West Hempstead resident Gerard Egal passed away this week at the age of 58.
Egal was a beloved husband to Anne Garsia-Egal, a devoted brother, brother-in-law and uncle, according to an obituary published in Newsday Tuesday.
He is survived by his wife, his siblings -- Jane (Hal), Mary, Monica (Ed), Christine (Mario), Walter and Martin, their spouses -- Mary (Lory), Cathy, Chrissy (Charlie), Peggy (Fred), Susie (Wilhelm), John and Richard (Marcie) -- and many nieces and nephews including Tony, Nick, Ryland, Bobby and Zach. His brother John is predeceased.
Visitation services will be held Wednesday, July 25, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. at (539 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead). A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Thursday, July 26, at 10 a.m. at (Westminster Rd., West Hempstead).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Recanati-Miller Transplantation Institute, One Gustave Levy Place, PO Box 1104, New York, NY 10029-6574.