Dec 2

Miss Judith MacDonald, who is a
junior at Skidmore College in Saratoga
Springs, spent the Thanksgiving holiday
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert P.
MacDonald of Washington Avenue.
Miss Susan Tucker, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. David Tucker of Rider Avenue,
who received her master’s degree
at Brown University in June, is teaching
English in Dawnwood Junior High
School in Centereach. She is also in
charge of the school newspaper.
Mrs. Barbara Horak and Miss Gail
Kellers, both of Jayne Avenue, were
co-hostesses at a bridal shower held in
the Horak home Nov. 26 in honor of Miss
Susan Gody of Franklin Street. About 20
guests were present. Mrs. Horak and
Miss Kellers will be the attendants at
the wedding of Miss Gody to Dominick
Rotondo of East Patchogue, to be held Dec. 18
 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, Patchogue.
Miss Linda A. Sinkoff, who is a sophomore
at the University of Bridgeport
and majoring in elementary education,
spent the Thanksgiving holiday with her
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry C. Haab of Laurel Street. Also
home for the holidays was Miss Joan Haab,
who attends Long Island University at Southampton.
Newlyweds are Lieutenant and Mrs.
William Neuss, who were married Saturday
at 11 a.m. in St. Francis de Sales
R.C. Church, Patchogue. The bride is
the former Miss Patricia Struzeski of Patchogue.
Celebrating their golden wedding
anniversary were Mr. and Mrs. Gustav
S. Hedberg of Patchogue, at an open
house Nov. 5 at the home of their son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Hedberg of Patchogue.
Kim Brownie and John Figueira were
chosen by the Patchogue Quarterback
Club as Patchogue’s most valuable
offensive and defensive players, respectively,
in the annual Thanksgiving Day
football game with Port Jefferson. The
Red Raiders swept to an 18-0 triumph
in the 35th annual classic hosted by the Royals.
Air Force specialists in training are
Airman Robert L. Lysak of Patchogue
and Airman John D. Durante of Mastic
Beach. Having recently completed
basic training at Lackland Air Force
Base, Texas, the men are scheduled to
begin advanced training at other bases.
Airman Lysak goes to Sheppard AFB,
Texas to become an Air Force communications
wiring specialist. Airman Durante’s
specialized training will be received
at Chanute AFB, Ill., where he will study
to become an Air Force aircraft maintenance specialist.
The horticulture classes at Bellport
High School in Brookhaven have established
a small nursery on the school
grounds. Class members have planted a
stand of holly, pine, spruce and juniper
trees, which will ultimately be transplanted
to other schools in the district
as part of the school’s beautification program.
An open meeting for business and
professional people in the incorporated
village of Bellport to discuss the organization
of a chamber of commerce will
be held at 8 p.m. today at the community center.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Collins and family
of Bellhaven Road drove to Kingston
last Wednesday night to spend the
Thanksgiving vacation with Mrs. Collins’
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pardee.
Mrs. John Alexanderson and son,
Scott of New London, Conn., are visiting the Albert
 Baiers while Lt. Alexanderson is on sea duty.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ince and family of
Browns Lane drove to Williamstown,
Mass. last Thursday morning to have
dinner at Williams Inn with their son,
Dean, a student at Buxton School. In
the afternoon they attended a play presented
by the Buxton students. Dean returned
 home with his family Friday for a weekend visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis T. Miles moved
this week from Browns Lane to 5 Wigtel Lane.
Miss Joan Friedlander, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Friedlander of
Arthur Avenue, Blue Point, a junior
at St. Lawrence University, Canton,
returned Monday after spending the
Thanksgiving holiday at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Vernon, Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Horton and Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Tmay, all of Blue Point, attended
the annual dinner and dance of the Suffolk
County Retail Wine and Liquor Dealers
Association at the Huntington Town House Sunday.
Boy Scout Troop 49, Blue Point,
enjoyed a camping trip to Smith’s Point
Park on the weekend of Nov. 5, 6 and 7.
They were accompanied on Friday night
by Harvey Bumstead and Lawrence Sanwald
and on Saturday night Jack Bauer,
Thomas Longo and Robert Wagner stayed
 with them. They returned home Sunday morning.
George Follmer of Oregon Avenue, Medford,
celebrated a birthday Thanksgiving Day.
