Sad News

Retired R-UTN teacher Maureen Scaravaglione passed away on the 8th of August. Maureen and her daughter Meg Grochowski lived together in Nokomis, Florida. In lieu of a funeral, Maureen requested her ashes be divided and spread in Northport and Prince Edward Island. Friends wishing to send condolences may email Meg at

R-UTN members with memories of Maureen they wish to share can email Please keep your commemorative brief and include your name and former school.

A Celebration of Life

R-UTN member Terry McCoy invites friends and colleagues to a memorial and Celebration of Life for her late husband Bill McCoy. Bill and Terry were snowbirds for many years, splitting their time between East Northport and Florida until moving to Florida full-time shortly before Bill’s death. The memorial will be held at Nolan’s Funeral Home on Saturday, August 20 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

A New Membership Year Starts September 1

As we approach the beginning of a new school year, it is also time for renewal of Retired – United Teachers of Northport memberships. Membership records need to be updated, yearly dues paid and eligibility maintained for the many benefits offered by NYSUT. You will be receiving a paper copy of the membership form in the mail, or you can download it from the website. The membership form also give you an opportunity donate to the R-UTN Scholarship fund and RSVP for the Annual Picnic, which is free to all paid up members.

Please return your completed form to address listed, by September 1, and plan to get together with your friends and former colleagues at the Annual Picnic on September 22.