Pauline Sikora, of Westbury, died on June 7, 2011. Beloved wife of the late Theodore. Dear mother of the late Paul. Loving sister of Jeanne Dirr. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family received friends at the Donohue Cecere Funeral Home, Westbury. Mass of Christian Burial celebrated on June 10 at St. Brigid’s RC Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Pauline’s memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or www.americanheart.org. would be appreciated.
Catherine Telese, lifelong resident of Westbury, died on May 20, 2011 at the age of 95. She was a member and past president of Maria SS. Dell’Assunta Society. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of Joan Alfieri (Philip Sr.) and Frank. Cherished grandmother of Philip, Phyllis, Frank and Joseph and great-grandmother of Alexandra, Gabrielle, Katerina, Jennifer, Phillip Jr., Diana, Joseph Jr. and Cynthia. Dear sister of the late Dominic Russo. Arrangements were made by the Donohue Cecere Funeral Home, Westbury. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Brigid’s RC Church. Entombment Holy Rood Cemetery.
Lois R. Schall, of Westbury, passed away March 6, 2011. Wife of the late William. Mother and mother-in-law of Ruthann and Joe DeStefano of Ft. Salonga and Susan and Bill Jones of Farmingdale. Sister of Frederick Mosher, Estelle Dunn and the late George Mosher. Grandmother of four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. A religious service, Pastor Julia Yim presiding, was held March 10 with interment at Pinelawn Memorial Park.
Kenneth S. Jenks, of Westbury, beloved husband of Josepha, died peacefully Feb. 18, 2011 at Winthrop Hospital after a short illness.
Mr. Jenks, born in Manhattan on Aug. 5, 1919, grew up in Brooklyn. He left his studies at St. John’s University behind to join the U.S. Army in August 1938. His military service included time with the 1st, 9th and 65th Infantry Divisions, primarily as an artillery supply officer.
Vincent Julius Collins, a resident of Westbury for 56 years, passed away Feb. 15, 2011 in his 89th year. Vincent leaves behind four children, Roger Collins and his wife Pat, Vincent (Ricky) Collins and his wife Kay, Felicia Collins Correia and her husband Peter and Lance Collins and his wife Sousan, and his wife of 25 years Gertrude Alston and her two children, Craig Alston and his wife Jane and Cynthia Bohanon and her husband Timothy. He also leaves behind eight cherished grandchildren, Valerie Collins, Branden, Austin and Jordan Collins, Peter Correia, Ashley Collins and Angela and Brittany Bohanon. He is also survived by his nieces, Nadine and Norine and his grand- nephews, Curtis and Vernon Clay, and grand-niece, Nichole Cuffy.
Jeanette Williams Glier, born Sept. 15, 1911 passed away on Nov. 14, 2010 at the fabulously wise age of 99, surrounded by her son’s family in Shelburne, MA.
Korean Veteran, Real Estate
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As a little boy, Jim would watch the planes return from their missions over the skies of Europe, during the WWII conflict, and wonder, in their damaged state, how they’d be able to land at the Mitchell Field military complex next to his home. Inspired by such heroics, he would eventually become a pilot and mechanic in the first established US Army platoon that would test the use of helicopters to rescue wounded soldiers in the field of battle, during the Korean War. Each pilot’s duty was not only to fly their helicopter but also repair it in the field of conflict, if necessary. The record breaking, long running television show, Mash, depicting these Army units, left out one very important episode over the years. The one that described the hearing loss experienced by the pilots who flew these rescue copters. Jim would eventually lose all his hearing due to this, but not his vision and dedication to his family, friends and community.
Catherine Senia, of Westbury, died on Feb. 5, 2011. Wife of the late Michael. Mother of Anthony and the late Joseph. Mother-in-law of Karen and Diane Senia. Grandmother of Joseph, James, Christina, David, Kim, Tammy, Marissa, Amanda, Michael and 15 great-grandchildren. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home, Farmingdale. Funeral Mass was held at St. Kilian RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.
Rabbi Meyer A. (Mike) Rosen, of Kings Park, died on Jan. 11, 2011. He was born on June 14, 1927. Son of Hyman (d) and Clara Rosen (d). Loving father of Harvey J. Rosen (Rose Heller-Rosen), Robert M. Rosen (Karen Harth-Rosen), Mindy C. Rosen-Pape (Keith R. Pape), Jonathan I. Rosen (d). Adored grandfather of : Alison Rosen-Sutherland (William Sutherland), Gillian P. Rosen, Adam D. Rosen, Daniel H. Rosen, Rianna M. Rosen, Renee D. Rosen, Keith G. Pape (Jacqueline Pape), Jonathan P. Pape (Maria Pape), Maxwell B. Pape, Samantha P. Pape, Raymond Rosen, Victoria Rosen. Greatgrand father to Aiden Pape. Brother of Jack Rosen (d), Mary Rosen-Fruchter (d), Sarah Rosen-Lerner (d). Memorial service to be announced at a later date and time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice of Suffolk, 505 Main St., Northport, NY 11768.
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