Felicia Dembek, age 91, of Melbourne, FL, formerly of Port Washington, died on Feb. 17, 2002. She was the beloved wife of Walter Dembek and loving sister of the late Margaret Sniadala, Irene Loomis and Bolica Palawsky. She is survived by her nieces, Josephine Stankiewicz, Bernice DeGeronimo and Barbara Mellon and a nephew, Walter Palawsky, as well as many grand-nieces and grand-nephews. A Christian burial was celebrated at Venice Memorial Gardens in Venice, FL., on Feb. 20.
Dr. Paula H. Angelos, 77, formerly of Morewood Oaks, Port Washington, died on Feb. 26, 2002, at Ojai, CA, after a long illness. Dr. Angelos was a pediatrician in Port Washington until 1972 when she and her family moved to Los Angeles, CA, where she practiced pediatrics at LA County baby clinics until her retirement in 1984. During her years in Port Washington, she was the first president of Port Alert, the program to fight teenage drug abuse, and a school doctor for the public schools. After her retirement, she and her husband, Lewis R. Angelos, moved to Ojai where they were mainstays of the "Grandparents and Books" program at the public library. An avid skier and tennis player until a few years ago, she pursued gardening and nature studies after her retirement. She is survived by her husband of 54 years and their three children, Claudia of Manhattan, Peter of Mill Valley, CA, and Christopher of Monterey, CA; four grandchildren, Melina and Elon Healey, Alison Angelos and Grace Angelos; and her sister, Margot Fletcher of Port Washington.
Jill A. Lamoureux, 86, died in Sharon Hospital on March 1, 2002. She was the widow of Marcel P. Lamoureux. She was born Oct. 20, 1915 in Morris Cove, CT, the daughter of the late Bertha and George Atwood. Before retiring to Lakeville in 1984, she was a longtime resident of Port Washington and worked for many years for Grumman Aerospace Industries. A naturalist, she was an active member and past president of the LI Chapter of the Audubon Society. Mrs. Lamoureux is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Langley of Brewster, NY, and Penny Patterson of Lakeville, CT; a son, Christopher Lamoureux of Benecia, CA; two grandsons, Ryan Armstrong of Oahu, HI, and Scott Akam of New Fairfield, CT; two granddaughters, Tammy Akam of Port Washington, and Cristin VanWart of Wilmington, NC; and a great-granddaughter, Alicea Armstrong of Wilmington. A memorial service will be held at Noble Horizons Chapel in Salisbury, CT, on April 6 at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to The Heifer Project , International: Tel. 800-422-0474. Website: http://www.heifer.org. Address - PO Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203.
Robert T. Quittmeyer, a former food and industrial equipment company executive, died on March 8, 2002, at his home in Port Washington. He was 81. The cause was Alzheimer's disease, his wife, Marilyn, said.
From 1971 thorugh 1980, Mr. Quittmeyer was president and chief executive officer of the former Amstar Corporation, best known for its Domino sugar products. He joined Amstar in 1956 as assistant secretary. From 1980 he served as chairman of the board, retiring in 1983. From 1983 through 1987 he was an executive-in-residence at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. He also served on the board of directors at Lever Brothers, Borden and the Bank of NY. Prior to joining Amstar, he was associated with the Sullivan and Cromwell law firm.
Mr. Quittmeyer graduated from Columbia College with a bachelor's degree in 1941 and received a juris doctor degree from Columbia Law School in 1946. He served for three years in the 34th and 88th Infantry Divisions of the Army during WWII.
He was born Sept. 12, 1920 in Peekskill, NY, the son of Edith Grace Loreaux and Ernest Martin Quittmeyer. He was an active member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Port Washington, where he had been on the vestry and for many years sang in the choir. He also served for a number of years as the chairman of the Village of Baxter Estates Board of Appeals.
In addition to his wife, Marilyn, Mr. Quittmeyer is survived by a daughter, Susan Quittmeyer Morris of Warren, NY; two sons, Richard of Las Vegas, NV, and James of Rocklin, CA; a brother, Charles of Williamsburg, VA; and five grandchildren, Jessica, Teddy and Zachary Quittmeyer and Jennifer and Daniel Morris.
Bruce Warren Tarr, of Port Washington, died suddenly on March 13, 2002. He is survived by his wife Robin C. Tarr; his daughter Jennifer Tarr; his son Andrew Tarr; and several cousins. Bruce was a good, loving and loyal husband, father and friend. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. A service was held on March 16 at the funeral home. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery.