Gary A. Hontz, Ex-Fire Chief in Eaton’s Neck, Dies at 67

Gary A. Hontz, of Eaton’s Neck, died Feb.20 at age 67. He was an ex-chief in the Eaton’s Neck Volunteer Fire Department and a member for 38 years.

He was retired from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital as a purchasing manager.

He leaves his wife, Ardyn, his daughter Heather Brumm (Jim), grandson, and brother Ronald G. Hontz (Karrie) and sister Nancy C. LaRoche (Nigel).

Memorial visiting Saturday March 2, 2-5 pm at Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, with firematic service at 5 p.m. In his memory, donations to; Wounded Warrior Project, or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital,, would be appreciated.

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