Paul F Habighorst, 96, of Calverton, passed away peacefully on March 3rd.
He was the husband of the late Joan Habighorst. Paul was born in Bielefeld Germany, the son of the late Paul and Clara Habighorst (Tempelmeier).
Paul served in the US Army Air Force during WWII, stationed in Greenland and Iceland. He then went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science from Queens College in NY. Over the course of his career, he managed several F.W. Woolworth stores throughout New York and Rhode Island. He was also an accomplished pianist, furniture craftsman, landscaper and anything else he put his brilliant mind to. Most of all he was a wonderful, loving father. Family was so important to him and he will be deeply missed by us all.
He is survived by his loving daughters, June Gulcius, Ruth Dougherty and Irene Patrovic; six grandchildren Robert, Christopher, Caroline, Marlene, Julie and Daniel.
Visiting hours will be from 4 – 6 on Tuesday March 8th. Burial at Calverton National Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider planting a tree in his honor by visiting thetreesremember.com