Otto Uhl Jr. died July 26, 2002, at the Eastern LI Hospital. He was 97 years old. He was born in NYC on April 7, 1905. to Otto Uhl Sr. and Agnes Russel Uhl, grew up in the city and spent his teen years summering in Greenport. After high school he became a career accountant, for 40 years, at the Holland America Line.
The Holland American Line selected Mr. Uhl to assist in the company's rejuvenation effort after WWII. He traveled to the Netherlands, during the winter on an unheated ship, to assist in this effort.
Otto raised his family in Port Washington. He was an active member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior and enjoyed singing in the choir for many years. He lived there until 1999, at which time he and his wife Ella moved to Orient to live with their daughter, Marilyn.
As a teenager, Otto fell in love with Greenport when invited by an uncle to spend the summer. He met his wife there and discovered the beauty and serenity of the East End. In 1936 he built a bungalow in Greenport where he and his family spent many wonderful summers. He attributed his good health to the summers spent on the beach on LI Sound at the "67 Steps," where he saw the most beautiful sunset in the world. He treasured the time when he and his cousins owned the Cove Beach property adjacent to Dam Pond in East Marion.
Otto expressed his joy of life through photography and song. Throughout his life he entertained family and friends singing and playing the banjo and ukulele.
He is survived by his wife Ella; and two daughters, Carole Mavity of NYC and Marily Utz of Orient Point; and his granddaughter Elizabeth Utz.
Arrangements were made by the Horton Funeral Home, Greenport. Funeral service at the East Marion Community Church.
Oscar Iglesias, 85, a resident of Port Washington since 1960, died on Aug. 1, 2002. Oscar was predeceased by his wife Maria L. He is survived by his children, Christine A. Faulk (Paul Jr. ) and George Iglesias (Barbara); grandchildren, David and Leonel Cantano, Dorian, Paul N., Victoria and Linda Faulk, Meegan Gigaute and Nora Iglesias. Great-grandfather of Julian and Olivia Catano and Halle Gigaute. Oscar was born Dec. 19, 1916 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was the accountant for Quality Fish of Port Washington for many years. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.