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4/7/2020 - Lupinacci Orders Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Former Elected Officials, Huntington Hospital Nurse and Other Lives Lost

Huntington – Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci directed that all flags on Town of Huntington properties be flown at half-staff starting Monday, April 6, to honor former Councilman Thomas J. Casey, former Assemblyman and Legislator Regis O’Neil, Huntington Hospital nurse John Abruzzo, and other lives lost from the Town of Huntington family.


“The Town of Huntington stands together in mourning former Councilman Casey, former Assemblyman O’Neil, Mr. Abbruzzo and the lowered flag symbolically honors all those lives lost from the Town of Huntington family during this difficult time in our nation,” said Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci.


According to his obituary available on the M.A. Connell Funeral Home website, former Councilman Thomas J. Casey passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020. New York. Mr. Casey was an attorney and Councilman in the Town of Huntington, New York for many years.


Regis O’Neil, a former New York State Assemblyman, Suffolk County Legislator, and philanthropist, passed away on Wednesday, April 1.


John Abruzzo, a registered nurse from Seaford who cared for COVID-19 positive patients at Huntington Hospital, passed away on Thursday, April 2.


In the photo: Flag at half-staff at Huntington Town Hall on April 7, 2020.