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Obituary: John Henry Fetherston

John Henry Fetherston of Southampton, NY, formerly of Port Washington, passed away on Aug. 5, 2009 at the age of 81. He is survived by his three daughters, Patty Bellon (Greg) of Flower Hill, Gail Anthony (Howard) of Selma, NC, and Cathi Hewston of Dingmans Ferry, PA. He is also survived by his sister, Catherine Roeder (Alexander) and twelve grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and predeceased by his brother Jay.

“Jack” and his family moved to Port Washington from Staten Island in the 1930s and were original homeowners in New Salem. He attended St. Peter’s Elementary School and graduated from St. Dominic’s High School. While living in Port Washington, Jack was proud to be a member of the Flower Hill Hose Company. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War and was always ready with a Navy story. Jack was also active in the Knights of Columbus in Smithtown, NY, and enjoyed serving as a Grand Knight.

A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter of Alcantara Church.