Bruce Franklyn Sieverman

Bruce Franklyn Sieverman of East Marion died Dec. 12 at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport. He was 73.

He was born Sept. 22, 1945, in New York City to Virginia (Dippel) and Don Franklyn Sieverman. He earned an associate degree and served in the Army for two years, achieving the rank of SP4. He earned numerous awards during his military service: the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Campaign Stars, Army Commendation Medal with First Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and two Overseas Service Bars. He was a member of the American Legion and the Society of the First Infantry Division.

Mr. Sieverman married Shirley Giovannelli May 26, 1984, at the United Nations Chapel in New York. He worked for 34 years as a Map Drafter III for the Suffolk County Real Property Tax Service Agency in Riverhead.

A fan of New York Islanders hockey, he had been a season ticket holder for 10 years.

Predeceased by his parents and, in 2011, his brother, (James) Michael, Mr. Sieverman is survived by his wife, Shirley, and his daughter, Claudia, both of East Marion; his son, Joseph, of Middletown, Conn.; and his sisters, Susan Sieverman of New York City and Jane Lopardo of Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Following private interment, a memorial service with military honors will be held in the spring. Horton-Mathie Funeral Home of Greenport is assisting the family.

Memorial donations may be made to East Marion Rescue Squad.

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