Ray Vogt Jr. and William Czepak Jr.,
of Pennsylvania Avenue, students at
Norwich University in Vermont, were
home for the Thanksgiving Day weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester G. Osborne of
Center Moriches announce the engagement
of their daughter, Maureen, to
Frank A. Pagano of Dunkirk. Miss
Osborne is a senior at State University
College, Fredonia. Mr. Pagano is
employed by the Liberty National Bank
and Trust Company, Dunkirk.
The well-known Masury Point windmill,
which for many years withstood
the ravages of nature and vandalism on
the Sturges estate in Center Moriches,
was reduced to a pile of charred wreckage
after the old-time structure was
destroyed by an early-morning fire last
Friday. The structure had been charted
on all navigation charts and had been
used by seafarers as an identification
point to locate the position of their vessels.
Fire officials have termed the blaze a case
of arson and the matter is under investigation.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. James
Peter Holbritter, who were married at
1 p.m. on Nov. 6 in St. John the Evangelist
R.C. Church, Center Moriches. The bride is
the former Miss Helena Christine Stefo of Shirley.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: Held over! “King Rat,” starring
George Segal and Tom Courtenay; at the
Rialto Theatre: “Sands of the Kalahari,”
with Stuart Whitman and Susannah
York; and at the Patchogue Sunrise
All-Weather Drive-In Theatre: Charlton
Heston and Richard Boone in “The War Lord.”

Dec 10

A surprise bridal shower was given in
honor of Miss Joan Monaco of West Avenue
at the home of her sister, Mr. William
R. Smith in Medford, Dec. 1. About 20
guests were present. Miss Monaco was
married Dec. 3 to Bill Segars of Barnwell, S.C.
Ronald Liguori, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Liguori Jr., of Yaphank Road, East
Patchogue, celebrated his 3rd birthday
Nov. 27 with a party at his home for 12
guests. Also present were his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Liguori Sr. of
Patchogue and Mr. and Mrs. James Van
Brunt of East Setauket.
Harold M. Hastings, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Julius M. Hastings of Ketcham Avenue,
has been named to the Dean’s List at
Yale University for outstanding academic
achievement during this past year. He
graduated from Patchogue High School
and is majoring in mathematics. Mr. Hastings
is a ranking scholar.
Misses Anita Goodwin of Wilstan Avenue
and Kathleen Reidy of Conklin Avenue
have recently returned home from a vacation
at Hotel Casablanca in Miami, Fla.
During their stay in Florida they drove to
Fort Lauderdale, where they attended the
wedding of Miss Kerry Ann McIver, who
formerly lived in Patchogue.
Miss Kathleen Russo, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Gaetano J. Russo of South Summit
Avenue, has been notified of her “early
decision” acceptance by Russell Sage College,
Troy, as a member of the September
1966 freshman class. Miss Russo will
major in physical education after graduating
from Patchogue High School in June.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McDermott of Bay
Avenue have announced the engagement
of their daughter, Patricia Ann, to Bruce
Kenneth Schunk, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Schunk of East Lakewood Street.
Miss McDermott is a 1965 graduate of
Patchogue High School. Her fiancé is a
graduate of Seton Hall High School, class of 1964.
Newlyweds are Airman and Mrs. Donald
Bert Ferguson, who were married Nov. 20
in St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue.
The bride is the former Miss Mary
Magdalene Legault of Patchogue.
George Ruland, a senior at Patchogue
High School, was presented the “Will to
Win” trophy by Clyde Washington of the
New York Jets at a recent meeting of the
Quarterback Club of Patchogue.
spoke to local athletes, their parents
and friends on the pursuit of excellence
in all endeavors. Miss Evelyn Washington,
Clyde’s sister, is a physical education
instructor in the elementary building of the
Patchogue-Medford Public Schools.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Perrodin of East
Patchogue announce the engagement of
their daughter, Lorraine, to Michael Rupolo,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Rupolo of
Patchogue. Miss Perrodin is a 1965 graduate
of Bellport High School and is presently
employed at Thomas Beauty Salon Inc.,
Mastic Beach. Her fiancé is a 1964 graduate
of Patchogue High School. He was
previously employed by Michael Stiriz. He
entered the Armed Forces Dec. 7.
A surprise party was given Nov. 20 at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murphy,
of Pace Avenue, Bellport, in honor of their
25th wedding anniversary by their son,
Michael; daughter, Peggy; daughter-in-law,
Liz, and grandchildren, Ann and Michele.
Guests included friends and family from
Bellport, East Patchogue, Babylon and
Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Murphy spent a
two-week second honeymoon in Florida.
