05/19/15 10:54am

Anita Patricia Lechmanski of Jamesport passed away May 15, 2015, with her loving husband of over 60 years at her side.  She was 81. 

Born in the Bronx  March 5, 1934, to Nantie (Martin) and Edmund Nordland, Anita attended St. Agnes High School in Queens.

On Nov. 6, 1954, Anita married John C. Lechmanski in Flushing. They made their home in Melville for many years before moving to the North Fork 18 years ago.

She taught English to Polish immigrants for many years and loved to travel and create beautiful needlepoint.

A communicant of Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue; Anita served as a eucharistic minister and was a member of the Rosary Altar Society.

She was a devoted homemaker who lovingly raised her family, said family members.

Surviving are her husband, John C. Lechmanski; her children, John, of East Patchogue, Stephan, of Poquott, N.Y., Matthew, of New Hampshire, Michael, of Melville, Dorothy, of Gansevoort, N.Y., and Patricia of California; six grandchildren: Matthew, Anthony, Nychol, Racquel, John and Clara; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, May 19, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck.  The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church, officiated by Father Stan Wadowski. Interment will follow at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale.

This is a paid notice. 

05/19/15 10:08am

Claude E. Davis Jr. of Mattituck died suddenly May 17, 2015, in Yonkers, N.Y. He was 81.

He was born July 22, 1934, in Somerville, Mass. to Helen (Nugent) and Claude E. Davis and served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant.

On July 9, 1960, he married the former Marie Siemerling at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. He remained a communicant of the church and served as a lector and eucharistic minister.

He was also a member of Knights of Columbus Marian Counci 3852, Raymond Cleaves American Legion Post 861 and Mattituck Lions Club.

Prior to his retirement, he had been a water analyst with GNS Mermaid Water Systems in Mattituck.

Predeceased by his wife, Marie, June 1, 2014, he leaves his children, Kim Ulmet and Mark Davis both of Laurel; siblings, Richard, Robert, Frances and Nancy; two grandchildren, Brady and Devyn Ulmet and a great-granddaughter McKenzie Ulmet. He was also predeceased by a brother David.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, May 22, at Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church by Monsignor Joseph W. Staudt. Interment, with U.S. Air Force honors, will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wounded Warrior Project would be appreciated.

This is a paid notice.