Thomas A. Purcell, 74, formerly of Albertson, died on March 30, 2001. He was a USMC veteran and a lifetime member of the VFW and the Marine Corps League. Husband of Phyllis. Father of Phillip, David and Jacquelyn Purcell and Stephanie Purcell Setaro (John). Grandfather of John Nicholas and Alessandra Setaro. Celebration of the Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi RC Church. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Marine Corps League, 9236 Shoal Line Dr., Hernando Beach, FL 34607, Attn: J. Alaimo or St. Francis Missionary Union, 135 W. 31st St., New York, NY 10001, Attn: Br. Dennis.
Victor Angelo Vergata Sr., formerly of Greenvale, died recently. Father of four sons. Grandfather of one. Brother of Dominic and Tino Vergata and Loretta Donela. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Absecon, NJ.
Theodore (Ted) Brown, 75, of Roslyn Heights, died on April 2, 2001. He was a retired graphic artist. Father of Tod and Sue. Grandfather of Benjamin. Brother of Harvey. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Interment Mt. Sharon Cemetery, Philadelphia.
Carolann Speedling, of Roslyn Heights, died on April 3, 2001. Wife of James. Mother of James Bercler and Debbie Casale. Grandmother of Jamie, Abigail, Matthew, Dominick and Lucas. Mother-in-law of Sonny and Lisa. Daughter-in-law of James T. Speedling. Sister of Dolores and Stanley Dybus. Sister-in-law of Ginny. Aunt of Stephen, Dina, Stanley, Dawn, Michelle and Jaclyn. Arrangements were made by the Roslyn Heights Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Mary's RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to St. Mary's Memorial Fund, Roslyn.
Maerose Hirsch, 80, formerly of Roslyn, died on April 9, 2001. Wife of the late Ira. Mother of Rabbi Richard (Barbara) Hirsch. Grandmother of Shira and Nadav. Interment in Philadelphia.
April 13, 1924 - April 12, 2001. Husband of Joan (Rush). Father of John and Michele, Steven and Barbara. Grandfather of Daniel, Jesse and Katie. The Man: Devoted to and cherished by his family. Services were held on April 13 at Riverside Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck.