Antonino Chillemi of Farmingdale died on May 29. Devoted husband of Carmela. Beloved father and father-in-law of Carmela Vega, Salvatore and Cate and Angelo and Jamie. Also survived by eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc.
Denise Bracco of Whitestone, died on May 13. Loving wife of Alfred. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Vanessa Recine (John). Entombment St. Charles Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc.
Vincent Bavero of Farmingdale died on May 29. Loving husband of Phyllis. Devoted father and father-in-law of Lee Trent (Steve), Melissa Simone (Same) and Phllip Bavero. Cherished grandfather of Jessica, Dylan, Sam and Kristina.Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc. Entombment and military honors at Long Island National Cemetery.
Kathleen Kelly of Farmingdale died on June 2 after a long and courageous fight. Beloved sister of the late Carolann, Martin (Colleen) and Steven (Nancy). Cherished aunt of Steven, Sean, Scott, Spencer and Keira. Also survived by her loving dog Bella. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc.
Adeline Kuhlenkamp of Farmingdale died on May 8. Beloved mother of Mary Ann. Cremation private.
Louis M. Tucciarone of Laurel, NJ, died on May 6. Beloved husband of Jennie. Loving father of Jennifer Meyers, Louis Tucciarone Jr. and Perry Tucciarone. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc.
Anthony V. Pezzano of Cary, NC died on May 23. Loving husband of Mary. Cherished father of Celeste. Internment Calverton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the McCourt and Trudden Funeral Home, Inc.
Robert J. Adamo of Glen Head, died on May 29. Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Daniel (Lucy) and Edward. Cherished grandfather of Sofia and dear brother of Deborah Koehler. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Maria Capobianco of Glen Cove, died on June 5, at age 87. Beloved wife of the late Dante. Loving mother of Dr. Luigi (Diane), Phillip, Mario (Lina) and Thomas (Joann). Proud grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of two. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Private visitation at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment at East Hillside Cemetery. Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
Philip Ciampi of Glen Head, died on April 20. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Genevieve Ciampi. Dear brother of Anna Famillette, Louis, Nunzio, Angelo, Rose Drwal and the late Michael, Anthony, Albert, Joseph, Carmen, Angie Ciampi and Lillian Fling. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. All services are private. Further information Whitting Funeral Home.
Gary Craner of Glenwood Landing passed away on April 28, at age 77 after a courageous fight with his long illness. He was born in Fulton NY, the son of the late Francis and Fern Craner and the eldest of six children. A dedicated teacher at North Shore High School for 38 years, often teaching the children of former students, he was also actively involved in athletics as a coach for baseball, bowling and cross country. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Genie, and his two children, son Garren (Carolyn) of Stamford, CT and daughter Gennifer (James) of Agoura Hills, CA. He cherished his grandchildren Alyssa and Kayla Craner and Justin and Gemma Milne and was the dear brother of Joan, Doug, Elizabeth, Muriel and the late Marilyn, and brother-in-law of Linda. A memorial service will be planned in the future at the Sea Cliff United Methodist Church. Details of the memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Arthur Lawence Hoell aka Mickey of Stone Ridge died on May 20. Arthur formerly resided in Locust Valley, graduated from Brooklyn Tech High School and served in the Navy from 1967-69. Moved to Accord, NY, in 2001 then to Stone Ridge in 2018. He is survived by two sisters Judie Lojewski of Stone Ridge and Terry Gray of Henderson, NC.
Thelma Johnson, of Glen Cove, died on June 5, at age 89. Wife of Talbot. Loving mother of Vicki, Talbot II, Talise, Mario, Donato, Melodin, the late Deborah and the late Dorian. Beloved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Thelma worked at St. Christophers’ Ottilie (SCO) for more than 30 years. Thelma was always willing to help children who were in need. She was also a faithful and devoted member of Kingdom Hall of Glen Cove and of Bend, OR. Arrangements entrusted to Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Private Interment at Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Mario Musto of Locust Valley, died on June 7, at age 87. Survived by Maria, his wife of 67 years. Loving father of the late Gerard, Rose Melillo (the late Robert) and Anna Wonder (James). Dear brother of the late Vincent, the late Pasqualina and Maria Molinaro. Beloved grandfather/nonno of Stefeni Frushon (Jason), Joanna Capo (Anthony), Christina Morisco (Jamie) and Brandon Wonder. Adored great-grandfather of Ella, Matthew and Hailey Capo and Mia Frushon. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Private visitation at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Private Mass at St. Rocco’s RC Church. Private interment at Locust Valley Cemetery.
Alfonso D’Amelio, age 87, passed away peacefully on May 26. He was born in Gesualdo, Italy in 1932 and served in the Royal Italian Army from 1955-56. He immigrated to America in 1959 following his marriage to Elvira Intintoli in 1958. He began his work career with Intintoli Mason Contracting where he was employed as a laborer. He then proceeded to work for the Port Washington School District in the maintenance department until his retirement. Alfonso had a deep love for his family, taking care of his home and gardening. His ties to Italy always remained strong and he adored each and every family member still residing in his beloved homeland. Alfonso spent much of his time outdoors and endless hours speaking to his neighbors and friends. He was preceded by his wife Elvira in 2010. His daughter, Antonetta D’Amelio-Pawlak, granddaughter Dr. Kathryn Pawlak, and son-in-law Gary Pawlak, will miss him dearly. He leaves his sister Maria Petruzzo, sisters-in-law, Maria D’Amelio, Armida D’Amelio, Florence Toth and his nieces and nephews. A special thanks to his companion Cres for always being there for him and making his life special following the death of his beloved wife, Elvira. Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in his memory.