CARPLUK-Howard J., Jr., of Yaphank, LI on August 28, 2006 in the line of duty. A proud and dedicated 20 year veteran of the New York City Fire Department, Engine 42. Beloved husband of Debra M. Carpluk. Loving father of Bradley T. and Paige K. Carpluk. Adored son of the late Howard J. and Irene P. Carpluk. Cherished brother of Dawn Browning, John Carpluk, Cathy Farrell, Crissy Carpluk and the late Thomas Carpluk. Dear son in law of Thomas Marshall and Katherine Fischer. Fond brother in law of Denise Polansky and Jennifer Marshall. Reposing at the Fredrick J. Chapey & Sons East Islip Funeral Home, 200 East Main Street (½ Mile West of the S.S. Parkway, Exit 45W). Religious Service, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Islip, LI, Saturday, 11AM. Interment Pinelawn Memorial Park, Pinelawn, LI. Visiting Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 79PM. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations in Howard's loving memory to: Thomas Elsasser Fund, 204 East 23rd St., NY, NY 10010.
Published in Newsday on Aug. 30, 2006