Miscellaneous Nassau County, New York Obituaries

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Dorothy Carnegie Rivkin 
Dorothy Carnegie Rivkin, of Old Westbury, N.Y., died August 6, 1998, at the age of 85 after a long illness. She was the Chairman of the Board of Dale Carnegie Training. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she spent her early life and attend the University of Oklahoma. She was married to Dale Carnegie, author of How To Win Friends and Influence People as well as founder of Dale Carnegie Training. Upon his death in 1955, she continued his work as President and CEO. She wrote several books including How to Help your Husband Get Ahead and Don't Grow Old, Grow Up. The company continued to grow under her leadership. Today, Dale Carnegie Training is in over 70 countries and has nearly 5 million graduates. After her retirement in 1978, she remained as Chairman of the Board until her death. She was active in civic matters, including Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury Horsemen's Foundation, and the Raleigh Tavern Society of Colonial Willamsburg, Virginia. Dorothy Carnegie Rivkin is survived by her husband of 22 years, David Rivkin; her daughter, Donna Dale Carnegie of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Predeceased by her daughter, Rosemary Crom. She is also survived by three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, as well as three stepchildren and their families. The family will received friends at the Mclaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, 220 Glen Cove. Funeral Service at the Episcopal Cathedral, Garden City, N.Y. The family has requested in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Dorothy Carnegie Foundation, 1475 Franklin Ave. Garden City, N.Y. 11530 
Victory Truex  
Victory Truex, of Glen Cove on Aug. 6, 1998. Beloved wife of James. Devoted mother of Penelope. Loving grandmother of Ariel and Jeremy. Service were held at Mclaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home. 

Walter Sautkulis, Jr. 
Walter Sautkulis, Jr. of Glen Cove, NY. On August 6,1998. Beloved Brother of Ann Flynn, Violet Sautkulis and Charles Sautkulis. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews. Glen Cove Fire Department Dispatcher. Interment Private. Whitting Funeral Home. Inc., Glen Head, NY  

Mare Lehner Bosy  
Mare Lehner Bosy, of Sea Cliff, NY on Aug. 9, 1998. Born in Bavaria, Germany. Beloved Wife of Frank E. Loving Mother of Edward and Brian. Dear Grandmother of Jeffrey, Lisa and Brandon. Whitting Funeral Home, Inc. Glen Head, NY. Funeral Mass St. Boniface Martyr Church, Sea Cliff; Interment St. Charles Cemetery, Pinelawn, NY  

Priscilla Armstrong  
Priscilla Armstrong, nee Smith, of Rochester, NY, on August 7; formerly of Locust Valley. Valedictorian Glen Cove High School, 1950. Survived by son Kenneth, Des Plains, Ill., daughter Janet, Bellefont PA. and aunt, Marion Duck of Glen Cove. Services at University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel, interment Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY. 

Elliott Barnes Stringham  
Elliott Barnes Stringham, of Plandome, L.I. on August 11, 1998. Husband of Eleanor L. Father of Virginia S. Edwards & Elliott L. Grandfather of Jennifer E. White & John R. Edwards III. Service at Matinecock Meeting House. Interment Matinecock Friends Burial Ground. Arrangements by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove, L.I. 

Jackson Chase Storm  
Jackson Chase Storm, of Glen Cove, L.I. on August 15, 1998, age 59. Husband of Mary Jo, father of David Ruben and Jeffrey Maye, Grandfather of Michael, Curtis & Vincent. Memorial service held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Glen Cove, interment private. Arrangement by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove, L.I. 

Anthony I. Genova, Jr. 
Anthony I. Genova, Jr., on August 7, 1998. Of Glen Cove, N.Y. Beloved father of Louis, Devoted brother of Matthew and the late Robert Genova. Loving son of the late Mary and Anthony J. Genova Sr. Reposing at the Marcus L. Bianconi Funeral Home, Ltd. 62 Cedar Swamp Road, Glen Cove, N.Y. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Rocco, Glen Cove, N.Y. Monday, August 10th at 9:30 a.m. Internet St. Patrick R.C. Cemetery, Brookville, N.Y. 

