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Obituaries
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John Russell — Johnny to all of his friends — co-owner of Johnny’s Union Park Café, died on Jan. 16. He was 46. Russell was best known as the smiling face at the Union Park Café. … more
Known as the ultimate caregiver, James J. Harnett, 63 died unexpectedly on Jan. 23. Harnett shepherded the care of thousands of Long Islanders in his role as President and CEO of Family & … more
M. George Caracost, a lifelong member of the Island Park Fire Department and former Village Trustee, died on Jan. 7. He was 89. Born in Waycross, Ga. on Sept. 16, 1921, Caracost’s family moved a … more
Perry Harding Reese (maiden name Perry H. Seiffert), 92, of Crisfield, Md. and formerly of Oceanside, died Dec. 20 at Alice Byrd Tawes Nursing Home, Crisfield. Born in Brunswick, Ga., on Aug. 31, … more
Marvin Kominsky, a resident of Brookline, Mass. and a former Oceanside resident, died on May 29. He was 91. The beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Sampson) for 68 years. Loving father of Rabbi … more
Helen Schwartz, a longtime Oceanside resident, passed away in her sleep on Thursday, June 30 at the age of 61. She was born in Manhattan to parents of Japanese descent. She had a great love of … more
Ray Hughes, head of Ray Hughes Associates H.E.R. insurance brokerage, an insurance and real estate firm in Island Park, died on Sept. 11 at Northport Veteran’s Hospital in Long Island. He was … more
James G. Brady, Island Park firefighter, trustee and Santa Claus to the community during Christmas season, died at his home in Brandon, Fla. on Aug. 3. He was 85. Brady, the son of one of Island … more
Armand D’Amato, the father of former U.S. Sen. Alfonse D’Amato, died Dec. 28. He was 97. D’Amato was a fixture in Island Park, where he lived for 65 years. more
Former Oceanside Schools superintendent Dr. William Tucker died on Feb. 14. He was 89. Tucker, who spent 33 years in the district, started as a history teacher at Oceanside High School and was … more
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