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CASHIN Francis J. Cashin II- Prominent Engineer Francis J. Cashin II, a longtime resident of East Williston and North Hills, NY, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at his winter residence in Atlantic Beach, Fl. Mr. Cashin was educated at Xavier High School in New York City, Drexel University in Philadelphia, and Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, where he was awarded an honorary Doctorate in 1990. While in the Navy, he also attended Columbia University and Harvard Business School. Mr. Cashin is the founder of Cashin Associates P.C., a Long Island-based Professional Engineering firm. He was a registered Professional Engineer in 28 states and 21 countries, including Ireland where he held dual citizenship. He also founded the Long Island Sanitation Officials Association, which established the Frank Cashin High School Scholarship in his honor. This award is given every year to four worthy high school students who are interested in environmental studies. Mr. Cashin was very active in a number of other organizations, including the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, for which he was president from 1982 to 1983; and the accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, where he was President from 1988 to 1989. His military career included World War II, where he served on the USS Eugene A. Greene, a Navy Destroyer; and the Korean Conflict, where he served as Chief Engineer on the Destroyer USS George K. MacKenzie. Mr. Cashin was married to Katherine K Cullen (deceased). He leaves his wife, Jean and eight children: Francis III of east Williston, NY; Katherine of South Dennis, MA: James of East Setauket, NY; Mary Regina of Williston Park, NY; Michael of Glen Head, NY; Aidan of North Hills, NY; Christopher of Albertson, NY, and Thaddeus of Alberstson, NY. He also leaves a sister, Mary Beth Saitta of Daytona Beach, FL; two step daughters, Diane Ogust Moran of Woodstock, NY and Madeline T. Ogust of New York City; 18 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for 10am, Thursday, May 30, 2013 at St. Mary s RC Church in Roslyn, NY. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on May 26, 2013
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