John D. O'Connell (Jack), a long time resident of Port Washington, died on June 1, 2004. He was born on May 26, 1915. Jack was a distinguished FBI Special Agent for over 25 years. He served his country as part of National Security during WWII. Jack served as special counsel to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. He started a legal and security firm, Intertel, whose missions include protecting interests of national security and foreign diplomats and served as chief counsel to the NFL. He was a 4th degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Jack was a past chairman of St. Peter of Alcantara Parish Council and School Board. He was loved by all who knew him.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn. He is survived by his wife Marie; his children, Patricia Van Dusen, John Jr., Terrence, Thomas (Nancy), Kathryn, Mary Ellen Lyons (Kevin) and Daniel (Susan); 14 grandchilren; and four great-granchildren. 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.
Charlotte M. "Chippie" Dumpson, 65, of Port Washington, died on June 1, 2004. She is survived by her children Nadine Ham, Roxanne, Dwayne (Cara), Jeffrey (Kim), Phillis Robinson (Keith), Tyrell and Kelly; many children, nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Religious service at the United Methodist Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.