A catered luncheon at the Bonanza
restaurant on East Main street was
enjoyed by the Senior Ladies Society of
Emanuel Lutheran Church April 26, when
the ladies celebrated their 55th anniversary.
On April 12, the Rev. Edward A.
Rauff, Emanuel’s pastor, installed the new
officers for the year: President, Mrs. Fred
Oeser; vice president, Mrs. Walter Nulty;
secretary, Mrs. William Howden; treasurer,
Mrs. Edward Moger; financial secretary, Mrs. Fred Bouquet.
Miss Lucie Tucker, daughter of Mrs.
Beatrice Tucker of Rider Avenue, has been
granted a full scholarship towards her
Master of Arts degree at Brown University,
Providence, R.I. Miss Tucker is graduating
in June with a Bachelor of Arts degree
from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.
At Ladycliff College, Highland Falls,
N.Y., Miss Phyllis Borzi, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Phillip L. Borzi of Case Avenue,
has been admitted to membership in
Lambda Iota Tau, International Literature
Honor Society. Miss Borzi, member of the
class of 1968, is majoring in English, with a
minor in secondary education.
New members were inducted recently
into the Kiwanis Club of Patchogue. They
are: John Chester, Arthur Murphy, Frank
Zanazzi, Bruce Bryn and Roy Watts.
The engagement has been announced of
Miss Linda Olswang, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Olswang of Bayview Avenue,
Bayport, and Ronald Kronbach, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Julius Kronbach of South Ocean
Avenue, Patchogue. The announcement
was made Saturday at a reception for 60
guests at Wolfgang’s Restaurant, South
Ocean Avenue. Miss Olswang attended
James Wilson Young High School and is
currently employed with Hills Korvette.
Mr. Kronbach is a senior at Patchogue
High School. No date has been set for the wedding.
Edward Quinn has purchased the Rodel
house at Patchogue Shores, East Patchogue,
and the Quinn family will be permanent
residents of the Shores.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stiriz of Lake
Drive, East Patchogue, have returned from
California, where they visited their son,
Donald, who is in the service.
Fifth Precinct police said an 18-foot
rowboat with a 40 HP motor was removed
from its moorings at the Bellport Beach
Estates sometime during the early hours of
Saturday morning, according to the report.
Police said the owner, Joseph Grucci, 26,
of Roseland Lane, reported the value of the
boat and its contents was approximately $600.
Miss Kathleen Holland and her fiancé,
Thomas Jennings, spent the weekend with
Miss Holland’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent
Holland of South Howells Point Road,
Bellport. Miss Holland, a junior at Rosemont
College, and Mr. Jennings, who is at
the University of Maryland on a teaching
fellowship, will be married on June 24.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Simmons of
Browns Lane have returned from a week’s
vacation in England and France.
Todd Bishop, U.S.N., returned to his
ship, the USS Norris, at Newport, R.I.,
Friday, after spending three days with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bishop of Bayview Avenue.
If anyone took a red bicycle with blue
handles and V.-Room motor from the lawn
of 74 North Howells Point Road on the
day before Spring Cleanup, would they
please return it. A very sad little boy left it
out by mistake and it was not meant to be discarded.
Mr. and Mrs. George Warnken of Madison
Street and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sauerwein
of Division Avenue, both Blue Point,
attended the Bayport Fire Department
Inspection and Installation dinner at the
Bayport Fire House Saturday night.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! Paul Newman is “Hombre”;
at the Rialto Theatre: “The Alamo,”
starring John Wayne and Richard Widmark:
and at the Plaza Theatre: “Game is
Over,” with Jane Fonda and Peter McEnery.
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Chiuchiolo of
Shore Drive have just returned from a
two-week trip to Italy, where they visited
Rome and Florence and on Monday
had an audience with the Pope.
Peter Hooker, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles H. Hooker of Medford Avenue,
flew back to Kennedy International Airport,
after having paid a surprise visit
by plane to St. Petersburg, Fla., where
he joined his parents to attend the wedding
of his aunt, the former Mrs. Agnes Griffin.
Cooking for the Army will be the
concern of Private 1/c Michael F. Tesoriero
of Patchogue, who has completed
courses at Fort Lee, Va.,
A surprise bridal shower was given
Miss Sonja Schiatta of Clark Street
Sunday at the Country Tavern in Farmingville,
by her sister, Virginia, for 25
relatives and friends. Decorations were
a large bridal doll and the traditional
umbrella, under which Miss Schiatta
opened her many gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Quatrale of Evergreen
Avenue announce the engagement
of their daughter, Josephine,
to Robert Schoen, son of Mrs. William
Schoen Sr., of John Street, and the late
Mr. Schoen. Miss Quatrale, a graduate
of Patchogue High School, is employed at General
Adjustment Bureau Inc., Patchogue, as branch secretary.
Mr. Schoen, also a graduate of Patchogue High School,
is employed with the New York Telephone
Company as a cable splicer.
A dinner party was enjoyed by members of the
immediate families Sunday at the Lamplighter
in Sayville. The couple plans their wedding for Aug. 19.
