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Vietnam veteran and Bay Park resident Joseph Vigotty, 76


Longtime Bay Park resident and Vietnam War veteran Joseph R. Vigotty died on Oct. 4. He was 76.

Vigotty was born on June 27, 1943, and went on to earn the Purple Heart during his time in Vietnam. He worked for many years as a sign painter and artist at Baraban Signs in Lynbrook before his retirement.

Visitation for Vigotty is scheduled for Oct. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Donza Funeral Home, 333 Atlantic Ave., in East Rockaway. His funeral Mass is scheduled for Oct. 14 at 9:45 a.m. at St. Raymond Roman Catholic Church, 263 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway.