Hospice House 15th Anniversary Benefit

Sunday, March 24, 2019 The Founder’s Room Huntington, NY

Featuring the 20s, 30s and jazz music of Grammy Award Winning Artist Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks, a roarin’ good time was had by all at the Hospice House 15th Anniversary Benefit. Guests explored The Founder’s Room, a Member’s Only speakeasy inspired venue featuring rooms such as the Frankenstein, Shawshank Redemption and Gangster, and participated in a lively auction of luxurious getaways and entertainment prizes. Dance lessons by Swing Dance LI kept everyone on their toes.

At this milestone celebration, VNSHS proudly recognized the following who were instrumental in making Hospice House the beloved, valuable community resource it is today:

Marilyn Cunniff
Douglas Duval
David Fuchs
Kathleen Genova
Ralph Lambert
Katherine ‘Cissy’ Moffatt
In Memoriam
Joan Holcomb Jay Walsh
The following employees and volunteers who opened Hospice House in 2004 and continue to actively staff the house today were also acknowledged:
Birjis Akhund, Medical Director
Mark Bigelow, Pastoral Care
Sally Economou, Volunteer
Marge Huber, Volunteer
Fred Knechtel, Volunteer
Charlotte Koons, Volunteer
Mary Lally, Volunteer
Sharon McGrory-Buckley, Social Work Manager
Verona Murray, Hospice Aide
A heartfelt thank you to more than 150 guests and following sponsors who came together to raise over $40,000.00 for Hospice House:
Marilyn & Richard T. Cunniff
David & Bess Fuchs
The Charles & Helen Reichert Family Foundation
David Harris, MD
Warren & Linda Taylor
The Lambert Family Foundation
Rotary Club of Northport
Sheehan & Company, CPA, PC and
The DeFalco Family
Douglas Duval
The First National Bank of Long Island
Patricia Matos-Puente, MD, Doctor in the House
Nolan Funeral Home
Gary & Virginia Raffaele
Deborah Randall, JD
Dr. Alan Sherr & The Northport Wellness Center
Proud Family of Jay Walsh
Apex Laboratory Inc.
Caminiti & Cogliati, CPA’s, LLP
The Kiwanis Club of Northport/East Northport

Contact Us

Administration and Home Care Services

505 Main Street Northport, NY 11768


631.261.7200 631.261.1985

Hospice Services

101 Laurel Road, East Northport, NY 11731


Hospice House and Respite 631.930.9399 631.261.5424
Hospice at Home 631.930.9335 631.261.5423

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