The Daily Item from Port Chester, New York on May 12, 1993 · 14
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The Daily Item from Port Chester, New York · 14

Port Chester, New York
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Wednesday, May 12, 1993
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4D Wednesday May 12 1993 Obituaries Local News PC MK Gannett Suburban Newspapers Paul J Monaefc lawyer Paul J Monsell a Goldens Bridge resident and partner of a White Plains law Arm died of cancer yesterday He was 44: He was born Nov 20 1948 in Plainfleld NJ to Frederick B and Thelma Monsell He was a longtime Mamaro-neck resident before moving to Goldens Bridge nine years ago Mr Monsell was an active partner with the Arm of Pirro and Monsell in White Plains until his recent illness iiil984 he was admitted to practice before the US District Court in the Southern District of New York From 1980 to 1982 he was corporation counsel for the village of Mamaroneck Mr Monsell was admitted to the bar in New York in 1974 after he received his law degree from New York University Law School In 1973 In 1970 he received his bachelor’s degree from Iona College He was a graduate of Mamaroneck High School On Aug II 1973 he married Charlotte D'Avanzo in Pelham Manor He was a member of the Westchester New York state and the American Bar associations An avid golfer he was a former active member of the board of directors of the Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle He was a communicant of St Mary’s Church in Katonah In addition to his wife and his hither of Mamaroneck he is survived by two daughters Kristen Monsell and Jamie Monsell both of Goldens Bridge and a brother Frederick G Monsell of Canton Ohio His mother died earlier A memorial scholarship fond has been established in his name for the Westchester Golf Association Paul J Monsell Caddy Scholarship Fund 106 North Broadway Irvington NY 10533 Clark' Associates Funeral Home in Katonah is handling the arrangements Mamaroneck school board members discuss Hommocks pool opening StoH Writer Mamaroneck swimmers should have some pool relief in a little more than a month a school district official said at last night's meeting of the Board of Education By then the Hommocks swimming pool at the district’s middle school should be reopened said Sarah Tate assistant superintendent for operations “It appears that we are coming to the close of a very long long tunnel and we can see a little light” Tate said at Mamaroneck Avenue School in the village "We are hoping that we will all be swimming by the end of June Zoningchange approval paves way for senior-citizen housing in Rye Brook yBvEHayn - Staff Writer Ryq Brook's first apartments for senior citizens took a giant step forward last night when village trustees unanimously approved a zoning change to allow senior housing The zoning paves the way for the -Planning Board to review ketches for 14 one-bedroom rental units for seniors at West-- Chester and Bowman avenues an 18450-square-foot site zoned for two two-lhmlly homes In exchange for the extra Units the developer would reserve four apartments tor affordable housing — the village's first Those seniors would pay no more than 30 percent of their income $12 million Mora than $1 million has been chopped from the Harbor Island Park remodeling project eliminating some planned perks for the park while easing the burden for Mamaroneck village taxpayers The $37 million foce lift for tbq 44-acre waterfront park has been reduced to $2 J million by architects and engineers after -the Mamaroneck vlHagCLjiQard Insisted the price tag was too“®ov®peMlT fiHrfoii'rmot going— high Officials are still peeved though about flood-prone playing fields at the park The scheduled $900000 ball-field renovation will ndt eliminate flooding problems planners say "Why go this for If it’s' not going to bo that great?” asked Trustee Walter Rogers at a Monday board meeting where Planning Consultant Frank Fish explained the changea Trustee Joseph Lanin also was shocked that tha village would pay nearly Id still million and fields would John Vidor Fortanaai retired maintenance worker He served in the USNavy during World War II John Victor Fortanas a Larch-mont resident and a retired building maintenance worker died May 4 in his apartment He was 83 Mr Fortanas was born in Bridgeport Conn on Oct 30 1909 to Pasquale and Delia Fortanas retired educator Alice A Zegers of Gwynedd Pa a former Westchester resident and retired junior high school assistant principal died yesterday at the Foulkeways Retirement Home in Gwynedd She was 85 She was born Sept 28 1907 in Brooklyn to George J and Anne Murray Zegers and attended St Xavier's in Brooklyn She received her bachelor's degree in education from Columbia University and received a master’s in education at Fordham University- Miss Zegers taught at several Bronx and Brooklyn schools and was assistant principal at the James Otis Junior High School in the Bronx in the 1950s retiring John T Lalar World War John T Lalla a former Rye and Port Chester resident