Concetta M. DeLucia, 86, of Oyster Bay, died on Dec. 22, 1998. Wife of the late Joseph (former LIRR foreman). Mother of Salvatore (Margaret) and Mary Anne Greco. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two. Arrangements were made by the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. Funeral Mass at St. Dominic's RC Chapel. Interment Holy Rood Cemetery.
George A. Deegan, 66 years old, of Glen Cove and formerly of Locust Valley and Bayville, passed away on Christmas Eve after losing a battle with pancreatic/lung cancer. He is survived by his wife, Janice, of 45 years; daughters Tulinda Larsen (Carl) and Patreena Parsons (Stephen); grandchildren Bryce and Jenny Larsen, and Nathaniel and Tulissa Parsons; brothers Richard and Francis Deegan and many nieces and nephews.
After graduating from Sea Cliff High School in1949, he married Janice Shaddock, served in the Navy Seabees and settled in Locust Valley. He graduated from Mechanics Institute in New York City and opened the "Shop on Wheels" plumbing business. He was the general contractor and builder of many homes and offices in the Locust Valley area. At the time of his death, he owned a plumbing business in New Hyde Park.
As a Korean War Veteran, George was the first commander in the new building of American Legion Post 962. He was a charter member of the Locust Valley Rotary Club, and was elected fire commissioner, and Democratic zone leader of Locust Valley. He was a life member of the Glen Cove Elks, a member of the Oyster Bay Power Squadron and a past member of the Sagamore Yacht Club. While a member of Sagamore Yacht Club, he commissioned to have a 44 foot sailboat built. After earning his captain's license, he sailed to Florida. Bermuda, Bahamas and the Virgin Islands. Contributions to establish a fund for the George A. Deegan Sailing Memorial may be sent to P.O. Box 662, Locust Valley, 11560.
A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9 at St. Boniface Martyr RC Church, 12 Main Ave., Sea Cliff. As a member of the Neptune Society, his remains were cremated and there will also be a Memorial at Sea on Sunday, June 13, 1999. Details will follow.