Doreen Langfeldt, a senior at Bellport
High School and the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John Langfeldt of General McLean
Drive, was selected by audition to play
bass clarinet in the 1965-66 New York All-
State Band.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Prybyzerski Jr., of
Circuit Road announce the birth of their
second child, Linda Fay, at Brookhaven
Memorial Hospital, Nov. 22. Linda has a
sister, Lori, who is 5 years old.
Nearly 250 teenagers danced to the
music of the Mello Kings at the Bellport
Firehouse Saturday night. The dance,
sponsored by the Bellport Fire Department,
was arranged by Robert Hawkins
and Robert Terwilliger. The evening was
such a great success that another dance is planned for Jan. 8.
On display at the Brookhaven Library
are some miniature hand-carved ducks,
completely carved from a block of wood
by David McCutcheon of Fireplace Neck Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Kromhaut of
Bay Road, Brookhaven, spent three days
recently at Roscoe. Mr. and Mrs. Komhaut
are members of the Tennanah Lake Sportsman
Club and hunt on secluded wooded
areas near Tennanah Lake. They brought home a deer.
Ronald Schwizer of Clearview Street,
Blue Point, was one of 58 students at the
College of Arts and Science at the University
of Bridgeport who received the
Charles A. Dana scholarship. Mr. Schwizer,
a sophomore at the college and a James
Wilson Young High School graduate, gave
the acceptance speech at the sixth annual
convocation at the university.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Murdock of Howell
Place, Center Moriches, celebrated their
31st wedding anniversary Nov. 29, with
their son, Corporal Lance George, who
was home for the weekend from North Carolina.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Cat Ballou,” with Lee Marvin and
Jane Fonda; at the Rialto Theatre: James
Caan and Laura Devon in “Red Line 7000.”

Dec 17

Miss Rosetta Terry will entertain her
bridge club tomorrow afternoon at her home on Rose Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Newham of
Phyllis Drive stayed for several days last
week at the Concord Hotel, Lake Kiamesha.
They accompanied their son, Gregory, who
attended the 30th annual conference of the
New York State School Music Association
and participated in the All-State Band. Mr.
and Mrs. Newham were present at the concert
and had an enjoyable day.
Miss Carol Waldbauer will arrive this
weekend to spend the Christmas holidays
with her parents, Mayor and Mrs. Robert
T. Waldbauer of Cedar Grove Street. Miss
Waldbauer is attending Georgetown University
in the School of Foreign Service.
Assigned for specialist training at Sheppard
AFB, Texas, are Airmen John L. Mirando
Jr. of Patchogue and Richard J. Gazzola
of East Patchogue. Having completed basic
training at Lackland AFB, Texas, Airmen
Mirando and Gazzola will become Air Force
aircraft maintenance specialists.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Yost Sr. of Patchogue
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Catherine Elizabeth, to Russell
Clowes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ritchie
of Patchogue. Miss Yost is a member of the
Patchogue High School class of 1966. Mr.
Clowes is employed by Grumman Aircraft
Engineering Corporation, Bethpage. A summer
wedding is planned.
Julian Chernick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Chernick of South Country Road, East Patchogue,
received the Phi Beta Kappa award
of the Long Island chapter as the senior
class member with the highest academic
average at the end of junior year. The award
was presented in the Bellport High School
assembly last Thursday by E.M. Weidner,
a former Bellport resident and member of
Phi Beta Kappa. In addition to a scroll, the
award includes a full tuition scholarship to Adelphi College.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Schmidt of Bellport
have announced the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Margot Jane Schmidt, to Paul
F. Haertel, of Oak Park, Ill. The prospective
bride, whose father is the superintendent of
Fire Island National Seashore, was graduated
with honors in biology from Sul Ross
State College, Alpine, Texas. She recently
returned from Ghana, where she taught for
three years as a Peace Corps volunteer.
The Deucey bridge club met last Thursday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. John Lancaster of Gerard Street.
Larry Potter will come home today from
Stony Brook School to spend the holidays
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Potter of Rogers Avenue.


Dec 17 Cont.-
On Tuesday, Mrs. Michael Florio returned
to her home in Brooklyn after spending five
days with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. William Florio of General McLean Drive.
Mark Stock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Stock of Country Club Road, celebrated his
9th birthday Friday with a bowling party for a few friends.
The Bellport Junior High School faculty
Christmas dinner will be held at the Pine
Grove Inn at 8 p.m. tomorrow.