A plastic ware party given by the Pilot Club of Patchogue
was held on Wednesday evening at the home of the past
president, Mrs. Elizabeth Raynor of East Patchogue.
Michel Stouppe, member of the senior class of Bellport High
School, was selected as a winner of one of the Republic scholarships
for 1967. These examinations are only given to children of Republic
Aviation employees. Each winner receives $500 per year for four years.
Michel plans to attend Cornell after graduation and major
in elementary education.
A Dean’s List student in his junior year at Union College, Schenectady,
John G. Dallin, son of Mrs. Dorothy Dallinof Bellport, has received the
Francis Travis award, given to a student working his way through college
and who has demonstrated unusual self-reliance and responsibility.
Mr. Dallin has been reelected to the presidency of Theta
Delta Fraternity, Alpha Chapter.
Miss Gladys Weidner and her brother,
George C. Weidner, have returned
to their home on South Country Road
following a two-week cruise in the
Caribbean on board the M.S. Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wallen of North
Howells Point Road returned home
Sunday from a week’s vacation in Lisbon, Portugal.
Robert Rice of New York City spent
the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Sigrid
Rice of South Country Road.
Many Bellporters enjoyed a concert
by the Dave Brubeck Quartet at the
Brookhaven National Laboratory on Saturday night.
Armor School at the Army’s Fort
Knox, Ky., base has graduated First
Lieutenant David J. Stotz of Bellport
from an armor officer training course.
During the nine weeks of training, Lt.
Stotz centered his attention on branch
armor for newly commissioned officers
with special emphasis on the duties of
a tank platoon leader.
Four members of the Junior Girl
Scouts of South Haven, Laura Glover,
Laura House, Terri Sauter and Gail
Lukas, served as honor guards at the
annual meeting of the South Suffolk
Council held Saturday in the Bellport
Methodist Church basement.
Thursday night, Beverly Rosavitch,
daughter of Mrs. Edward Rosavitch of
Edwards Lane, Blue Point, received a
scholarship for placing third in the LILCO
poster contest. Beverly is a cadet
Scout in Troop 91.
Giles Mercer of Blue Point, who
attends the New York Military Academy
in Cornwall on the Hudson, spent the
weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Hugh Mercer of Hallet Court.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schaefer of Namkee
Road and their sons, Frank and
Robert Jr., spent the weekend camping
at Wildwood State Park with the
Long Island Travelogs, a branch of the
National Campers and Hikers Association.
There were 14 trailers at the
rally. Jimmy Densing was a guest of the Schaefers.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Conforti of
Mastic Beach on May 6 announced the
engagement of their daughter, Justine,
to William Spannagel, son of Mr. and
Mrs. William Spannagel of Seaford.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “Hurry Sundown,” starring
Michael Caine and Jane Fonda; at the
Rialto theatre: “The Viscount” together
with “The Cool Ones,” and at the Plaza
Theatre: “Loves of a Blonde.”
Candidate for graduation at the State University
College of Forestry at Syracuse University,
Jacob P. Holz of Sinn Street, will
receive the degree of Bachelor of Arts at the
70th commencement exercises June 3.
Miss Linda Tabatchnik of Ketcham Avenue
was given the academic award of the
American Association of University Women,
Morristown Chapter, at the annual
awards convocation held recently at the
Florham-Madison campus of Fairleigh-Dickinson
University, Florham Park, N.J.
Joey Arabia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Arabia of Gibbons Street, celebrated his 5th
birthday on May 7 with a party held at his
home the next day. Theme of his party was
the fire department. Guests attending were
Jacqueline Segelken, Glen and Stevie Chiuchiolo,
Karen Gillette, Wendy and Lenny
Cook, Beverly and Jimmy Soley and SuzanneRybarczyk.
Starring in the cast of “The Solid Gold
Cadillac,” to be presented by the Masque
Theatre of Smithtown, June 17, 23, 24, 30 and
July 1 at the John F. Kennedy Junior High
School, Commack, is Miss Marie Garafola of
Patchogue, who has won two nominations
for best actress in the Masque’s productions
of “Born Yesterday” and “Mooney’s Kid.”
Two other local names are included in the
“Cadillac” cast: Joe Conley Jr., of Patchogue
and William Walther of Ronkonkoma.
At the Golden Age Social Club of Patchogue’s
15th anniversary luncheon at the
Whirlaway on Bay Avenue, special prizes
were awarded to Charles Kattau and
Mrs. Elizabeth Dowling. Mrs. Sophie Tietje,
whose birthday fell on that day, was greeted
with song. The 58th wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. George Wollmer was honored
with an ovation and a gift.
Each year, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn is
fortunate in attracting students from Long
Island who do excellent work scholastically
and also play an important part in freshman
and varsity athletics. William Fichtner,
Patchogue Senior High School, was one of
the outstanding players on the freshman
basketball team. Six-foot-three-inches tall,
180 pounds, a star in high school, he was a
tower of strength under the basket. He has
a fine shot from the outside. Coach Picariello
is counting strongly on him for next
year’s squad. He almost made the freshman
rebounding record for Pratt Institute.
