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Obituaries August 21, 2014  RSS feed

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DR. LEOPOLD HEDBAVNY JR. of Glendale, formerly of Manhattan,
died on Saturday, August 16, at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband
ofMarie L. Hedbavny, brother of Elizabeth Snell, uncle of Katherine Burn,
Jeannie Grube, Carla Mancini and Todd Hegeman and great-uncle of Ginger
and Richard Grube and Kala and Kyle Mancini.
Hedbavny spent his entire life in the educational field. He held various
positions at Eastern Military Academy in Cold Spring Harbor, L.I., and was
a life-long educator in the Lutheran School system. He obtained his
doctorate of philosophy in history in 1991.
Hedbavny served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a
member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was
active in many civic activities as president of the Glendale Chamber of
Commerce, treasurer of the Glendale Library and president of the Melville
Lions Club of Long Island. He earned the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the
highest award given to a member of the Melville Lions Club.
Active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 70 years, Hedbavny held
many positions in the Scouts and sat on the Greater New York Council of
the Boy Scouts of America. He also served as president and county
commissioner of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts.
Viewing will be held today and tomorrow, Thursday and Friday, August
21-22, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Glascott Funeral Home, 102-03
MetropolitanAve., Forest Hills. A Funeral Service will be held at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, August 23, at Marble Collegiate Church, 1 West 29th St.,
Manhattan, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village.
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MILAN SVILAR died on Monday, August 18, at the age of 80. He was
the husband of the late Stanka Svilar, loving father of Jack Svilar, William
Svilar and Donyal Svilar, father-in-law of Dawn and Thomas and cherished
grandfather of Jonathan, Nathaniel and Nadja. Services will be offered
tomorrow morning, Friday, August 22, at 10 a.m. at Papavero Funeral
Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth, followed by interment at All Faiths
Cemetery, Middle Village.
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HELEN JAKUBIEL died on Saturday, August 16, at the age of 95. She
was the wife of the late Wladyslaus Jakubiel, loving mother of Robert
Jakubiel and Susan Jakubiel, mother-in-law of Ann and cherished
grandmother of Keith. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on
Wednesday, August 20, at St. Adalbert’s Church, Elmhurst, followed by
interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, under the direction of
Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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CATHERINE F. HEALEY died on
Tuesday, August 12, at the age of 92.
She was the wife of the late
Raymond J. Healey, loving mother of
Eileen and Frank Schmidt; Margaret
and William Browne and Raymond
Healey; cherished grandmother of
Frank, John, Kathleen, Eileen,
Catherine and Melissa, greatgrandmother of Alexis, Gus,
Katharine, Brandon, Padraic and
Jake and dear sister of John Flynn
and the late Owen Flynn. She is also
survived by numerous nieces,
nephews and friends. A Mass of
Christian Burial was offered on
Saturday, August 16, at St. Mary’s
Church, Woodside, followed by
interment at Maple Grove Cemetery,
Kew Gardens, under the direction of
Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27
Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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JORGE AGUILERA died on
Saturday, August 9, at the age of 68.
He was the husband of the late
Beatriz, loving father of Adriana,
Beatriz and Cynthia, father-in-law of
Nicanor, Carlos and Mohamed and
cherished grandfather of Ian, Brianna
and Isabella. Services were offered
on Tuesday, August 12, at Papavero
Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Ave.,
Maspeth, followed by cremation at
Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle
Village.
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IRENE BLANKE died on
Thursday, August 7, at the age of 70.
She was the beloved mother of
George Blanke and James Blanke
and cherished grandmother of Nick,
Andrew, Ashley, Jackie, Samantha
and Justin. She is also survived by
numerous nieces, nephews and
friends. A Divine Liturgy was offered
on Monday, August 11, at Sts.
Constantine and Helen Greek
Orthodox Church, Jackson Heights,
followed by interment at Mount
Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, under the
direction of Papavero Funeral Home,
72-27 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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