|Mildred C. McNulty
Retired teacher Mildred C. McNulty, 91, died June 8 at the family homestead
on Main Road in Laurel.
Born in Laurel on Nov. 30, 1907, to Charles and Anne (Dunn) McNulty,
she attended Laurel School and graduated from Mattituck High School in
1925. She then studied at St. Joseph's College for Women, earning a bachelor
of arts degree in 1929. She continued her studies at New York University
in Manhattan. She enjoyed a long career as a teacher in the New York City
school system, returning to Laurel upon retiring from teaching in 1971.
A member of Sacred Heart Parish and charter member of Our Lady of Fatima
organization, Ms. McNulty was also a member of Mattituck Historical Society
and Friends of Mattituck-Cutchogue Library.
She is survived by her sister, Edna McNulty of Laurel, and four generations
of nephews and nieces. Her brother, John, and three other sisters, Marie
Diller, Anita McNulty and Helen McNulty, predeceased her.
The family received friends June 11 at DeFriest Funeral Home, Mattituck,
where parish prayer services were held that evening. The Celebration of
the Liturgy of Christian Burial was offered June 12 at Our Lady of Good
Counsel R.C. Church, Mattituck, the Revs. Peter Allen and Peter Connelly
officiating. Interment was in the family plot at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery
Salvatore J. Loria
Salvatore J. Loria, former owner of Captain Marty's Fishing Station
in New Suffolk, died June 10 at Holmes Medical Center in Brevard County,
Fla. He was 75.
Born in Brooklyn, he worked for Republic and Grumman before acquiring
with his business partner and son, Philip, the New Suffolk fishing station
from a previous owner and renaming it Captain Marty's. After Mr. Loria
retired to Palm Bay, Fla., in 1986, Philip Loria of Mattituck became sole
Salvatore Loria was an avid fisherman, according to his granddaughter,
Christina Loria of Mattituck. "He loved teaching people who hadn't fished
before," she said. He was also a volunteer fireman on Long Island and member
of Sons of Italy and Our Lady of Grace Church in Brevard Co., Fla.
In addition to his son and granddaughter, he is survived by his wife
of 55 years, Anna; a daughter, Marie Green, also of Palm Bay; a sister,
Grace Accardi of Long Island; four other grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Funeral services were conducted June 14 in Florida.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 2800
Aurora Road, Suite G, Melbourne, FL 32935-2906.
Eva M. Smith
Lifelong North Fork resident Eva M. Smith, 95, died June 21 at her
Born in Hallockville on Nov. 11, 1903, to Stanley and Eva (Welk) Berdinka,
she was raised in Mattituck, where her family moved when she was a year
old. After her marriage to Ignatius Smith, the couple lived in Cutchogue
and worked together in marketing agricultural produce.
Ms. Smith was very active in the local community, joining the Ladies'
Auxiliary of Cutchogue Fire Department in 1938, and volunteering as a hostess
at The Old House on Cutchogue's village green.
She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church and
Rosary Altar Society in Cutchogue. According to her nephew, Andre Cybulski,
she took great pride in arranging and caring for the altars there.
Predeceased by her husband in 1978, she is survived by a brother, Joseph
Berdinka of Millville, Del., and a sister, Frances Harrison of East Moriches.
The family received friends Tuesday, June 22, at DeFriest Funeral Home,
Mattituck, where parish prayer services, C.F.D. Ladies' Auxiliary services
and Rosary Altar Society services were held that evening. The Celebration
of the Liturgy of Christian Burial was offered yesterday at Our Lady of
Ostrabrama R.C. Church by the Rev. Walter Rudnicki. Interment was at Sacred
Heart R.C. Cemetery, Cutchogue.
Dimitri Bondarchuk, 34, a commercial fisherman and lifelong resident
of Greenport, died suddenly of natural causes June 24 at his home. Also
called "Danny," he was known since his Army days and all around Greenport
Born Sept. 5, 1964, to Virginia (Schaumburg) and the late Dimitri Bondarchuk,
he graduated in 1983 from Greenport High School and went directly into
the U.S. Army, serving from 1982 to 1984 as a Special Forces paratrooper.
