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Walter F. Schulz  
Walter F. Schulz, of Great Neck, died on March 14, 2001. Services at All Saints Church with Rev. Christopher Connell officiating. Interment All Saints Cemetery.  
Anna Marie Blank  
Anna Marie Blank (Hughes), of New Port Richey, FL, formerly of Great Neck, died in her 92nd year, on March 14, 2001. Wife of the late John P. Mother of Marilyn (Joseph) Klement of New Port Richey, Loretta (William) Reed of Great Neck, Dorothy (William) Truss of Port Washington and Anita Michalak of Hicksville. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were made by the Fairchild Funeral Home, Manhasset. Funeral service. Interment All Saints Churchyard.  

Joseph Wirth  
Joseph Wirth, of Great Neck, died on March 18, 2001. Uncle of Robert and Joyce Jonap. Great-grand-uncle of Beth and Hank Jonap and Craig and Karin Johnson. Arrangements were made by Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck.  
   
Genevieve Pauline Walczuk 
Genevieve Pauline Walczuk, born May 8, 1916, in Brooklyn, the eldest daughter of John and Lottie Motchkavitz. Her family moved to Great Neck when she was a young girl and Genevieve attended schools there. On Aug. 29, 1937, she married Andrew Frank Walczuk, son of Peter and Ksenia Walczuk of Bayside. She worked for the NY Telephone Company until she retired at the age of 55, and moved to Tamarac, FL, in 1983. Genevieve is survived by her husband; her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Kenneth Van Doren Jr.; her son and daughter-in-law, John and Karen Walczuk; six grandchildren , Kenneth, Kendal, Jennifer, Matthew, Jesse and Alix; and three great-grandchildren, Amber, Andrew and Ayden; as well as three brothers and one sister.  
A wake will be held on Thursday, May 24, at Fairchild Funeral Chapel in Manhasset, from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday morning, May 25, 9:45 a.m., at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church in Great Neck.  

Dorothy Wheeler Tylinski  
Dorothy Wheeler Tylinski, of Port Washington, born to Harold and Ruth Wheeler on Oct. 24, 1927, died on May 11, 2001. She grew up in Great Neck. Dorothy was the mother of Yvonne, Gregory, Douglas and George. She is also survived by her sister, Caroline Sawyer of Santa Barbara, CA, and Edward Tylinski, her former husband of 29 years. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Friends are welcome to a memorial service at 3 p.m. on June 9 at the Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd., followed by an informal reception.  

Leonard Pollack  
Leonard Pollack, 93, formerly of Great Neck, died on May 15, 2001. Husband of the late Mollie (nee Cohen). Father of Linda Rosenblum (Arnie) and Kenneth Pollack (Jacqueline). Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of seven. Arrangements were made by the Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton, NJ. Interment King Solomon Cemetery, Clifton. Genevieve Pauline Walczuk. 