Christian L. Hansen  
Christian L. Hansen, 90, of Glen Cove. (Proprietor of Roberto's Liquor Store.) On August 7, 1998. Survived by his wife Mary, daughters Camille, Marie Genovese and Rachel, son in law Franky Genovese and Granddaughters Christina and Jennifer Genovese. He was a graduate of Lehigh University and President of C.L. Hansen, Inc., in Brooklyn, and of Nassau-Suffolk Dairy Queen. A true gentleman with a keen wit, he was gracious and charming to all, loving to his wife and family, and always proud of his girls. Funeral Mass celebrated St. Hyacinth Church. Donation in his name may be made to the Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Inc. PO Box 67, Mill Neck, N.Y. 11765 Mclaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home. 

Helene M. Dibich  
Helene M. Dibich, of Glen Cove, on Aug 10, 1998. Beloved wife of the late Dimitry. Devoted mother of Barbara Smyrnow. Dear sister of Maria Vehovar. Religious services were held at the Mclaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing. 

Lawrence Grella  
Lawrence "PRO" Grella, of Sea Cliff, on August 14, 1998. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Michael, Pam Lalonde, Barbara Sebastiano, Mary Rizzo and Linda Palumbi. Dear brother of Anthony, Michael, Carmela Sosnicki, Gloria Murch and the late John and Virginia. Cherished grandfather of 17 and great grandfather of 13. Funeral Mass celebrated St. Patrick's Church. Internet Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury. McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, Inc. 

Thomas F. Weppler 
Thomas F. Weppler of Glen Head on December 20, 1998. Beloved husband of Margaret. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-45. Loving father of Thomas, Robert, James, and Judy Bernardo. Dear grandfather of Darienne, Jaclyn, Jennifer, Karrie Ann and James. Dear brother of Gloria and the late Frederick and Joan. Pensioned member of Steam Fitters Local 638. Funeral mass was held at St. Boniface Martyr Church in Sea Cliff. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury. Arrangements by Whitting Funeral Home. 

Norbert Geismar 
Norbert Geismar of Glen Head on December 17, 1998. Past Commander of Manhasset Bay Power Squadron and Past Commander of Flotilla 12-2 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Beloved husband of Elsie. Loving father of Dan, Carolyn Lutz, Susan Famigletti, Ellen Geismar and Richard. Dear grandfather of 8 and greatgrandfather of 1. Funeral service held at Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. Interment private. No flowers, please. 

Antoinette Bianco 
Antoinette Bianco on December 12, 1998. Wife of the late Anthony, mother of Anthony Bianco of East Norwich, Nicholas of Queens, Rosalie Persico of Merrick, and Linda Halvax of Shirley. Grandmother of 5. Mass celebrated at St. Dominic's RC Church, Oyster Bay, she reposed at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. 

Walter (Dyke) R. Sprague 
Walter (Dyke) R. Sprague of Littletown, Mass., formerly of Locust Valley, born in Glen Cove. Gone to Glory on December 19, 1998, at 84. Sprague family came to Long Island in 1640. Mr. Sprague was a charter member of Matinecock Rod & Gun Club. Husband of Alvira G., father of Richard G. (Denise) and Carol S. Savage, M.D. (Steven). Brother of Dorothy Johanson and Helen Nigro, grandfather of Richard, Carolyn, Matthew, and Andrew. Funeral service held at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Burial followed at Locust Valley Cemetery. Donations may be made to American Paralysis Assn., 500 Morris Ave., Springfield, NJ 07801- 9906. 

Antonia Rodriguez 
Antonia Rodriguez of Glen Cove, on December 22, 1998. Beloved wife of the late Martin. Devoted mother of Olga, Marion, Sylvia and George. Loving grandmother of 12, great-grandmother of 15, and great-great-grandmother of one. Funeral services McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home. Interment Los Cipreses Cemetery, Bayamon, Puerto Rico. 

Veronica M. Jones 
Veronica M. Jones, formerly of Glen Cove, on December 24,1998. Beloved wife of the late Francis W., Sr. Loving mother of Francis W. (Dang), Jr., Joann (Steven) Artino, Arlene (Paul) Makowski. Dear grandmother of Lin, Kathleen, Casey, Jamie. Arrangements by Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head, NY. Funeral Mass held St. Patrick's Church, Glen Cove, NY. Interment Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, NY. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Cancer Research Institute. 

Ruth S. Schmidt 
Ruth S. Schmidt of Glen Head, on December 25, 1998. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Walton. Loving mother of Frederick J. and William R. Dear grandmother of 3. All services private. Additional information Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head.  

