Obituaries

Obituaries

In Memoriam

Chamber fixture Marcia Finkelstein passes With great sadness and fond remembrance, the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce recently announced the untimely passing of Marcia Finkelstein, who suffered a severe brain hemorrhage on Mother’s Day and...

Obituary: Buel O. Coles

Buel O. Coles of Farmingdale (formerly of Bethpage) passed away on Aug. 21. Retired FDNY Engine 303 and Ladder 126 South Jamaica. Devoted husband of the late Kathleen. Beloved father and father-in-law of Sharon...

Obituary: Gertrude Mellon

Gertrude MellonGertrude Mellon, of Bethpage, died on April 10, 2009, in her 90th year. Gertrude was a dancing teacher to thousands and friend to countless others. Wife of the late Francis J. Mother of...

Obituary: William J. O’Hara

William J. O’Hara, 82, of Old Bethpage, passed away Jan. 10, 2011. WWII U.S. Army veteran. Retired salesman and former ballroom dance instructor. Husband of 59 years to Ella. Father of Colleen (Tom), Ella...

Obituary: Vincent Malizia

Vincent Malizia, 82, passed away Feb. 27, 2011 in Las Vegas. He was a longtime resident of Plainview. A memorial service will be held at Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, 125 W. Old Country...

Former Plainview Fire Department Chief Alfred Calamo Remembered

Alfred Calamo was born in Calabria, Italy on Sept. 6, 1920, and moved to the United States in 1936. He was a decorated World War II veteran who served in the Battle of the...

Obituary: Vivian Callaci

Vivian CallaciVivian Callaci, of Plainview, died on Sept. 22, 2009. Wife of the late Andrew. Mother of Frank, Robert and the late Anthony. Arrangements were made by the Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral...

Obituary: Roy Fuchs

Roy Fuchs, chairman of the board of the Friends of Sagamore Hill, passed away the morning of May 12, 2013. Roy W. Fuchs was born in Brooklyn on June 1, 1930, son of Walter...

Obituary: James J. Harnett

Family & Children’s Association CEO, Dies at 63Known 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...

Obituary: Louis Ferrara

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Board of Education recently reflected on the passing of former Superintendent of Schools Louis Ferrara during a school board meeting last week on Monday. Ferrara, veteran of the US Army who...