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Memorial Service for Late Nesconset Fire Chief Set for Tuesday

Lawrence Mays, chief of the Nesconset Fire Department in 1951, was 83 years old.

Memorial Service for Late Nesconset Fire Chief Set for Tuesday

Former Nesconset Fire Department chief Lawrence Mays has died. He was 83 years old.

Mays, a Bohemia resident and 50-year volunteer firefighter, died May 13. A memorial visitation service will be held Tuesday at Moloney’s Bohemia Funeral Home, located at 1320 Lakeland Avenue, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The wake is set for Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Mays, who was the Nesconset chief in 1951, was also an employee of the Republic Aircraft in World War II, worked at Grumman Aerospace on the LEM project, an honorary ex-chief at the Bohemia Fire Department and a charter and board member of the Bohemia Historical Society for 26 years.

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