Mr. Bondarchuk also worked as a cook for various local restaurants,
said his mother. "He loved the water and was happiest on the water. He
was a very compassionate man and extremely well-loved around here and by
a multitude of cousins, aunts, uncles and his extended family," she said.
He is also survived by a sister, Elizabeth Bibey.
The Rev. Richard Mowery conducted funeral services Monday, June 28,
at Burton Potter Post, American Legion Hall, Greenport. Arrangements were
made by S.B. Horton Funeral Home, Greenport. Interment will be at sea.
Memorial donations to a charity of choice would be appreciated.
Lifelong North Fork resident Stanley Kujawski died July 2 at Central
Suffolk Hospital. He was 72.
Mr. Kujawski was born in Mattituck on May 16, 1927, to John and Dorothy
Kujawski. He worked as a splicer with New York Telephone and was a member
of the Loyal Order of Moose in Riverhead, where he resided at the time
of his death.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine (Bialeski); two sons, Stanley
Jr., of East Aurora, N.Y., and Robert, of Mattituck; five daughters, Karen
Macaulay of Danbury, Conn., Laurie White and Jeanne Schmitz, both of Mattituck,
Susan Taliaferro of Las Vegas, Nev., and Maria Kujawski of Calverton; two
sisters, Felicia Buchak and Clara Mulkiewicz; a brother, Leo Kaye; and
Visitation was Monday, July 5, at F.J. McLaughlin Funeral Home, Riverhead.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at St. Isidore's R.C. Church, Riverhead,
followed by interment at St. John's Cemetery, Riverhead.
Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Fund of Long Island,
1723 Middle Country Road, Centereach 11720.
Thomas Lee Haynie
Thomas Lee Haynie, a lifelong North Fork resident, died at his Southold
home on July 7 after a brief encounter with cancer, family members stated.
He was 44.
Born in Greenport on Aug. 9, 1954, to Tyler and Lois Haynie, he was
a graduate of Greenport High School and a self-employed house painter and
occasional landscaper with a great enthusiasm for NASCAR and baseball.
His family's statement continued, "An animal lover, he was fond of
birds and studied them at length. He will be missed by many, including
his family, the three nephews he adored, and his pets."
Mr. Haynie is survived by his mother and stepfather, Lois and Stewart
Dewar of Southold; a brother, Richard, of Cutchogue, and a sister, Chris
Jaeger of Manorville. His father, Ted, and a brother, Donald, predeceased
The family received friends July 8 at DeFriest Funeral Home in Southold,
where religious services were held that evening. Interment was private.
Memorial donations may be made to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048,
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital,
One St. Jude Place Bldg., P.O. Box 1000, Department 300, Memphis, TN 38148-0552.
Hilda E. Fiedler
Greenport native Hilda E. Fiedler, 72, a retired Berner High School
English teacher and resident of Amityville, died July 4 at Brunswick Hospital
The daughter of Ludwig and Eleanora Luke Fiedler, she was born March
1, 1927, and was a graduate of Greenport High School and SUNY/ Albany.
During her teaching career, she was chair of the English department
at Berner High School in Massapequa, and a member of St. Luke's Lutheran
Church in Farmingdale, including the church council, choir and altar guild.
She was a 12-year member of the board of managers of Snug Harbor Condominium,
where she resided.
Ms. Fiedler was past president of Amityville Women's Club and Mary
P. Myton Literary Society, chair of the educational awards committee of
Long Island Federation of Women's Clubs, and an active member of Literacy
Volunteers of America and American Association of University Women.
She is survived by three brothers, Julian, Theodore and William, having
been preceded in death by four brothers, Frederick, Edwin, Ludwig and Albert,
and a sister, Natalie Parr.
Funeral services arranged by Powell Funeral Home in Amityville were
conducted July 8 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Farmingdale, the Rev. Rodney
Eberhardt officiating. Interment was at Sterling Cemetery in Greenport.
Robert Raymond Coly
Robert Raymond Coly of New York City and Greenport died July 12 at
New York Hospital. He was 80.
Born in Perigueux in Dordogne, France, on Jan. 3, 1919, to Louis and
Fernande (Raymond) Coly, he had been a resident of Greenport since 1990
and an administrative secretary for the Parapsychology Foundation of New
Mr. Coly also had been an active member of the Hutchinson River Council
of Boy Scouts of America.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen (Garrett); a daughter, Lisette Coly
Damalas of New York City and Greenport; and three grandchildren. His son,
Robert Louis Coly, and a sister, Henriette, predeceased him.