Jesse Kahn  
Jesse Kahn, 98, a pillar of the Jewish community of Great Neck, died at his apartment on July 27, 2001 after a short illness. Mr. Kahn, who moved to Great Neck in 1931, became an early member of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck. He was elected a trustee in 1933 and shortly thereafter vice president. He also served for many years as the temple counsel, head of ushers and chairman of several committees, later being elected a lifetime trustee and permanent honorary vice president. In January, 2001, he was honored at a brunch at which he gave a witty, extemporaneous speech that had many in the audience laughing appreciatively. 
He was widely known in Great Neck, in his later years as the "candy man" for his habit of distributing hard candies to bank employees, barbers, bus drivers, waiters and other people with whom he came in contact. A friend, Charles Draper, said "the candy was never as sweet as he was."  
In the 1930s, he served as associate chairman of the charity drive for the then new Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, breaking the previous record for fundraising. During WWII, he won a commendation for the highest sales of government war bonds by a member of his synagogue. Later he worked on committees that raised money to establish Long Island Jewish Hospital and for what is now the North Shore University Hospital. 
Mr. Kahn was born in Austria-Hungary Dec. 12, 1902. He came to the US with his parents in 1904. Living first on the Lower and later the Upper East Side, he went to grammar school and later DeWitt Clinton High School, of which he remained a loyal alumnus. He worked after school, first in a shoe store, where he was proud that he never missed an opportunity to sell shoe trees to someone who had just bought shoes, and then in a pharmacy. Upon graduation in 1921, he entered NYU Law School, from which he received a bachelor's and a master's degree in law. He was admitted to the Bar in 1925. 
While at law school, he became a member of alpha chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi, a social fraternity, of which he was later elected supreme sentinel.  
He was employed by the law firm of Kornbluth and Pollack from 1920 until 1929, when, with a fraternity brother, Jesse Safir, he founded the law firm of Safir & Kahn, located for many years at 521 Fifth Ave. Mr. Kahn, who specialized in trial work, was instrumental in the 1930s in the formation of what was probably the first trial lawyers' organization in the US, the Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of NY, which still flourishes. 
Mr. Kahn married the former Florence Abraham in 1929. Mrs. Kahn died 1989, after the couple had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.  
Mr. Kahn was a handsome man with an affable and charming manner. That he was widely known and liked in Great Neck is attested by the fact that during his last illness many people asked for him. His funeral at Temple Beth-El, on July 30, at which Rabbi Jerome Davidson officiated, was attended by more than 150 people. 
He is survived by his three children, David Kahn, an author, and Miriam Harris, formerly at the Children's Living After School Program (CLASP), both of Great Neck, and Louis A. Kahn, a retired teacher, of Teaneck, NJ.; by seven grandchildren, Rebecca Harris, Nancy Harris Sidford, John Harris, Deborah Kahn, Diana Kahn, Oliver Kahn, and Michael Kahn; and by six great-grandchildren, Aaron, Rachel and Sarah Sidford and Daniel, Benjamin and Adina Harris.  

Glenn Super  
Glenn Super, also known as "Mr. Bullhorn," who won recognition nationally as a comedian, singer and writer of witty, amusing songs died at Greenwich Hospital on Sept. 22, 2001 after battling aggressive prostate cancer for a year.  
Glen Super 
Raised in Great Neck, Super began his versatile comic career at My Father's Place in Roslyn and rose through comedy clubs, TV and concert venues. His love of children led him to create "Glenn Super's Kids Comedy Clubhouse," a children's show he performed at Westbury Music Fair, in schools throughout the country and other child-oriented institutions and camps. Through humor, his songs carried important messages about safety and feelings. Regarding children, Super said, "Earning a living doing what I love for an audience I love: kids." Through humor, his songs carried serious messages about safety, feelings and self-esteem. 
Super earned a Theater degree from Carnegie Mellon University and was honored with the 1996 Pennsyvania Association of Broadcasters Award for "Excellence in Children's Broadcasting." As Mr. Bullhorn, he made numerous TV appearances including interviews and performances on Regis and Kathie Lee Live, Make Me Laugh, among others, and toured with such headliners as The Beach Boys, Air Supply and George Carlin.  
Super is survived by his wife Patty and two sons, Sammy and Andy; parents Bea and Seymour; and brother Drew.  
A Memorial Service was held at Temple Emanuel of GN on Sept. 30. 

Nancy Lee Rosenberg  
Jan. 1, 1945 - Sept. 22, 2001  
Nancy Lee Rosenberg (nee Klein), died on Sept. 22, 2001, after a brave and hard-fought battle against leukemia. She graduated from Cheltenham High School in 1962, Barnard 1966, Columbia Teacher's College 1970 and Palmer School in 1996. She was an involved citizen of her community, admired co-worker, book reviewer, teacher, librarian; thoughtful and creative contributor in all of her relationships; valued friend; strong and loving leader of her family. 
Nancy is deeply mourned by her devoted mother and caregiver, Adele Klein; by her loving and supportive father and stepmother, Simon and Ruth Klein. Her memory is held and cherished in the hearts and minds of her children, Nora and Daniel, and her husband, Asher. Gloria, Susan, Janice and Rosaline sustained her with great care during her illness and grieve her loss. Arrangements were made by Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck. A memorial service was held on Sept. 25. Donations in her memory may be made to Barnard College, Temple Isaiah of GN or the public library of your choice. 

