Town Of Huntington Obituaries (Week Of Mar. 1)

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON, New York, Mar. 5

BY: Andrew Wroblewski

Obituary listings for the Town of Huntington.

Alice Casey

Alice P. Casey, a resident of Northport, died Feb. 22. She was 85.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a retired registered nurse and former instructor at The School of Nursing at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Queens.

She was also a Eucharistic minister and former chair of the St. Patrick’s Church Finance Committee. At the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Lloyd Harbor, she was a longtime board member.

Her husband of over 61 years, Thomas J. Casey, was a former Town of Huntington councilman.

Along with her husband, she is survived by her children, Thomas III, Richard and his wife Karen, Kathleen, and Theresa and her husband Philip Colwell; and her grandchildren, Philip, Kathryn, Lilian, Thomas and Heidi.

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

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015;  A21)


Norma Territo

Norma Territo, a resident of Greenlawn, died Feb. 24. She was 96.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the beloved wife of the late George. She also lived in Levittown, N.Y.

She is survived by her daughter, Alice, and grandchildren, Jeanine Trommer and Stephen Pfeifer. She was predeceased by her son, Arthur.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on Friday. A funeral service was held at the funeral home on Saturday. An interment followed at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Record
(Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015;  A21)


Andre Beaumont

Andre V. Beaumont, a resident of Melville, died Feb. 18. He was 83.

Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he moved to Staten Island with his family when he was 10 years old. He graduated from Wagner College in 1952 and then went on to serve in the United States Army from 1952-1954 during the Korean War. After the war, he was an elementary school teacher in the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District for 40 years.

Upon his retirement, he spent 12 years at the Walt Whitman Birthplace as both a volunteer guide and instructor of poetry for students in grades 3-7. As a guide, his family said, he contributed over 3,000 hours of community service, and as a poetry teacher, he introduced over 30,000 students to Walt Whitman’s unique free verse style of poetry.

He is survived by his four children and five grandchildren. His wife, Mary, predeceased him 15 years ago.

Arrangements were made by A.L. Jacobsen Funeral Home in Huntington Station on Feb. 20. A funeral service was held at the funeral home before a burial at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Smithtown on Feb. 21.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015;  A25)


Richard Peer

Richard A. Peer, a longtime resident of Huntington Bay, died Feb. 14. He was 80.

Born in East Orange, N.J., he made the move to Huntington in 1970 and became a longtime stockbroker for the stock brokerage firm, E.F. Hutton & Co.; he served for 17 years as the branch manager for the firm’s Garden City office.

Prior to that, however, he graduated from Villanova University in 1956 and later served as an officer in the United States Navy. He was also founding member of Friendly Sons of St. Patrick on Long Island.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carole (Elliot); his children, Stephen and his wife Marybeth, Catherine and her husband Richard Jasionowski, Michael and his wife Tracey, William and his wife Christine, John and his wife Marisa, Thomas and his wife Dawn, and Megan and her husband Keith Evangelist; his siblings, Norman J. and Margaret Schilling; his 13 grandchildren; and a great grandchild.

Arrangements were made by M. A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station on Feb. 19. A funeral Mass was held at St. Patrick’s Church in Huntington on Feb. 20 with an interment that followed at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in his name can be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester, NY or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015;  A25)

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