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Joan T. Bestercy

August 3, 1929 January 13, 2019
Joan T. Bestercy
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Obituary for Joan T. Bestercy

Bestercy, Joan T. of Kings Park NY. On January 13, 2019 she entered the gates of heaven. There she was reunited with her husband, Dr. John J. Bestercy and her daughter Patricia Pellegrino. Joan was the daughter of the late Matthew P. and Theresa A. (Gilroy) Fitzpatrick. Joan was predeceased by her brother Raymond Fitzpatrick and her sister Sister Patricia Fitzpatrick, RSHM. Joan was loved by many but will be missed most by her eight children, Mary (Robert) Ver Straten, John (Eileen) Bestercy, Theresa (Steven) Williams, Beth (Pascal) LaFantano, Matthew (Jackeline) Bestercy, Robert (Diane) Bestercy, Anne (Bruce) Bluemel, her 17 grandchildren and 4 greatgrandchildren. In addition Joan leaves her loving parner, companion and friend of 27 years, Robert McCarthy. Joan was dedicated to the community, volunteering at her parish as a Friendly Visitor, Eucharistic Minister and Religious Educator. She volunteered for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, was a founding member of the Ft. Salonga PTA, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 3 and the Catholic Daughters Court Ave Maria. The family will receive friends on Wednesday 7-9pm and Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Butler-Hughes Funeral Home, Inc. 69 Indian Head Rd., Kings Park. Funeral Mass Friday 9:30am at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Kings Park. Interment Calverton National Cemetery.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

16

Jan

7:00 PM 1/16/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/16/2019 9:00:00 PM
Butler-Hughes Funeral Home

69 Indian Head Rd.
Kings Park, NY 11754

Butler-Hughes Funeral Home
69 Indian Head Rd. Kings Park 11754 NY
United States

Visitation

Thursday

17

Jan

2:00 PM 1/17/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/17/2019 4:00:00 PM
Butler-Hughes Funeral Home

69 Indian Head Rd.
Kings Park, NY 11754

Butler-Hughes Funeral Home
69 Indian Head Rd. Kings Park 11754 NY
United States

Visitation

Thursday

17

Jan

7:00 PM 1/17/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/17/2019 9:00:00 PM
Butler-Hughes Funeral Home

69 Indian Head Rd.
Kings Park, NY 11754

Butler-Hughes Funeral Home
69 Indian Head Rd. Kings Park 11754 NY
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

18

Jan

9:30 AM 1/18/2019 9:30:00 AM
St. Joseph's R.C. Church

59 Church St.
Kings Park, NY 11754

St. Joseph's R.C. Church
59 Church St. Kings Park 11754 NY
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Calverton National Cemetery Final Resting Place

Route 25
Calverton, NY 11933

Route 25 Calverton 11933 NY
United States
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