Mary O'Reilly  
Mary O'Reilly, 79, of Fair Haven, NJ, formerly of Great Neck, died recently. She was born in London and grew up in Kings Point. Mary loved gardening, books and dogs. She was a member of the Nayesink Garden Club and was a volunteer librarian at the Fair Haven Public Library and the library at the Church of the Nativity. She was formerly on the board of the Hanna Neil Foundation in Columbus, OH and the Woman's Club of Great Neck. Wife of the late Maurice. Mother of Brian of Fair Haven, David of Riverton and Laurence of Arlington, VA. Sister of Kathleen Allardice of Alexandria, VA, and Joan O'Donnell of Dallas. Grandmother of seven. Arrangements were made by the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial at Nativity Church. Interment Sandy Ridge Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, 141 Bodman Pl., Red Bank, NJ 07701.  
   
John E. McGrath   
John E. McGrath, a Great Neck resident since 1938, died of natural causes at North Shore LIJ Hospital on Oct. 1, 2001. With a long and distinguished career in the Great Neck Public School System, he served as an industrial arts and math teacher before becoming Principal/Assistant Principal of Great Neck North and South Junior High Schools. Until his retirement in 1976, he had a profound influence on alumni and teachers of both schools in his more than 35 years as an educator. (Upon his retirement in 1976, the Advisory Council recognized him as "mediator, advisor, stabilizer, teacher, enlightener and restorer to reality of your loyal disciples and friends."). 
John was born in LaPasse, Ontario, and grew up in Oswego, NY. He graduated from Oswego State Teachers College in 1929. Over the years, he took education and administrative graduate courses from NYU earning him a master's degree. From 1943-1946, John served in the US Navy as a navigation instructor and then administrative officer of the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, TX. He had a significant impact on the training of naval flight officer during WWII. He served in US Navy Reserves until 1954. 
John McGrath and his wife, Valeska, celebrated 69 years of marriage on Sept. 24. As the first born of nine children he is survived by two brothers and one sister. He is also survived by three children: Timothy J. McGrath of Plattsburgh, NY; John K. McGrath of Burke, VA; and Patricia L. Meyer of Fairfax, VA; as well as eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  

Walter Sugarman 
Walter Sugarman, formerly of Lake Success, died on Oct. 5, 2001. Husband of the late Muriel Sugarman and Rhoda Teicholz-Sugarman. Father of Carol and David Billigmeier, Susan and Kenneth Gold, Donna Davis and Barbara Teicholz. Grandfather of Michelle Ayuso and Michael, Marc, Matthew and Max Gold. Interment Mt. Ararat Cemetery.  

Natalie B. Kirshner 
Natalie B. Kirshner, 81, died on Oct. 19, 2001. Wife of Herbert. Mother of Patricia Lowy, Peter Kirshner, Kathy Matson and Jon Kirshner. Grandmother of Andrew Rusoff, Michael Rusoff, Jessica Kirshner and Jordan Kirshner. Mother-in-law of Cathy. Sister of Felice. Services at Temple Beth-El of GN. Contributions can be made to a charity of your choice. 

