Current Services

Ms. Alice Chaparro

12/31/194911/15/2018
Visitation: 
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Service Date: 
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Cemetery: 
Pinelawn Memorial Park - Farmingdale

Mr. Robert J. Cisneros

04/23/193211/09/2018

Cisneros, Robert John passed peacefully on Friday, November 9th 2018, surrounded by his family. Loving and devoted husband to the late Patricia (Kelly) Cisneros. Dear brother of Jean Fellmeth and Raymond Cisneros. Beloved father and father in law of Robert (Susan), James, Mary Elizabeth (Michael) and Dianne (Sean). Cherished “Papa” to 4 granddaughters and 9 grandsons. Born in the Bronx, Bob attended Cardinal Hayes High School where he excelled at track and field. He then attended Fordham University on a full track scholarship and graduated in 1954 with a degree in accounting. He began a long and distinguished career at Haskins & Sells, which later became Deloitte & Touche LLP.  He worked at Deloitte for 35 years and retired in 1994 as one of the executive partners in the New York office. Bob moved with his family to Garden City in 1965 where he remained for the next 45 years and happily celebrated many family and holiday events. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Cardinal Hayes High School or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He will be dearly missed.

Visitation: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Service Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:00am
Place of Service: 
St. Anne's R.C. Church - Garden City
Cemetery: 
Holy Rood Cemetery - Westbury

Mr. Christopher Sikalis

09/18/192411/10/2018

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:  Cathedral of St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church ( 110 Cathedral Avenue, Hempstead, New York 11550) and Hospice Care Network- Northwell Health (Silver Team, 99 Sunnyside Boulevard, Woodbury, New York 11797-2946).

Visitation: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Service Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Place of Service: 
The Cathedral of St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church - Hempstead
Cemetery: 
St. Margaret's Cemetery - Plainview

Mrs. Nina Comas

12/03/193111/09/2018

In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to : The Cathedral of St. Paul, Greek Orthodox Church (110 Cathedral Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550)

Visitation: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Service Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:30am
Place of Service: 
The Cathedral of St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church - Hempstead
Cemetery: 
Nassau Knolls Cemetery

Mrs. Janet L. Blundell

04/20/192511/04/2018

BLUNDELL- Janet L., (93) passed peacefully at home on November 4, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved wife of the late John J. Blundell.  Loving mother of Diana Ankner (Jim), John A. (Maureen), and Pat Bonelli (Dan McGarry).  Dear grandmother of ten grandchildren and great grandmother of nine great grandchildren.  Proud past President of the Garden City Homemakers. 

Visitation: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Service Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 9:30am
Place of Service: 
St. Joseph's R.C. Church - Garden City
Cemetery: 
Holy Rood Cemetery - Westbury

Dr. Lester Jules Schnell, Jr.

08/15/192211/01/2018

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dr. Lester J. Schnell, Jr. on November 1, 2018. He was born on August 15, 1922 in New York City.  Dr. Schnell was a Garden City resident since 1956. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family.  Dr. Schnell grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York and Candlewood Isle, Connecticut.  He was an accomplished sailor and athlete. He was President of his Senior Class at A.B. Davis High School, Mt. Vernon, New York.  He received his B.A degree from Wesleyan University where he was a collegiate swimmer and a member of the Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity.  His subject concentration was Chemistry and Latin. He graduated from Cornell Medical University in 1947. He completed his Residency at The Brooklyn Hospital in 1947-1951.During the Korean War he served honorably as a Captain in the US Navy and the US Air Force. During this time, he and his wife, Catherine, were recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to serve overseas as physicians on the island of Saipan.  In 1956, he moved to Garden City and practiced Obstetrics/Gynecology at Nassau Hospital now Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, New York.  He was a member of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a Garden City resident Dr. Schnell was actively involved in Garden City baseball, the Garden City High School Men’s Association, the Garden City Retired Men’s Club and the Cherry Valley Club.  He was an avid supporter of Garden City High School sports and could be seen at almost every home and away baseball, basketball and football game. He enjoyed bridge, gardening, golf, tennis, reading, swimming at the beach, classic cars and boats, and attending the theatre.  He was a long time Yankee and Jet fan.He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine Lund Schnell and the late Marge Rix Schnell. He was the father of Lisa (Schnell) Murphy, Richard Schnell and Nan (Schnell) Kiyonaga, as well as a grandfather of fourteen and the great-grandfather of three.Visitation will be at Fairchild Funeral Home on Thursday, November 8 from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Garden City on Friday, November 9 at 10:00am.  Military burial will be at Calverton National Cemetery at a future date.In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Winthrop Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Winthrop Hospital Development Office, 200 Old Country Rd, Suite 570, Mineola, NY  11501. 

Visitation: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Service Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Place of Service: 
St. Anne's R.C. Church - Garden City