Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary: Paul Pugliese

A memorial mass will be held in honor of Paul J. Pugliese, on Saturday, May 26, at St. Catherine of Sienna, 33 New Hyde Park Rd., Franklin Square, at 2:30 p.m.Paul was a former...

Obituary – Jesse Lehman

Jesse Lehman, a successful printer who took on a new career in his 50’s and served for nearly 20 years as a volunteer lawyer, died at his home in Floral Park on Sept. 16,...

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,...

Obituary: Lucille Clara Fanning

Lucille Clara Fanning (nee Bodensteiner), age 98, formerly of Floral Park, died on June 26 at her residence in Baltimore, MD, following a long, thoroughly engaged life.Through the 1960s and ’70s, Lucille was a...

John J. Nigro

John J. Nigro, a longtime resident of Mineola, passed away peacefully on April 16. He is survived by his wife Cecilia, three children Anna Ievolo (John), Assunta Galeno (Edward) and Vincent Nigro; and five...

Obituary: Rev. Francis Filmanski

Francis Edward Filmanski, 86, of Pompano Beach, FL, retired priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre died on Aug. 20, 2014. Son of the late Frank B. and Pauline (nee Yunka) Filmanski of Riverhead....

Obituary: John P. Curran

John P. Curran died on Oct. 20 at the age of 70, in Calvary Hospital (Bronx). Moving to Pawling, NY, 11 years ago from Middle Village, Queens, John was born in Brooklyn on April...

Obituary: Dominick J. DiMaggio

DiMaggio, Dominick J., of Floral Park, died on July 20. DiMaggio was a 31-year veteran of Nassau County Police Department and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Beloved husband of the late...

Obituary: Zdenka Vera (née Smetak) Jindra

This summer, family and friends mourned the sudden passing of Zdenka Vera (née Smetak) Jindra, a long-time resident of Floral Park. A first generation Czech-American, young Zdenka was born, on April 26, 1926, and...

Obituary: John J. Zuba, Sr.

John J. Zuba, Sr., 92, a longtime resident of Hartland, VT, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, in Claremont, NH. Zuba was born July 25, 1923 in Chilicarthe, OH, the son of John and Petronilla...