A Patchogue girl, Miss Karen Marie Lysak,
was graduated from United Airlines Stewardess
Training Center in Chicago recently
and has been assigned to flight duty at
O’Hare International Airport, Chicago. Miss
Lysak is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Lysak of Jones Street. She is a graduate
of Patchogue Senior High School and
attended Shenandoah College.
Happily married couple is Mr. and Mrs.
Alec Torkos, who flew to Texas shortly after
their wedding ceremony on May 6 at St.
Francis de Sales R.C. Church. Mr. Torkos is
stationed there with the Army at Fort Hood.
Mrs. Torkos is the former Miss Lucille Furfaro of Patchogue.
The children’s room in the Bellport Memorial
Library has a “new look.” New shelves,
new curtains and new books have been added.
The project was financed by a bequest of
the late Mrs. Douglas W. Paige.
Mother’s Day guests of Mrs. Frederick
Schoenthaler of Circuit Road, Bellport, were
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Pritchard and family of Irvington, N.J.
Patricia Holland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Vincent Holland, received her First Holy
Communion at St. Joseph the Worker R.C.
Church Saturday. Later the family had dinner
at Wolfgang’s Restaurant in Patchogue.
Patricia’s sister, Miss Kathy Holland, was
home from Rosemont College for the occasion.
Kyle Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Collins of Bellhaven Road, celebrated his
3rd birthday with a party for a few friends
Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Williams of South
Country Road have returned from a 10-day
trip to Mexico City, Mexico, where Mr. Williams
A retirement dinner honored George
“Pee Wee” Fogarty last Saturday evening
at Mickey Felice’s Steak House. George
retired after 34 years as custodian for the
Patchogue Fire Department. He has been
a member of the Euclid Hose Company
for 62 years. Married 49 years, he has
four children and 14 grandchildren. Over
200 firemen and friends attended the dinner.
First Battalion Chief Vincent Felice
was toastmaster at the affair honoring the
81-year-old man who has dedicated most
of his life to fire department service.
Col. And Mrs. Donald J. Pagel and family
of Washington, D.C., were guests at the
home of his brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. John Pagel of North Summit Avenue
last weekend. They arrived here Friday
to attend the wedding of Col. Pagel’s
niece, Miss Joan Pagel, to Robert Olson.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Meyer of Harris
Street, North Patchogue, celebrated their
25th wedding anniversary yesterday at the
home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Kovarik of Bohemia. Present
were their other children, Maureen,
Robbie, Joe, Lorraine, Pat and Barbara,
their granddaughter, Diane, and a friend of
the family, Pete Hooker.
At commencement exercises Monday at
the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia,
degrees were granted three local men
in a class of 3,131 graduates. A Bachelor of
Arts degree was given Robert D. Siegfried,
son of Mrs. Bernard Siegfried of South
Ocean Avenue; Michael J. Ferrigno, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Ferrigno of Conklin
Avenue, became a doctor of veterinary
medicine, and Gerald S. Cole, Chestnut
Avenue, is now a doctor of dental medicine.
Norman Dittmeier has just become a
member of the 10-year club at Bayport
Lumber Company. In appreciation of his
devoted service, loyalty and customer relations,
he was presented with a watch to
commemorate the 10th anniversary. Norman
is one of the very popular salesmen
at the lumberyard. Mr. Dittmeier lives on
Washington Avenue, Patchogue.
The wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth K.
Behme took place May 6 in the Emanuel
Lutheran Church, Patchogue. They spent
their honeymoon in Lake Placid and Canada.
Mrs. Behme is the former Miss Rosemarie
Schiatta of Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Streit of Browns
Lane, Bellport, have returned home after
cruising for three months aboard their
boat, Wooden World. On May 15, they
were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Alf Christofferson
of South Howells Point Road at
Jacksonville, Fla., and sailed with them
for 10 days along the Inland Waterway to Norfolk, Va.
Maryanne Reilly, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James J. Reilly of Circuit Road,
received her First Holy Communion at St.
Joseph the Worker R.C. Church on May 13.
Her parents entertained at a family dinner
party in the afternoon.
Dr. Robert Love of Bellport Lane drove
to Washington, D.C. for the weekend to
spend Father’s Day with his daughter,
Pam, at Holton Arms.
Recently, the junior set enjoyed a dance
party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren
Maas of Country Club Road. Janet and
her friends spent the week decorating the
basement recreation room in the proper
ballroom style. Music was provided by a
new and exciting group from Islip, called
The Inner Mind. Weather, décor and music
were exceptional and all those attending
declared it a great success.
A bowling party was given Saturday
afternoon for Marianne Rabin in celebration
of her 10th birthday by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rabin of North Howells
Point Road. Her guests were Maryanne
Marciano, Joan Regalmuto, Patricia
Ambrose, Elise Salsberg, Lisa Fassman,
Laurie Marshak, Susan Kan, Jo Ann Marcus,
Ellen Fink, and her brother, Steven.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! “How to Succeed in Business
Without Really Trying,” with Robert
Morse and Michele Lee; at the Rialto Theatre:
Elvis Presley in “Double Trouble,”
and at the Plaza Theatre: “Shaggy Dog,”
starring Fred MacMurray.