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Obituary: Huebner, Rolf

Rolf Bernard Huebner, 82, of Hampstead, N.C, formerly from Farmingdale, died on July 8, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.

 

Rolf was born Feb. 26, 1932 in Yonkers; son of the late Walther and Dorothy Hagemann Huebner. His sister Florence Modrak preceded him in death.

 

Rolf retired after 30 years of service, from the Mid-Island Sectional Center Postal Facility in Melville in 1991. He and his wife retired to Hampstead in June 1992. He loved opera, Jones Beach, animals, bowling, long walks, playing cards (mostly cribbage), doing needlework, jigsaw puzzles and the music of the big band era. 

 

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Virginia Becker Huebner; daughter, Christine Huebner of Philadelphia, Pa.; son Jeffrey A. Huebner, Sr. (Kelly) of West Babylon; grandson, Jeffrey A. Huebner, Jr. of

West Babylon; brothers Walter Huebner (June) of Reading Vt., Norman of Manorville; his “second” family Walt, Joanie, Brian and Will Huebner. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews and “Koko,” his constant four legged companion and golf cart buddy at Topsail Greens. 

 

A funeral service was held by Chaplain Ann Gordon on July 12, at Andrews Mortuary in the Hampstead Chapel. Entombment followed at Oleander Gardens Mausoleum in Wilmington, N.C.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rolf’s memory may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, N.C. 28401 or St Judes Childrens Hospital. Condolences to the family may be sent to http://www.andrewsmortuary.com/ 

News

Over Labor Day Weekend, from Aug. 29-Sept. 1, the American Airpower Museum in East Farmingdale, treated Long Island locals to a once in a lifetime experience, taking visitors high above the clouds during its Warbird Weekend: Salute to Airpower. 

 

To kick off the celebration, on Aug. 28, tens of thousands of Long Islanders who worked in local defense plants, but were never given an official “thanks” for a job well done, were honored by the Museum. 

Sometimes when you do a job for a customer, you really have to expect the unexpected. 

 

In the case of German Cabral and Jason Galvin, energy efficiency advisors with the Farmingdale-based Green Homes Long Island, this was just the case. Who could have imagined that while trying to figure out the best way ot lower a client’s energy bills they would solve a 20-year-old mystery? 

 

On Aug. 20, certified energy efficiency experts did a home energy audit for Plainview resident Seymour Bosworth, with the goal of lowering the homeowner’s energy use by 25 percent or more. 


Sports

 

The 2014 Farmingdale Flag Football season kicked off with a blast on Sept. 7.

 

3rd Grade Division

 

The Texans and the Jets played a great opening weekend game, with the Texans getting the victory.  For the Texans, touchdown pass from Joseph Spano to Jaxon Parisi with 20 seconds in the half broke a tie that the Jets never came back from.  The Jets were led by Brendan O’Keefe, who had two rushing touchdowns and Jimmy Caputo, who picked off a pass at the goal line.

 

Farmingdale State College’s women’s tennis team opened the 2014 season with an 8-1 victory over John Jay College (0-1) on Sept. 3. The Rams (1-0) held a 2-1 advantage after doubles play before sweeping the singles matches.


Calendar

Board of Education - September 17

A Taste of the Town - September 18

Car Free Day Rally - September 18


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
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