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Betts Lee Carpenter

Betts Lee Carpenter died March 31, as a result of injuries suffered in a fall. She was born June 20, 1926, in Montgomery, AL at the home of a physician friend of the family. The original schedule called for the event to take place at her grandmother’s house in Winnsboro, LA. At that time, Betts’ parents, Harry and Mary (Hatfield) Slingluff made their home in Baltimore. Betts is survived by her husband Robert, her sister Elinor Marshall of Upperco, MD, and her three children, Dr. Lee S. Carpenter of Niantic, CT; Dr. J. Tyler Carpenter of Milton, MA; and Robin G. Carpenter of Sonoma, CA. In addition, she had three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. [Read more…]

Jack Lusk

Jack Lusk passed away at the age of 79 with his family by his side on Monday, June 22, 2015 in St. Louis, MO. Beloved husband for 56 years of Pat Lusk (nee Kendall). Loving father of Cathy (Mark) Stalcup and Bob (Missy) Lusk. Cherished grandfather of Tyler and Becca Stalcup & Jack, Patrick, and Kaitlyn Lusk.

Jack and his family were previously longtime residents of Manhasset and he had the great pleasure of raising his children in Munsey Park. Jack and Pat moved to St. Louis, MO in 1989; however, fond memories and friendships that were made followed him to the Midwest and remained strong until he passed. Jack was a graduate, and proud alum, of the University of Illinois. He was a well-recognized and respected expert in the field of motion picture distribution. Jack was a leader in the field of Non-Theatrical Licensing of Hollywood’s movies. His career of over 50 years included executive leadership positions at Modern Talking Pictures, MGM/United Artists and MPLC of America. The last 20 years of his career Jack served as President of Swank Motion Pictures. Services: A Celebration of Jack’s Life for family and friends will be held at Bellerive Country Club, 12925 Ladue Rd., St. Louis, MO 63141, Tuesday, July 14th, at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow immediately after the service.

John Joseph Brull

John Joseph Brull, age 59, died Sunday, June 7, 2015 from Pancreatic Cancer in Edzell, Scotland. ObitJohn Brull [Read more…]

Obituary: Jean M. Breen

Jean M. Breen (née Sullivan) passed away on May 3, 2015 of Manhasset. She is the beloved wife of the late Joseph Breen. Loving mother of Mary (John) Corrigan, Joseph (Eileen), John (Molly), Patrick (Mae) and Jeremiah (Eibhlin).

Cherished grandmother of 13. Sister of Jeremiah Sullivan, CSP, and the late Jack.

Funeral Mass took place Saturday, May 9 at the Church of St. Mary in Manhasset and interment was held Nassau Knolls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation in Port Washington.

Benjamin P. Zabicki, Jr

Benjamin P. Zabicki, Jr., 68, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, May 9, 2010 in Sea Cliff, NY. He was born on July 28, 1946 in Manhasset, NY, to Benny P. and Irene Zabicki. Ben was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his brother, William Zabicki and wife Donna of San Antonio, TX; his sister Judith Zabicki of Glen Head, NY; his nephew, CMDR William Zabicki, Jr., USN, and wife Lori of Keller, TX and their children, Ben and Marlee; niece Karen Engates and husband John of San Antonio, TX, and their children Lauren and Morgan; and niece Kelly Martin and her children Travis, Brody and Matthew of Keller, TX. [Read more…]

Woody Shirley Deinish

ObitDenisch_052015A 85, of Kennett Square, PA, died peacefully on Saturday, May 9, 2015, with her loving family by her side.
Woody was a devoted wife, a loving mother and a loyal and true friend. Her life was filled with laughter, joy and charity. Woody was a firm believer in giving back to the community and her church, and was a fervent volunteer throughout her life, especially for Hospice, which became her passion after the death of her first husband, Army. [Read more…]

Martin Aloysius Cavanagh

December 16, 1927 – May 23, 2015

Martin A. Cavanagh, a resident of Manhasset, NY, died in his home on May 23, 2015. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol Marie (McCarthy) Cavanagh. One of 10 children and the son of John Joseph (Tipperary, Ireland) and Sabina (Keeley) Cavanagh (County Clare, Ireland). Martin graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School, Rice High School, Fordham University and John Jay Criminal College. After high school, Martin enlisted in the service. [Read more…]

Marilyn Elizabeth FitzGerald

Marilyn_R_FitzGeraldMarilyn Elizabeth (Rinaldi) FitzGerald of Salem died on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Salem Hospital, surrounded by her children. Marilyn was born on September 29, 1932 at Dr. Daly’s Sanitorium (now Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens) in Astoria, Queens, and grew up in Great Neck, Long Island, NY. She was the daughter of the late James Jackman Rinaldi and Magdalene (Lee) Hohmeister Rinaldi. [Read more…]

Lynn Cobden Cross

Lynn Cobden Cross, 79, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas after a fierce battle with cancer. [Read more…]

Dr. John J. Gary, DDS

April 26 is the 11th anniversary of the previously unpublished obituary of sport-minded Manhasset native, John Jerome Gary, who was born on Jan. 21, 1946 at 54 Elderfields Road, Village of Flower Hill, Manhasset, and delivered by his father, Dr. Walter J. Gary, MD, to be one of the few live births at that time in the Village of Flower Hill. [Read more…]