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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

At a recent meeting of the Farmingdale Board of Education, school district superintendent John Lorentz discussed New York State’s proposal to invest $2 billion into districts statewide

through the Smart Schools Bond Act.

 

If approved by voters in the upcoming general elections, the act would allow the state to borrow $2 billion in the form of a capital bond to provide students with access to classroom

technology and high-speed internet connectivity, with the goal of equalizing opportunities for children to learn, adding classroom space, expanding pre-kindergarten programs, replacing classroom trailers with permanent instructional space and installing high-tech security features in schools. 

Over the weekend, thousands of Long Island residents flocked to the Village of Farmingdale for its 26th annual Columbus Day Weekend Fair and Fireman’s carnival. Running from Oct. 9

to 13, the five-day affair featured live music from Farmingdale’s own Electric Dudes and Long Island party band Superbad, a Fire Department barbecue, food vendors, a street fair, fireworks, carnival rides, games for kids of all ages and, of course, the Columbus Day parade. 


Sports

Last week, officials with the St. Kilian Saints baseball team inducted John Lombardi and Aaron Powell into their Hall of Fame. 

 

—Submitted by Farmingdale PAL and St. Kilian Baseball 


The 2014 Reilly Cup finals featured the two most successful OTHG teams over the last 9 years. Sal’s Place and Singleton’s have had 11 finals appearances and 7 championships between them during this period of time. They split 2 games during the regular season and Singleton’s became the winner’s bracket representative in the 2014 Cup by beating Sal’s deep in the tournament.

 

Sal’s took the first game 14-7. The game was close until the 8th inning when Sal’s broke it open with some timely hits and taking advantage of a Singleton’s miscue or two.  Sal’s held

Singleton’s to 7 runs with outstanding all-around defense, which was particularly impressive given that some of their significant contributors were visibly fighting through late-season injuries. 


Calendar

Homecoming - October 24

Autumn Fair - October 25

St. Kilian Blood Drive - October 26


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