George A. Deegan 
George A. Deegan, 66 years old, of Glen Cove, formerly of Locust Valley and Bayville, passed away on Christmas Eve after losing a battle with pancreatic/ lung cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Janice, of 45 years; cherished daughters Tulinda Larsen (Carl) and Patreena Parsons (Stephen); adored grandchildren Bryce and Jenny Larsen, Nathaniel and Tulissa Parsons; dear brothers Richard and Francis Deegan, and many nieces and nephews. 
After graduating from Sea Cliff High School in 1949, he married Janice Shaddock, served in the Navy Seabees, and settled in Locust Valley. He graduated from Mechanics Institute in New York City and opened the "Shop on Wheels" plumbing business. He was the general contractor and builder of many homes and offices in the Locust Valley area. At the time of his death, he owned a plumbing business in New Hyde Park. 
As a Korean War Veteran, George was the first Commander in the new building of American Legion Post 962. He was a charter member of the Locust Valley Rotary Club, and was elected Fire Commissioner and Democratic Zone Leader of Locust Valley. He was a life member of the Glen Cove Elks, a member of the Oyster Bay Power Squadron, and past member of the Sagamore Yacht Club. While a member of Sagamore Yacht Club, he commissioned to have a 44- foot sailboat built. After earning his Captain's License, he sailed to Florida, Bermuda, Bahamas and the Virgin Islands. Contributions to establish a fund for a George A. Deegan Sailing Memorial may be sent to P.O. Box 662, Locust Valley, NY 11560. A memorial Mass will be held 11am on Saturday, January 9, 1999, at St. Boniface Martyr R.C. Church, 12 Main Ave., Sea Cliff. As a member of the Neptune Society, his remains were cremated, and there will also be a Memorial at Sea on Sunday, June 13, 1999. 

Barbara (nee Leckie) Bellock 
Barbara (nee Leckie) Bellock of Glen Cove, on December 26, 1998, age 64. Wife of Bruno, daughter of William O. Leckie, mother of B.J. and Cheryl Taheri, sister of Bill Leckie, grandmother of Parisa, Sara and Niki. Service and burial were conducted privately through Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home. Donations to Glen Cove Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 391, or Hospice Care Network, 900 Merchants Concourse, Westbury, NY 11590. 

Gertrude E. Whearty 
Gertrude E. Whearty of Sea Cliff, born in Glen Cove, died on December 25, 1998, age 93. Wife of James, mother of John, the late Robert and James, grandmother of 9, great-grandmother of 16. Service held at Sea Cliff United Methodist Church, Rev. Lange officiating, interment followed at East Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements were conducted by Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home of Glen Cove. 

George A. Reed 
George A. Reed of Glen Cove, on December 25, 1998, age 69. Husband of the late Christine, father of Janet, Georgette, Christopher, Eric, Yvonne and Latanya. Brother of Roy, Bobby, Selma, Hazel and Kathleen. Grandfather of 9. Burial Nassau Knolls Cemetery, under the direction of Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home. 

Joseph Speed Mount 
Joseph Speed Mount of, 79, of Glen Cove and Fallbrook, CA,on July 11. Husband of Janet Pomeranz Mount. Father of Joseph Speed Jr., Richard Collins and Thomas Speed Blair. Stepfather of Cynthia Gren, Susan Byelick and Michael Byelick. Grandfather of eleven. Great-grandfather of three. Arrangements were made by the Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home and the Berry Bell Mortuary of Fallbrook, CA. Funeral at the Fallbrook Methodist Church. Interment at Glen Abbey in Bonita, CA. 

Julius Hirschfeld 
Julius Hirschfeld of Sea Cliff on July 6. Dear cousin Ann Marie Conti (Loius). Julius was born in Greenport and lived in Sea Cliff. He was formerly a self-employed beautician in Ohio and a Veteran of World War Two. All services were private. 

Howard F. Treiber 
Howard F. Treiber of Old Brookville and Colleton River Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC on July 31. Chairman of The Treiber Insurance Group, one of the largest family owned insurance agencies in the country, Vice Chairman of St. Christopher Ottilie Home for Children, Director of Colombian Mutual Life Insurance Co., Director of Long Island Golf Association,Trustee of Winthrop University Hospital, Lt. Junior Grade in the Navy during World War Two. Beloved husband of Millicent. Loving father of John, Craig, Bruce, Peter, Scott and Pamela Baldwin-Treiber. Dear grandfather of eighteen and brother of Ruth Rauch and Marilyn Treiber. Memorial service Tuesday Aug. 3rd at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Aug. 4th at the Cathedral of Incarnation. Flowers and contributions to be made to St. Christopher Ottilie, Winthrop University Hospital or Long Island YMCA.  

