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Fred Lamac, 93, a lifelong resident of Port Washington, died on June 24, 2005. Fred is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Estelle; his son Frederick (Donna); and his grandchildren, Katie and Liz. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Fred owned an operated Gulfway Marine Service, a marina on Shore Rd., until the age of 88. He was a dedicated and hard worker and would do anything for anybody. Fred was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed.

Arrangements were handled by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Peter of Alcantara. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.

Vincent J. Renga, 96, of Port Washington, died on Aug. 1, 2005. Husband of the late Mary. Father of Mary Jane Hegi (John). Arrangements were made by Fairchild & Sons Funeral Home, Manhasset. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AHRC, 189 Wheatley Rd., Brookville, NY 11545. Joan J. Rowland, of Torrington, CT, formerly of Port Washington, died on Aug. 6, 2005 at age 72. Wife of Eugene T. Mother of Priscilla Johnson (Raymond), Jennifer Rowland-Rasiak (Jerry) and Clinton (Joanne). Sister of Ruth Trubenbach (Robert) and Nancy Rodriguez. Grandmother of Jacqueline, Emily, Walter, Catherine, Liliana, Alexa and Allison. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Reposed at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Service held at St. Paul's Church. Interment Nassau Knoll'ss Cemetery.

Frank L. "Francis" Woolley, 82, Spring Township, died Aug. 9, 2005 in Reading Hospital. He was taken to the hospital from the Mifflin Center, Cumru Township, where he had resided since July 28. He was the husband of Merri M. (Murdoch) Woolley. Born in Highland Park, Ill., he was a son of the late Francis L. and Ethel M. (Myers) Woolley.

Woolley was employed from 1951 to 1955 as project engineer by the U.S. Naval Training Device Center, Sands Point. From 1955 to 1971, he was employed as a design engineer in polarized processing by Technical Animations Inc., Port Washington. In 1965, he developed a process polarized animation for mass production. Woolley came to Reading in 1971 as director of research and development for the polarized division of Smith, Kline & French Laboratories. In 1978, he formed the Frank Woolley Co. for the manufacture of polarized animation for the display industry, retiring in 2002.

Woolley was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII. He was a 1941 graduate of Port Washington High School and a 1946 graduate of the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Reading.

He is also survived by a daughter, Susan (Woolley) Malin, Longmont, CO. Other survivors include a brother, James A., Tucson, AZ. He was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey J. Woolley, in 2004. Memorial services were held in Christ Episcopal Church. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home Inc., West Reading, was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Ann Biro, 78, died on Aug. 7, 2005 at her residence. Memorial services will be held Aug. 20 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Catholic Church, Clarksville, GA. Survivors include her daughter, Marianne Izzo and her two sons, Donald and Robert Biro. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements were made by the Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Snellville Chapel.

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