Funeral services are scheduled Monday for Jerome J. Niemczyk, a former commissioner and chief of the Greenlawn Fire Department. He was 77 years old.
He served in the department for more than 50 years. He was inducted into the Huntington Township Softball Hall of Fame in 2008.
He leaves his wife, Ellen (nee Bivona) and children, Jerry Niemczyk, Jr. (Jeanette), Nancie Moran (Greg) and Thomas Niemczyk (Donna) and grandchildren, AJ, Jordan and Ava.
He was was one of 18 children.
Wakes are scheduled at the Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave., Northport Saturday and Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 PM. Firematic services Sunday 7:30 PM at the funeral home. A funeral Mass Monday 10 AM, St. Francis Assisi Church, Greenlawn. Interment to follow at Northport Rural Cemetery.