Robert K. Aitken, a long time resident of Port Washington, died on Aug. 26, 2004 at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife Peggy, sons Robert Lee and Mark (Linda), also granddaughters Katie and Dani.
Mr. Aitken moved to Port Washington from Brooklyn in 1934 and attended Port Washington public schools. He graduated from Paul D. Schreiber in 1943 and from Brown University in 1947. He married his high school sweetheart Peggy Seaman in 1948. Mr. Aitken retired from the New York Telephone Company.
An avid golfer, Mr. Aitken was a member of the North Hempstead Country Club where he served as secretary, and a member of the board of governors. He was also a member of the Lions Club of Port Washington and served as editor of the Lion's newsletter for many years.
His funeral service will be held at the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on Thursday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m.. Interment at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Luciano Carta, age 72, passed away peacefully after a long illness, on Aug. 8, 2004, at North Shore Hospital, Manhasset. Lucian was a long time resident of Port Washington. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, his son Stephan (Rosanne), and his daughter, Sandra, and grandchildren Stefano and Stefanie. Funeral arrangements were handled by Austin F. Knowles, Inc., Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 11 at St. Peter of Alcantara R.C. Church. The interment followed at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Dominick Lucariello, 76, a resident of Port Washington for over 50 years, passed away on Aug. 16, 2004. Dominick was a business owner with Getty Oil in Lake Success, NY. Born August 10, 1928 in Bronx, NY, he settled in Port Washington in 1957 with his family.
He is survived by his wife Rose and two sons Daniel and James Lucariello, along with his granddaughters Katelin and Sarah and his three sisters. The family has requested that any donations be made to a memorial fund established in his name, with the American Cancer Society.
Constance R. Williams, of Shelter Island, died on Aug. 14, 2004 at Southhampton Hospital. She was 91 years old.
Mrs. Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 4, 1913 to Stewart and Grace (nee Berger) Richardson. Constance was a real estate salesperson with Accents on Real Estate in Port Washington.
Predeceased in 1963 by her husband Norman R. Williams, Jr., she leaves a son Michael, and a daughter, Linda Strahm, both of Shelter Island; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of DeFriest-Grattan/Shelter Island Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment were at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Cemetery on Shelter Island. Father Vincent Youngberg, CP, officiating. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara Roman Catholic Church in Port Washington in September.