Jason B. Harris, 30, died suddenly and unexpectedly of a massive heart attack on April 22, 2002. Jason, a graduate of Paul D. Schreiber High School, Delhi College and a student of Dowling College, had planned to pursue a career in aviation, as a pilot. Jason is survived by his mother, Arlene Schulze Harris of Port Washington; a sister, Jennifer Louise Harris Bramble; nephew, Solomon Tyler Bramble; and niece, Joscelyn Grace Bramble. Interment was at the family plot at Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, NJ.
A devoted son, grandson and uncle, Jason was loved and admired by many and enjoyed all sports, particularly basketball, hunting, woodworking, hiking, swimming, biking and the great outdoors. Jason expressed his love for and of animals in volunteering his time at a local animal shelter in Brewster, NY, where he had currently resided. He is greatly missed by family, friends and all who knew him.
A memorial service to celebrate Jason's life will be held at the United Methodist Church of Port Washington, 1515 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, on June 1 at 4 p.m. The Rev. Edward C. Horne officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to his mother toward his favorite charities.
Ann Marie (Annie) Daly, 102, of Port Washington, died on April 24, 2002. Wife of the late John J. Mother of Nancy Daly. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Dawn Gerst, 82, of Venice, FL, formerly of Port Washington, died May 2, 2002, after a long illness. She was born Nov. 1, 1919 in Chicago. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Port Washington and attended Grace United Methodist Church in Venice. She was a former president of the League of Women Voters and was active in the American Association of University Women and the Methodist Women's Group in Port Washington. She is survived by her husband Eric; son Jeffrey of Rehovot, Israel; daughters Karen of Los Angeles, and Wendalyn von Meyenfeldt of Vancouver, BC and three grandchildren. Arrangements were made by the Farley Funeral Home and Crematory, Venice. A memorial service will be held in Port Washington.
Elizabeth H. Beljean (nee Hacker), of Port Washington, died on May 10, 2002. Wife of Sam. Mother of John. Sister of Mary Tupper. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.