Ray Maloney Dies; Served as Northport Firefighter

Raymond C. Maloney died Wednesday at age 85.

He served in the Northport Fire Department and other Northport organizations, including many organizations including American Legion Post #694 and the Northport-East Northport Kiwanis Club.

Maloney was the husband for 37 years of the late Patricia (Patti) Maloney (nee Watkins), and the close companion of Carole Quinn.

He was the father of Raymond C. Maloney (Janine), Katherine C. Farrington (Tony), John W. Maloney (Suzanne) and Kevin C. Maloney (Jenna Byer). grandfather of Raymond M. Maloney, Brenna C. Farrington (Marco A. Dominguez), Joshua R. Maloney, Ryan A. Farrington, Michael A. Maloney, Connor J. Farrington, Quinn W. Maloney and Nora M. Maloney. brother to Judy, Jane, Eileen, Michael, Laura, Tim, Joe, Mary and Pat.

He was an active member of the Northport Fire Department for over 60 years and served in the Rescue Squad from 1963-1993.  Ray also served as Safety Officer “SO-1” for this department and was Suffolk County deputy fire coordinator – Safety Officer “FC-40” from 2009.  He was also the executive chef preparing and overseeing most if not all of the largest Fire Department dinners and events.

For 20 years, he served in the Air National Guard in the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton Beach, retiring as a fire chief at the rank of master sergeant.

He also  had a successful career in marketing and sales, traveling around the world to bring the latest computer technology systems to his customers.

Visitation at the Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport Saturday and Sunday 4-8 PM. Saturday 6:30 PM, Northport Post #694 services, Sunday 4:30 Northport Fire Department firematic services. Funeral Mass Monday 10 AM, St. Philip Neri Church, Northport. Interment to follow, with U.S. Air Force honors, at the Parish Cemetery in East Northport.


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