Brandon Lynch, 34, of Manhattan, died on March 21, 2004. He is survived by his parents, James Lynch and Janine Brown; his brother Thomas (Janis); his nephew Brandon; and his stepmother Ellen. Brandon is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Brandon Lynch Scholarship Fund, c/o Jump, 625 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
William "Bill" Sigsbee Zoller, 75, a resident of Port Washington for 49 years, died on March 25, 2004. He was the owner of Sigsbee Marine. Bill served as a quarter master and helmsman on a US Army transport during the Korean War. He built yachts for a leading boat manufacturer prior to startgin his own marina in 1955. Bill came by his occupation honestly, as he was a descendant of Admiral Charles Dwight Sigsbee, who was the captain of the USS Maine when it sank in Havana Harbor. He is survived by his wife Edna; his children, Donna, Harold, Kirt and Bill; and eight grandchildren. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Interment Kensico Cemetery.
Nina M. Cantrell (nee Majorino), renowned stone sculptor, of Port Washington, died on March 27, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer. Nina was a creative spirit who inspired everyone she touched. She was a visionary and pioneer in the use of colored, semi-precious stone as sculpted media. A teacher for over 40 years, Nina was a guest lecturer on the art of stone sculpture, both here and abroad. The recipient of many awards, her body of work lives on as a tribute to her fearless creativity and intense determination.
Nina was preceded in death by her husband, Simon Larach; brothers, Richard, Gus, Dino and Henry; and sister Blanche. She is survived by her sister Sylvia. She was the mother of Gail Farrell (Richard Friedlander) and Richard Cantor (Jill). She was the grandmother Max, Leon, Erika, Jamie and Daniel. She is also survived by her husband's sons, David (Marilyn) and Richard Larach. Nina also leaves behind many special friends and colleagues.
Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park. Contributions in her memory may to made to the American Cancer Society, 6800 Jericho Tpke., Suite 200W, Syosset, NY 11791 or LIJ Oncology Dept., 270-05 76th Ave., New Hyde Park, NY 11040.