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Alexander Ara Dadourian

Alexander Ara Dadourian of Port Washington, NY passed away on March 2, 2015. He was 81. [Read more…]

James R. Russell

James R. Russell, 89, March 3, 1926–March 29, 2015, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29 in Durham, NC.
Born in Brooklyn, NY to George Russell and Nora McCarthy, James was a member of the “Greatest Generation”. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and maintained his loyalty to country and service members throughout his life. Following the War, James earned his bachelor’s and accounting (CPA) degrees from Columbia University.
James married Lillian Russell in 1950, and together they raised Timothy and Thomas Russell and Kathleen Russell Montalbano. Lillian passed away in 1993, and in 1995, James married Priscilla Meyer of Manhasset.
In business, James advanced to become a Vice President at Andlinger and Co, an international investment banking firm. In pursuit of his loyalty to service members, James was an active member of Manhasset Post 304 of the American Legion and served as Commander from 2003 to 2005.
James is survived by his wife, Priscilla, sons, Timothy (Lynn) and Thomas Russell, daughter, Kathleen Montalbano (John), stepsons, Fred (Alice) and Kevin Meyer, and stepdaughter, Georgia Alexander. He is grandfather to Michael and Lauren Russell and Robert and David Montalbano, and step-grandfather to Jonathan Alexander and Evelyn Meyer. He recently became a great-grandfather to Oliver Montalbano. [Read more…]

Shirley Beinbrink

Shirley Beinbrink
Shirley Beinbrink of Hilton Head Island and formerly Manhasset passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015, at age 92, surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was the daughter of Adelaide and Lawrence Wiegert of Woodhaven, NY. Shirley’s last days and hours were the perfect reflection of her life: value family above all. She attended the Katharine Gibbs School and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. During that period she sang with the Les Brown Band. She married her high school sweetheart Robert Beinbrink in 1943. They settled in Roslyn Heights, then to Manhasset, where their three children were raised. During those years she worked in administration at the Jackson Avenue School in Mineola. She was one of the early members of the Congregational Church of Manhasset, and later the First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Jeffrey R. Beinbrink, Capt. USN, and sister Adelaide Wiegert. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law Glenn and Julie Beinbrink of Charleston, S.C., daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Charles Gilman of Manhasset and daughter-in-law Barbara Beinbrink of San Diego, California. She leaves seven grandchildren Andrew and William Beinbrink of San Diego, Peter, Douglas and Kate Gilman of Manhasset, and Wade and Garrett Beinbrink of Charleston, S.C. A memorial service was held to celebrate her life on Sunday, March 29 at the Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset.

Audrey Dolores Hunter

Audrey Dolores (Devine) Hunter, 86, passed away on February 23, 2015 at Sunrise of Glen Cove. Born in Brooklyn, she grew up in West Hempstead. She earned her RN at St Vincent’s Hospital in 1949 and graduated from St. Johns University with a BS in Nursing in 1960. [Read more…]

Deirdre M. Keating

ObitKeating_031815ADeirdre M. Keating of Plandome, NY and Jupiter, Florida died peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a long struggle with lung cancer. She was eighty years old [Read more…]

James Webster Sherwood III

ObitSherwood_031815AJames Webster Sherwood III (born May 18, 1936) passed away suddenly yet peacefully during his sleep the night after a beautiful Christmas 2014. [Read more…]

Carolyn Crisafulli Donohue

ObitDonoghue_031815ACarolyn Crisafulli Donohue, 79, passed away Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at her residence on Skidaway Island in Savannah, GA. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late William S. and Mary Camilieri Crisafulli. [Read more…]

Mabel King

Mabel King of Port Washington, N.Y. and Hobe Sound, Florida died peacefully after a brief illness at the grand age of 96. Mabel was born Amable Donno in Manhasset to hard working Italian immigrant parents, Davide and Antonia Donno. [Read more…]

Robert H. Furlong

Robert H. Furlong of Manhasset, NY died on Feb. 23, 2015. He was 91.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1923, in New York City to Julia (McMorrow) and Harry J. Furlong. Later he married Marilyn Drennen of Manhasset. [Read more…]

Edward T. Pierce

Pierce, Edward T., “Grampy”- Edward T. Pierce, DMD, 89, of Manhasset, Southampton, NY and Jensen Beach, FL passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015. [Read more…]