Rita Wolf Emanuel  
By Linda Emanuel 
Rita Emanuel, a life-long Great Neck resident and a descendant of the first Jewish family in Great Neck, died on Oct. 16, 2001 at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset from a sudden heart attack. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Emanuel's grandparents, Rose and Avram Wolf, originally from Germany, moved their family from Manhattan to Great Neck in 1891. They had been offered a large home at low rent by W.R. Grace, steamship magnate and Mayor of NYC, for whom Abe Wolf was a tailor.  
Rita Wolf Emanuel 
Mr. Grace, who summered in Great Neck, had learned of a trolley car accident that had taken the leg of Mrs. Emanuel's father, Isaac, as an infant. Isaac, known as I.G.,was one of seven children, four of whom remained in Great Neck. Like his father, he was active in civic and Jewish affairs in Great Neck. The elder Wolf helped establish the Alert Fire Dept.; I.G., the Vigilant. I.G. became an active Great Neck real estate broker and played a central role in the development of many local properties, including Tuscan Court and Kenilworth. When Mrs. Emanuel was school-aged, I.G. and Pauline Wolf, along with other involved families, began organizing the Jewish community. This group formed the nucleus of what later became Temple Beth-El. Mrs. Emanuel's father assembled the property for it at no charge and served as its second president, as well as its honorary president all his life. He funded the purchase of the group's first Torah, in memory of his wife who died on Mrs. Emanuel's 13th birthday.  
Rita Emanuel was born in February 1916 on Grace Ave. She was the older of two girls. Her deceased sister, Ethel Wolf Larick, was also a lifetime Great Neck resident. Mrs. Emanuel attended Kensington School, the second elementary school in Great Neck, and what is now the Miller North High School, Great Neck's second secondary school. In 1930 she was confirmed at Temple Beth El which met at the time in the Community Church on Bond St. She also attended the NY School of Interior Design.  
In 1940 Miss Wolf married Louis Emanuel, originally from Portland, ME. The wedding was held at her home, built by her father in his marriage year of 1914. It stood until a few years ago at the corner of Maple Dr. and Hillside Ave. In 1914 Great Neck Estates extended only one block in from Middle Neck Rd.  
Mrs. Emanuel and her husband Louis were founding members of Temple Israel and remained active in it all their lives. A week before her death, the congregation honored the couple during Simchat Torah services. In 1990 they were the honorees at the temple's annual educational fund-raising gala. In the spring of this year Mrs. Emanuel delivered a talk about the early history of Great Neck and her family's involvement in it.  
Rita Emanuel was a life member of Hadassah and the Association for the Help of Retarded Children. She was twice president of the Sharon Group of Hadassah, now known as the Herzl Group. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels from North Shore University Hospital-Manhasset. She was a devotee of the arts - particularly the Dance.  
Rita took seriously her important roles as wife, mother and grandmother. She also had many dear enduring friendships, some with people whom she had grown up with in Great Neck. She made friends easily and was a modest, pleasant person, who gave generously of herself to her family, friends and beloved Great Neck community.  
In addition to her husband Louis, she is survived by her children, Paula and Joel Rubin of Heathrow, FL, Trudy Emanuel and Jofred Grinblat of Forest Hills, and David and Linda Emanuel of Great Neck. She also leaves grandchildren, Ilene Rubin, Gregory and Nicole Rubin, Jason Emanuel and Maya Emanuel. She was eagerly anticipating the birth of her first great-grandchild, born Oct. 27.  
The funeral was handled by Riverside-Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck. Burial Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Note: The full text of Mrs. Emanuel's speech on early Great Neck mentioned in this article is available. Contact Louis Emanuel, 65 Old Pond Rd., Great Neck, NY 11023.  

Robert Maher  
Robert (Bob) Maher died suddenly on Oct. 27, 2001. He was born in Great Neck Nov. 16, 1916. He leaves his wife Madelon; sister Peggy; and son William. Also three grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew. He was an Alert fireman for many years. In 1988 he moved to Florida where he passed away. 

Gloria Jean Hicks  
Gloria Jean Hicks, a life-long resident of Great Neck, died on Sept. 21, 2001 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Gloria was the daughter of the late Albert and Elyse Arman, also from Great Neck. She is survived by her husband Neil Hicks; her two children Neil Hicks Jr. and Kathy Vega; her five grandchildren, Ryan, Stephanie, Nicole, Daniel and Jessica. She is also survived by her sister, Heather Rice and her brothers, George and Gary Arman. 
Gloria Jean graduated from Great Neck North High Schoool in 1964. She was an avid bible student with the Manhasset congregation of Jevhovah's Witnesses. She loved to teach others about the bible.  

