Mary Louise Surowiec, 74, of Syosset, died on Feb. 22, 2008. Mother of Mary Alice (Marissa) Morrow and Victoria Surowiec. Sister of Michael D. Schramm (Corinda). Also survived by nieces and cousins. Private cremation and memorial service was held at the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. A Mass in Mary Lou's memory will be held at St. Hyacinth RC Church, 319 Cedar Swamp Rd., Glen Head, on Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. Donations in Mary Lou's name may be made to the North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050.
Hazel Varca, 91, of Syosset, formerly of Mineola, died on March 3, 2008. Wife of the late Alexander. Mother of Valerie Ruckert (Thomas) of Bayville and Charles Varca (Carol) of Sarasota, FL. Grandmother of Philip Varca (Kathy), Kimbel Martin (Jim), Lissa Harris (Danda) and Julie Varca. Great-grandmother of Philip Varca Jr., Tamber Neumann and Jaidyn Martin. Sister of Jeanne Olifiers (Rev. Edmund) and the late Charlie, Joyce and Lois. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral service at the First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove. Interment private. Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 7 North Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542.