Obituaries

Edward T. Sieban

Edward T. Sieban, a 27-year resident of Greenport, died June 17, 2021, at age 82.

Born June 22, 1938, in Queens Village, he was the son of Henry and Lillian (Moneypenny) Sieban.

Mr. Sieban attended Our Lady of Victory School in Floral Park, Chaminade High School and Villanova University.

He worked for five years with Sieban & Byrnes Produce and H&E Trucking in New York. Following that, he worked as a shift manager in Con Edison’s Control Center for Transmission Operations in New York for 30 years.

Mr. Sieban, a 62-year volunteer firefighter, was an honorary chief, ex-captain and warden for Floral Park Fire Department and an ex-captain, warden and treasurer for Greenport Fire Department. 

He was a member of Knights of Columbus in Floral Park and Cutchogue and a eucharistic minster at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport.

He loved to cruise the open seas and traveled to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Europe and Australia.

Mr. Sieban’s wife of 44 years, Betty, died in 2005. He and his wife, Carol, were married in 2006 at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport.

Besides his wife Betty, he was predeceased by his son Edward Jr. in 2010 and his brother Henry in 2017. He is survived by his children Katherine (Christopher) Gallagher, Timothy, John (Heather) Brooks, David (Michelle) Brooks and daughter-in-law Thea Sieban; his brother Robert (Linda); his sisters-in-law Marge and Kathryn Tillett; and his grandchildren, Kelsey (Arthur), Andrea, Edward III (Angelina), Thea Marie (Michael), Beth Anne, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Bryan, Thomas, Victoria, Connor and Jillian. He was proud to know he would have been a great-grandpa.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, June 23, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, with a firematic service at 6:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport, with Father Piotr Narkiewicz officiating. Burial will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery in Greenport.

Memorial donations may be made to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation (nyffburncenter.com/Donate.aspx) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications.html).

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