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6C . BEACON SHOPPER, August 19,2010 D e a t h , N p T j £ E $ r ------------- - --------------------------- - — Robert Muncie, Fifth generation West Babylon family, U,S. Army Veteran by Tiffany Elliott Former West Babylon resident and U.S. Army veteran Robert “Bob” C. Muncie died July 14,2010 in Reidsville, North Carolina. He was 83. He was born Oct. 24, 1927 in the South to Jesse and Evelyn Muncie, a fifth generation West Babylon family, and spent his summers there until 1939. After serving in the U.S. Army Airborne unit during World War II and the Korean War, he moved to Muncie Road, named for his family, in West Babylon, and lived there for many years. An engineer at Grumman, he worked on the famous LEM project o f the Apollo 13 lunar module. Mr. Muncie was also a lifelong sports car enthusiast; he raced and drove rallies and was a member o f the Sports Car Club o f America. According to his family, he loved sailing and had lived in Florida for a time where he had his own sail-making business before moving to North Carolina. Mr. Muncie leaves behind his sister, Jessie Irene Fernandes o f Bellevue, Washington; his nephews and nieces, Henry Lawrence o f Reidsville, North Carolina, Alex McNamara of Bethesda, Maryland, Kim Fernandes of Bellevue, Washington, Nancy Babcox and her husband Grover o f Hampton, New York and Susan McNamara of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, as well as other relatives and friends on Long Island. There will be no service. Interment will be in the Babylon Cemetery. O b ittm ynoti^areprm tedw ithoutcharge, as spacepermits. Family members and funeral N Y 11702 or may call 516-798-5100. We will also consider publishing dear black and w hite or color photographs w ith the articles. Photographs are kept onfile a t our offices by date o f publication and may be picked up a t your convenience. Our Lady o f Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center offers Bereavement Group Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Reha­ bilitative Care Center’s Pastoral Care Depart­ ment, along with Good Shepherd Hospice, will provide a support group to community members mourning the loss o f a loved dne. Eight sessions will be held on Monday afternoons from Sept. 27, through Nov. 15, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The meetings will be held in the main conference room o f O u r Lady o f Consolation, 111 Beach Dr., West Islip. For more information or to reserve a place in this group, call 631-587-1600 ext. 8297. Supervisor Phil Nolan host's Town's annual rabies vaccination clinic Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan, in coordina­ tion with the Suffolk County Society for the Pre­ vention of Cruelty to Animals (SCSPCA), will host the Town’s annual rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and now ferrets on Sat., Sept. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic will be held rain or shine on the front lawn of Islip Town Hall, 655 Main SL, Islip. A $10 donation is appreciated, but not required. The clinic is meant for any dog, cat or fer­ ret older than four months. Dogs must be leashed; cats and ferrets must be in carriers. “Rabies vaccinations are an important tool we can use to help our pets remain healthy,” said Supervisor Nolan. “I encourage all pet owners to take advantage of this event.” Serving Families fo r Generations Boyd Funeral Hom e s “The Funeral Homes Chosen By M ore Families In Our Community For Over 60 Tears” Personalized Family Service On Call 24 Hours Traditional Funeral & Cremation Services Situated on Beautiful Lakeside Estate Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Home 448 West Main Street Babylon, New York 11702 • 631-669-2400 Charles H. Spencer Visit our website: www.boyd-spencer.com Flowers and Monuments Available Access for the Disabled Pre-Arranged Funeral with Guaranteed Prices Ample Parking Claude R. Boyd-Caratozzolo Funeral Home 1785 Deer Park Avenue Deer Park, New York 11702 • 631-667-8614 James Caratozzolo R o b ert L loyd,W est Islip resid e n t, N a v y V eteran by Tiffany E lliott Longtime West Islip resident Robert “Bob” R. Lloyd died July 20, 2010 of cancer. He was 73 and had lived on Sequams Lane East for m ore than 25 years. “He just loved talking to people and being helpful,” said his wife of 26 years, Shirley whom he m et at a d ance in Commack. “Robert was just a wonderful guy.” Born in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, he served in the U.S. Navy during the ’50s and later worked on subm arines in Connecticut. He was supervisor of the balancing m achine for Schenk-Trebel in Deer P ark u n til his retirem ent during 2000. He h ad also worked part-tim e in Ace Hardware in West Islip. Mr. Lloyd was Past Exalted Ruler of Benevolent and Protected O rder of the Elks, Islip Lodge and he loved to fish and go boating. In addition to his wife, Mr. Lloyd leaves behind his children: Robert B. o f Connecticut, James Walker of Brightwaters and Tambra Walker of M aryland and his grandchildren, Ian, Kyle, Andrew and Eva; and his brother: Artis Wilcox. Mr. Lloyd reposed at Lang-Tobia-DiPalma Funeral Home, Babylon, on July 22 and 23, 2010. A F uneral Service was held at the Funeral Home o n July 23, 2010 with the Rev. Raymond F. Lange of The United M ethodist Church of Babylon officiating. A private crem ation followed. Donations in Mr. Lloyd’s nam e can be sent to either the Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahom a City, OK 73123. A ttention Subscribers: „ >;< You can p lace condolence notices a t the e n d o f these obituary n o tices o n line a t \ f ww w .m assapecpiapost.cQ m . There is n o cost fo r th is service. Little Flower D ay Care offers training in becoming a C h ild Day Care provider Continuous recruitment is being held for those interested in becoming registered NYS Child Day Care providers through the Little Flower Day Care Network Applicants must be 18 years o f age or more. Individual consultation will be arranged to orient applicants to the day care process and instruct applicants how to apply for state registration. North Babylon Cemetery “Serving the Babylon Community” Livingston Ave. and Sunrise Hwy. Plots available 631422-6268 Call 631-929-6200, ext. 1239 to arrange for an appointment with a day care social worker in your home.

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