We received this in our inbox over the weekend. Anyone with memories of Mr. Marconi are welcome to share them in the comments section.
MARCONI— Sal. Born in Brooklyn 1922. Paratrooper in WW11, served in the South Pacific Credited with fourteen jumps: New Guinea, Luzon, Manila, Okinawa & Leyte. New car dealer in Sheepshead Bay in 1960: President Kiwanis Club 1966, Director Automobile Dealers Association 1968, President Chamber of Commerce 1970, Commodore Belle Harbor Yacht Club 1975, served on the board of Wheatley Hills Golf Club and on the Exec. Board of the Angel Guardian Home and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Williston Park, N.Y. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 62 years, Dolly, his four children Laura (Dale) Laderach, Peter (Elizabeth), Bart (Kathleen) and Chris (Ruth) his grandchildren Alison Culver, Todd Laderach, Gregory, Kathryn Ann, Carolyn, Michael, Annemarie and John and his great-grandchildren Nicholas and Madison Culver and his sister Nancy DeMatteis. Reposing WEIGAND BROS., 49 Hillside Ave., Williston Park, N.Y. Funeral Mass Mon., 9:45 A.M. Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Mineola, N.Y. Visiting hours Sunday 2-5 & 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be forwarded to the Calvary Fund, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, N.Y. 10461: In Memory of Sal Marconi.