John E. McDermott, formerly of Glen Cove, passed away on Oct. 29, 2012, at age 81. Beloved husband of Jacqueline. Loving father of Suzanne, Margaret, John, Peter and the late Matthew. Dear brother of Maureen Rhode and the late Cecil Beyt. Proud grandfather of Liam, Kara, Kelly and Matthew. Visitation held at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas Glen Cove. Mass held at the Church of St. Patrick. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Fund or Team Rubicon to aid in their relief efforts in the NY area.