Miss Lea Haab was guest-of-honor at a
buffet supper bridal shower recently given
by Mrs. Edward Wagner at the home of Mrs.
James Reynolds on Franklin Street. The
rooms were prettily decorated with pink
and white streamers and the bride-to-be was
seated in a pink chair under a white umbrella.
There were 20 guests present.
Elwyn F. Schaefer Jr. of Center Street,
Patchogue, a senior at Patchogue High
School, has been accepted at Princeton,
Brown and Columbia universities with a
scholarship. He has also been a recipient of a
New York State Regents scholarship.
James E. Palermo, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank M. Palermo of Liberty Street,
Patchogue, recently was promoted to private
first class in Germany while serving with the
Patchogue Police Justice Arthur Mapes
reported Monday that a footstone marking
the grave of his grandfather, Arthur H.
Collins, was stolen recently from the Catholic
Cemetery on Waverly Avenue, Patchogue,
Fifth Precinct police said. The justice said he
believed the stone was laid down in 1902.
Sixteen children attended the Easter
egg hunt party at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
William Schoenig of Scherger Avenue, East
Patchogue. Breakfast guests of the Schoenigs
were Mrs. Gerard Veitch, Mrs. Lawrence
Petrello and Mrs. Wesley Nashman.
Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
Wiener of George Court, Bellport, drove their
children to New York City to visit the Statue
Mr. and Mrs. W. Alvord Finn of South
Country Road entertained at a family party
Saturday night to celebrate their 25th wedding
anniversary. Their daughter Barbara came
home for the weekend from Mount Holyoke
College to attend the party.
Julius Cavallo of Milano, Italy visited for
a day last week with his brother and sisterin-
law, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Cavallo and family,
of Rowland Avenue, Blue Point. This was
the first time that Mr. Cavallo had seen his
brother in 25 years. Julius Cavallo, who had
been in New York City on business, left last
Thursday for Japan.
The following students were elected
recently to the Bayport chapter of the
National Honor Society: Karin Auwaerter,
Cynthia Culp, Christine Engebretsen, Joan
Friedlander, Lisa Jackson, Josette Mondanaro
and Vicki Prall.
Kenneth Ward of Mt. Vernon Avenue,
Medford was surprised with a party given
for him Saturday night in celebration of
his birthday. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Abrahamson, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Sauberlich, Mrs. Ward and children
of Medford; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Long of
Patchogue; and Mr. ad Mrs. William Funk of
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hulse of Florence
Place gave a birthday party for their son
Wayne, who celebrated his third birthday.
Twenty children attended. A Yogi Bear and
Huckleberry Hound theme was used in
In honor of the recently announced
engagement of their daughter, Miss
Katherine Zizza, to Robert Peck of Shirley,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eppig entertained at a
family gathering at their Victoria Drive home,
where a buffet supper was served. Among
the guests were the newly engaged couple;
Katherine’s brothers, Anthony and Edward;
sisters Ida, Diane and Frances; Mrs. Robert
Peck and children, Grace and Douglas, and
Stanley Clark of Shirley; and Mr. and Mrs.
Michael LaCentra and son, Robert, of Mastic
Mr. and Mrs. Reed Seal of Woodlawn
Avenue celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary
on Tuesday by attending the Westbury
Music Fair which featured Edward
Bergen and his daughter Candice. They
were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. George
W. Starke of Connetquot Drive, who celebrated
their silver anniversary just two weeks ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Lechner, of Bayport
Avenue, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Huszagh,
of South Fairview Avenue, held a joint family
dinner Sunday in honor of their children,
Laurie and Gordon, who were confirmed
on Sunday at the Methodist Church. Attending
the dinner were Mrs. Leroy Van Nostrand,
Mrs. Joseph Lechner of Springfield
Gardens, Mrs. Katherine Heiser, Mr. and
Mrs. Jeromus Meissner and their daughter,
Mrs. David Johnstone of Paumanake
Road entertained last Tuesday night at a
Fashion show. Mrs. William Barthelme of
Bayport was the demonstrator. Mrs. Johnstone’s
guests were Mrs. William South,
Mrs. Frank Rossiter, Mrs. Robert Schaefer,
Mrs. Harvey Bumstead, Mrs. John Quinn
and Nibby Quinn.
A bridal shower-farewell party was held
at the home of Mrs. Joseph Savino of Idlehour
Boulevard on Friday evening by Mrs.
Savino and Mrs. Alice Schaefer of East Islip,
for miss Celia Cocolis of Sycamore Avenue,
Bohemia. Miss Cocolis had been emplyed
at Connetquot High School in the office of
James Gregory, attendance officer, until
her recent resignation. About 25 girls of the
office staff were present.
