Luigi Figari, well-known and highly respected resident of East Northport of many years died suddenly in Florida on Sunday afternoon of a heart attack, Mr. Figari had been in poor health for some months and had gone to Florida to see if it would help him.
A requiem mass will be sung at ten o'clock Friday morning for him at St. Monica's Church, 160th street, near Jamaica Avenue, followed by internment about noon in St Philip Neri Cemetery, East Northport. The body reposes at the Thomas Quinn Funeral Chapel, 168th street, Jamaica.
Born in a small suburb of Genoa in 1867, Mr, Figari came to the United States at the age of sixteen, settling in Port Jefferson, where he began a fruit and grocery business. He owned one of the first trucks on Long Island and supplied his own and other stores with produce from the New York market. After a few years he conducted the same kind of business in Huntington, and late in Jamaica, retiring to East Northport in 1925. His wife the former Louise Foppiani, died in April 1943.
Surviving are four sons and a daughter Louis Figari, John, Robert, Richard and Mrs Helen Baxter; a sister Mrs Adelaide Ferrara of Rockville Center and a brother Joseph of Rockville Center.