Friday, 02 September 2011 00:00
Elsie Cantino, 96, of Port Washington, passed away on Aug. 6, 2011. Elsie was born on Dec. 20, 1914. Elsie was a lifelong resident of Port Washington where she owned Gildo’s Restaurant with her husband Eugene “Rico” Cantino. Elsie was also a long time employee of the Port Washington Tennis Academy, working in the pro shop for over 20 years. She was predeceased by her husband Rico Cantino and son Ronald Cantino. She is survived by her daughter Doris (Edward) Haragsim, daughter-in-law Anne Cantino, her grandchildren, Laura (Kurt), Edward Jr. (Linda), Eugene, Kenyon, Katherine, Emily (C.T.), and great-grandchildren, William, Andrew, Luke, Jack, Grace, Lauren and Olivia. A private service was held with her immediate family, with her burial at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.