Ida Markezin


Ida Markezin passed away April 9, at the age of 101. She was a Manhasset resident from 1962 until late 2013 before moving to Port Washington. Born in 1919 in Eberau, Austria, Ida was the eldest of eight children. She came to the United States in 1929 and was a proud naturalized citizen of the United States. Widow of James, mother to the late Dean (Nancy), Elaine (Ross Veltri), Ernest (Mary), and grandmother to Christie, Jonathan (Courtney), Matthew, and Joe Veltri (Jaclyn Schrauger). Ida was an avid gardener, a skilled needle worker, and an accomplished cook and pastry chef. She delighted in feeding her family and extensive network of friends. She was an active member of the Hellenic Women’s Club of the North Shore. She will be missed by family, friends, and neighbors. Services will be private with a memorial celebration to be scheduled at a later date. Gifts in her memory may be made to the Dean J. Markezin ‘66 Memorial Scholarship Fund at Lehigh University – Information Processing, 306 S. New St., Suite 500, Bethlehem, PA 18015-1652 or at


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