Accepted into the Marine Corps at the
Riverhead Recruiting station were Edward
Peter Balcewicz, who lives with his sister,
Mrs. Cecelia Strickland of Brookhaven, and
John Wiley Smith of Bellport. Both men have
chosen Aviation School to follow their basic
training at Parris Island, S.C., and secondary
training at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Evan Williams of Brooklyn, visited for
the weekend with her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Clarke Williams of South Country Road, Brookhaven.
Passing the Tenderfoot requirements in
Bellport Troop 28 of the Boy Scouts, from
Brookhaven, were Paul Sheppard, Ricky
Scanlon and Ernest Wruck. Mr. Harrison is
the Troop’s scoutmaster.
Married in Our Lady of the Snow R.C.
Church, Blue Point, Dec. 4 were Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Edward Beck. The bride is the
former Miss Joyce Rose Elbert of Blue Point.
The following Blue Point girls were members
of the senior class of Seton Hall High
School who went on their senior trip to
Washington, D.C.: Misses Kathy Lynch, Mary
Cavanaugh and Patricia and Lee Tmay. They
left by bus Friday and returned home Monday.
A daughter, Joan Elyse, was born Dec. 3
at Southside Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. George
Huber of Park Avenue, Blue Point. The
Hubers have another daughter, Terry and a son, Kevin.
Joseph Patrick Mulderig, airman electronics
technician, is home on a 20-day leave
from NAS, North Island, San Diego, Calif.
His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Mulderig
of Jamaica Avenue, Medford.
Mr. and Mrs. Michele F. Montecalvo
of Frowein Avenue, Center Moriches,
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Miss Frances Ann Montecalvo, to Richard
Grant O’Neill, son of Dr. and Mrs. Francis J. O’Neill
of Central Islip. Plans are being made for an April wedding.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” starring Audrey
Hepburn; at the Rialto Theatre: Elvis Presley in “Harum Scarum.”

Dec 24

Mrs. Elwyn F. Schaefer of Center Street
was recently honored at a testimonial
dinner-dance held at Regula’s Restaurant
in Riverhead, tendered by the Suffolk
County Council VFW and Auxiliary. Mrs.
Schaefer is a past president of Jayne-Lattin
Auxiliary in Patchogue and junior
past president of Suffolk County Council
Auxiliary. About 200 guests were present
and among the many beautiful gifts was
a life membership in the National Home
at Eaton Rapids, Mich., owned and operated
by the VFW and Auxiliaries.
Miss Arlyn Hertz, who is a sophomore
at Syracuse University, is spending her
holiday vacation with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Meyer Hertz of Roe Boulevard.
Spending the Christmas vacation with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tracz of
Gladiola Street is Miss Carol Tracz, who
is a junior at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
Miss Patricia Still, who is a senior at
Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.,
is spending her Christmas holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Still, Jr., of
Hill Street. Also spending his Christmas
holidays with his parents is Ira W. Still
III, who is a sophomore at Fort Schuyler Military Academy.
South Ocean Avenue Junior High
School’s Junior Red Cross members
recently prepared tray favors to be distributed
at the Industrial Home for the
Blind and the Northport Veterans Hospital.
This Patchogue group has made
similar contributions to the community
in many ways. Faculty advisors are Miss
Shirley Fetter and Mrs. Adrian Murphy.
Members are Joan Tierney, Donna Donato,
Terry McPeak, Deborah Malsky, Elizabeth
McCafferty, Peggy Jachowdik and Bonnie Conklin.
Robert May of Munsell Road, East Patchogue,
was among 61 members of the
Indiana University’s Marching Hundred
Band, who received recognition Nov. 29
at the annual band awards banquet. He is spending
the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Werner May.
The following members of the Bellport
Knit N’ Chat Club enjoyed their
annual Christmas dinner at The Bellport
last Wednesday night: Mesdames Robert
Wayte, August Waldron, William Hermus,
William Valentine, Robert Terwilliger,
Edward Warner, Michael McEnery, William
Patanjo, John Lockwood and Guy Relethford.
Tommy Chrien, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Chrien of South Country Road,
celebrated his 3rd birthday with a few
friends Sunday afternoon. Attending the party were
David Wasson, Billy Lindgren and Martin Fassman.
Mrs. O.S. Reading of North Howells
Point Road has returned home from the Walter Reed
Medical Center in Washington,D.C., where she has
been a patient for the past 16 weeks.
The entire membership of the Hearth
Club attended a gala Christmas dinner
and party at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
E. Floyd Hassell of South Country Road
Saturday night. Bellport Mayor Harry
Bedell, “disguised” as Santa Claus, distributed
presents and the group sang
Christmas carols, accompanied by Mrs.
