Theresa Cronin, of Westbury, died on June 28, 2001. She was an adult education teacher in the Hicksville and Westbury School Districts. Wife of Michael. Mother of James A. and the late Patricia Ann. Mother-in-law of Susan. Grandmother of Holly Ann and James M. Sister of Peggy, Rita and the late Joseph Doak. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements were made by the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, Hicksville. Funeral Mass at St. Brigid's RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Margaret Smith Tatem, 102, former Westbury resident, died June 30, 2001, in Bridgeport, CT. She was born in Pas Christian, MS, and was a resident of Westbury for over 80 years before moving to Fairfield, CT, six years ago. She was the wife of the late Francis C. (Frank). Mother of Rev. Francis Tatem (Ann) of Christianburg, VA, William Taten (Sandra) of Loudonville, NY and Robert Taten (Elaine) of Fairfield. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 28. Great-great-grandmother of two. Aunt of several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Helen Virginia Upritchard Grishin of Wantagh, three brothers and a sister. Arrangements were made by the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Trumbull, CT. A Memorial Mass will take place at the convenience of her family. Donations may be made to the Church of the Advent, 555 Advent St. Westbury, NY 11590.
Helen M. Vacchio, 82, of Carle Place, died on July 1, 2001. Wife of Joseph M. Mother of Joanne H. Vacchio and Virginia M. Vacchio. Arrangements were made by the Cecere Funeral Home, Carle Place. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Hope RC Church. Entombment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776.