"Your Doorway to the Past, the Present, and the Future"

Phone 516-221-1334

2234 Jackson Ave

Seaford, NY 11783-2691


Fax 516-826-8133

The Seaford Board of Trustees

Frank J. Hoschek Memorial Service Award

Given in Recognition for Timeless Service

to the Library and Community


Grace W. Pommersheim      2010 Award Winner

Grace was a valued member of The Friends of the Seaford Public Library since its founding in 1968, having served as both Treasurer and President. She was the President of The Friends for 37 years! Grace loved the Library and entirely understood the unique role it has in the Seaford community. She was also involved with the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County. Grace and her husband, Frank, lived in Seaford for close to 60 years before relocating to the Cape Ann peninsula in Massachusetts a few years ago. Both were active members in the renowned Seaford Lions Club and faithful parishioners of St. William the Abbot Catholic Church. Grace passed away November 2013 at the age of 93.


Jeanne Cox    2011 Award Winner

Jeanne was a valued member of the Library’s Board of Trustees for 30 years, 20 of those years as its Secretary. She was a champion of the Friends of the Seaford Library, advocate for needed building renovations, upgrades in information technology and the Summer Concert Series.

Jeanne was a retired and beloved elementary school teacher in the Island Trees School District, an avid reader and a New York Mets’ fan.  Jeanne raised five children in Seaford and passed away April 2016 at the age of 96.

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