VOGTS - Howie "Coach Vogts", resident of Bethpage since 1952, passed away at the age of 80 on August 7th, 2010. Bethpage Golden Eagles Football Coach since 1953, with 16 CountyTitles, 5 Long Island Titles, 10 undefeated seasons, 3 Rutgers Cups and over 360 wins, he is the NY State's most winningestfootball coach. Along withhundreds of devoted Alumni and friends, he is survived by hisBeloved sister, Margaret Burton, his nieces and nephews, TimFoley, Pat Foley, JackFoley, Ed Foley, Jr., Marianne Ball, Deborah Burton, and Bob Burton, Grand-nephews Kevin and Timothy Burton and his best friend of 61 years, LarryGraziose. Visiting Tuesday and Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9:30PM at the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, 234 Broadway, Bethpage, NY 11714. A Memorialgathering will take placeThursday 11:00AM at the Howard C. Vogts Football Field atBethpage High School. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethpage Football Dad's Club. Bethpage High School, Stewart Avene, Bethpage, NY, 11714, In Care of the Bethpage Dad's Club.
Published in Newsday on Aug. 9, 2010