Obituaries

Obituaries

Amelia “Amy” Maiello Hagedorn

Amy Hagedorn, 79, whose generosity created the Hagedorn Foundation, passed away at her home on Sept. 8. Amy dedicated her life and her wealth to helping others, with a special focus on improving the lives...

Obituary: Janet M. Carnesi

Janet M. Carnesi, of Plainview, passed away Oct. 1, 2011. Retired professor of English at S.U.N.Y Farmingdale. Wife of Anthony. Mother of Deirdre Kuster (Chris), Mark (Monica) and Dean. Grandmother of Alex and Christopher....

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: Richard Wade

Richard WadeRichard Wade, 61, of Plainview, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Nov. 24, 2009. Husband of Virginia. Father of Christine Avery, Michelle Diaz, Kelly Torres and Kevin Wade. Brother of...

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: Alex Eliassof

Alex EliassofOn Jan. 28 2010, Alex Eliassof, an original founding member of A & D Offset Printers, Ltd., which opened in the early ‘80s, passed away. Coincidentally, it was on his 89th birthday. Alex...

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...

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: Jane T. Stepankewich

Jane T. StepankewichJane T. Stepankewich, of Old Bethpage, passed away April 1, 2009. She was predeceased in 1989 by her husband Eugene. She is survived by her children, Robert Stepankewich and Paula Jachno; grandchildren,...