Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Richard Bomze

Owner-Breeder Richard Bomze Passes Away Richard Bomze has passed away at age 76. His love for the racing industry is legendary and his contributions far-reaching. Richard was a founding member of the Belmont Child...

Obituary: Patricia DiGuiseppe

Patricia DiGuiseppe (nee Barbarito), 58, of Floral Park, died on Feb. 20. Loved by companion Gene Paternoster; daughter Melissa; grandsons Isaiah and Mathew. Sister of Irene, Deborah (James) and Barbara (Daniel). Aunt of Thomas...

Obituary – Mary T. McCaffrey

Memorial Mass for Mary T. McCaffreyMary Theresa McCaffrey (nee Heffernan), of Brooksville, FL, formerly of Floral Park, died on May 15, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband Charles...

Obituary: Helen E. Kruger

Helen E. Kruger, of Greenport, NY, and originally of Floral Park, passed away on March 3, 2012. She was 94 years old and a resident of Peconic Landing retirement community for nearly 10 years....

Obituary: Robert Cantrell

Robert Cantrell Robert Cantrell, 85, died on May 1, 2009. He was a WWII Navy veteran, 1st class petty officer. Husband of the late Norma. Father of Virginia Misa and Lisa Cantrell. Grandfather...

Obituary: Ruth Martin Heidtmann

Ruth Martin Heidtmann, 97, of Southold, died peacefully in her home on Jan. 13. She was born Oct. 12, 1916, in Brooklyn to John and Minnie Martin. When Ruth was five, the family moved...

Amy Hagedorn, Leading Philanthropist, Dies

One of Floral Park’s leading citizens died last week. Amelia Maiello Hagedorn, founder of The Hagedorn Foundation, a major funder of organizations that help children, families and immigrants, died on Sept. 8 at her...

Obituary: Mary Mottola

Mary Mottola, 102, of Floral Park, died on Dec. 19. She was born in Naples, Italy on Sept. 11, 1911. Funeral mass was held on Dec. 23 at Our Lady Of Victory R. C....

Obituary – Rita E. Heller

Rita E. Heller (Vishner) passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2010. Together with Robert Heller, Rita has six children whom she was extremely proud of: Bobby and Pat, Lori and Jerry Sutherland, Ronnie and...

Obituary – Paul J. Muscarella

Elmont native and Garden City resident, Paul J. Muscarella, a respected local attorney, died Oct. 11, 2010 of a malignant brain tumor. He was 47.Best defined by his love of family, community and tradition,...