Steven Brennan, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Brennan of Candee Avenue, was
home last weekend from Long Island University
Mrs. F. Palmer Haff of the Sayville Library
was one of the guests of honor last Thursday
at Newsday’s Spring Book and Author
Luncheon held at the Huntington Town
Mrs. Frederick Pallas and Mrs. Edith
Fogarty, members of the Patchogue Unit of
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Auxiliary,
are planning a card party, which will be held
at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Republican Club House,
Blue Point. Proceeds will go toward the
purchase of equipment for the hospital.
The Golden Age Social Club celebrated its
10th anniversary at a luncheon Saturday at
the Whirlaway’s Inn on Bay Avenue. Special
awards were made to Mesdames Meta
Bechman, Elsie Schultz, Florence Holweg
and Pauline Gerle. After the luncheon, the
members enjoyed a social hour.
Patchogue Mayor Robert T. Waldbauer
presented awards May 1 to Miss Ada Keyes,
Miss Marie Malsky and Harold Rooney at
the first Youth Day celebration held by the
Patchogue Elks in their lodge rooms. Misses
Keyes and Malsky received awards for
their assistance at Four Sisters Community
Center, and Harold Rooney received his for
outstanding sports achievement.
Loyal Order of Moose 518 of Patchogue
installed its new officers at a dinner Saturday
at Moose Hall, North Ocean Avenue. They
are: Fred Hussnater, trustee; Walter Overton,
outer guard; Ralph Robinson, secretary;
Thomas Kehlenbeck, governor; Vincent
Cavalo, sergeant-at-arms; Samuel Costanzo,
prelate; Charles Champlin, inner guard;
and George Murch, junior governor. Aldo
Cardamone, past governor, was installing
Lieutenant Commander and Mrs. Robert
Miskosky of Spruce Drive, East Patchogue,
attended the Naval Air Association dinner
and dance held May 2 at the 7th Regiment
Armory in New York City.
Robert Michael Stephani, infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Stephani of Circuit Road,
Bellport, was christened Sunday afternoon
at St. Joseph the Worker R. C. Church. Mrs.
William Rowland is the godmother and
Robert Wallen, the godfather. A buffet supper
was held at the home of the grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Wallen of North Howell’s
Point Road, after the ceremony.
Ann Mullaney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Mullaney of South Howell’s Point
Road, celebrated her eighth birthday with
a party for seven of her friends Sunday
Mrs. Joseph Parsons of Bellport has
returned from a six-weeks’ trip to Europe.
After flying to Lisbon, Portugal, she journeyed
to Spain, where she spent a few days with
Mrs. Alan Baker, of Brookhaven, in Madrid.
Before her trip to Europe, Mrs. Parsons
vacationed for a month in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Suzanne Beyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.
C. Beyer of Brookhaven, was the guest this
past weekend of Cadet Joseph P. Coleman of
Bellport, at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy
at New London, Conn. Miss Beyer and Cadet
Coleman attended a formal dance at the
academy on Saturday night.
Officers of the Moriches Bay Power
Squadron were installed Saturday night in
ceremonies at the Better ‘Ole restaurant,
Brookhaven. They are: Jul Hansen of Mastic,
commander; Jack Mann of Brookhaven,
lieutenant commander; Louis Vaccaro of
Brookhaven, education officer; William
Wright of Sayville, lieutenant; Doug Tuttle
of East Moriches, treasurer; Anthony Valone
of Mastic, secretary; and Willis Strickland of
Brookhaven, past commander.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “Cape Fear,” starring Gregory Peck,
Robert Mitchum and Polly Bergen; at the
Rialto Theatre: “Jessica,” starring Maurice
Chevalier and Angie Dickinson; at the Shirley
Drive-In: “Bachelor in Paradise,” starring Bob
Hope and Lana Turner.
A flash fire of unknown origin destroyed
the home of Eva Maynes, 70, of Cedar
Avenue, Moriches Saturday. Police believe
the fire started in the kitchen or bedroom
of the unoccupied home. Emma Luckert
of Cedar Avenue turned in the alarm
and Center Moriches Fire Department
responded. Patrolman Thomas Dwen of the
Fifth Precinct was at the scene. Fifth Squad
Detective Edward Mayer is continuing the investigation.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Attanasio of McNeil
Street celebrated their daughter Deborah’s
second birthday with a buffet supper party
Sunday for her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony Attanasio of East Islip, also Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph D’Ambrosio and family
of Brooklyn, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony
D’Ambrosio of East Meadow and Mr. and
Mrs. James Johnson and family of Sayville.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stephan of Colton
Avenue have purchased the property on
Edwards Avenue formerly owned by Mr.
