In Memory Of

Mr. Bert X.
Haggerty
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A special request;

COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR VISITATION

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Upon entering the building:

1. Under Governor Andrew Cuomo's guidance, all visitors must keep a mask or face covering on at all times and practice social distancing during the entire duration of their visitation. 

2. All persons attending will have their temperature taken upon entering the building. People attending will be asked to provide contact information (Full name and telephone number or email) for contact tracing should it become necessary. No contact information will be used for solicitation, this is solely for the Department of Health. 

3. Each Chapel has it's own maximum capacity, Fairchild Sons will police this policy and we thank you for your cooperation in following their directions. In the event that the chapel becomes at maximum capacity, we will request for you to wait outside of the building until someone else leaves the visitation. At that time we will make you aware that you are able to enter the building to pay your respects. 

Thank you for your cooperation during this time

Obituary

HAGGERTY, Bert X., 95 years young, a resident of Garden City for 60 years passed to eternal life on January 2, 2021.  Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Stenger), loving and devoted father of James (Virginia), Thomas (Kim) and Steve (Karen).  Adored grandfather of Andrew, Michael, Claire, Lauren, Mary, Kaelin, Brendan, Andrea and Owen.  Pre-deceased by his parents James and Mary Ann and siblings Mary, Dennis, Rev. Msgr. James, Noreen and Jack.  Survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Proud graduate of St. Ann's Academy (Molloy HS), St. John's University, NYU Scool of Business and earned a degree in Senior Management from Harvard University Kennedy School.  Bert began his career at the Olivetti Corporation where he serves as CFO.  He was then appointed by President Ronald Reagan as the District Director of the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).  He served under Presidents Reagan, Bush and Clinton at the SBA until his retirement.  Bert was a tireless volunteer at his beloved St. Joseph's Church, a trustee of Molloy College, Knight of Malta and a revered coach of GCAA baseball.  In his retirement he was an avid reader, a fixture at all of his grandkids games and a fan of his beloved Mets, Giants and St. John's basketball.  Please visit www.fairchildfuneral.com for Bert's service information.  In lieu of flowers, a contribution to St. Joseph's Parish Capital Campaign, Garden City in Bert's memory would be appreciated.

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