Rudolph L. Barbano 
Rudolph L. Barbano of Sea Cliff, former owner of Sans Souci of Sea Cliff and founding member of Sea Cliff/Glen Head Lions Club. Accomplished accordionist, played for USO during World War Two and Robert Kennedy at his wedding, besides playing in the wedding scene of the 1985 movie "Prizzi's Honor" . Also a licensed realtor and pilot. Beloved husband of the late Mary Anne. Loving father of Randolph (Susan) and Sharon. Dear grandfather of Nicole and Michelle. Dear brother of Albina Rapetti (the late Arthur). Service at Whitting Funeral Home. Mass at St. Boniface Martyr Church. Interment Mount St. Mary's Cemetery. 

Rose Marrone 
Rose Marrone on July 20. Loving niece of Kathy Gioia. Beloved sister of Mary Costentino. Funeral Mass Celebrated St. Patrick's Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery. McLaughlin Kramer Megeil Funeral Home. 

Julia B. Budny 
Julia B. Budny of Glen Cove on July 31. Beloved wife of Frank J. Devoted mother of Frank Jr., thomas, Barbara Sadusky and Marion Sarafin. Loving grandmother of eight and great grandmother of one. Funeral mass Celebrated St. Hyacinth Church. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. McLaughlin Kramer Megiel funeral Home. 

Harvey Lorin Rosenstock 
Late on the afternoon of July 16th, the four-o'clock off-shore breezes rising, prompting sailors to raise jibs, mainsails, jennies, capture the brief magic of mid-summer while a westering sun shimmered stark waves of heat off parched land, off the parking lot of the Glengariff Nursing Facility in Glen Cove, New York - a once Gold Coast Estate on Long Island's north shore - Harvey Lorin Rosenstock lost his year-and-a-half battle with a malignant brain tumor that slowly, at first, then rapidly these last few weeks, erased the creative, inventive, whimsical happy mind of a man beloved by everyone that knew him.He was fifty-nine years old. In very late December, l997, Harvey awoke one morning with a terrible headache - and no memory of anything or anyone. He sat in the pilot house a work of art he had built around an ordinary cockpit - of our home, the sloop Haimish, head in hands, for twenty-four hours, before letting me take him to Glen Cove Hospital. Tests revealed nothing. He was sent home, and with steady prompting from me, over the next months, he began to recall some of his remarkable life: his travels worldwide as a supervising engineer, designing and building co-generation energy plants, his work with NATO, the three wives from whom he was widowed, the needs of his present wife who is deaf,his efforts to learn sign language and other ways of communicating with me, and in his ever-joyful way, illuminating the world of sound in descriptive ways for me. 
In June, l998, an MRI revealed a massive brain tumor. He was given months to live. Radiation followed surgery, and for awhile, we were granted an exquisite gift of time. Then one day last Feburary, suddenly, he could not talk, or write down the words in his mind. 
Medication improved his ability to speak temporarily - but eventually, as the weeks passed, he quickly lost the ability to read (he was a passionate reader), to write, to walk without falling, then to walk at all. His speech became slurred, nearly unintelligible, as he twirled his dashing mustache, mystified at the lack of transference of thought to spoken word. Excellent lipreader that I am, I could not comprehend this new non-language. His physical presence was there - but he had been taken from me already. He remembered only one American Sign Language sign - the crossing of the arms over the heart - I love you.  
His spirit was contagious. One friend, complaining of the rain, watched Harvey glance around Glen Cove Creek, noting the wildlife, heard him say, "It's a beautiful morning!" "In an instant," his friend wrote to me later, "he changed my viewpoint.It was a beautiful morning. He forever changed my thinking."  
Harvey Lorin Rosenstock was born in Monticello Hospital, living his early years in the nearby hamlet of Mountaindale. His birth brought the population at the time to 300. Later his family moved to New Hyde Park on Long Island.  
He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Hannah Merker; a son, Marc, of Huntington,NY; his mother, Eva Rosenstock of Worcester MA, a brother, Ron, of Holden MA; a brother, Steven, of Needham MA; three stepchildren: Dr Janice Goldberg-Menendez of Kew Gardens NY; Robert Kosloff of Concord CA; and Laura Kosloff of Portland OR; and two grandsons, Marshall and Marcus Kosloff, of Portland OR. And Anabel, Amos, Esther, Elijah and Sabrina, his beloved felines, and Smudge, his wife's hearing guide dog, so devoted to him. 
No funeral will be held. Sometime autumn, as the afternoon off-shore breezes rise and the sun sinks low in the shortening days, family and friends will toss his ashes on willful winds in a burial at sea. 

