Anthony S. Augustino, life-long resident of Port Washington, died on Aug. 18, 2005. He is survived by his wife Carmella (Millie Caruso); son Anthony (Janet); daughter Maria (Tim); grandchildren, Michelle, Nicole (Ben), James and Erik; and great-granddaughter Milan.
Prior to Tony's service with the US Army during WWII he worked for Grumman Aircraft in Bethpage. Upon his return to Port Washington, he resumed working for Grumman for 35 years until his retirement. After his retirement from Grumman, Tony worked for Dell Transportation and Tower Ford in Great Neck. Tony was an active member of the Port Washington community, having been an usher at St. Peter's RC Church for many years. He was a member of the John Michael Marino Lodge Sons of Italy for over 50 years. For many years Tony was active in the local PAL and Babe Ruth League acting as coach and accredited umpire. Tony was also a proud and active member of the Port Washington Fire Dept., Atlantic Hook & Ladder Company #1 for 64 years.
Tony leaves his family and friends with many happy memories of a life well lived.
Hyman Scheinin died on Sept 1, 2005 at age 96. He lived in East Hills from 1955 to 1999, and considered those to be wonderful years. On Long Island, he raised a family, worked hard, and participated in many community activities. When he turned 90, Hy moved to the Philadelphia area, where he lived with his son and daughter-in-law. Hy was a track star, a craftsman, a teacher, a home builder, and a loyal family man. In his later years, he became an amazing storyteller, his memories reaching back vividly to the early 1900s. He was an unusually interesting person, and lived a long, rich life. Husband of the late Elaine. Father of Neil (Sandra) and Richard (Sara). Grandfather of Benjamin, Max, and Jesse. Services and burial were Sept 4 on Long Island. Contributions in Hy's memory may be made to Abington Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1200 Old York Rd, Abington PA 19001.
Dolores McCormack (nee Fox), 72, formerly of Port Washington, died on Sept. 5, 2005. Dolores is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Debbie McCormack; her daughter, Kathleen McCormack; her son and daughter-in-law, Sean and Elizabeth McCormack; and her daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and Michael Marcaccio; her grandchildren, Ryan, Megan, Kristin, Michael, Kevin and Tommy; her brothers, Gerard, Donald and Jimmy Fox; and her sister Grace McCabe. Dolores was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, and her two brothers, Joseph and Bobby Fox.
Dolores was the school secretary at St. Peter's School in Port Washington for 32 years before she retired in October of 2003. She will be remembered by many in the community for her dedicated and loyal service to St. Peter's School for so many years.
Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
Angelina D'Alonzo, long time resident of Port Washington, age 86, died on Sept. 6, 2005. Wife of the late Dominick D'Alonzo. Mother of Augie D'Alonzo (Rita), Carmella Doty (Steve Abramowitz), Angela Susan D'Alonzo (Andy Gray), Dominick D'Alonzo Jr. (Maria) and Virginia Sikes (Ben). Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of six. Sister-in-law of Esther Contato and aunt of Nancy Buono, Jane Begg and Connie Greco.
Angelina was born in Danbury, CT, her family moved to Manhattan and later to the Bronx. She was a long-time resident of Port Washington moving here after her marriage to Dominick in 1940. During WWII she worked at Republic Aircraft as a riveter. She helped establish Reliable Landscaping which was founded by her husband in 1938. The company continues to be successfully operated by Dominick D'Alonzo Jr. Angelina wore many hats in her lifetime as a U.S. Postal worker, telephone operator for New York Bell and longtime real estate agent.
Angelina was a lifetime member of the Sons of Italy and Cancer Care. She was an active member and past Commander of the Little Neck Bay Sail and Power Squadron. She was an avid boater and first mate and navigator on the family boat the Angela Mia.
Memorial tributes were given by members of the Sons of Italy, John Michael Marino Lodge, and the Little Neck Sail and Power Squadron. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. A Mass was held at St. Peter of Alcantara Church on Sept. 10. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery. Her family wishes to thank all those in attendance and those who gave comfort and support. Contributions can be made in Angelina's name to the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF), 5 Channel Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050.