Maj. Joseph P. Hylan, USMC-Retired passed away on Oct. 26, 2007. He was the director of operations for the National Defense Industrial Association. He is survived by his mother Margaret M. Hylan of Morristown, PA; a brother Bernard W. Hylan of Westbury; and two sons, Joseph Patrick Hylan of Westbury and Jack Binion Hylan of Fredericksburg. A funeral service with honors was conducted Nov. 2 in the Quantico Base Chapel. Arrangements were made by the Thomas Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Toys for Tots.