The family will receive friends today, Thursday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at
DeFriest Funeral Home, Southold, where parish prayer services will be offered
at 8 p.m. The Celebration of the Liturgy of Christian Burial will be offered
on Friday morning at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes R.C. Church, Greenport. Interment
will follow at Cutchogue Cemetery.
Donations in his memory may be made to North Fork Animal Welfare League,
P.O. Box 297, Southold, NY 11971.
David F. Jackson
Former Southold resident David F. Jackson died July 3 in New York City
at the age of 61.
A native of Camden, Maine, Mr. Jackson lived in Southold in the '80s
and early '90s. He was a graduate of Parsons School of Design, and his
interior design studio, Hollyhocks Ltd., "was well-known in Manhattan and
Southold," according to family notes. "Friends, clients and family will
miss the sparkle of his style and the lilt of his laughter," they wrote.
For information on memorial services, call 570-296-6249.
William Lyall Murray
Former Southold resident William Lyall Murray, 81, died July 1 at Claire
Bridge Home in Jacksonville, Fla., where he resided.
Mr. Murray was born in Delhi, N.Y., to Kenneth and Vida Mae (Little)
Murray on July 18, 1917. A World War II Air Force veteran, he was a retired
American Airlines supervisor at John F. Kennedy Airport and a former member
of No. 586 Spartan Masonic Lodge, Freeport and Baldwin.
Predeceased by his wife, Muriel, he is survived by three daughters,
Linda Racano of Southold, June Murray of Jacksonville, Fla., and Gail Frauenhoffer
of Dallas, Texas; a son, William Murray Jr. of Manilus, N.Y.; a sister,
Estelle Flower of Hobart, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tomorrow, July 16, from 2 to 4 and
7 to 9 p.m. at William F. Coster Funeral Home, Cutchogue. The Rev. Christopher
Doyle will officiate at a funeral service there at 10 a.m. Saturday, to
be followed by interment at Cutchogue Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, Long Island
Chapter, 579 Monroe, Cedarhurst, NY 11516.
Evelyn L. Weber
Evelyn L. Weber of Mattituck died July 14 at her home. She was 77.
The daughter of William and Irene (Brown) Fuller, she was born in Brooklyn
on March 29, 1922. She also lived in Uniondale, Nassau County, before moving
Ms. Weber was a homemaker and a member of the Daughters of the American
Revolution Southold chapter, a 25-year member of the American Cancer Society's
Uniondale branch, an avid traveler and a former Cub Scout den mother.
She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter, Carol Girards of
Mattituck; a sister, Ella Durkin of Jamesburg, N.J.; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is July 15 and 16, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at William F. Coster
Funeral Home, Cutchogue. A funeral service is slated for July 16 at the
funeral home at 8 p.m. Cremation will follow on Saturday, with cremains
to be interred at Calverton National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial
donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or East End Hospice.
Sarah (Sally) Millis McCoy
Former Orient summer resident Sally McCoy of Wellesley Hills, Mass.,
died July 6 in Boston after a long illness.
She was the daughter of Walter Millis and stepdaughter of Eugenia Sheppard
Millis of New York City and Orient.
She is survived by three children, Amanda, David and Jessica, and a
brother, Walter Millis Jr. of Orient.
A memorial service is planned in the Boston area for July 18.
Paul E. Mysliborski
Paul E. Mysliborski of East Marion died on July 20 at Central Suffolk
Hospital after a long illness. He was 55.
Born in Greenport on April 25, 1944, to Edward and Dorothy (McGee)
Mysliborski, he attended Greenport schools before serving with the U.S.
Air Force from 1964 to 1968, stationed in Guam.
After receiving an honorable discharge, Mr. Mysliborski worked for
a time in commercial fishing out of Greenport, and also on Plum Island.
He later became a maintenance worker at Sterling Cove condos.