Jack Ishmole  
Jack Ishmole passed away peacefully on Oct. 15, 2001. Those of us who were fortunate enough to live in Great Neck during the Halcyon days of the Great Neck schools will certainly remember him. Jack Ishmore was an inspirational teacher at the North Junior High School. He taught radio production and English classes that many students (including ours) rushed to attend. He opened the world of imagination and creativity that so many of our children remember now in their adult and personal lives. We remember him, we thank him and we will miss him.  

Norman S. Feingold  
Norman S. Feingold, 78, a 44-year resident of Great Neck, died on Oct. 24, 2001 after a long and courageous fight against lymphoma. He was born in Brooklyn. Most dearly beloved husband for over 56 years of Natalie (Arond). Cherished father of Carol Feingold Neiditch, Roberta Palant (Hy Shuster) and Dr. Elise Feingold. Proud and loving grandfather of Shana, Emily, David, Jana and Mitchell. 
He was a graduate of CCNY School of Engineering (1943) and a member of the SKT fraternity family. Introspective, logical, analytical and innovative, he was an independent person of high moral standards and integrity. He lived by his principles and impacted them to his children and grandchildren. True to his personal heritage and proud supporter of American Manufacturing industry - mentor to many. He was highly respected and left a lasting impression on everyone who met him. Truly one of the greatest generation. He will be sorely missed.  

Dolores Reinhart  
Dolores Reinhart, formerly of Great Neck, died on Oct. 21, 2001. Wife of Robert. Mother of Kathleen, John, Mary and the late Robert. Sister of Patricia Sweat, Dorothy Christmas, James and Larry Flynn. Arrangements were made by the Reginald Tuthill Funeral Home, Riverhead. Mass at St. John the Evangelist RC Church. Interment St. John's Cemetery.  

Samuel McNichol  
Samuel McNichol, Lt. Col. US Army Retired, of Great Neck, died on Nov. 4, 2001. Husband of the late Constance P. McNichol. Father of James G., William M., Samuel J., Margaret M. McNichol, Patricia A. Hugo, Joan McNally, Clare M. Curinga and Mary A. DelPonte. Brother of Lorraine Muller and William H. McNichol. Grandfather of 11. Arrangements were made by the Doyle B. Shaffer Funeral Home, Little Neck. Mass at St. Anastasia RC Church. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Great Neck Community Fund.  

Mark Hawley Sr.  
Captain Mark Taney Hawley Sr., a resident of Covington, LA, and a former shipping executive with International Shipholding Corporation and community activist, died on Nov. 4, 2001, in Houston of a massive heart attack. He was 50.  
Born in Great Neck, he graduated from Maria Regina High School, attended St. Michael's College and graduated from the US Merchant Marine Academy. He was the first in his class to achieve a masters license (unlimited tonnage) for ocean-going vessels. In addition to his maritime consulting he was a board member of Tchefuncta Club Estates and the USMMA. He was also a member of the Bienville Club, the Azalea Club and several Carnival organizations in New Orleans, and was active with the boy Scouts of America.  
Survivors include his wife, Colleen Dienes Hawley; two sons, Mark T. Hawley Jr. and Jack Dienes Hawley; his mother, Janice Hawley-Kopf of Great Neck; three brothers, James Hawley Jr. of Dublin, VA, George S. Hawley of Harrison, NJ and Joseph S. Hawley of Westport, CT; two sisters, Joy Hawley of Lexington, KY, and Mary Eddy of Amherst, MA; and numerous friends and family.  
In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be sent to the St. Anselm Building Fund, PO Box 40, Madisonville, LA 70447.  
   
