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Posted on: June 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Supervisor Romaine Celebrates 102nd Birthday of Port Jefferson Station Resident Anthony Gasparino

Supervisor Romaine and Anthony Gasparino

Farmingville, NY – On June 26, Supervisor Ed Romaine (left) commemorated the 102nd birthday for Port Jefferson Station resident, Anthony Gasparino (right) at the New Village Recreation Center in Centereach. Mr. Gasparino was born in Brooklyn in December of 1915 during President Woodrow Wilson’s first term in office and a time when horses pulled fire trucks and buggies through cobblestone streets. In 1941, Mr. Gasparino married his wife Delores and they were together for seventy-years. He entered the police academy on June 13, 1943 and worked out of the 88th Precinct in Brooklyn for more than twenty-one years. He and his wife had four children, three boys and one girl. Two of his sons became police officers, with one son becoming a captain and another son a sergeant. Supervisor Romaine presented Mr. Gasparino with a Proclamation from the Brookhaven Town Board recognizing June 26 as Anthony Gasparino Day in the Town of Brookhaven.

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