OAKLAND - Rita A., of Greenlawn, NY on November 13, 2000. Beloved wife of Allan Oakland Sr. and loving mother of Allan (Laura) Oakland Jr., and Carol Ann (Jeff) Gonshak. Dear daughter of Josephine and the late John Castrogiovanni. Cherished grandmother of Allan III, Andrea, Lauren, and Jeffrey. Devoted sister of Mario, Christopher, Rus sell, John and Vincent Castrogio vanni, Constance Conlin and Jeanette Toscano. Visiting Tuesday and Wednesday 2-5 and 79pm at Brueggemann Funeral Home, 522 Larkfield Rd., East Northport, LI. Funeral Mass Thursday 10:00am at St. Frances of Assisi RC Church, Greenlawn, NY. Interment LI National Ceme tery, Farmingdale, NY. Memorials to: St. Jude Children's Hospi tal, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 - 1905 would be appre ciated.
O'CONNOR - George C. of Glen Cove, L.I. on November 12, 2000, age 53. Beloved brother of Pame la (George Shaddock) and Peter (Darlene). Dear uncle of Kristin and Ryan. Visiting at the Funeral Home of Dodge - Thomas, Glen Cove, Tuesday 3 - 5 and 7-9pm. Prayer Service Wednesday 10am at the Funeral Home. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery.
O'CONNOR - Lawrence on October 6, 2000 at age 50, of Lynbrook. Devoted son of Timothy and the late Marion. Dear brother of Tim othy J., Thomas, Maureen and Kevin. Fond nephew and loving uncle. Family receiving friends at Donza Funeral Home, 333 Atlan tic Avenue, East Rockaway, LI, today, Monday 2-4 and 7-9:30pm and until Tuesday 9:15am. Funeral Mass following at St. Ray monds RC Church, 9:45am. Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury.
O'CONNOR - Thomas J. of Riverhead, formerly of North Massapequa on April 10, 2001 in his 79th year. A retired Metropolitan Insu rance Agent and WWII Veteran. Loving husband of Ronni. Loving father of Thomas J. and Maria, Brian V. and Michalla, Steve and the late Linda Danowski. Fond brother of Michael O'Connor, Jim and Ann O'Connor, Steve Gault and the late Betty Gault, and the late Helen Rosell and Kathleen O'Connor. Cherished grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of two. Reposing at Thomas P. Walsh Funeral Home, Inc., 60 Carleton Ave. (2.5 miles North, exit 43A SS. Pkwy), Central Islip. Visiting Thursday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Blessing Friday at 11:00am in St. John of God Church, Central Is lip. Interment following in St. John of God Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John of God Parish, 84 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, NY 11722 in Mr. O'Connor's memory would be preferred.
O'DEA - Richard of Greenport, LI (formerly of Oceanside, LI) on January 30, 2001. Loving father of Keri, Erin and Caitlin. Dear brother of Priscilla and Richard Horan, and Thomas and Patricia O'Dea. Uncle of Tamara Kennedy and Brian O'Dea. Richard was a USAF veteran, serving two tours in Vietnam with distinction. Reposing, Towers Funeral Home Inc., Long Beach & Foxhurst Rds., Oceanside, Sunday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass, St. Anthony's RC Church, Oceanside, Monday 9:45am. Interment, Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of Flowers, donations to Arthritis Foundation LI Chapter, 501 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747.
ODOM - Azure Vivian, infant daughter of Rebecca and Vernon. Cherished sister of Jade. Dearest grandchild of Elizabeth Aylward and Jesus Rivera. Beloved greatgrandchild of Janet and Theo dore Cassford, Joan Ely, Ruthie Rodriguez, Caroline Harvey and Ralph McCraw. Great - greatgrandchild of Sylvia Porter, Gertrude Cassford and Arabella McLaughlin. Reposing at the Sandles Funeral Home, 98 Carle ton Ave., Islip Terrace, N.Y., where the family will receive friends Sunday, 2-5 and 7-9:30 PM. Religious Service at the Funeral Home, Sunday, 8 PM. Cremation private.
