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London Jeweler Icon Dies

ImageMayer Udell, longtime owner of London Jewelers, with stores in both Manhasset and Greenvale, recently passed away. He was 96.

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Clara Steiner

Clara Steiner, 89, died April 9. She lived in one of the original houses connected to the Whitney Estate, behind St. Mary’s on 4th St. Clara lived there for over 45 years and was a long time member of the Graphic Eye in Port Washington. [Read more...]

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Matthew J. Cronin


Matthew J. Cronin, 87, a World War II Navy veteran, Democratic activist and lawyer died on July 4.

Matthew was born in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and was inspired by his father, a World War I hero, who had devoted much of his life to veteran’s rights. In 1945, Matthew decided to skip his high school graduation and enlist in the US Navy where he served aboard the USS Webster in the Pacific. [Read more...]

Alyce P. Robertell

Alyce P. Robertell, 91, of Deltona, Fla. passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, June 26. She was the beloved wife of her late husband Paul, with whom she shared 54 wonderful years. Alyce was born in Scranton, PA to Peter and Stella Siekierka and had a brother, Walter. She studied mechanical drafting at Penn State and worked as an executive secretary at Capitol Records and for local business owners in Manhasset, NY where she raised her family before retiring to Florida in 1976. [Read more...]

Vincent F. Nicolosi

Vincent F. Nicolosi, born July 30, 1939 died on July 11, 2014,survived by his  beloved  wife of 28 years, Maureen Lynch Nicolosi; his son Ryan Nicolosi who is a senior at  New York Law School; daughter  Maura Nicolosi Nassirian who was his law partner; daughter; Carolyn Nicolosi Greene; sons Vincent  Nicolosi Jr. Robert Nicolosi and their  respective spouces ; sisters Mary Buscemi, Camille Robinson and Nancy Cavanagh; and nine grandchildren. He dearly loved each and every member of his family.

He was a distinguished  member of the New York State Assembly from 1973 through  1980 and a Commissioner of the New York State Commission of Investigation from 1998 to 2009.

Family and friends will be received at Fairchild Funeral Chapel, 1570 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, New York on Monday July 14 between 3 and 5 p.m . and 7  to 9 p.m . Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church 1300 Northern Blvd., Manhasset New York on Tuesday, July 15 at 10 a.m. Donations may be made in his honor to Saint Francis Hospital Foundation, Office of Development, 100 Port Washington Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.

Mary C. McLaughlin, M.D.

ObitMclaughlin_062714AMrs. Mary C. McLaughlin, M.D. passed away on the morning of June 12 at her home at New Seasons at New Britain in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. Born in 1920 to Irish immigrants Peter and Mary Culhane from County Waterford, Mary grew up in Washington Heights, New York and attended Hunter High and Hunter College. Following college and the outbreak of World War II Mary began studies at New York University School of Medicine receiving her M.D. in three years in 1946. She interned at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City and continued with a Residency in Public Health with the New York City Department of Health. [Read more...]

Ronald Javello

Ronald Frank Javello, most recently of Morristown, New Jersey died peacefully Sunday, May 11 at the age of 83. A memorial service will be held at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Chatham, New Jersey on Saturday, May 24 at 11 a.m. with a Memorial Gathering from 10 a.m. until the service. [Read more...]

Mary Elizabeth Quinn

ObitQuinn_060614AMary Elizabeth Quinn, 90 of Carbondale, Penn. and Manhasset residing in Greenwich, Conn. passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014.

She was born in Carbondale, Penn. on January 12, 1924 to Florence and William Colligan. Mary receive a degree in nursing from St. Catherine’s School of Nursing in Brooklyn, N.Y. and went on to work as a registered nurse for Joseph Seagrams & Sons in New York City. She married James J. Quinn on June 2, 1956 and lovingly raised his daughter Denise. On April 24, 1963 Mary gave birth to her beloved son James. [Read more...]

Sandra Casper


Sandra Diane Caspar, age 79, passed away suddenly on April 26, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. where she married and later moved to Long Island where she spent her adult life and raised her family. She was a devoted mother to Bonnie (Alain) Guelbart of Hastings, Minn. and Lisa (Jeffrey) Cohen of Fairlawn, N.J. Loving Grandmother to Christopher Scholz, Joshua Guelbart and Brittnee Guelbart. She loved her family, friends, her animals and her sports teams.
She will be missed by everyone that her life has touched. The family is requesting donations to be made to The North Shore Animal League in Port Washington in her name.