Walter Ebersole at the piano. Planning
the party were Mayor and Mrs. Bedell,
chairmen, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Budny,
Mr. and Mrs. John Lancaster, Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Sparrow and Mr. and Mrs. Hassell.
Christmas cheer was spread along
Bellport Lane Sunday night when the following
families sang Christmas carols at
some of the homes in the neighborhood:
The Peter Paiges, Harvey McChesneys,
Dorsey Smiths, William Bedells, Wallace
Rosses and David Lanmanns. After the
caroling, the group was invited for dinner
at the Smith residence.
Miss Vanessa Roe, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Nathaniel Roe of South Country
Road, flew home from England Monday
for three weeks’ vacation with her
family. She is a student at Cobham Hall, Cobham, Kent.
Miss Helen Kingsbury and Mrs. Sheila
Allen of Danes Street, Blue Point,
enjoyed a five-day weekend on a tour of
Williamsburg, Va. They visited the many
historic sights and attended concerts.
Spending the holidays with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Cochrane of
Namkee Road, is Miss Carol Cochrane,
who is a student at State University College at Geneseo.
Donald Tiedge of Blue Point was
reported in fair condition yesterday at
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital after
receiving hip and possible internal injuries
when he was pinned by a car Monday
against the front wall of the Town Line
Tavern on Montauk Highway, Blue Point.
The car’s driver told police that she
thought her vehicle was in reverse, when
actually it was in drive as she accelerated
the engine to back away from in front
of the bar. The vehicle moved forward,
pinning the 23-year-old man against the wall of the
building owned by Mrs. Mary Mazzei of Blue Point.
Mr. and Mrs. Carmine Marsilia of Petty
Lane, Medford, announce the engagement
of their daughter, Antoinette Frances,
to William V. Powell, son of Mrs.
Dorothy Powell and the late William
Powell of Pennsylvania Avenue, Medford.
Miss Marsilia is a graduate of Seton
Hall High School, class of 1964. Mr. Powell
is also a graduate of Seton Hall High
School, class of 1960.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Medford
Fire Department held their annual Christmas
party at the firehouse last Thursday
night. A buffet supper was enjoyed.
Secret pals were revealed and new ones
chosen for the coming year. The birthdays
of Mesdames Fred Boos, Larry Walde,
Warren Pedatella, Margaret Hickel
and Eva Reich were observed. Chairman
of the affair was Ralph Hart, assisted by
Mesdames Robert Hanneman, Edward
Heiselback and Margaret Hinkel.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kochlin of Main
Street, Center Moriches, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth,
to Charles Nagorski Jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Nagorski Sr., of Eastport.
After completing seven years of service
in the U.S. Army, Robert Schweers,
son of Mr. and Mrs. George Schweers
of Victoria Road, Mastic Beach, has returned home.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “Thunderball,” starring Sean
Connery; at the Rialto Theatre: “Do Not
Disturb,” with Doris Day and Rod Taylor;
at the Plaza Theatre: Tony Curtis, Jack
Lemmon and Natalie Wood in “The Great Race.”
Dec 31

Patchogue Postmaster Geary H. Whitlock
retired today after 18 years of federal
service, 12 years and five months of them
as postmaster. He became postmaster
in 1953, when the local post office had
only 32 employees. Now there are 90.
In 1953, the cash receipts from stamps,
postcards, box rentals and such totaled
$156,000. This year the total is $749,000.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitlock plan to remain in
Patchogue to spend time with their five grandchildren,
 Judy, Susan, Janice, Patricia and Kristina.
Mrs. Jennie Byrne of Lakewood Street
and Miss Elsie Ryder of Maple Avenue
spent Christmas Day with Mrs. Byrne’s
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Malcolm Ryder of Freeport. Mr. Ryder
is Supervisor of Stations with the Long
Island Rail Road.
Mrs. Grace B. Forbes of Maple Avenue
is now residing with her daughter, Mrs.
Gloria F. Hayes in Ardentown, Wilmington, Del.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry DeGaspari of Circle
Drive, North Patchogue, won $900
yesterday in the Lucky Pat Jackpot Cash
Awards from the Merchants Division of
the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. DeGaspari had signed the register
book at Jack and Jerry’s Stores at 124
East Main Street. The new jackpot of $100
will be at Muriel Modes, 89 East Main
Street, starting today. Edward M. Mitchell,
executive director of the Merchant’s
Division, will call each Wednesday night
some Suffolk resident at random from the
telephone book. If that person has signed
the Lucky Pat register at the Merchant of
the Week, he or she receives the jackpot
cash award for that week. If the person
called does not qualify, the award increases
by $100 the following week.
