Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Sylvia Kudan

Sylvia Kudan, born July 2, 1929 to Mary and Nathan Kudan in Glens Falls, NY, died on Aug. 16, 2011 at approximately 10 p.m.Sylvia, a polio survivor, was determined to become a leader in...

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: Anna Goidell

Anna Goidell, 93, a 60-year resident of Plainview, passed away on March 13, 2014. She was born October 12, 1921, in New York City to Max and Bessie Merer. She graduated from Brooklyn College...

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: 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: 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....

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: Marion ‘Tess’ Teslik

At 92, Marion “Tess” Teslik was an independent, quick-witted, working woman with a flair for fashion.Growing up in Jamaica, Queens, Ms. Teslik attended finishing school after her high school days and later enrolled at...

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...