O'HAGAN - Henry J. (Hank), of Manhattan and Lake Huntington, N.Y., on November 23, 2000. Beloved son of Marguerite and the late Harry O'Hagan. Cherished brother of Stephen, Peggy (Jef frey) Stabile, and Rosemary (Denis) Nugent. Lovng uncle of Jeffrey Stabile, Elizabeth Cant well, Michael, Kristen and Col leen O'Hagan, and Denis, Sean and Patrick Nugent. Dear friend of Judith Harlan. Funeral ar rangements entrusted to O.B. Davis Funeral Homes, Port Jef ferson Station, L.I. There will be a Memorial Mass, Friday, 10 AM, at St. Andrew's R.C. Church, 20 Cardinal Hayes Place, Manhat tan. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Nature Conservancy, 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, Va. 22203.
OHL - Dora L. (nee Appel) of Albuquerque, NM, formerly of Flushing, NY, on November 10, 2000. Survived by her niece Barbara Rechenberg (Johannes), Germa ny; her nephew Lothar Hoffman, Germany; her cousin Ruth Fel lendorf, Germany; her brother-in-law Ernie Pfannenschmidt, Brit ish Columbia; a host of friends from her church families at St. John's Lutheran Church in Flush ing, NY and All Saints Lutheran Church in Albuquerque; and The Frater family, OH. Preceded in death by her husband, Bob Ohl, her parents, her two sisters, and her brother. Memorial Services, 11am, Thursday, November 16, 2000, All Saints Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memo rial contributions can be made to St. John's Lutheran Church in Flushing, or the charity of your choice. Services are under the care of Rio Rancho Funeral Home, Rio Rancho, NM.
O'KEEFFE - Walter J., of San Fran cisco, CA, formerly of Ridge wood, Queens, NY on June 8, 2001. Member of the 9th Division. Beloved son of the late Daniel and Edna O'Keeffe. Cherised brother of Sister Clare O'Keeffe of Huntington, and the late Eileen O'Keeffe and Daniel O'Keeffe. Beloved uncle of Maureen, Michael,and Dominick Apone, Clare, Mark, Jillian, and Scott Macchia and Daniel O'Keeffe. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9pm at M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave, Huntington. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 10:45am, St. Patrick's RC Church, Huntington. Burial St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village. In lieu of flowers donations to Do minican Sisters Retirement Fund, Amityville, NY 11701.
O'LEARY - Vincent, Sr., of Brentwood, on August 12, 2000. Beloved husband of Joyce A. devoted father of Vincent and his wife, Joan, Karen Barber and her husband, Bruce, Joy Ann O'LearyFiore - Harris, Sean and his wife, Nancy, Patrick and his fiancee, Sarah Smith. Proud grandfather (Binny) of Siobhan, Vincent J., Gino, Matthew, Alec, Dennis, Erin Barber, Brian Barber, Jo seph Fiore, William Harris and Gary Harris. Fond stepbrother of Johnny O'Leary. Also survived by dear aunt, Lorraine Marino. The Silver Star Medal was pre sented to Vincent for his efforts in the Korean War Conflict by General Douglas MacArthur's son. He was one of the Founders of the Suffolk Youth Ice Hockey League and the Brentwood High School Ice Hockey Teams. Friends may visit Monday and Tuesday, 2-5 and 7-9:30 PM, at the McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home, Inc., 385 Main Street, Farmingdale. Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 10:30 AM, at St. Luke's R.C. Church, Brentwood. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram. Irish papers please copy.
OLIVER - John E., Sr., of Maspeth, on February 5, 2001. Beloved husband of Mary T. Loving father of John E., Jr., Robert A., and Susan M. Guterding. Cherished grandfather of John, Kerry, Jason, Kimberly and Brian. Fond father-in-law of Susan, Pamela and Bill. Friends may call Wednesday and Thursday 2-5 and 7-9:30pm at the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, Hicksville Chapel, 47 Jerusalem Ave. (2 blocks South LIRR, corner W. Marie St.). Mass Friday 10:30am at Our Lady of Mercy RC Church. Interment St. Charles Cemetery.
