Sad News

Update to Eve Paley-Terry obituary – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Catholic Church of St. Philip Neri, Northport, on Saturday, October 30th at 11AM with internment immediately following at St. Philip Neri Cemetery.

Eve, a retired Northport Junior High School home economics teacher, died suddenly of a heart attack Monday September 6th. In later years she lived in Rockin, California and is survived by her brother Michael Paley, sister-in-law Katrina and a niece and nephew.

Eve was very involved with theater, and at Northport High School taught Theatreworks and Troupe students about costumes, props and set design. She was involved with over sixty productions, including Powdered Wig productions of My Fair Lady, Brigadoon and Mame to name a few. She worked with then students Edie Falco and David Troupe.

Eve dedicated her life to sharing her strength and sobriety for over 20 years.

Her family plans a memorial service in California in November.

Sad News

Bill McCoy, husband of Terry McCoy, retired Northport High school science teacher, passed away on September 28. In addition to Terry, Bill McCoy is survived by four children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Northport, and information will be shared as it becomes available.

Two years ago Terry and Bill sold their East Northport home of 61 years and relocated to Florida to be closer to family. Condolences cn be sent to Terry at 419 Bouchelle Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169.

Bill was an avid hiker and shared the love of the outdoors with his family. Donations in his memory can be made to the Matthew Potel Foundation. This foundation helps urban youth experience nature by providing scholarships to outdoor camps and nature programs.

Back together again!

On September23rd the R-UTN held its Annual Picnic – and it was a wonderful afternoon. It was such a relief to be able to socialize with friends after so many months. Thanks to Alberta Scott, the event was captured in “film” and posted on the website Photo Gallery page.