Bertha Cunningham of Sound View. They
plan to restore the building there.
Miss Diane Guzik, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Edward J. Guzik of Sylvan Avenue,
won the Junior Grand Champion Trophy
Sunday at the Silver Queens Twirling Contest
held in Bay Shore. Diane also won first
in the solo open division for 14-year-olds.
Diane is the twirler with the Bayport Fire
Department Red Devils Colonial Drum and
Mrs. Walter Ports and Miss Margaret
Vahey of the James Wilson Young High
School spent from April 27 to 29 at the
annual New York State English Council
Conference in Syracuse. Mrs. Ports is the
department chairman and Miss Vahey is a
John M. Roecklein will represent James
Wilson Young High School, Bayport, and
Smither Wever Post, American Legion in
Sayville at Boy’s State of New York at the
New York State Agricultural and Technical
College campus in Morrisville. The son of
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Roecklein of 18 Maple
Street, Blue Point, he has been active with
the varsity programs in baseball, basketball
and football, a junior, he ranks third in
his class and is a member of the National
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bumstead, of Blue
Point Avenue, celebrated their 18th wedding
anniversary at Land’s End in Sayville.
With Mr. and Mrs. Bumstead was Mr.
Bumstead’s mother, Mrs. Mary Bumstead of Bayport.
A communion party was given Saturday
for Lauren Hahn. Attending were Mrs.
Dorothy Hahn, Robert and Julie Hahn, Mrs.
J. Zaccone, Mrs. Rocco Mottola, Michael
Stedner, Miss Tillie Schwitzer, Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony D’Matteo, George D’Matteo and
Miss Lee Brezinski.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dillon of Nelson
Court entertained on Sunday for the day
and dinner James Dillon of New York and
Miss Monica Evans of England, currently
playing on Broadway in “The Odd Couple.”
Miss Evans left Tuesday for Hollywood to
make a movie of the play.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Style of Second Street
will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary
on Monday by entertaining at an open
house beginning at five o’clock. All friends
and relatives are welcome to the party.
Mrs. Walter Dyer entertained at her home
on Willett Avenue on May 9 for the 80th
birthday of her mother, Mrs. Ella LaFountain,
who makes her home there. About 85
attended an open house held during both
the afternoon and the evening.
Miss Marion Hoag, of Maple Street, flew
Monday night to Scotland where she met
Mrs. Arthur Larrabee of Blue Point and
Miss Mildred Windecker, of New York,
in Edinburgh. Today, they are all leaving
Scotland for Ireland where they will tour
the country until June 12, when they will fly
home. Mrs. Larrabee and Miss Windecker
are spending two months in the British Isles.
The “Petty Calendar” is the theme
of the Spring Dance to be held by the
Patchogue Jeffersonian Democratic Club
Saturday at the Polish Hall. Dan Berke is
master of ceremonies.
Steven Friedman, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Friedman of Cedar Avenue,
Patchogue, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah
May 5. Services were held at Temple Beth-
El, Patchogue. A reception was given in
his honor that night at Canoe Place Inn,
Hampton Bays. Over 100 guests attended.
Miss Jean Valentine, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Valentine, a
sophomore at State University College
at New Paltz, has recently been initiated
into Nu Pi Sigma, an honorary math and
Harold Hastings and Leslie Boden,
Patchogue High School students, recently
took top honors in the Suffolk County
Math contests by successfully explaining
a series of complicated math problems.
Leslie is a senior and is valedictorian of
his class. Harold is a junior.
Sloball season opened last week at
the Patchogue Shorefront Park on Smith
Street, and Patchogue Village Recreation
Commissioner Roy Krieger threw out the
first ball. Mike’s Grocery, led by manager
Tony Carrion, defeated VFW, Jerry
Silverman’s team, by a score of 16-8.
Carl’s Lawnmower Shop, Medford
Avenue, Patchogue, recently announced
the winner of its annual Open House
award, a 19-inch Lawn Boy Deluxe Rotary
mower. The winner was Sam DiSibio, a
teacher at Patchogue High School. Shop
owner Carl Preuss and sales manager
Nick Fischer were on hand to present Mr.
DiSibio with the mower.
Mr. and Mrs. William Schoenig
of Sherger Avenue, East Patchogue,
celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary
Thirteen friends helped Diane Madey
celebrate her eighth birthday at a party
Saturday afternoon given by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Madey of Wigtel
David Bianchi, son of Mr. and Mrs. I.
William Bianchi Jr. of Bellport Lane, was
thrilled when he recently received an
answer to a letter he had written to Col.
