March 25, 2009 RSS feed / Obituaries

Edward J. Peterson, Good Samaritan Hospital administrator

Edward J. Peterson, of Clinton, NY, the first lay administrator of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY, passed away suddenly at his son's home in Brooksville, FL, from complications with emphysema. He was 82. More...

Valerie McDonough, former 'Pequan

Massapequa raised Valerie L. Hanlon McDonough died after a long illness on Feb. 19, 2009 in Sebring, Florida. She was 61 and dedicated her life to caring for her family. Born in Queens, she moved to Massapequa in 1954. More...

Ralph Salvatore, former Plainedge teacher

Retired Plainedge School District teacher and coach Ralph A. Salvatore died Feb. 1, 2009 in New York City. He was 73. More...

Phyllis Gross: Longtime 'Pequan, Copiague Teacher

Longtime Massapequa resident and Copiague Junior High School teacher Phyllis Helen Weldon Gross died Feb. 21, 2009 after a short illness. She was 87. More...