In Memory Of

Mrs. Ada M.
A special request;



Upon entering the building:

1. Under Governor Andrew Cuomo's guidance, all visitors must keep a mask or face covering on at all times and practice social distancing during the entire duration of their visitation. 

2. All persons attending will have their temperature taken upon entering the building. People attending will be asked to provide contact information (Full name and telephone number or email) for contact tracing should it become necessary. No contact information will be used for solicitation, this is solely for the Department of Health. 

3. Each Chapel has it's own maximum capacity, Fairchild Sons will police this policy and we thank you for your cooperation in following their directions. In the event that the chapel becomes at maximum capacity, we will request for you to wait outside of the building until someone else leaves the visitation. At that time we will make you aware that you are able to enter the building to pay your respects. 

Thank you for your cooperation during this time


Ada M. Kane

Ada M. Kane passed away on March 15, 2021 at the age of 94, after a long illness. She was a 59-year resident of Garden City, with additional residences in Naples, Florida and Westhampton Beach, New York. She was born in Queens and raised in Brooklyn.

 Ada was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who will be remembered for her caring warmth, outgoing personality, kindness and her love of travel. While living in Garden City she was an active Community member serving as a past president of both Garden City Women’s Club and Garden City Welcome Wagon. She took part in many Garden City organizations being a longtime member of the Garden City Country Club, the Garden City Casino, Garden City Community Church, and the Greater Westhampton/Dune Road Association. Volunteer work included the Board of Elections and volunteer work at Winthrop University Hospital. She was an avid bridge player and participated in many Garden City bridge groups while acquiring quite a few “grand slams”. Ada’s other interests included bowling at the Garden City Casino, golf, along with participating in many plays for the Women’s Club.

She is predeceased by her husband of more than 58 years, Edward W. Kane Jr. In addition, she was predeceased by her mother Ada and her father Harold, step-father Chris and her brother Frank. She is survived by her children, Karen (Longo) and her husband Richard of Manhasset, New York, Edward W. Kane III and his wife Cathy of Clinton, New Jersey and Craig Kane of Williston Park, New York. She was the beloved grandmother to Jason Longo, Kristen Thomas and her husband Paul, and Lauren Kane. She was the great-grandmother to Colin and Matthew Thomas. She is also survived by her brother Jon Clemmensen and his wife Francis of Birmingham, Alabama and brother-in-law Kenneth of Miami, Florida. 

Following a private funeral service at the Fairchild Funeral Home, she was interred at the Nassau Knolls Cemetery in Port Washington, New York.


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