Sad News …

Barbara Athanas, elementary teacher in Dickinson Avenu School for over 20 years, passed away on January 14 at the age of 76. Barbara is survived by her husband Andrew; her children Lauren, Neuse and Ryan; and two grandchildren.

Visitation was Thursday, January 16 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at The Brueggemann Funeral Home, 522 Larkfield Road, EastNorthport. After a funeral service at 8 p.m. the family invited people to share memories of Barbara.

Graveside service on Friday, January 17 ay 11:00 a.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the American Cancer Society online or by mail, 75 Davids Drive, Hauppauge, New York 11788

Sad News

Cliff Bishop, retired elementary school principal, passed away today, December 23, at the age of 85. Cliff served as principal of Norwood Avenue Elementary for over twenty-five years. He is survived by his son Bruce; daughters Mary Ann, Joan and Kelly; eight grandchildren and his twin brother Robert. He was pre-deceased by his wife Margaret.

Visitation at Nolan’s Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, on Thursday December 26 , 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, December 27 at 10 a.m., St. Philip Neri Church, Northport. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Donations may be made in Cliff’s memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research  

More Sad News

Linwood Pittman Retired NHS School Counselor passed away on November 27. A memorial service will be at the Kalis Mcintee Funeral Home in Wilton Manors Florida on  January 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Condolence messages may be left on the Kalis McIntee Funeral Home website. In lieu of flowers the family of Linwood D. Pittman requests donations be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons research.

Sad News

William Henry Martin (aka Bill), beloved English teacher and administrator of NHS passed away today, just days away from his 80th birthday.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

Congratulations, Chris Pendergast

Congratulate to R-UTN member Chris Penderast on the upcoming publication of his book, Blink Spoken Here : Tales from the Journey to Within and the Lessons They Taught. The book chronicles his 25 year journey with ALS. It was accepted for publication by Apprentice House Press of Loyola University and will be out in late summer or fall. Visit our Member News page to read a note from Chris about his book.