Patrick E. Castelluccio Dies At 94


Longtime Roslyn native Patrick E. Castelluccio died on May20. He was 94. A resident of Hypoluxo FL and a former Chief Court Attorney-Referee in Nassau County Surrogate’s Court, Castelluccio was born and raised in Roslyn.
Pat received degrees from St. John’s College and St. John’s University School of Law. In 2012 he was honored by the Nassau County Bar Association for being admitted to the Bar in New York and having practiced law for 60 years. He served in the U.S. Army as a member of the Counter Intelligence Corp in the European theater of operations from 1952-1954 during the Korean War.
For nearly all of his professional career he served in the public sector, having been Chief Court Attorney-Referee of the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court for 46 years and for six additional years part-time as a Senior Court Attorney-Referee in the same court.
He also led Nassau County’s first program to educate prospective Guardian Ad Litems who are appointed to protect the interests of infants and incapacitated persons and supervised a speaker’s program to educate the public on the importance of preparing wills and planning one’s estate. He has published many articles and lectured extensively on the topics of trusts and estates throughout New York State.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret, of over 65 years, four children Dian (Steve), Mary (Mario), Gene (Michelle), Rosanna (Mark) and seven grandchildren; Carly, Caitlain, Chris, Jenna, Matthew, Mia, Jacob.
—Submitted by the Castelluccio family

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