Town Of Huntington Obituaries (Week Of Feb. 15)

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON, New York, Feb. 19

BY: Andrew Wroblewski

Obituary listings for the Town of Huntington.

Richard J. Burke
Richard J. Burke

Richard Burke

Richard J. Burke, a resident of Centerport, died Feb. 9. He was 80.

Born in New York, N.Y., he was the loving husband of Margaret M., nee Moran.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his children, Kathleen and her husband John Edmonds, Margaret and her husband Jim Grace, and Patricia Murphy; his sister, Emily McDonough; his brothers-in-law Robert McDonough and Rev. John J. Moran; and his grandchildren, Jimmy, Kristen, Deke, Brendan, Ian, Patricia, Evan and Neil. He was predeceased by his brother, John E. Burke, and brother-in-law Rev. James W. Moran.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on Friday. A funeral service was held at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Centerport on Saturday. An interment followed at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorial contributions in his name can be made to Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Paulist Fathers or OLQM Parish Social Ministry.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015;  A17)


Elizabeth Hyder

Elizabeth H. Hyder, a former resident of Huntington, died Feb. 12. She was 93.

She was born in Bound Brook, N.J., to her parents, Eugene and Anna Jatsko. During World War II, she met her husband, Robert. The couple met at Mitchell Field and spent 65 years together. During wartime she was a proud employee of Grumman, the former aircraft engineering corporation, where she installed windshields on the Grumman F6F Hellcat, a carrier-based fighter aircraft.

She is survived by her son, Thomas, sister Elaine Hyder, brother Charles Jatsko, and many nieces and nephews. Along with her husband, she was predeceased by her twin sister, Lilian Streur, sister Josephine Corcoran, and brothers Eugene, Daniel, Michael and George Jatsko.

Arrangements were made by M. A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station on Monday. A funeral service was held at the funeral home on Tuesday and an interment followed at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Huntington.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015;  A23)


Arthur McCormick

Arthur J. McCormick, a resident of Huntington, died Feb. 11. He was 82.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. For over 40 years, he worked as an employee for the Long Island Lighting Company and for 58 years as the husband to his wife, Anne (nee McGunnigle).

During his lifetime he was a Eucharistic Minister, past Senior Commandant of the Marine Corps, chairman of Toys for Tots and Marine of the Year as selected by Marine Corps League’s Detachment 792.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his children, Lorie and her husband Victor Shekailo, Mary Ellen and her husband Richard Jaworski, Maureen and her husband Richard Grudens, Susan and her husband Sal Civello, and Michael McCormick and his wife Genine, and his 16 grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by M. A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station last week. A funeral Mass was held at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington on Saturday with an interment that followed at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in his name can be made to either the Northport VA Medical Center c/o Voluntary Services or to the Marine Corps League Detachment 792 in Huntington.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015;  A23)

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