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Smithtown Animal Shelter

Zane – 2 year old puggle mix male/neutered. Looking for big personality in a small package? Zane may be the dog for you, he would prefer a home with older children and no other pets.

The Smithtown Animal Shelter has many kittens for adoption, the little ones are handled and socialized by our volunteer staff they are friendly have their initial shots and de-worming.










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Death Notice / Obituary


Obituary - John Patrick Cannone

CANNONE - John Patrick-23 of Kings Park, L.I. suddenly September 22, 2014. Local 1298 Road & Heavy Construction. Loving Son of Giovanni & Karen Kennedy Cannone. Dearest Brother of Cara. Adored Nephew & Cousin to many. Founding Brother of the Fraternity “Tau Phi Chi” SUNY Delhigh of NY. Friends may call the St. James Funeral Home, 829 Middle Country Road, Route 25, St. James on Thursday 7-9pm & Friday 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church, Kings Park at 9:30am. Interment to follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Huntington,NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Angels Without Faces  www.AngelsWithOutFaces.com

John Patrick Cannone’s funeral arrangements were professionally supervised while the Cannone’s Families were lovingly cared for during their bereavement by Kenneth, Kerry and Ken Jr., the Maher Family of the St. James Funeral Home, in St. James.


Obituary - Marjorie J. Potter

Marjorie J. Potter of Lincoln, MA, formerly of Westport, CT died peacefully on August 4, 2014 at the age of 89 after a long battle with cancer.  

She was born in the Bronx, NY, and received a mathematics degree from Swarthmore College.  She and her husband Edwin raised their four children in St. James, NY and then in Westport, Ct where they lived for 40 years.  Marj was an active member of both the First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, NY and Saugatuck Congregational Church of Westport.

She was known for her selfless service to her community and church, her stand on issues of social justice, and her presence along with her husband in the English, Contra, Scottish, Folk, and Square Dance communities as a teacher and participant.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Edwin F. Potter Jr., and their children Donald Potter, Susan Spencer, Kathryn Potter, Judith Greer, 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held at Greens Farm Congregational Church (71 Hillandale Rd., Westport, CT) on Saturday, October 4th at 1:00pm.


Death Notice - Victoria Pertile

PERTILE— Victoria, Age 96, of St. James, passed on September 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Edward R. Pertile. Cherished mother of Roy (Nataliya Popovych) Pertile and Edward Jr. (Allison) Pertile. Adored grandmother of Lauren Pertile. Loving friend of Mary Troia. Funeral Mass was celebrated at Sts. Philip & James RC Church in St. James. Interment followed at Calverton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of The Branch Funeral Home Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at www.branchfh.com


Death Notice - Sophie T. Esposito

ESPOSITO—Sophie T., Age 89, of Smithtown, passed on September 6, 2014. Beloved mother of Dona Uliano. Adored grandmother of Jennifer Uliano and Nicholas Uliano. Funeral Service was celebrated at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of The Branch Funeral Home Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at www.branchfh.com


Death Notice - Lena J. Tomasino

TOMASINO— Lena J., Age 92, of Smithtown, NY, passed on August 12, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur. Cherished mother of Chris Tomasino, Arthur Tomasino and Emily Cupelli. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Patrick’s RC Church in Smithtown. Interment followed at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the professional care of The Branch Funeral Home Smithtown and Vigliante family. Online guest book at www.branchfh.com