There will be a Memorial Mass for Frances Zirpolo Fello on June 16, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter of Alcantara Church, Port Washington Blvd.
Emily Jalonsky, of Port Washington, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2007 with her sons by her side. Wife of the late John L. Mother of Jim (Deb) of Polk City, FL, and Bill of Manorville. Sister of Barbara Dudden (Leonard). Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Emily devoted herself to the Literacy Volunteers of America and many civic organizations. Arrangements were made by the Donohue Cecere Funeral Home, Westbury. Religious service at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Donations can be made in the memory of Emily to the Literacy Volunteers of America, 250 Fulton Ave., Suite 514, Hempstead, NY 11550.
Michael J. Cincotta, 64, of Bonita Springs, FL, passed away suddenly on June 5, 2007. Born and raised in Port Washington, he came to the area seven years ago from Huntington. Mr. Cincotta served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade - Military Intelligence, and received the Bronze Star for service in Vietnam. He was a graduate of Hofstra University and was a vice president with New York Life Insurance Company where he was employed for 31 years. Michael was active in community activities and an elected supervisor of the Bayside District of Pelican Landing.
He was the beloved husband of Joanne (McCorry) Cincotta of Bonita Springs; the adored father of Christopher Cincotta of Santa Monica, CA; the loving son of the late Josephine and Vincent Cincotta; blessed brother of Mary Ray Rheel of Bonita Springs and Joseph Cincotta of East Norwich. Also surviving are his treasured sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Christine Cincotta, Harold Rheel and Constance and Jay McCorry of Northbrook, IL. Additionally, he leaves behind several nieces, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials in his name are suggested to TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), a national organization that helps the surviving families of our military. Arrangements were made by Walter Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home (239-992-4982).
Wesley E. Bennett, son of the late Tunis and Margaret Bennett of East Hampton, died on June 6, 2007 at St. Francis Hospital. He was born Oct. 10, 1938 at Southampton. In 1956 he graduated from East Hampton High School, after which he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer USS Perry from 1957 to 1961. He married Rosalie Mondello of Port Washington on Aug. 2, 1970 where they resided for the past 36 years.
He is survived by his wife and his son Matthew; his siblings, Harold F. Bennett of Jasper, IN, Thomas (Sandra) Bennett of Indianapolis, IN, Beatrice Neill (Ralph) of Essex Junction, VT, and Diane Lutz (Robert) of Sangerville, ME; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Bennett worked for KeySpan Energy until his retirement three years ago. He was active with Our Lady of Fatima RC Church singing in the choir and he was received into the Roman Catholic Church on June 1, 2007. He was a member of American Legion Post 509 in Port Washington, LIMac (LI Macintosh User's Group) and ARRL (American Radio Relay League). He loved the ocean, fishing and gardening. His neighbors and friends say he grew the best tomatoes in Port Washington.
Arrangements were made by the Austin Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Shahla Boroumand, age 54, devoted wife, mother and friend, passed away at North Shore University Hospital on Thursday, June 7, 2007, following a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Shahla was born April 12, 1953, in Tehran, Iran to Mohammad Taghi Boroumand and Moloud Shariat. Throughout her childhood, Shahla excelled at all levels of her education. Upon graduation, Shahla attended Tehran University where she earned a degree in English Literature. Twenty-five years ago, Shahla married Reza Jameh during a beautiful ceremony in Tehran, Iran.
After moving to the United States, Shahla earned her real estate broker's license. While working for Caldwell Banker, Shahla developed a passion for interior design. Shahla's home was a showcase for her natural design sense as well as her class, style and sophistication. Shahla will be remembered by family and friends for her boundless acts of generosity and kind heartedness.
Shahla is survived by her mother, husband and two sons. Shahla will be dearly missed by all. Words cannot express the void that has been left by her passing.
A memorial service will be held at her residence, 6 Shoreview Ln., Manhasset on Saturday, June 16 at 6 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served.