Dorsty - Richard Arthur, born 3/25/1926 in Brooklyn. Passed away 11/15/2021. Dick married his sweetheart, Charlotte in July of 1949. They moved to West Hempstead in 1956 to start their family. Dick is predeceased by his wife, parents, brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his children, Rick (Rosemarie), Ken (Ruth), and Cindy (Farhat);
his five grandchildren, Allison (Will), Kyle, Richard, Martin and Zain; with 2 great-grandchildren, Freddy and Harrison, and a 3rd due in Spring. Dick was a WWII Navy Veteran and a Seargent with the NYPD for over 35 years. He was past President of the Police Steuben and St George organizations and the Wartburg Alumni Assn. He was loved and will be dearly missed. Services are as follows:
Barnes & Sorrentino Funeral Home, 539 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead, NY 11552. Hours: 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00. Lutheran Prayer service on Friday 11/19 at 11:00. Immediately followed by burial at Pinelawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306. 718-987-3909.
Published by Newsday on Nov. 17, 2021.