OLIVERI - Antoinette of North Bellmore, unexpectedly on January 16, 2001. Beloved and devoted mother of Salvatore. Cherished sister of Santo (Margaret), Lucia no (Jeanne), Rose Lupo (John) and Dominick Oliveri (Margaret). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Reposing Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home, 2515 North Jerusalem Road (Exit 25N SS Pkwy), East Meadow. Funeral Mass Saturday 9:15 AM St. Frances de Chantal R.C. Church, Wantagh. Interment St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale. Family will receive friends Thursday and Friday 2-5 and 7-10 PM.
OLSEN - Barbara C. of Oyster Bay. On February 4, 2001. Beloved wife of James E. Loving mother of James E. (Jacqueline), Donna (Bob) Das, Eric (Dorothy), and the late Karen. Cherished grand mother of Kristen, Patrick, Lindsay, Daniel, Kevin Olsen, and Olivia Das. Dear sister of Joan McGowan, Janet Weiss, Ellen Mullins, Neil Conway, Nancy Rybacki. Visiting at the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, Inc., 293 South Street, Oyster Bay, Tuesday 2-5 and 7-9pm. Funeral Mass, Wednesday 10:30am, St. Dominic's RC Chapel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Dominic's Parish Outreach Program, 93 An stice St., Oyster Bay, NY 11771.
OLSEN - Elsie L. Longtime resident of St. James; Member of The St. James Fire Dept. Ladies Auxil iary, Smithtown General Hospital Volunteers, Sons of Norway; Sunday School Teacher at St. James Lutheran Church; on Feb ruary 5, 2001. Beloved wife of Erhardt. Cherished mother of Sandy, Mike and MarieElena. Loving nana of Justina, Michael, and Leann. Devoted sister of Os car Olofsson, the late Irene Stuf kosky and the late Robert Olofs son. Friends may call at the St. James Funeral Home, Rte 25A, St. James, Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Thursday, 10am at St. James Lutheran Church, Wood lawn Ave., St. James. Interment St. James Episcopal Cemetery.
OLSHER - Harriet (nee Kossack). Beloved wife of George. Loving mother of Bonnie Perkins, Della Olsher - Levine and Mindi Barker. Cherished grandmother of Erica Levine, Andrew, Robert and Da vid Perkins. Dear sister of the late Clyde Kossack. Fond sister - inlaw of Joyce Kossack. Graveside Service Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at Westlawn Cemetery, Chi cago. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Long Island Chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, 555 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747. Directed by the Wein stein Family Services, Wilmete Chapel.
OLYNK - Paul (Retired Nassau Co. Police Officer) on February 1, 2001. Beloved husband of Lena (nee Ruggiero). Devoted father of Paul Olynk and Patricia Whittemore. Loving grandfather of Nicole, Lisa Olynk and Jessica Whittenmore. Reposing at Henry J. Stock Funeral Home, Inc., 132 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville. Funeral Monday. Mass of Resurrection at Church of St. Ignatius Loyola 9:45AM. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery. Visitation Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9PM.
O'MARRA - Richard C., (Dick), of Huntington Station, on July 29, 2001. Retired cook Linck's Log Cabin and B.P.O. Elks Lodge #1565. Beloved husband of the late Dolores (Dee) nee Leone. Devoted father of Sharon (Hank) McComb, Darlene and Steven (Mary). Loving pop pop to his pal Clifton, his best friend Dolores, and his buddy Bryan, Alana, Joey, Jimmy, Michelle, and Meg an. Dear brother of the late Fran cis (Fritz) and Tom. Visitation Tuesday 2-5, 7-9pm at M.A. Con nell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave., Huntington. Mass Wednesday 9:30am, St. Hugh's Church.
O'ROURKE - Ann, (nee Finnegan), of Deer Park, on July 30, 2001. Born in County Meath, Ireland. Beloved wife of the late Thomas O'Rourke Sr. Loving mother of Thomas O'Rourke and Maureen Murphy. Cherished grandmother of seven and Great-grandmother of six. Friends may visit Thursday, 2-4:30 and 7-9:30pm., at the Claude R. Boyd - Spencer Funeral Home, 448 West Main Street, Babylon. Funeral Mass Friday, 10:00am. at SS. Cyril and Methodius RC Church, Deer Park. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park, Pinelawn, LI. In lieu of flowers donations requested in her memory to the Good Shepherd Hospice, 655 Deer Park Avenue, Babylon, New York 11702.
