Sally Redfield Wood, 81 years old, a Port Washington resident for 74 years, died on Feb. 11, 2006. Mrs. Wood was born in Hartford, CT. She graduated from Edgewood Park College for Women and Schreiber High School. She was the beloved wife of Gardner Wood for 52 years who predeceased her in 1997. Survivors include her son, Gary Gardner Wood of Richmond, VA, and his children, Charles Van Schoonhoven Wood, James Gardner Wood and Bayley Redfield Wood; and her daughter, Susan Redfield Wood and her children, Peter Redfield Toh and Christine Wood Toh.
Sally was a devoted wife and mother with a fun loving, sweet personality and a wonderful gaiety. She was a very loyal friend, adoring her domestic pets, teaching young children, painting unique pictures and sewing with her Quaker sewing group. Her children will cherish the especially kind and secure upbringing of their parents. Sally was a comforting steady presence with a generous, gentle and beautiful soul.
A memorial service will be held at the Friends Meeting in Manhasset on July 29 at 10 a.m. There will be a reception after the service.
Gladys L. Maneri passed away on July 16, 2006 at her home in Port Washington at the age of 84 from ALS, Lou Gehrig's fisease. Gladys was a devoted mother, loving wife and cherished grandmother. She was born in the Bronx and moved to Port in 1950 with her husband Richard Goermann. They had two daughters, Diane and Laurel. Richard died in 1957 and later she was married to Salvatore Maneri for 36 blissful years.
She was a passionate ballroom dancer, avid gardener and longtime member of the Congregational Church of Manhasset where she served on the Parish Committee.
She is survived by her husband Salvatore Maneri; her daughter Diane Provenzano of Brooklyn and her daughter Laurel Emery; and granddaughter Calla of New York.
Donations in Glady's memory to the ALS Association, Greater NY Chapter, www.als-ny.org, would be greatly appreciated by her family.