Sad News

Hank Kasven, retired middle school teacher, passed away on May 26 after long illness. Hank served on the R-UTN Executive Board and as a UTN building rep for many years. He taught at several elemetary schools, Northport Junior High School, and later at Northport Middle School. Hank is survived by his wife, Jacki, and daughters Sarah and Nicole.

He was a force to be reckoned with and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A private family funeral will be held on Friday, May 28. Jacki and family will be sitting Shiva at home on Monday, May 31 and Tuesday, June 1.

Condolences may be sent to Jacki Kasven at
23 Westminster Road Syosset NY 11791
Donations may be made in Hank’s name to the Northport Student Scholarship fund or to Island Harvest.

Sad News

Peter Stacheki, retired Northport High School social studies teacher, passed away on May 22. Peter was born in 1943 and was pre-deceased by his wife Kathey. He is survived by his sons Christopher and Timothy, their wives, grandchildren Audrey and Lyle, brothers Charles and Richard and sister Linda Sendlenski. 

Pete taught Social at Middleville prior to teaching at the high school, where he also served as the ombudsman. As ombudsman he was dedicated, caring and always helped students to better understand their rights and responsibilities as students.  

Visiting 2-5 & 7-9 PM at the Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave., Northport, NY on Saturday May 29, 2021. Words of remembrance will begin at 8 PM. Cremation will be private.

If any members would like to share memories of Peter, please email [email protected]