BERTRAM Sr., Lawrence H., of Westbury, on December 10, 2018 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Patricia. Cherished father of the late Lawrence, Jr., Gervaise Faiello, Constance Bertram, and Melanie Lipscomb. Loving grandfather of Michael Faiello, Christine Bertram and Cassie Lipscomb. Dear brother of Richard. Lawrence was a proud US Navy veteran, having served during WWII, and was also a devoted First Responder and Firefighter. Lawrence was with the West Hempstead Fire Department for 5 years, followed by 67 years as a member of the Westbury Fire Department, also serving as a Captain. On Sunday, December 2, 2018, the members of the Westbury Fire Department visited with him at Nassau University Medical Center and honored Larry by presenting him with a white Chief's Helmet, making him an Honorary Chief, in appreciation for his years of service to the fire department and the communities that they protect.
Reposing at Donohue Cecere Funeral Home, 290 Post Ave., Westbury, NY 11590 on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Religious service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 8:00 PM. Gathering of friends and family at the funeral home on Thursday at 11:00 AM followed by interment in Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury at 12:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Lawrence's memory to: Good Shepherd Hospice, Development Dept., 110 Bi-County Blvd, Ste 114, Farmingdale, NY 11735 or go to: https://goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org/donations