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Aug 12, 2019 1:58 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Joseph S. Lach Of Hampton Bays Dies August 9

Aug 13, 2019 1:38 PM

Joseph S. Lach of Hampton Bays died at home on August 9, 2019. He was 93. Mr. Lach was born on January 6, 1926, to Joseph E. and Anna Lach. They lived in Glendale, Queens, before moving to Hampton Bays after summering there for years.

Mr. Lach was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving aboard the LCI-671. He was deployed to the Mediterranean and made beach landings in Italy.

After two years of active duty, he was discharged in 1946. In 1947, Mr. Lach and his father opened up a service station on Flanders Road, which was the beginning of his lifelong automotive business, Bays Auto Repairs.

He married Grace King in 1950 and they were married for 54 years before her death.

Mr. Lach was a lifetime member of the American Legion Hand-Aldrich Post 924 and the Masonic Old Town Lodge #908 and was an active member of the Hampton Bays United Methodist Church. He volunteered for many other organizations and was known for helping neighbors and community members.

Mr. Lach was predeceased by his wife, Grace; his brother, Roy Lach; and his son-in-law, John Signorelli. He is survived by his son, Joseph P. Lach and wife Kyle of Hampton Bays; his daughters, Joanne Marchand and husband Rene of Florida, Janet Signorelli of Hampton Bays, and Judith Veeck and husband Donald of Hampton Bays; and six grandchildren, Ashley Doroska, Kendra Bernagozzi, Erin Lynch, Evan Signorelli, Joseph Lach Veeck and Emily Veeck; and great-grandchildren, Morgan and Brodie Doroska, Gemma and Lia Bernagozzi and Elliott, Evie and Sawyer Lynch.

Visitation was held at Scott-Rothwell Funeral Home in Hampton Bays. A funeral service was held at the Hampton Bays United Methodist Church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hampton Bays United Methodist Church.

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By Tommy Turbo (60), Deep River, CT on Aug 13, 19 1:54 PM
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By Tommy Turbo (60), Deep River, CT on Aug 13, 19 1:56 PM