KUSHNIR, FANNIE

first_img94, of Bayonne passed away on May 8 at St. Ann’s Nursing Home, Jersey City. Fannie worked for the Military Ocean Terminal in Bayonne for many years before retiring. She was a member of the Disabled War Veteran’s Auxiliary and the Knit Wits Club. Fannie was a wife to the late John, a mother to the late Paul and his wife Maureen. A grandmother to John, David, Barry, Paul and Sean Kushnir. Great grandmother to Courtney, Jenna, Christian, Alex, Jake, Zoe, Ava, Paul III, Dylan, Fiona, and Cassidy. A sister to John Terracciano and his wife, the late Julia. Fannie was also predeceased by her parents Dominick and Grace (nee: Lozito) Terracciano, her brothers Vito and Ralph, and her sister Madeline Lucente. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.last_img

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Nastase to be denied accreditation for French Open

first_img(REUTERS)-Former Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase will not be given accreditation for this year’s French Open tennis, organisers said on Saturday.The 70-year-old is provisionally banned from all International Tennis Federation (ITF) events after making allegedly racist and sexist comments during Romania’s Fed Cup tie against Britain last month.“Following the decision of his suspension by the @ITF_Tennis, Mr. Ilie Nastase won’t be accredited for #RG17,” French Open organisers said on Twitter.Nastase, who courted controversy throughout his career during which he won the U.S. and French Opens, is also not welcome at this year’s Wimbledon championships.Romania’s Fed Cup captain was booted out of the tie against Britain last month for “unsportsmanlike” behavior.The singles rubber between Britain’s Johanna Konta and Sorana Cirstea was briefly suspended after remarks made by Nastase to Konta and British team captain Anne Keothavong.Nastase had already run into trouble during the World Group playoff tie in Constanta after making a derogatory comment about the unborn child of American Serena Williams, the 23-times grand slam singles champion.last_img read more

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