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Obituary - Richard Marks

Richard (Dick) Marks, 86, of Mineola, died on Dec. 21, 2009, of natural causes after a long battle with dementia. Beloved husband of Annette for 53 years. Loving father of Annette (Donald) Lasurdo, John (Maria Bucaoto) and Kathleen (Dean) Sanders. Cherished grandfather of William, Nicholas and John.

Dick was a decorated WWII veteran, who served for three years in the 8th Army Air Corp as a radar technician in the European Theatre. He received his BS and JD degrees from St. John’s University (1950) and was an esteemed attorney who proudly practiced law for close to 45 years in Manhattan and Garden City.

Arrangements were made by Fairchild Sons Funeral Home, Garden City. Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi RC Church. Interment to Holy Rood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dick’s name to his favorite charity, The Salvation Army.