James L. Johnson, of West Hempstead, died on April 13, 1998. Husband of Patricia. Father of Janeen Bischoff and Bruce. Brother of Virginia Irwin. Grandfather of Thomas, Jr. Arrangements were made by the Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home, West Hempstead. Religious service. Cremation private. Donations can be made to the McLean Library, Hofstra University.
Richard H. Svara, of Franklin Square, died on April 11, 1998. Husband of the late Dorothy. Father of Bill Kiernan, Kim VanAusdle, Richard Svara and Frank Murphy. Brother of Ernest. Grandfather of five. Arrangements were made by the Krauss Funeral Home, Franklin Square. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine of Sienna RC Church. Interment Calverton National Cemetery.
Ruth Rienecker Knobel, 78, of Port Charlotte, FL formerly of Elmont, died on April 21, 1998. She was born Jan. 19, 1920 in Queens. Mother of Janet Toscano and Richard Rienecker. Grandmother of four. Arrangements were made by the Roverson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte. Interment and committal services at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.