Joseph William Ceci, 79, died on Dec. 23, 2003. Beloved husband of Virginia. Loving father of Vincent, Christine, the late James and Timothy, by his first wife, the late Lynn Ceci. Affectionate stepfather of Gary, Greg, Denise and Louis Jr. Dear brother of Rosemary, Anna and the late Eleanor. Beloved grandfather of Shannon, Richard, James and William. He was a veteran of WWII and a graduate of CCNY/ Queens College. He was a New York-based Captain with American Airlines for more than 30 years. He was active in leadership and board roles with the Town of North Hempstead Urban Renewal Agency, Locust Valley Library, Allied Pilots Association Flight Safety Group.
An extraordinary man whose inspiration, love and vitality will live in the hearts of many always. Arrangements were made by the Roslyn Heights Funeral Home. Memorial services were held on Dec. 27 at the Unitarian Church in Manhasset. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Joseph W Ceci, St. Francis Development Office, St. Francis Hospital, 100 Port Washington Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.