2005-07-21 / Columnists

Dear Deer Park

by Joyce

by Joyce

•President Roy Perticone announces that July 13 to 17 is the Annual Constantino Brumidi Lodge Italian Feast held on the Lodge grounds at 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Hours are 6 to 11 p.m., Wednesday through Friday and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. This is another crowd pleaser offering something for all.

•Upcoming on September 9 will be the Victorian tea sponsored by the OLOR Columbiettes to be held at the Council at 759 Long Island Ave., Deer Park. This is a sell-out, so be sure to get your tickets early at $12 per person. Please call Chairlady Joan at 631-243-6407 for any other information. Columbiette President Donna Daly announces also the annual Columbiette garage sale on August 13, with a rain date of August 14, will be held on the Council grounds; another big event not to miss.

•July 10 marks the birthday for Melissa Kroencke, Terry’s daughter and adored sister - Enjoy.

•July 9 is the birthday of adorable Thomas Joseph Stapleton, eldest son of Viv and Noreen. Joining in the festivities are younger brothers Shane and Sean and new baby sister Fiona Mary - all prospective musicians of award-winning drummer dad.

•July 3, Billy Rendall entered his teenage years (already) celebrating with parents William and Dina and siblings Jessica, Samantha, Amanda and Ryan. Cousin Ashleigh Morgan, daughter of Alan and Lindsay’s sister is the Rendall family birthday lady on July 30.

•Double birthday wishes to Antoinette Giglio on July 7 and her brother Vito Catalano on July 6.

•July 6 was the big day for Sts. Cyril’s delightful Mary Ann Delprete - a true trooper.

•Ten glorious years of wedded bliss for Our Lady of the Rosary’s Artie (and AOH Hibernian Piper) Artie and Columbiette Jane Langer on July 2. Artie, is it tin, aluminum or diamonds for Jane (the Queen of the BBQ) this year? This is quite a caring, encouraging duo which was reinforced for me these past months - thank you.

•Marie Elena Rudnicki’s love Ed (Past Peisker Post Commander and current Association president) was toasted for his July 2 natal day by his Marie Elena and children Elena, Marie, Kris Marie, Joseph and Edward Joseph.

•Twenty-nine years of anniversary wishes to Deer Park Fire Commissioner Peter and his effervescent Donna Granelle on June 30. Love from their three daughters, Tara, Jaime and Megan and pups Benji and Bailey.

•Happy Birthday to Warren McKeon’s lovely lady Cissy Bartalsky McKeon who celebrated on June 27 with their children Matthew and Heather with tons of love from Cissy’s mom Mary, an award-winning local designer. July 11, Warren and Cissy mark their 24th wedding anniversary. May it be wonderful.

•Eddie Bisso was toasted by his honey Linda Bub Bisso for his June 24 birthday - enjoying while relaxing on his boat.

•June 20 birthday was Joan Ostermann’s day to shine for her family Glen and Kristine with their children Alexa Ray and Glen Henry and Ron and Dorothea Ostermann Conard and their three sons Ron Jr., James and Andrew.

•June 17 was 16 years of wedded happiness for Raymond and Deanna Jederlinic. Raymond is the son of Dolores who is a past president of Deer Park Business and Professional Women and current District X director. Dinner a la Dolores and flowers marked the anniversary plus a trip to New England.

•June 16 was Deer Park Fire Commissioner Anthony Macaluso’s birthday with college son Anthony, Jr. celebrating on June 24. Proud wife and mother Angela and children Anthony Jr., Amanda, John and Robert all joined in the celebrations.

•July 14 belated joyous anniversary wishes to Community Presbyterian Church’s Pastor Reverend John Underwood and his delightful Judie. They were wed 34 glorious years. Maybe Reverend Underwood made the anniversary dinner?

•On June 2 St. Cyril’s Pastor Monsignor Frank Gaeta was the birthday fellow. "Father Frank" is Sts. Cyril and Methodius’ guiding light and renowned author - very moving writings.  Hope it was wonderful.

•June 6 belated anniversary joy to Charlie (retired usher - my mentor) and Jennie Vento who were wed a touch over 60 plus years at St. Cyril’s Mission Church on Central Avenue by Father Stephen Cuddeback - a touch of Dee Park history. Love to this unique couple and their family.

•June 2 was Community Presbyterian Church’s and Deer Park Archives’ Ernie Granz, darling of Elsa Aukland Granz, day to receive hugs, kisses and birthday wishes, from family and friends, especially grandchildren Benjamin Daniel Blumenfeld and Emily Margaret Kleiber. Any new chapeaux gifts, Ernie?

•Dottie Weissgerber was feted on June 2 by her beloved family with tons of hugs and kisses from children and adored grandchildren Johnny and Jacquie Weissgerber, Anthony and Steven Cordi, and Jillian and Frank LoFaso.

•June 7 marked "Doc" Miller’s birthday with his lovely wife Eileen and family toasting Doc on his special day.

•PGK of OLOR Warren and Susan Seaman were an anniversary couple on June 11. The best to this dynamic caring duo.

•Flag Day marked the natal day for Judy Roman, a longtime musically gifted lady. Judy is an active member of the Babylon Methodist Church and James Street Players and avid bird watcher.

•Good to note that Dr. Michael Truocchio is back practicing after recent surgery. Michael and his stunning wife Diane’s eldest son Michael is a recent Sienna College graduate as was his cousin Jennifer Canone, daughter of John and Teresa.

To contribute news and social items to this column, call Joyce at 631-586-2578.

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