APPLETON-Harold B., on December 8, 2003 of Plainview, N.Y. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary. Survived by his daughters JoAnn Bestine and husband James, Sharon Sorgule and husband Paul, and sons Robert and wife Lori, and Douglas. Cherished grandfather of Erika, Jessica, and Leif; Nicholas and Kathryn; and Jacyln, Joseph, James and Julia. Fond brother of Fred. Family will receive friends Friday 7-9 P.M. at the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, 655 Old Country Rd., Plainview, N.Y. Service Saturday at 10 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y.