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Death Notice / Obituary

Tuesday
Aug132019

Obituary - Jerome A Campo

Campo, Jerome A. 89 of Hauppauge, NY passed away peacefully. They Shall Not Be Forgotten. Proud Veteran United States Army Korean War. Beloved husband of the late Asemina. Cherished father of Joette (John) Pavelka, Gregory Campo, John (Betsy) Campo, and the late Joseph Campo. Loving Grandfather of six. He is survived by many other family members and friends. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Thomas More R.C. Church, Hauppauge, NY. Interment with Military Honors followed at St. Charles Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home of Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at www.branchfh.com

 

Tuesday
Aug132019

Obituary - Judith M Dluginski

Dluginski, Judith M., 78  of Commack, NY passed away peacefully. Cherished mother of Kathrine (Robert) Va, Michal (Melissa) Dluginski, and Philip (Dawn) Dluginski. Loving Grandmother of Madeline Rose, Tyler, Caroline, Gregory, and Marielle, Adored niece. She is also survived by her cousins Bobby Lund, and Richard Lund and many other family members and friends. Funeral Mass was celebrated at ST. Patrick’s R.C. Church, Smithtown, NY. Interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home of Smithtown and Vigliante family.  Online guest book at www.branchfh.com

 

Monday
Aug122019

Obituary - Rose Messina

On Sunday, August 10, 2019, Hauppauge lost Rose Messina at Age 97. She was a gem in the community.

Rose and her husband, Dominick moved to Hauppauge in 1960 and had been dedicated to her family and Hauppauge since then. She was class mother to every one of her six children for over twenty years.

Rose was very active at St. Thomas More Parish, a member of the  St Thomas More  “Young at Heart” Organization for over thirty years and an active lifetime Columbiette member for 75 years. 

Rose was one of the original founders of the Hauppauge Sideliners Club and remained a member for over twenty-five years. She started cooking for the Hauppauge Wrestling Team in 1969 and continued organizing dinners for the team, which eventually led to multiple teams her children played for. Her dedication to the teams back in the day evolved into every sports team today in Hauppauge enjoying an end of the year awards banquet.

She was a team mom seamstress and cook for every sport her children played in from Little League Football, wrestling, baseball, field hockey, Eaglettes, cheer leading, volleyball, track, dance and theater play in school 

ROSE made many of the costumes for school musicals and plays her children and grandchildren performed in.  She was inducted into the Hauppauge Hall of Fame in 2011 as an honorary member and in again in 2018 with her entire family. 

She was passionate about the Hauppauge Wrestling team and spent forty years supporting the team. 

Rose Messina leaves behind a legacy that her family and the Hauppauge Community family has been blessed with. 

Rose leaves behind two sisters, six children, 21 grandchildren and eight grandchildren.

 

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE BEING MANAGED BY MOLONEY’S HAUPPAUGE FUNERAL HOME.*IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, THE FAMILY RESPECTFULLY ASK THAT TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS BE MADE TO THE ROSE MESSINA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION; PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: “THE HAUPPAUGE WRESTLING CLUB” (which is a 501c-3 non-profit organization) AND INCLUDE “THE ROSE MESSINA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION” IN THE MEMO.


Saturday
Aug102019

Death Notice - Joan F. Lombardo

LOMBARDO- Joan F., age 86, of Commack, on August 7, 2019.  Beloved wife of Sal Lombardo. Loving mother of Linda McMahon, Laura (Jim) Simone, Gary (Susan) Lombardo & Christine (John) Lennon. Cherished Nana of Michele (Dennis), Jennifer (Paul), Janine (James), Nicole, Samantha, Shaun, Emily & Daniel. Adored great-grandmother of Jack, Juliana, Kayleigh, Shane, Molly, Ella & Carter. She is survived by many other family members and friends. Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to www.guidingeyes.org or www.guidedog.org. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of Branch Funeral Home of Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at www.branchfh.com

 

 

Monday
Jul222019

Obituary - Antoinette "Anne" Ercolano

Obituary: Antoinette “Anne” Ercolano

Antoinette “Anne” Ercolano passed into the arms of Our Savior on Wednesday, July 17, following an illness. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Philomena (Ferrara) and Rocco Recce, Anne was educated at St. Thomas Aquinas School and the Brooklyn Manual Training High School. In 1944, she answered her country’s call and enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve (Women’s Reserve), known as the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). She served for two years, was stationed in Washington, DC and Virginia, and rose to the rank of Seaman First Class. Anne married her sweetheart, Domenick Ercolano, on September 5, 1949. The couple lived in Brooklyn and Queens before settling into their family home in Nesconset on Long Island, in 1968, where they spent the next 50 years. They were blessed with three daughters: Donna (Sr. Maria of the Holy Face of Jesus & the Immaculate Heart of Mary, OCD; Debra (William T. Brennan); and Doreen (Stephen H. Truesdell). Anne worked as a school aide in the Smithtown Central School District for more than 35 years, including Great Hollow Middle School and Smithtown High Schools East and West. Generations of students and faculty remember Anne’s warm personality and smiling face. After retiring, Anne joined friends at the Smithtown Senior Center and volunteered for Catholic Charities Meals-on-Wheels program. She was a member and past president of the Suffolk Seagulls, an organization of WAVES dedicated to preserving the history of women serving in the military. Anne was also a member of WAVES National and the American Legion Sherwood Bros. Post 1152. She and her family were longtime parishioners of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Centereach. Anne is survived by her loving husband and three daughters, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Theresa King of Brooklyn, NY and Anna Boyce of Mission Viejo, CA. She was predeceased by her brothers, Vincent “Jimmy” Recce and Frank Recce. Anne will be interred at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Castleton, NY.

Mrs. Ercolano’s funeral arrangements were professionally supervised while the Ercolano Family was lovingly cared for during their bereavement by The Maher Family & Staff of the St. James Funeral Home.