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Philip G. Probeck Jr.

October 21, 1939 — December 7, 2023

Patchogue, New York

Philip G. Probeck Jr., a dedicated sheet metal worker with Local 28, has passed away on December 7, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of hard work, perseverance, and love. Born on October 21, 1939, in the serene town of Oceanside, New York, Philip's life was one filled with passion and determination.

Philip's career as a sheet metal worker spanned many years, during which he showcased his remarkable craftsmanship, attention to detail, and unwavering commitment to his craft. His expertise and dedication earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues and peers within Local 28.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Philip was a loving husband, father, and friend. He cherished the moments spent with his family and took great pride in their happiness. Survived by his son Philip G. Probeck III and his wife Cynthia, daughter Jean A. Catalanotto and her husband Louis and daughter Helen A. Prudente and her husband Antonio.  He is also survived by his grandchildren; Stephanie Bettes and her husband Matt, Louis Catalanotto III and his wife Talia, Dominick Prudente, Michael Prudente, Luna Probeck and Jessica Probeck as well as his great grandchildren; Anthony, Nicholas, Louis IV and Scarlett. Philip's love and guidance will forever be etched in their hearts.

A visitation in honor of Philip will take place on December 11, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the Deer Park - Mangano Family Funeral Home located at 1701 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park, NY. This will be an occasion for friends and family to gather together, share their memories, and pay their respects to a remarkable man who touched their lives.

A graveside Service will be held on December 12, 2023, at 12:00 PM at Pinelawn Memorial Park located at 2030 Wellwood Ave, Farmingdale, NY. It is here that we will bid our final farewell to Philip as he is laid to rest in a place of eternal peace.

Philip's passing leaves behind a void that can never be filled. His impact on those fortunate enough to have known him will forever endure. Let us celebrate his life by cherishing the memories we shared, the wisdom he imparted upon us, and the indelible imprint he has left on our hearts.

As we mourn the loss of Philip G. Probeck Jr., let us also remember the joy he brought into our lives. May his spirit guide us through this difficult time and inspire us all to live each day with the same passion, love, and dedication that defined his extraordinary life. In fond remembrance of Philip's legacy and in honor of his memory, let us strive to make every day count—for ourselves and for others—just as he did during his time among us.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, December 11, 2023

5:00 - 9:30 pm (Eastern time)

Deer Park - Mangano Family Funeral Home

1701 Deer Pk Ave, Deer Park, NY 11729

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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