ORR - Robert E., of Huntington Sta., on October 14, 2000. Beloved husband of Mary. Devoted father of Christine and Douglas. Dear brother of Barbara Sosebee, Ruth Ann Dean, Judy Ableman, Thomas Orr and the late James Orr, Jr. Visitation, Monday, 3 - 5 and 7-9 PM, at M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Avenue, Huntington. Religious Services, Tuesday, 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America.
ORSOMARSO - Alex F., on November 29, 2000, of Glen Cove. Beloved husband of Ida (nee Stu de). Devoted father of Rosina Li qurdi and Lee. Fond father-in-law of Mike and Jennifer. Cherished by five grandchildren. Loving brother of Ida, Gina, Mary and Jo seph. Reposing, Whitting Funeral Home, 300 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, 11 AM, St. Patrick's R.C. Church. Entombment, Holy Rood Cemetery. Please omit flowers. Visiting, Thursday and Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
OSBORNE - Johannah formerly of New Hyde Park on March 17, 2001 in Syracuse, New York. She was a parishioner of Notre Dame Parish and the widow of John R. Osborne who passed away in 1998. She is survived by her son John R. Jr. of Syracuse, NY. Burial was in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Long Island. Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Solace Church, 516 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224
O'SHEA - Rita T. on February 5,2001 longtime resident of Lin denhurst. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of John and his wife Ellen, Michael and his wife Patricia and Linda and her husband Brian. Loving grand mother of Aaron, Melissa, Nicole, Brian Jr., Kurt, Lindsey and Julia. Reposing Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home, 603 Wantagh Ave., (Exit 28N SS Pkwy), Wantagh. Funeral Mass Thursday 9:30 AM Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, Lindenhurst. Interment Long Island National Cemetery, Pinelawn. Family will receive friends Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 PM.
OSTENDORF - Josephine, of Long Beach, N.Y., on June 8, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Frederick. Loving mother of Frederick and Edward. Cherished grandmother of three. Dear stepgrandmother of four and Great-grandmother of seven. Reposing at the Macken Mortuary, Inc., 52 Clinton Ave., Rockville Centre, N.Y., Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral Mass, Monday, 9:30 AM, at St. Ignatius Martyr R.C. Church, Long Beach, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Neurofibro Natosis Foundation, 19 Pine Street, 16th Floor, N.Y., N.Y. 10005.
OTT - Robert, on November 28, 2000, after a brief battle with cancer, at the age of 76. Resident of Neptune Beach Florida, formerly of Babylon, NY. Thirty - five years service with the Long Island State Park and Recreation Commission. Superintendent of Bethpage State Park from 1959 to 1968. Superintendent of Jones Beach State Park from 1968 to 1972 and finished his career from 1972 to 1982 as Superintendent of Long Island State Parks. Beloved husband of Ann, loving father of Robert, Donald and Thomas. Dear brother of Marie Annino and James Ott, and Great-grandfather of Logan Rushig. Interment at Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Commmunity Hospice of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257 (904) 268 - 5200.
OTTERBECK - Gerald (Jerry), of East Northport, L.I. at age 50 on July 24, 2001, died peacefully at home after a brief illness. Loving father of Sundy and Shannon. Dear brother of Ellen Otterbeck. Predeceased by father, Gustav C. Otterbeck; mother, Rita Otter beck, and brother Gregory Otter beck. Fond nephew of Walter and Ruth Otterbeck, Edward McFar land and the late Margaret Kist ner. Beloved cousin of Linda Otterbeck, Edward McFarland, Elaine Rotundi and Debbie Bre ton. Favorite uncle of Michael Ot terbeck. Jerry worked for United Pavement for over 30 years. Vis iting Friday 2-5 and 7-9PM at Brueggemann Funeral Home, 522 Larkfield Road, East Northport, L.I. Funeral Mass Saturday 10:00am at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, East Northport, L.I. Cremation private.