Town Of Huntington Obituaries (Week Of May 24)

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON, New York, May 28

BY: Andrew Wroblewski

Obituary listings for the Town of Huntington.

Carl Louis Cozzette
Carl Louis Cozzette

Carl Cozzette

Carl Louis Cozzette, a resident of East Northport, died May 13. He was 82.

Born in Huntington Station, he was the beloved husband of Katherine for 59 years.

After he graduated from Robert L. Simpson High School in Huntington and then SUNY New Paltz, he went on to serve in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Alaska; there, he began his career in teaching. In 1958, he returned to Huntington and became a teacher for the Huntington School District. At one point during his 33-year-long career in Huntington, he was the final principal of Robert L. Simpson Jr. High School, which then became Huntington Town Hall.

His family said he was also an avid bowler and served on the executive board of the Sons of Italy Perry Como Lodge. He was also an honorary life member of the Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Council.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his children, Stephen and his spouse Shuei-ing, David and his spouse Nadine, and Katheryn Klefenze; his grandchildren, Stephanie, Kimberly, Shannon, Brianne, Kristyn, Derrick, Keith and Dominic; and his many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his siblings, Frances Bruno, Hortense Groccia, Mary Passafaro, James, Charles, Anthony and Dominick Cozzette.

Arrangements were made by M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station on May 17. A funeral Mass was held on May 18 at St. Anthony’s of Padua Church in East Northport. An interment followed at the Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, May 28, 2015;  A18)


Vincent Carvelli

Vincent Carvelli, a former resident of Sag Harbor and Northport, died May 22. He was 75.

He was the loving husband of Diana (nee Capozzo).

Along with his wife, he is survived by his sons, Vincent and Joseph; his stepchildren, Christopher Giudici, Glenn Giudici and Jill Giudici; and his 11 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, the late Melissa.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on Tuesday. A funeral Mass was held on Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church in East Northport. An interment was made at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury.

 Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, May 28, 2015;  A18)


David Carroll

David C. Carroll, of Greenlawn, died May 12. He was 58.

He is survived by his son, Sean; his siblings, Denise and her husband Peter Duspiva, and Connie and her husband Jack Cahill; and his nieces and nephews, Kathleen, Michele, Thomas, Carolyn and Christina.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on May 15. A funeral Mass was held at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Greenlawn later that day.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, May 28, 2015;  A18)


Mary Moore

Mary K. Moore, a native and former resident of Huntington, died May 19. She was 84.

Born in Huntington, she was the daughter of John and Bridgette Gromley Sexton and married Ellsworth G. Moore in August 1953.

In Huntington, she graduated from Huntington High School and then moved on to Calvary Commission in Texas. Later, she became a postal clerk and retired from Huntington. Upon her passing, she was a resident of Coudersport, Pa.

She is survived by her children, Patrick Moore, Mary Kay and her husband Kevin Connelly, and Chris and his wife Denise; her daughter-in-law, Anne; her sisters, Joannie Sexton, Eileen Otelcher and Jaqualine “Betsy” O’Brian; and her grandchildren, Theresa M., Tyler C. and Miriam Kay Connolly. She was predeceased by her husband, Ellsworth; her son, Rev. Brian E.; and her brothers, John and Richard Sexton.

Arrangements were made by Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home in Coudersport. A life celebration was held at the funeral home on Sunday and was followed by a funeral service. A burial was made in the Eulalia Cemetery in Coudersport.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Romanian Orphanage through the Gospel Tabernacle at Rt. 6 West, Coudersport, Pa. 16915 or to Salesian Missions at 2 Lefevre Lane, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10801-5710.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, May 28, 2015;  A29)


Amelia Wood

Amelia V. Wood, a resident of Huntington, died May 8. She was 95.

She was the beloved wife of the late Robert, whom she married in 1946.

A graduate of Lincoln High School, she went on to St. John’s University and moved her family from Brooklyn to Huntington in 1956 and never left. She became a teacher for Harborfields High School in 1960 and remained there for 25 years.

She was also a volunteer for Huntington Hospital for over 30 years – up until she was 91 years old.

She is survived by her children, Robert and his wife Maureen, Virginia and her husband Thomas Murphy, Jerome and his wife Monica, Elizabeth and William; and her five grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station on May 11. A funeral Mass was held the next day at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington. An interment followed at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Huntington Community First Aid Squad.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, May 28, 2015;  A29)

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