John Prendiville, who immigrated to New York in the 1960s, recently died.
A funeral will be held on June 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Perry Funeral Home at 118 Union Ave. in Lynbrook. The funeral mass will be held at at 614 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst on June 16 at 11 a.m.
Prendiville, the seventh born of 11 children, was born in Co Kerry, Ireland. He moved to London, where he met his wife of 47 years, Claire Gill from Co. Galway.
He is survived by his wife, Claire; two sisters, Philomena McCloskey of Ireland and Christina Naughton of California; aunt Joan; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his four brothers, Thomas, Maurice, Michael and Aeneas; and four sisters, Hannah, Eileen, Mary and Catherine.