SUOZZI--Hon. Joseph A., of Glen Cove died peacefully at his home on October 16 at the age of 95. Born in Ruvo del Monte, Italy, Judge Suozzi immigrated to the U.S. in 1925. Upon graduating from college, he joined the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was decorated for distinguished services. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Judge Suozzi entered the practice of law and subsequently was elected to the City Court of Glen Cove in 1949 and re-elected in 1953. He served as Mayor of Glen Cove from 1956 until 1960. In 1961, he was elected Justice of the Supreme Court, County of Nassau, and was re-elected in 1974. In 1976, Governor Hugh Carey appointed him Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department. In 1980, he left the bench and joined the firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. Judge Suozzi was the beloved husband of 63 years of Marguerite Suozzi, the two having wed on Valentine's Day in 1953. Loving father of Rosemary Mancini Lloyd, Dr. William Suozzi, Christopher Suozzi, Thomas R. Suozzi, and the late Joseph M. Suozzi. Devoted grandfather of 14 and great-grandfather of four. Visiting hours at the McLaughlin Kramer Megiel Funeral Home, 220 Glen St., Glen Cove, Tuesday 7-9pm or Wednesday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, 235 Glen St., Glen Cove, Thursday at 10am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Catholic Charities of Rockville Centre, Momma's House, or New Ground.
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