John Walter Benson Sr., 91, of Syosset, died on Oct. 8, 2000. He was a graduate of Pace Institute. Husband of Antonette. Father of Joan Qualie, Peter, John Jr., William, Bettina and Hilma Dragan. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of one.
Harry J. Forkel, of Jericho, died on Oct. 8, 2000. He was a past Grand Knight K of C Oyster Bay and a member of American Legion Post #0004 Roosevelt, Oyster Bay. Husband of Florence. Father of Harry Jr. (Christine), Debra Ann Hamilton (Peter) and the late Donna Marie Clark (John). Brother of Donald. Grandfather of four grandsons and three granddaughters. Arrangements were made by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Hicksville Chapel. Mass at St. Paul the Apostle RC Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Alice I. Craine, of Albertson, died on Oct. 30, 2000. She was a teacher in the Syosset School District for 18 years, the Rolling Hills Country Day School for eight years, a member of St. Aidan's Rosary and Altar Societies, Mother's Club of Port Washington, Music Study Club, several community orchestras as a violinist and a member of the Albertson Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Wife of the late John. Mother of John, Dennis, Robert Craine and Mary Alice Smith. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of nine. Arrangements were made by the Roslyn Heights Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Aidan's Church. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery. Donations can be made to your favorite charity.