Town Of Huntington Obituaries (Week Of May 31)

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON, New York, June 4

BY: Andrew Wroblewski

Obituary listings for the Town of Huntington.

Jean Ann Barbagallo, William J. Boyd and Felix E. Perkowski.
Jean Ann Barbagallo, William J. Boyd and Felix E. Perkowski.

Felix Perkowski

Felix E. Perkowski, a resident of Huntington, died June 1. He was 87.

He is survived by his loving wife Mildred “Mitzie” (nee Hren); his children, James and his wife Stella, Thomas and his wife Christine, William and his wife Evelyn his grandchildren, Michael, Kaylee, Christopher and Giselle; and his siblings, Jennie Lomont and Emma Zilnicki. He was predeceased by his son, the late Daniel E.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on Wednesday and today, Thursday. There is a Greenlawn Fire Department service planned for today at 8 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Greenlawn on Friday at 8 a.m. An interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, June 4, 2015;  A27)


Rita Losh

Rita L. Losh, a resident of Northport, died May 18. She was 91.

She was the loving wife of the late Alfred J. Losh.

She is survived by her children, Dianne Losh and Fred Losh and his wife Karin; and his grandchildren, Jennifer Losh and Christopher Losh.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on May 20. A funeral Mass was held the next day at St. Philip Neri Church in Northport. An interment followed at the Northport Rural Cemetery.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, June 4, 2015;  A27)


Jean Barbagallo

Jean Ann Barbagallo, a former resident of Coram, died May 17. She was 78.

She was the devoted wife of the late Michael P.

She is survived by her daughter, Vicky Jean and her husband Bruce Cross; and her grandson, Michael.

Arrangements were made by Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport on May 20. A gathering at the funeral home was had the next day before an entombment at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, June 4, 2015;  A27)


William Boyd

William J. Boyd, a resident of Centerport, died May 19. He was 92.

A veteran of World War II, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Huntington Station from 1947-1981 and at the Shears Pharmacy front counter from the 1960s-1970s.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Emily; his children, Marianne and her husband Reese Hurley, Kathy, Billy ad his wife Christine, Patricia and her husband Daniel Dempsey, Priscilla and her husband Alan Galasso, Tommy and his wife Jackie, Teresa and her husband Brian Stewart; his 19 grandchildren; and his 7 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, the late Richard (Ellen).

Arrangements were made by M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station on May 21. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Centerport the next day.

Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to: The Heritage Foundation (www.heritage.org) or The National WWII Museum National Processing Center, PO Box 97336, Washington, D.C. 20090-7336.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, June 4, 2015;  A27)


Wilbur Jones

Wilbur “Bill” H. Jones, a member of the Indian Hills Country Club in Northport for over 50 years, died May 21. He was 96.

Born in Lyndonville, N.Y., he was the son of the late Rosinas V. and Mabel L. (Corser) Jones. There, he attended local schools before moving on to Syracuse University. In 1942, he joined the U.S. Army and became a B-17 bomber pilot. As a 1st Lt. and captain, he flew 25 missions over Germany and France and, for his service, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal.

In 1945, he joined Eastern Air Lines and flew for the airline as a captain until his retirement in 1979.

Along with being a member of the Indian Hills Country Club, he also volunteered as a golf course rater for the Metropolitan Golf Association. His family said he loved his family, his church, gardening, cooking, the beach and golf.

He is survived by his children, Suzanne Luening, Elliott, and Martha O’Brien; his grandchildren, Michael, Jennifer, Matthew, David, Elliott, and Clare; and his great-grandchildren, William, Elodie and Eliot. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 59 years, the late Alice. T. (Wilson); his siblings, the late Floyd, the late Morgan, the late Clara Carpenter, the late Frank, the late Harriet Dujenski, and the late Harold; and his close friend, the late Julia.

Arrangements were made by A.L. Jacobsen Funeral Home in Huntington Station. A church service was held at Old First Presbyterian Church in Huntington on May 27.

Memorial contributions in his memory can be made to the Huntington YMCA or the Old First Presbyterian Church.

Originally published: Long Islander News: The Long Islander
(Thursday, June 4, 2015;  A27)

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