Evelyn J. Port 
Evelyn J. Port, longtime Great Neck resident, died Dec. 2, 2001 at the age of 56. Her children, Darren and Stephanie, were at her side when she succumbed to cancer after a long and very courageous struggle with the disease. Evie moved to Great Neck after her marriage to Garrett Port in 1967 and over the next 25 years was active in the community, both professionally and as a volunteer. She was an elementary school teacher before becoming a residential real estate broker in Great Neck. She also served in numerous positions in the Erev Chapter of Hadassah before becoming its president. After her husband died in 1986, Evie remained in Great Neck to raise her children and continue her involvement in the community. In 1995, she moved to North Hills. Widely respected by her many friends and colleagues, she inspired all who knew her with her loyalty, kindness and strength of character. At her funeral on Dec. 4 at Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, she was eulogized by her son, Darren, and longtime friend, Jayne Goldstein, and remembered by the countless people who attended to pay their last respects to a woman who meant so much to so many. She is also survived by her mother, Margot, of Great Neck; her sisters Joan (Marc) Mintz and Karen (Steven) Yager; sister-in-law Penny (Lenny) Port Goldberg; and many nieces and nephews. The family has requested that contributions be made in her memory to Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York.  
   
Rosalind Werner 
Rosalind Werner, a longtime resident of Great Neck, died on Nov. 6, 2001. She was past president of Pride of Judea. Wife of Jules. Sister of Gertrude Enfin and Anne Zucker. Mother of Toby Kaulkin, Linda Diaz, Roger Werner, Matthew Schneider and Kenneth Werner. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of three. Funeral services at Temple Beth El of Great Neck. Interment Beth Moses Cemetery. 
   
Arthur J. Levine 
Arthur J. Levine, a resident of Great Neck since 1967, died on Jan. 7, 2002. He was born in Brooklyn on July 2, 1916. Mr. Levine was a CPA from 1940 to 1996. He was president of the Merrick Jewish Center (1952 to 1954), international president of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (1973 to 1977), vice president of the National Conference On Soviet Jewry (1976 to 1981) and was on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency of Israel. 
Mr. Levine personal commitments included the inclusion of women in the Conservative Rabbinate; the freedom of Soviet Jewry and the preservation/celebration of Jewish life in America. His personal passions were music, deep sea fishing and gardening. 
He is survived by his wife Rosalind E. Levine, a retired social worker, Hillside Hospital; his children, Nancy Levine Jordano, therapist from Oakland Hills, CA, Susan Levine, artist, Berkeley, CA, and Ketzel Levine, NPR correspondent, Portland, OR; his sister, Marilyn Gochberg; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Arrangements were made by the Riverside Nassau North Chapels, Great Neck. 
   
Morris Berlind 
Morris Berlind, 94, died at home of cancer on Jan. 8, 2002. Born in Russia, he was the son of the late Wolf and Anna (Rabinowitz) Berlind. Mr. Berlind lived in Great Neck from 1949 until May 2000. He was president of H. Berlind, Inc., a wholesale, housewares and electrical supply company, and spent almost 30 years in retirement working on behalf of peace, tolerance, justice, Jewish concerns, and preservation of the environment. He is survived by his beloved wife Ruth; his son Allan Burlind of Middletown; his daughter, Binnie DeLarm of McLean, VA; his sister Mollie Hechtman of Englewood, NJ; and three adored grandchildren, Lisa Masoni, Andrew Berlind and Nina Fry. Funeral services, conducted by Rabbi Seth Reimer, were held in Middletown on Jan. 10. A future memorial service in NY is planned. Contributions for research may be made in his memory to the National Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. 

Philip Robert Palmer  
Philip Robert Palmer, a resident of Great Neck for 60 years, died on Jan. 3, 2002. He was born in Manhattan on July, 2, 1913. In 1937 he celebrated his marriage to Eleanor Hallow at the Fresh Meadows Century Club.   
Philip Robert Palmer 
Before his retirement in 1978 Mr. Palmer was employed with the Sperry Gyroscope Co. in Lake Success. Since then, and until he underwent a heart by-pass, he would be seen walking nine miles a day betwwen Douglaston and Manhasset.  
Refusing to take any formal training he created his own distinctive art form. He enjoyed classical music, was always intellectually curious, and recently read the Bible as literature from cover to cover. He was a longtime member of REAP II, and until a few weeks ago was delivering Meals on Wheels.  
He is survived by his daughter, Lee Palmer-Perciasepe of Baltimore and by six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor; by his daughter, Judy Buhler of Plantation, FL; and two days prior to his own demise, by his son, Dr. Richard Palmer, a nuclear physicist of Livermore, CA. 
Philip Palmer was a sincere, caring man who loved people and was loved by those who were fortunate to have known him. He will be sorely missed.  

