Thomas Veltri

Obituary of Thomas J. Veltri

Thomas John Veltri (Tom), 91, of Bristal of Massapequa passed away on April 4, 2022 after a brief illness. Tom was born on February 18, 1931 to Alphonse and Frances Veltri in Brooklyn, New York. Tom worked at Republic Aviation and Grumman Aerospace as an engineer after earning a degree at C.W. Post University. He worked on the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) which was instrumental in Apollo 11's moonwalk and the safe return of the Apollo 13 crew. In 1953, he married Dolores Reilly, his wife of 69 years. They had 2 children Thomas and James. Tom's hobbies included fishing, oil painting, remote control airplanes, and building electronics. Tom is survived by his wife Dolores of Bristal of Massapequa, his sons Thomas (Janet)of Greensboro, N.C. and James of Massapequa, N.Y.; granddaughter Nicole Freiler (Justin) of Conshohocken, P.A. and great grandchildren Joshua Thomas (6) and Maya Anderson (4). He was loved by all and will be deeply missed.
Thursday
7
April

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 7, 2022
William E. Law Inc.
1 ​Jerusalem Avenue
Massapequa, New York, United States
(516) 541-8070
Friday
8
April

Final Prayer/Procession Formation

10:30 am
Friday, April 8, 2022
William E. Law Inc.
1 ​Jerusalem Avenue
Massapequa, New York, United States
(516) 541-8070

Interment

St. Charles Cemetery
2015 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, New York, United States
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