John Glenn. He was sent a picture with
Glenn’s personal autograph and a booklet
on the space flight. After showing these
at school, many of David’s classmates
decided to write to Glenn.
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Comstock of
Bay Lane, Brookhaven, announce the
birth of their first child, a daughter, Linda
Lee, on May 10 at Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital. Mrs. Comstock is the former
Miss Betty Jane Reynolds of Bellport.
Girl Scout Troop 111 had a cake sale
last Saturday in Bellport and made over
$20 for their award party in June. Mrs.
Stanley Wnenta decorated a cake which
was awarded to Mrs. Robert Starke.
Alan Weyhrauch, son of Mr. and Mrs.
William Weyhrauch of Arthur Avenue,
Blue Point, celebrated his 13th birthday,
which was on May 9, with a bowling
party Saturday at the Patchogue Lanes.
His guests were Shelley Mazzei, Susan
Schwerdel, Stanley Olsen and Donald
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rose Jr. of
Medford returned home last week after a
trip to Salina, Kansas, where they visited
with their son Edward III, who is stationed
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Center
Moriches Fire Department held a
“Luncheon is Served” May 7 at the fire
hall, which was very successful. Mrs. Vi
Hyland was chairman.
Miss Barbara Anne Warren, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Warren of Washington
Avenue, West Sayville, was married on Monday
of last week to Sgt. James D. Leigh-Manuell,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Leigh-Manuell,
in the First Reformed Church, West Sayville,
by the Rev. Howard Newton, of the Stony
Brook Reformed Church. Mrs. Everett Griek
played the traditional wedding marches.
Sgt. James Leigh-Manuell, U.S.M.C., left on
Saturday to return to the Ninth Engineer Battalion
at Chu Lai, Vietnam, after spending 30
days at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Darrell Leigh-Manuell of West Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hogan have come
out from New York and opened their home
on Candee Avenue for the summer. They
returned home on Thursday from a fourweek
trip to Italy, France and England.
Denis Newhouse, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Leoard Newhouse of Rollstone Avenue and a
senior at New York State University at Fredonia,
will perform as the solo cellist at a recital
May 20th at the college.
Michael M. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lawrence S. Brown of Grassmere Avenue,
Oakdale, has been notified by Congressman
Otis G. Pike and the Navy Department that
he has been selected for admission to the U.S.
Naval Academy at Annapolis under the qualified
alternate system. Brown, who will graduate
in June from Connetquot High School, has
been directed to report to the Academy for
admission with the class of 1971 on June 28.
Last Thursday, a group of Sayville ladies
went to Newtown, Conn. to visit with Mrs.
John Duncan, Mrs. Alastair Sellars, and Mrs.
Elsie Tate, all formerly of Sayville. Mrs. Sellars
is the wife of the Rev. Mr. Sellars, former
pastor of the Sayville Congregational
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dwyer of Handsome
Avenue returned recently from a trip to New
Orleans, La., where they were joined by their
son, S.A. Frank Dwyer, U.S. Navy, who is
stationed at Pensacola, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Meves of Willett Avenue
were the guests of honor Sunday evening
at a surprise dinner party for 14 relatives and
other guests given in celebration of their 25th
wedding anniversary at the Bellport Hotel.
Cadet staff sergeant Thomas C. Cario,
a senior at the Citadel, was recently promoted
to the rank of first sergeant in the
Corps of Cadets. A graduate of Patchogue
High School, he came to the military college
as a freshman in 1958. He is an education
major and is a member of the Army
ROTC program. Cadet Cario is the son of
Mrs. Frances Cario, Shore Drive.
Mrs. Edward Dew of Medford Avenue,
Patchogue was the closest eligible participant
in the merchandise evaluating contest
conducted by the Merchants Division
of the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce,
as a prelude to Mother’s Day. Merchandise
was on display in the lobby of the Patchogue
Theatre. Mrs. Dew, mother of four
and grandmother of eight, won an array of
Patchogue Kiwanis Club Tuesday gave
its certificate of merit to Brian Ward, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ward of Wood
Avenue, Patchogue. On May 15 the 16-
year-old Patchogue High School junior
saved the life of Wilson Jordan, 14, of Petty
Lane, Medford, student at Tremont Avenue
School, by pulling him from the bottom
of Canaan Lake. Young Jordan was discharged
Friday from Brookhaven Memorial
The Patchogue Civic and Garden Club
has announced current Yard of the Month
winners in the following areas: North, Mr.
and Mrs. Clifford S. Elbert, 337 Jayne Ave.;
East, Leonard Columbo, 64 John St.; South,
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Shiebler, 193 Bay Ave.;
West, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Maletta, 31
Lisa Ann Carr, infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lawrence Carr of Patchogue, was
christened May 13 at the Mary Immaculate
R. C. Church, Bellport. A buffet supper was
held at the home of the grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Villano of Woodland Park
Road, after the ceremony.