and World War II Army veteran died yesterday at his home in Greenwich Conn He was 78 Mr Lalla was born Feb 14 1915 in Rye to Bartolo and Gertrude D'Onofrio Lalla He was educated in Rye graduating from Rye High School in 1933 He was a sergeant in the Army during Word War II He married Mildred LaRusso on Sept 15 1945 at Holy Rosary Church in Port Cheater For the last 40 years he lived the beginning of July" Last April the pool had to be closed after slabs of tile were found floating in it apparently because of poor work - Also last night board president Doug Kreeger apologized on behalf of the board to Pat Hachey co-president of the school's Parent Teacher Association who was involved in a dispute w(th school board candidate Eleanor Kramer-Navaim Their argument was over campaign buttons and literature being distributed on district property during the Mamaroneck School fair on April 24 A day before the llsir the district advised that campaign paraphernalia not be worn or distri for rent The extra apartments at market-rate rents would help cover costs for the affordable units with no need for government subsidies "We knew we had to give some affordable units for the density bonus” developer Lou Larizza said after the vote "I'm not a pig Pigs get slaughtered” Preference for all apartments — market rate and affordable — must go to Rye Brook residents who must be at Mast 62 yean old Because the zoning law cannot be catered to one developer the zoning adopted last night covers Rye Brook south of Westchester Avenue and requires future se cut from park project Three or 4 inches of topsoil will be deposited along the fields beneath new sod under the existing plan This will create a light downhill pitch so that water runs off But the field will again sink in places In a few years since It Is built atop landfill Fish said and annual main- tenance will be critical “We cannot correct the foot that it was an island” Fish said referring to the area’s original mud and marsh topography later to have the best possible field without spending $5 or $6 mil- SHARONItARDENS AMdlnopinofbaHdHpikiMoMisodHtabdtolnJaiMMIlL u Waama i— m- -L —A--A- a mi iiM — rolCMMmMCiMVlIJIllUIMi VHJl taSRtaU AtoJ AmIaA oMj MONMiOf fwTOnlJOrllgrawJt (914) Mt-iH47$r (212) 855-4800 f Mr Fortanas married Cathe-rine Ann Watson Lewis She died in Scotland in April 1989 Arrangements are being handled by Coxe ft Graziano Funeral Home in Mamaroneck in the late 1970s She lived in Larehmont from 1952 -to 1975 Armonk from 1975 to 1981 and White Plains from 1981 to 1983 when she moved to Gwynedd Miss Zegers was a former member of the New York City Teachers Association She is survived by two sisters Ann O'Sullivan of White Plains and Elinor Arra of Miller Place Long Island A brother George Zegers and two sisters Mary Zegers and Margaret Zegers died earlier Arrangements are under the direction of McMahon Lyon ft Hartnett Funeral Home in White Plains II veteran in Greenwich For 28 years Mr Lalla was a production controls manager for Arnold's Bakery in Port Chester and Greenwich He retired in 1973 He was a communicant of Rye Resurrection ' ' Roman Catholic Church In addition to hts wife Mr Lalla is survived by two daughters Linda Persampieri and Marlene DeCarlo both of Greenwich and three grandchildren Craft Memorial Home in Port Chester is handling the arrangements buted on school grounds even though it had been done in the past The Parent Teacher Council asked for the advisory in hopes of heading off trouble with representatives from the Westchester Taxpayers Alliance That ' group is 'backing Kramer-Ngvar-ro and calling for a 5 percent reduction in next year's $517 million budget The board rescinded its ruling at the April 28 Budget hearing Monday morning Kramer-Na-varro tiled a harassment com- plaint against Hachey with Ma- Avenue maroneck village police Kramer-Navarro alleged that Hachey “ripped” her campaign button — a small Post-it Note with her name on it — from hr lapel nior housing to keep at least 25 percent of the homes affordable Earlier draft covered only Rye Brook's neighborhoods zoned for two-fomily homes an area- with little room for development Trustees expanded the area in the final version and added other changes to make the zoning Mss site-specific Anticipating last night's vote Larissa's plan appears on Thursday's Planning Board agenda for review The site now contains a two-flunily home The developer's plana call for 725-square-foot apartments clustered In a set of five and a set of taro attached homes The development would also Include A common room lion’1 An underground drainage system could have coat $5 million to Install and Fish said the pipes would not have been foolproof The pipes could buckle when the oil settles in a few years and water also may back up onto the field in severe storms The Board of Trustees may adopt a final Harbor Island Park renovation plan it the May 24 board meeting Mayor Paul Noto aid Work could begin as early ‘ October and would also ln- dudeiandaaidngrllghtlng - 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