Rose Mastro Matteo 
Rose Mastro Matteo (nee Civarelli) of Sacremento, CA and formerly of Glen Cove. Beloved wife of the late Jerry. Devoted mother of Marie, Barbara Armstrong and Nicholas Mastro Matteo. Dear sister of Kay Grella (Phil), Jean Visslailli (Joe), Anthony, Louis (Peggy) and Michael P. Civarelli, the late Edith Colosanti, Matthew and Philip Civarelli. Loving grandmother of Chad, Todd, and Dean. Funeral services and Interment were conducted in Sacremento, CA.  

Dominick Genova, A Man for Everyone 
On August 6th, the day Dominick Genova died, a neighbor stopped by his home on Elm Avenue in Glen Cove, and asked a passerby how Dom was feeling, having known that he was in the hospital. When told that he had passed away just hours before, her immediate reaction was: "What a shame, he always did so many things for so many people." This is a fitting tribute for Dom, one that he would have modestly accepted. 
In his 89 years of life, one would never be able to find a person or cause that didn't receive his help, when it was needed. Dominick Genova was a true gentleman, a truly understanding person of the needs of his community, his beloved Boy Scouts, his church, and his chosen political arena. A lifelong resident of Glen Cove, Dom was a trustee of the Church of St. Rocco for over thirty years, a past president of the Holy Name Society, Chairman of the Bishop's Appeal Committee for over 18 years, President of St. Rocco's Vincent DePaul Society, a member of the Society's National Committee, and was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. At the parade ending the annual St. Rocco's Feast Dom was always at the side of the pastor, handing him medals of St. Rocco for distribution to the faithful.When His Holiness, Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass on Long Island, Dom was invited to be seated in the honored guest portion of the stage. For many years, Dom served as a well respected and effective District Committeeman for the Republican Party and his late wife Nell graciously served delicious homemade meals to selective candidates furing campaigns. He founded the American Citizenship Class, he served as a member of the American Committee on Italian Immigration, he was a Glen Cove Fire Commissioner for 35 years, a member of the Glen Cove Hall of Fame (and his name is inscribed on the newly established Hall of Fame monument at City Stadium), and was selected as the Man of the Year by the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce in 1996. He organized and chaired golf tournaments, for the County and the City; was the golf pro for the Brookville Golf Club, and won the Metropolitan PGA. Retiring as an engineer for the Nassau County Department of Public Works, Dom had already formed the County Engineers' 25 year Service Club. After retirement, Dom and Nell travelled every year to conduct golf clinics for Native Americans in Arizona. As the founder of Boy Scout Troop 190, Dom served as its Scoutmaster for 17 years. He helped organize Troop 147, and was a Scoutmaster in Glen Cove for more than 30 years. A member of the Shelter Rock District Boy Scouts of America Committee, he was the chairman of the Scoutmaster Round Table Committee, and received the B.S.A. Community Service Award. And, Dom was awarded the Silver Beaver Award in Boy Scouting, the highest Scouting award for adults. 
Dom and Nell raised three daughters and one son: Marguerite Genova, Kathleen McGunnigle, Geraldine Rounds, and Dominick Genova. He is also survived by five grandchildren, and his sisters and brothers:Adele Sarro, Ann Barbieri, Mafalda Volina, Eugene and O. Frank Genova. 
Visitation was at the Marcus L. Bianconi Funeral Home on Sunday and Monday, from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m, with a Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Rocco. on Tuesday, August 10 at 9:30 am.  

Ruth Torres 
Torres, Ruth (Nee Kohl) of Glen Head on Aug. 2, 1999. Loving mother of Barbara Hutchins (Will). Dear sister of Gilbert, Donald and the late Norman and Howard. Contributions may be made to A.H.R.C., Brookville, or Bide-A-Wee Animal Shelter. Arrangements by Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head.


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