Kathleen M. Clancy died on June 8, 2010. Wife of the late James P. Clancy. Mother of James P. (Peggy), John A., Gerard (Gale), Joseph B., William (Teri), Mary Ann (Richard) Frohnhoefer and Kathleen M. (Peter M.) Esposito. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 10. The family was cared for by the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, New Hyde Park. Funeral Mass at St. Gregory the Great RC Church. Interment Calverton National Cemetery.
Henrietta Miller Brannin (Bobbie), 92, well known quilter of East Williston, died Jan. 20, 2010. Widow of Richard S. Brannin. Mother of Stanton (Ellen) of Rochester, NY, Dr. Mary-Alice Salisbury of Sarasota, FL, and M. Janie Jennings (Rick) of Longmont, CO. Grandmother of Edward Brannin (Jennifer). Sister of Hamilton Miller (Helen) of Longview, TX. Mrs. Brannin donated her remains to Stony Brook Medical College. Memorial Service at The Community Church of East Williston Saturday June 19 at 10 a.m.
Anne P. Croce, 84, passed away on April 22, 2010. Born in Staten Island, NY, on March 7, Anne Croce lived most of her life in the New York area. A resident of Roslyn for over 50 years, Mrs. Croce spent most of her adult life as a community activist who was deeply involved in philanthropic endeavors. If there was an event to be organized, a parade to be run, or a charity in need of fundraising, Anne Croce would be there leading the charge. She was personally involved with myriad organizations in the Roslyn area and throughout the Town of North Hempstead, including: the American Heart Association; Roslyn Little League; the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Program; the Village of East Hills; the Ronald McDonald House; St. Mary’s CYO and so many others.
Dr. Ephraim Zackson, 86, of New Hyde Park, died on Feb. 25, 2010, of complications from an infection. Born in the Bronx on June 3, 1923, he was the oldest of five children. He graduated from Jamaica High School in 1940 and received degrees from Queens College and Columbia University. He received a degree in 1949 at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia where he met his future wife, Isabel Charmatz.Dr. Zackson worked at hospitals in Chicago and Queens and later opened his practice in an office attached to his family’s home in Floral Park in 1951. A family doctor, he made home visits as well as welcoming patients at his practice at all hours. He taught at Stony Brook University’s medical school where he was twice named Doctor of the Year. He was also recognized by students for outstanding teaching in 1996. In 1994, he was named Family Physician of the Year by the State Academy of Family Physicians.
On Jan. 28 2010, Alex Eliassof, an original founding member of A & D Offset Printers, Ltd., which opened in the early ‘80s, passed away. Coincidentally, it was on his 89th birthday. Alex was a very well-known, liked and respected man. He will be missed very dearly by family and friends and will forever remain in their hearts and minds. Alex was also a member of many clubs and organizations.
Alex was a WWII veteran in the United States Navy.
Alex is survived by his wife Nina (Sarah) Eliassof; his son Mark Eliassof; grandson Adam Eliassof; and granddaughter Tara Eliassoff.
Elizabeth L. Leich, of Glen Cove, formerly of Sea Cliff and East Williston, died on Jan. 22, 2010. Wife of the late William. Mother of Robert (Katherine) and Patricia Motschmann (George). Grandmother of Kevin Motschmann (Kellie), Douglas Motschmann (Cynthea), Peter Motschmann, Kathryn Kadri (Kadir), Daniel and Christopher Leich and great-grandmother of Ryan Motschmann. Arrangements were made by the Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Funeral Mass at St. Patrick’s RC Church. Interment St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village.
Known as the ultimate caregiver, Mr. Harnett shepherded the care of thousands of Long Islanders in his role as president/CEO of Family & Children’s Association, a human care agency serving Long Island’s neediest population. Mr. Harnett passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 23, 2010.
In addition to his role at Family & Children’s, Mr. Harnett served as advisor to The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, member (formerly, Secretary of the Board and member of the Executive Committee); The Kimmel Housing Development Foundation, Inc., member, Board of Directors; Long Island Federally Qualified Health Center, Chair, Board of Directors; New York State Association of Family Service Agencies, Vice President and Chair of the Advocacy Committee; New York State Health Foundation, Special Opportunity Grants, Peer Review Committee; United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Consultant, Management Training; The United Way of Long Island, Vice President, Agency Executives Council; Anna and Philip Kimmel Foundation, Advisor and Community Advocates, Board member.
Yolanda Cardone (nee Clemente). Wife of the late Alfred. Mother of Peter, Maria, Jeanine and Christopher Duvally and the late Alfred. Grandmother of Michael and Jacqueline.
She was a Catholic school teacher for 32 years at St. Aidan’s in Williston Park. Yolanda was a loving inspiration to her family and students and a thoughtful and caring friend and neighbor in the Hamlet of Bellerose. She was dedicated to her work and community and gave of herself unselfishly.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made online to Catholic Alumni Partnership/St. Aidan’s School. Arrangements were made by the Scotto Funeral Home, Brooklyn. Visiting at the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove.
Margaret L. Foery, of Lake Wylie, SC, formerly of Williston Park, died on Jan. 6, 2010 at age 98. Wife of the late Louis J. Sr. Mother of Margaret A. Hamilton (Daniel), Louis J., Jr. (Evelyn), Susan F. Keefe (Frank) and the late Frances M. Trecartin (William). Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 20. Also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass St. Dominic’s R.C. Chapel. Interment St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village. In lieu of flowers, donations to Sisters of St. Joseph, 1725 Brentwood Rd., Brentwood, NY 11717, or Hospice Community Care, 2275 India Hook Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29730 would be appreciated.
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