Amelia Nappa Einhorn  
Amelia (Molly) Nappa Einhorn, 89, of Great Neck, died recently. Mother of Linda Rosen (Chris). Grandmother of Tiffany Moffit, Jerry Mancini and Gabriella Rosen. Great-grandmother of Alyssa Marie and Caitlin Ann Moffit. Arrangements were made by the M.A. Connell Funeral Home, Huntington. Religious service at St. John's Episcopal Church.  

Gerard A. Neumann  
Gerard A. Neumann, formerly of Great Neck, died on Jan. 15, 2002. He was past president and chairman of the Board of Spearin, Preseton & Burrows, Inc. Husband of the late Alice Gertrude. Father of Mary Alice Cunningham, Gerard, Roseanna Sheridan, George, Kathleen Gaffney, Jeanne O'Neill, Ann Neumann and Helen Westerman. Grandfather of 21. Great-grandfather of 11. Brother of Irene O'Halleran Drucker. Arrangements were made by the Macken Mortuary, Rockville Centre. Funeral Mass at St. Agnes Cathedral. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Contributions can be made, in Gerard Neumann's name, to Little Flower Children's Services, PO Box 9000, Wading River, NY 11792. 

Robert Heenan Kahn 
Robert Heenan Kahn, 76, a resident of Great Neck for 60 years, died on Aug. 17, 2002. A decorated WWII veteran, he was retired from Gentry Manufacturing Co. Brother of R.H. Kahn. Brother-in-law of S.M. Kahn. Uncle of D.P. Kahn and his family. Arrangements were made by the Doyle B. Shaffer Funeral Home. Services at All Saints Church. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Alert Fire Co., 555 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck, NY 11024. 

Faye M. Lauria 
Faye M. Lauria, 81, of Hunters Trail, CT, died on Aug. 26, 2002, at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford. She was the wife of the late Anthony. Mrs. Lauria was born Nov. 7, 1920 in Brooklyn, daughter of the late Rocco and Marie Consalvi Pascucci. She resided in Bethany since 2001, having lived in Great Neck prior to that for 49 years. Faye was a communicant of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Woodbridge and a former communicant of St. Aloysius Church, Great Neck. 
Faye leaves her family including: one son, Frederick Lauria of Great Neck; six daughters, Angela Baumann of Bayshore, Marie Baumann of Great Neck, Ellen Skinner of North Haven, Paula Wilson of Bethany, Grace Skidell of Jericho and Toni Ann Shelofsky of Port Washington; one brother, Joseph Pascucci of Boca Raton, FL; two sisters, Louise Spitaleri of Staten Island and Josephine Chicarelli of Kissemee, FL; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Entombment Garden Mausoleum in Holy Rood Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Mayor Donald P. Baumann Commmunity Service Scholarship, c/o Great Neck Student Aid Fund, Inc., PO Box 1057, Great Neck, NY 11023 or to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Arrangements were made by the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, Seymour, CT. To express condolences to the family online go to www.funeralplan.com/hullfh. 

Harold Allen 
Harold Allen, 92, of Great Neck, died on Aug. 27, 2002. He was a former partner of Allen & Company Investment Bankers and a member of the NYSE. He was a trustee of Ithaca College and associate trustee of North Shore Community Hospital. Husband of Ruth. Father of Janet and Joe Dippell and Joy and David Campbell. Grandfather of Dawn Dippell, Allen Dippell and Marjorie Mannix (John). Great-grandfather of Michael, Evan and Megan Mannix. Arrangements were made by the Fairchild Funeral Chapel, Manhasset. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the Cardiology Division of NSUH.


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