"As a young boy, he had worked for a local contractor and was always
very good at carpentry, which he learned mostly from his father," said
his wife, Marjorie. "He spent a lot of time on the water and in recreational
fishing." He was also a former member of East Marion Fire Department.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his mother, Dorothy, of Maine; a
son, Paul, of Greenport; three stepchildren, Terri Preston of Southold,
Kenneth Watson Jr. of Greenport and Jan Morris of Laurel; a brother, Mark,
of Greenport; a sister, Nancy Paulos of Maine; four granddaughters, and
The family received friends on July 23 at DeFriest Funeral Home, Southold,
where religious services were conducted the next morning by the Rev. Peter
Kelley. Interment was in East Marion Cemetery.
Lois I. Foster
Lois I. Foster, 77, a former longtime resident of Greenport, died on
June 21 at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. She had moved
to St. Petersburg from Greenport in 1977.
Born in Greenport on Jan. 20, 1922, to Charles and Lila (Clark) Quarty,
she was a Women's Army Corps veteran of World War II and a member of Disabled
American Veterans. She was a former member of the Greenport American Legion
Post and the Moose Lodge.
After receiving an honorable discharge, Ms. Foster worked as a nurses'
aide at Eastern Long Island Hospital, and later as a licensed practical
nurse at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport.
"She was a member of a bowling league in St. Petersburg and loved playing
bingo on the East End and in Florida," said her sister, Pauline Luter of
Southold, who said she will be remembered as "a very lovely, caring person."
Predeceased by her husband, Chester, she is survived by three brothers,
Howard Quarty of St. Petersburg, Rodney Quarty of Center Moriches, and
William Quarty of Medford; and three sisters besides Ms. Luter, Charlotte
Smith and Alfreda Taplin, both of Southold, and Mabel Waterhouse of Milford,
Services were yesterday at DeFriest Funeral Home, Southold, with the
Rev. Peter Kelley officiating. Interment will take place this morning,
July 29, at Calverton National Cemetery.
Dorothy L. Swahn
Longtime Mattituck resident Dorothy L. Swahn, 91, died on July 23 at
She was born on March 13, 1908, in Brooklyn to George and Dorothy (Camp)
Lazarus. A devoted homemaker, she was the widow of the late Donald Swahn
of Don Swahn Insurance in Riverhead.
Mrs. Swahn is survived by two sons, George and Peter, both of Mattituck;
a daughter, Dorrie Williams of Wiscasset, Maine; a sister, Virginia Parkin
of Mattituck; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation was July 24 at DeFriest Funeral Home, Mattituck. The Rev.
James Edwards officiated at funeral services on July 25 at Church of the
Redeemer in Mattituck. Interment followed at New Bethany Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Church of the Redeemer, Sound Avenue,
Mattituck, NY 11952.
Hilda Hause Celeste
Hilda Hause Celeste of Mattituck died July 26 at Central Suffolk Hospital.
She was 84.
A retired employee of The New York Times, Mrs. Celeste moved to the
North Fork in 1975 and was a correspondent for Friends of Mattituck-Laurel
She was born in Jamaica, N.Y., on June 17, 1915, to George and Hilda
Her husband, Nicholas, son, Gary, of Cairo, N.Y., brother, Ralph Hause
of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; and two grandchildren survive her.
Visitation is today, July 29, 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. at DeFriest Funeral
Home on Main Road, Mattituck. Funeral services at 8 p.m. tonight will be
conducted by the Rev. Sarah Barber-Braun of First Universalist Church of
Southold. Private interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.
Donations may be made to East End Hospice, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton
Beach, NY 11978.
Corinne Lenore Runyan
Corinne Lenore Runyan of Shelter Island died suddenly on the evening
of July 16 due to injuries from a car accident at her home in Hilo Shores,
Shelter Island, according to a family statement. She was 17.
Born to Joann Piccozzi and Chris Runyan on April 23, 1982, Ms. Runyan
was a student at Shelter Island School.
The statement continued: "After school and during the summer, Corinne
was employed by Hampshire Farms on Shelter Island. She was an accomplished
equestrienne, who would often be seen riding her horse, Bingo, or instructing
her sisters, friends and cousins on the art of horseback riding, jumping
and good sportsmanship." She won many cross country and jumping awards,
including East End Pony Club's first place and reserve champion awards.
"Corinne's other passions were caring for her many pets, following
in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, Phoebe Johnson of Shelter Island,
cooking, sewing, reading, music and, most importantly, her friends."
