Henry D. Stubing, 85, a longtime resident of Bellerose Village, passed away on November 27, 2019. Born in Brooklyn, Henry was the son of Henry F. and Augusta. He had many fond memories of growing up amongst family in Woodhaven and Hollis. He was a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School and earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
He was certified in numerous states as a Professional Engineer and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the American Public Works Association. Henry’s early professional life included projects in road design in the states of Virginia and New York as well as work on the Second Avenue Subway. During his time as the Commissioner of Public Works for the Town of North Hempstead he was instrumental in building the town dock, the Michael J. Tully Park and Pool, the Manhasset Bandshell, and a new public works building, as well as overseeing numerous street lighting, sidewalk and road repair projects.
Henry was very proud of the town he lived in and over the course of his 52 years in Bellerose Village, he served his community as a trustee, mayor, and in leadership and non leadership roles on the Board of Zoning Appeals for many years.
Henry had a great love of travel and some of his and his families fondest memories are the trips they took together. He was a lifelong Missouri Synod Lutheran and his hobbies included reading, history and gardening.
In addition to his beloved wife of 59 years, Marian, he is survived by his devoted children, Henry A. Stubing and his wife, Terri; Anne Stubing and her significant other, Sean; and Louise Reeves and her husband, David; cherished grandchildren, Kevin and Madeline Stubing and Alexa Reeves. Henry was predeceased by his brother William C Stubing.
Visitation is Tuesday 4-8PM at the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, 29 Atlantic Avenue, Floral Park, NY with a 6pm Prayer Service.
Tributes in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, in honor of his love for his wife.
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