, NY, Dudley Patten Goettelmann of Manhasset, Parnell Patten Hagerman of Whenam, MA, Perry Patten Ormiston of Duxbury, and Blair Kaiser Patten of Denver, CO; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The family requests that contributions in Mr. Patten's memory be sent to the UNH Hockey Scholarshp Fund, University of NH, Durham, NH 03824.
Edith Baldwin passed away after a short illness on May 25, 2001. She was 88 years old. As a member of the Class of 1933, she graduated early from Swarthmore College, PA, in 1932. Her husband, Arthur F. Baldwin, predeceased her in 1993 and he was an honors graduate of Swarthmore in 1931.
Edith Baldwin was valedictorian of her high school class at Germantown HS, PA, before entering Swathmore at the age of 16.
Edith and her husband, Art, lived in Port Washington for 47 years, moving to Crosslands-Kennet Square, PA, in 1989. In Port Washington, Mrs. Baldwin was a board member of the PTA and served as both a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. The Baldwins were avid travelers and twice traveled around the world. Among Edith's interests were reading, interior decorating, gardening, bridge and Abilities Health & Rehabilitation in Albertson.
Mrs. Baldwin is survived by her two children, Cynthia Baldwin Luscombe of Chatham, NJ, and John Christopher Baldwin of NYC; two granddaughters, Alison Luscombe of Hoboken, NJ, and Priscilla Luscombe of Cambridge, MA. Her parents were the late William J. and Mary Anna Baltz of Oak Lane, PA.
Anyone wishing to make a contribution in Edith Baldwin's memory may do so to the Kendal-Crossland Community Reserve Fund or Swarthmore College.
Allan Duarte, 26, of Port Washington, died on May 27, 2001. He is survived by his parents, Benjamin and Alba Argenal Duarte and his brothers, Henry and Benjamin Jr. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Juan Carlos Garcia, 25 ,of Port Washington, died on May 27, 2001. He is survived by his parents, Dagoberto Luis and Rosa Villalobos Garcia and his sister Carolina Zelaya. He is also survived by one niece. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.