In addition to her parents, immediate family survivors are three sisters,
Anna, Zoe and Gabrielle; a brother, Tyrus; and three grandparents, Williette
Piccozzi of Shelter Island and Cue and Anna Runyan of Cabot, Ark. Her grandfather,
Joseph "Jake" Piccozzi, predeceased her.
Funeral services were held on July 21 at Our Lady of the Isle R.C.
Church, followed by interment at the church cemetery. Donations may be
made to The Nature Conservancy, Mashomack Preserve, P.O. Box 850, Shelter
Island, NY 11964.
Peggy Ruroede Cabral
Former Greenport resident and teacher Marguerite (Peggy) Ruroede Cabral,
77, died on July 23 in Ocala, Fla., after a long illness.
Born Oct. 5, 1921, in New Bedford, Mass., she was a graduate of Port
Washington High School and Syracuse University.
After moving to Greenport in the 1950s, she held teaching positions
at several area elementary schools, retiring from Cutchogue East in 1982.
Since her retirement, she was active in Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and
Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport and in theSouthold Historical Society.
Her first husband, Carl Ruroede, predeceased her. She is survived by
her husband, Manual Cabral of Dunnellon, Fla.; three sons, Arthur Ruroede
of Orient and Bart and Carl Ruroede, both of Greenport; a brother, Burton
Morris of Port Washington; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. July 30 at St. Peter's Lutheran
Church, Greenport. Donations may be made to the Southold Town Historical
Society or East End Hospice.
Dorothy J. Moore
Dorothy J. Moore, 60, died on July 22 at her Virginia Beach, Va., home.
Born in Southold, she was retired from the Navy Exchange, where she
worked in the vending department.
Ms. Moore is survived by her husband, John; three daughters, Janet
Johnson of Tennessee, and Carol Case and Jennifer Moore, both of Virginia
Beach; two sons, John Jr. and William, also of Virginia Beach; a sister,
Lois Dorn of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Edward Strasser of Southold
and David Strasser of Arnold, Md.; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services and interment took place on July 26 in Virginia Beach.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere
Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513.
Bertha Mahoney of Riverhead, a lifelong North Fork resident, died on
July 21 at Central Suffolk Hospital. She was 83.
Born in Cutchogue on Nov. 2, 1915, to Paul and Katherine (Doroski)
Krystopowicz, she also lived in Mattituck before moving to Riverhead.
A devoted homemaker, Mrs. Mahoney is survived by her husband, Edmund;
a son, Robert, of Arizona; a daughter, Eileen Murphy of Whitestone, Queens;
three granddaughters, and one great-grandson.
The family received friends on July 23 at DeFriest Funeral Home, Mattituck,
where parish prayer services were held that evening. The Celebration of
the Liturgy of Christian Burial was offered on July 24 at Sacred Heart
R.C. Church, Cutchogue, followed by interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Dolores A.E. Sarno
Former Riverhead resident Dolores Agnes Elizabeth Sarno, 71, died July
20 in Glendale, Calif.
Born on July 17, 1928, in Housatonic, Great Barrington, Mass., Ms.
Sarno was raised in Jamaica, N.Y., and on the North Fork, and graduated
from Mattituck High School in 1947.
According to a family statement: "She enjoyed being a homemaker. She
expressed this through her passion for celebrating holidays, decorating
and baking. She will be remembered for her warm gaze, generous nature with
all she knew, and unconditional love and devotion."
She is survived by three daughters, Valerie Burgess of Richmond, Va.,
Deirdre Gilmore of Orlando, Fla., and Stacie Sarno of Sunland, Calif.;
a son, Gregory, also of Sunland; two brothers, John LaColla of Morris Plains,
N.J., and Joseph LaColla of East Northport; two sisters, Genevieve Richards
of Southold and Charlotte Van Curan of St. Augustine, Fla.; three grandchildren,
and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Agnes,
and a granddaughter.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow,
July 30, at DeFriest Funeral Home, Southold, where parish prayer services
will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. The Celebration of the Liturgy
of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at St.
Agnes R.C. Church, Greenport, by Msgr. Eugene Guarino, to be followed by
interment at St. Agnes Cemetery.