The Hearth Club held its May meeting
at the Christ Church parish hall Sunday
night. Host couples were Mr. and Mrs. Harrison
Weber, chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. James
Vaughan; Mr. and Mrs. John Ince; Mr. and
Mrs. George Coon; and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold
Mrs. Schuyler Corwin and Mrs. Edward
Call are having a joint rummage sale on
Saturday at the Corwin’s residence on Private
Road, South Haven. The Presbyterian
Church will receive half the proceeds.
A candle lighting ceremony of the South
Suffolk Girl Scout Council graduation
took place at William Floyd School, Shirley,
Monday night. Graduates are: Palma
Smurro of Shirley; Nancy Skidmore Rapp,
East Patchogue; Marilyn Ann Abrams,
Bellport; Elizabeth S. Foster, Bayport; Susan
Van Ginhoven, Patchogue; Anita F. Cohen,
Shirley; and Frances Genniger, Shirley.
Mrs. Paul Skidmore, senior advisor, lit
the first candle, symbolizing the flame of
Scouting.Charles J. Behounek, son of Mrs. Rudy
Goulet of Macon Street, will receive his
master’s degree in civil engineering next
month at New Mexico State University in
Las Cruces. He has been granted a one-year
membership in the American Society of
Mrs. James Pescatore of Oakdale, Mrs.
Henry Lelong of Ronkonkoma and Mrs.
George Wyatt of West Sayville were among
the employees honored for more than five
years of continuous service with the Good
Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.
Mrs. Adam Metz of Oxbow Road,
Patchogue, was seen coast-to-coast on
the NBC network as a contestant on “The
Price is Right,” starring Bill Cullen. Mrs.
Metz was picked from the audience the
previous Tuesday when she was one of the
lucky mothers who spent the day in New
York City as the guest of the Patchogue
Chamber of Commerce. Her knowledge
of prices stood her in good stead as she
won a complete garden greenhouse, 1,000
packages of seeds, a riding power mower,
and a kitchen range with numerous
accessories. Mrs. Metz said, “It was one of
the most exciting days in my life.”
Gerald S. Cole, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Nathaniel Cole of Chestnut Avenue,
Patchogue, will receive the degree of
Bachelor of Science Sunday at the 112th
annual commencement exercises of
Bucknell University. At Bucknell, Mr. Cole
was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu social
fraternity and the Men’s Glee Club.
The Bellport High School class of
1950 held a reunion Saturday night at
Land’s End, Sayville. About 50 persons
were present, 44 of them members of the
class. Guests were Herman Chamberlain,
principal of the high school at the time,
and Mrs. Chamberlain, Mrs. George Paul
and Thomas Feeney, who were class
advisors, and Mrs. Feeney. Mrs. Charles
Bellizi of Medford was general chairman
of the reunion, assisted by Mrs. Frank
Provenzano of East Patchogue, Mrs.
Eugene Matty of Patchogue and Frank
Carasiti of Medford.
Eleven guests were present at a surprise
baby shower given in honor of Mrs. Paul
McNeese of Lyman Road last Thursday by
Mrs. Harold Larkin of Academy Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Swezey and
children Kathy, Billy, Gwen and Janet of
Park Avenue, Blue Point, and Mr. and Mrs.
William Ritchie and grandsons, Donald and
Edward Swezey of Purick Street, spent the
weekend at their summer bungalows at
Blue Point beach on the Great South Bay.
They were joined on Sunday by Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Swezey and daughters Karen
Miss Jane Theresa Masem, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Masem of Ohio
Avenue, Medford, and Henry J. Olafsen of
Bay Shore were married at St. Sylvester’s
R. C. Church, Medford, on May 26. A
reception followed immediately after the
ceremony at the Better ‘Ole restaurant
in Brookhaven, with about 200 guests
present. The couple left for a honeymoon
trip to Canada and upon their return will
reside in Bayport. The bride is a graduate
of Seton Hall High School and is employed
in the photography department of the
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Miss Nancy Warner, who is attending
Wagner College at Staten Island, came
home over the weekend to spend the
summer at home in Medford with her
parents. She will return to Wagner in the
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre
this week: “The Man Who Shot Liberty
Valance,” starring James Stewart and John
Wayne; at the Rialto Theatre: “Whistle
Down the Wind,” starring Hayley Mills; at
the Sayville Theatre: “Cape Fear,” starring
Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum and Polly