Hegmann, Joseph on August 27, 2019 of Wantagh NY, formerly of Ridgewood Queens. Loving husband of Margaret (nee Bitetto) of 75 years. Dear father of Marguerite Verone and her husband Robert and Kathleen Falke and her husband Andrew. Cherished grandfather of Robert, Gina, Jennifer, Christine, Deana, Lee and Christopher; Great Grandfather of Nicholas, Ashlee, Alicia, Amber, Jack, Abbe, Brandon, Kelsey, Tyler and Drew. A WWII Normandy Survivor, worked at Western Electric and retired from Lucent Technologies. He enjoyed many hobbies including Art and Wood Carving. He was a dedicated volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Bayside. Visiting at N.F. Walker, Inc. Funeral Home 2039 Merrick Avenue Merrick Friday Aug. 30 from 4 to 8PM. Funeral Mass at St. Barnabas R.C. Church 2320 Bedford Avenue, Bellmore NY Sat. Aug 31st, 2019 at 10AM. Entombment at Pinelawn Memorial Park and Cemetery, Pinelawn NY.