Obituaries For The Week Of July 29, 2020

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LOCUST VALLEY 

Gary S. Reynolds, age 64, of Locust Valley, died on June 24. Beloved son of Jean Reynolds and the late Joseph. Dear brother of Karen Tetonic (the late Hugh), and Lori Fabiano (Vincent). Reynolds was an avid sports fan and enjoyed covering local teams for the North Shore Leader. As a coach, he managed several championship softball teams, and was loved by all. He was previously employed as an Expediter for a New York City building/zoning firm, in addition to running his own custom promotional clothing company. Reynolds enthusiastically supported Locust Valley Falcons Wrestling, for which a scholarship will be established in his memory. Private services were held at Locust Valley Cemetery.

MANHASSET

Joan Grace Lachman, died on Tuesday, April 7, at 89 years of age, at her home in La Jolla, California. Joan is survived by her husband, Leon and her children, Julie and Larry. Joan was born in Brooklyn, on Dec. 17, 1930, to Ida and Philip Kantor. Lachman had one brother named Sidney. In high school, she received a language award and excelled in music and dance. After graduating high school, she attended a two-year business school and married Leon Lachman in August of 1951.

In the late 1950s, Joan and Leon lived in Switzerland before moving to Millburn, New Jersey and then in 1969, to Manhasset. While in Long Island, she volunteered at St. Francis Hospital, the Nassau County Museum of Art, and in 1981 while living in the Philippines for a two year period, she volunteered at the United States Embassy Library in Manila.

Lachman will be remembered as being a sweet, optimistic, intelligent, loving, resilient, beautiful woman with a big heart. Our mother and wife will be deeply missed by all who knew her. 

OYSTER BAY

Richard Castle-Walsh of Falmouth, MA died peacefully on July 17. Born Feb. 14, 1932 in New York City to Thomas and Eva (Sire) Walsh. He spent his teenage years in Oyster Bay, and was a graduate of Oyster Bay High School and Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1954, Civil Engineering. He served as a Lt. in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany 1955-56. He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years Babetta Castle-Walsh and children Margaret Heller, William Walsh, Janet Walsh, Anne Bleistein, Katherine Schlicht and step-children Guy Sliker and Peter Sliker. He is survived by 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services are private. Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice or the Virginia Military Institute Foundation, Lexington, VA.

John J. Dougherty “Doc Holiday” died on July 16, at age 76. Proudly served in the U.S. Army Paratroopers. Beloved husband of the late JoAnn. Loving father of Amanda Ragsdale and John B. Cherished grandfather of Ceria. Dear brother of the late Leonard (the late Grace) and the late Bernard J. (Joan). Companion for 30 years of the late Lillian Minicozzi. Adored uncle of Paul (Angela) and Mark (the late Deborah). Also survived by many cousins and friends. Service and Interment private.

PORT WASHINGTON

James P. Kenny, U.S. Army Veteran—Korean Conflict, retired Supervisor of the Port Washington Parking District, Town of North Hempstead, fourth degree knight of the Knights of Columbus Port Washington Council No. 1227, member of American Legion Post No. 509, member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians of Port Washington, usher at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church, former employee of Rheingold and Schlitz Breweries, age 88, of Port Washington, died on July 10. He is survived by his wife Doris (nee DeYongh), his children Debra Bailey (David), Kim Auty (Donald) and James (Mary), grandchildren Sean Michael (Lena), Sara, Rebecca, Mitchell, Kayla, William and Christopher, as well as great-grandchildren Evangeline and Emily. James is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Christian burial mass was celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church. The interment followed at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.

ROSLYN

The Junior League of Long Island sends its condolences to Susan Serreze, a sustainer in the Junior League of Denver, Colorado, and her family, on the recent passing of their mother, Marjorie Patricia McIntire (Pat) of Woodside. Susan cleaned out her mother’s apartment and donated all the art and vintage items in this window, many of which are more than 100 years old and belonged to generations of family members.

Serreze’s great grandfather, William H. McIntire, was a professional artist, illustrating articles and advertisements for publications such as the Ladies Home Journal. 

Serreze’s grandparents, Carlton Dinsmore McIntire (Mac focused on portrait on easel) and Marjorie Hull (portrait on easel) were also professional artists. Mac studied at the Art Institute of New York, where they met, and Marjorie Hull at Pratt Institute. They both worked as commercial artists until the depression, Marjorie in pen and ink, oils, watercolor and cartoons, mac in pen and ink and oils.

The junior league thanks Susan and her family for their generosity in donating the contents of this window.  

SEA CLIFF

Edward F. McEvoy formerly of Sea Cliff, died on July 19, at the age of 81. Proud U.S. Navy Veteran. Graphic designer for more than 40 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Private visitation held at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home of Glen Cove. Mass at St. Hyacinth RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.

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