Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Half Hollow Hills East High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Thunderbirds lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

In Memory Of

Annette L. Fehr
Annette L. Fehr Class of 1966
Passed Jun 17, 2005
We grew up in the same neighborhood and spent many hours at each others homes. We lost touch after graduation, but she was a fun, warm, kind person and is missed.
Barbi Kantor-goldenberg, Dds
Barbi Kantor-Goldenberg, DDS Class of 1969
Passed Nov 24, 2012
Barbi left her mark in everything she did. She was a loving wife to Bruce Goldenberg and a fabulous mother to Jared, Cade and Tarynne.
She was a respected doll artist and a 5th Degree
Black Belt in Tang So Doo. She was a skilled dentist and an adored friend to many.
She was my other half, my identical twin. And I will love her and miss her every day for the rest of my life.
Cheryl Kantor- Goldenberg DDS
Chris Tsangaris
Chris Tsangaris Class of 1974
Passed Jul 02, 2016
Chris was a sweet guy. Those who knew him will remember his smiling face. We dated for six years after high school and kept in touch thereafter. He was very proud and happy to have become a grandfather of twin girls.
Corey Newman
Corey Newman Class of 1969
Passed Oct 22, 2013
My brother Corey passed away from a heart attack in Charlottsville Va. I will miss him a lot since he was my only brother. He retained his adopted name of Newman. I chose to have my name reverted legally back to van Koot since I had 2 sons (and a daughter). My name in High School was Newman however. I hope this explains the name difference.
Fred van Koot
Frank Montelione
Frank Montelione Class of 1976
Passed May 14, 2007
Passed away suddenly. A generous, caring business entrepenuer whose sunny disposition and huge heart touched many. He leaves his wife, 19-year-old daughter, four-year-old son and a 23-year-old stepson. Also survived by his mother, two brothers and two sisters
Frank Montelione
Frank Montelione Class of 1976
Passed May 14, 2007
My brother Frank loved his family very much. He often told his daughter and stepson many high school memories. He will be missed by many, many people, especially his Mom, brothers and sisters. He will be forever in our hearts. As Frankie would often say - "OK GOOD!!"
Geri Judith Krooss
Geri Judith Krooss Class of 1973
(Passed date unknown)
She will be missed and was much loved.
Janet E Mahdesian
Janet E Mahdesian Class of 1966
Passed Jul 12, 2008
Janet grew up on Kendrick Lane, right up the street from me. As young kids we used to play together. After high school she worked at the Huntington building permit office, and when my brother Michael would go there for a building permit she would always put him at the front of the line. She was a very sweet and kind person.
Jerry Schultz
Jerry Schultz Class of 1973
(Passed date unknown)
Jerry died at his home in Dix Hills several years ago. He was a wonderful man. He is missed.
Julie Ann Yannaco Barlotta
Julie Ann Yannaco Barlotta Class of 1964
Passed Aug 12, 2012
Julie Ann Yannaco Barlotta passed away yesterday after a long illness. Everyone who knew her back in high school and to this day remembers that she was a wonderful person who would help anyone with their troubles and listen with a caring heart. Julie Ann married Tony Barlotta, who was also our 1964 classmate. They were married over 40 years and had two children, Danielle and Peter. If anyone would like to send a word of sympathy to Tony, the address is 146 Pollok Place, Hicksville, NY 11801.
Kathleen Mary Socha
Kathleen Mary Socha Class of 1965
Passed Dec 30, 1997
Kathy married Gary Kiev. She had two children, Josh and Jessica. She died of breast cancer. She was a beautiful person both inside and out.
Kevin Edward Verpault
Kevin Edward VerPault (Graduation year unknown)
Passed Feb 19, 1968
Kevin was a Staff Sergeant in the Army, in the 2nd BN, 16th Infantry. He was in Binh Doung Province, South Vietnam from 5/07/1967 until 2/19/1968 when he as killed. He was one of our Wyandanch boys.
Laurie Hupprich
laurie hupprich Class of 1972
(Passed date unknown)
Laurie graduated from Concordia College in 1976 & married Dave Sittner in 1977. She went to her Lord in late December, 1978 after bravely fighting Hodgkins disease for several years. She was an inspiring & dear friend & I miss her still.
Nancy Immendorfer
Nancy Immendorfer Class of 1973
(Passed date unknown)
Nancy passed several years ago from cancer. She was an awesome person - left behind a sister & brother. She was a great friend - since kindergarden and is missed a lot.
Randy Jo Baker (schweitzer)
Randy Jo Baker (Schweitzer) Class of 1967
Passed Feb 10, 2017
Randy Jo Baker (Schweitzer) passed away on February 10, 2017 from cancer. She leaves behind her loving family: husband Sammy Jo, son Ralph, sister Mardy, brothers Kip and Tom, neice Sarah and Aunt Rita.
Robert D. Harrington
Robert D. Harrington Class of 1969
Passed Mar 14, 2006
Bobby graduated the class of 1969. He ended his journey here March 14, 2008. He bravely fought hepatitis C which he contracted while in the army back in 1970"s. He was the greatest brother and a very free spirit. He will be missed by all
Scott Schulman
Scott Schulman Class of 1986
Passed Mar 26, 2000
Scott was a very talented drummer and also a hysterical comedian. He lived in Las Vegas and was a pit boss at the Venetian. He leaves behind family and friends who miss him terribly
Thomas L. Defrisco
THOMAS L. DEFRISCO Class of 1975
Passed Feb 12, 2002
Walter G. Hessling
Walter G. Hessling Class of 1973
Passed Nov 27, 2009
Walter Hessling - Born, September 9, 1955 - Died November 27, 2009
Funeral Mass at Saint Elizabeth in Melville, New York. Buried at St. Charles Cemetary, East Farmingdale. New York-
Had a stroke several hours after being at accident scene for Dix Hills Fire Department. Died several days later at North Shore Hospital. Walter was a wonderful person. I and many others will miss him. God bless his soul. Lived at 18 Redwood Drive, Dix Hills, New York. Survived by his mother. Father died 16 years ago. No siblings.

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Class of 1961 50th Year reunion

The reunion is planned for the weekend of November 11th, 12th and 13th, 2011 at Danfords Inn in Port Jefferson.
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