HIGGINS - William F. Sr., 82, of Etowah, North Carolina (formerly of Farmingdale, NY) on January 7, 2016. Beloved husband of Shirley, and predeceased in 1985 by his first wife, Eileen. Loving father of William Jr., James, Helen Rambazis and Thomas. Proud grandfather of eight. Dear brother of Jack and Thomas. The family, will receive visitors Wednesday (today), 4 to 8 pm, at the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Conklin St. (Hempstead Tpke.) Farmingdale, NY. Funeral Mass Thursday, 9:45 AM, at St. Kilian RC Church, Farming-dale, followed by interment with military honors at Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in Bill's name to Elizabeth House at Four Seasons (581 South Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731).
Published in Newsday on Jan. 13, 2016.