Recently wed are Mr. and Mrs. Patrick
O’Neil, who were married Nov. 28 in St.
Francis de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue.
The bride is the former Miss Patricia Ann
Shaber of Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. John Marconi of Grove
Avenue announce the engagement of their
daughter, Jeannette Ann, to Adrian F.
Mason Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian
F. Mason of South Country Road, East
Patchogue. Miss Marconi is a senior at
Patchogue High School and in September
will attend Adelphi Suffolk College
in Oakdale. Her fiancé is a graduate of
Seton Hall High School, Patchogue, and is
a junior at Adelphi.
Miss Susan Baker of Bellport, home
from Syracuse University for the Christmas
holiday, left Sunday for Adirondack
Loj, Lake Placid, to attend winter mountaineering
school. The school is conducted
by the Adirondack Mountain Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Butler of Academy
Lane, Bellport, announce the birth of a
daughter, Sharon Anne, at Brookhaven
Memorial Hospital, Dec. 22. The Butlers
have six other children.
Visiting for the Christmas weekend with
Mr. and Mrs. John Garfield of Bellport
Lane were their son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Eliot and family
of Manchester, N.H. They returned home Tuesday.
George Lanmann and Gene McChesney
attended the Cinderella Ball at the Heights
Casino in Brooklyn Heights last Wednesday
night, and were overnight guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Faison Jr.
A capacity crowd of 10th through 12th
grade students attended the Holly dance
at the Bellport Country Club last Thursday
night. Music was provided by the Debonairs.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Di Martino of Roe
Avenue, East Patchogue, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Carol, to
Anthony J. Fuoco Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony Fuoco of Fuoco Street, Bellport.
Miss Di Martino is a 1963 graduate of
Patchogue High School. Her fiancé is a
graduate of Bellport High School, class
of 1960 and presently employed at the
Brookhaven National Laboratory. A fall
wedding is planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roe of South Howells
Point Road and Mrs. John J. Roe III of
South Country Road drove to Barrington,
R.I., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Lane W. Fuller
for the Christmas weekend.
James Hannon, U.S.S. Guadalcanal,
who has been on sea duty for the past
four months, arrived home this week and will
spend the New Year’s holiday with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. James Hannon of Circuit Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald David of Locust
Road, Brookhaven, held a small afternoon
birthday party Dec. 22 in honor of their
daughter Darsi’s 5th birthday.
First Lieutenant Alfred A. Volkmann
of Blue Point has completed a finance
officer career course at the Army Finance
School at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind.
During the course he received instruction
in accounting, comptroller and responsibilities
and administration procedures.
Lt. Volkmann, a 1957 graduate of Bayport High School,
holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of
William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Morris of Corey
Avenue, Blue Point, entertained at dinner
Christmas Day for Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Morris and children, Linda, Sandra and
Michael of Homan Avenue and Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Sives and daughter, Karin, of Brookhaven.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Vilardo of Waverly
Avenue, Medford, entertained Mr. Vilardo’s
brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Vilardo of Hempstead, Christmas Day.
Douglas Padley, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Jerry Padley of Kane Avenue, Medford,
was 4 years old Monday. A party with his
neighborhood playmates was enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernhardt Schmidt of
Ocean Avenue, Center Moriches,
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Betsy, to Private 1/c Kenneth Leger,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Leger of
Center Moriches. Miss Schmidt is a graduate
of Center Moriches High School and
Nancy Taylor Secretarial School, New
York City. She is employed by Agway
Petroleum Corporation, Riverhead. Mr.
Leger is a graduate of Center Moriches
High School and is serving in the Army in Vietnam.
AE3 Fred Cerullo, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Cerullo Sr., of Decatur Avenue, Shirley,
a member of the U.S. Navy weightlifting
team stationed in Virginia, earned the
first-place trophy at the National Capital
Open Weightlifting Tournament held Dec.
4 in Washington, D.C. The youth established
three new records in lifting his way
to victory in the 148-pound class.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held over! Sean Connery in “Thunderball”;
at the Rialto Theatre: “The Cincinnati
Kid,” starring Steve McQueen and
Ann-Margret; and at the Plaza Theatre:
“The Great Race,” with Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.


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