February 28, 1948 ~ March 26, 2022
Deacon Peter F. Acquaro, February 28, 1948 – March 26, 2022. Peter “Deacon Pete” Acquaro lived a storied life with a deep love for his country, a passion for flying and a relentless work ethic. He is a Vietnam Veteran, retired Air Force Lt Colonel, Nassau County police officer, before becoming an airline pilot with US Air & American. Prior to retiring he served as an FAA inspector & instructor at Farmingdale College. He loved telling stories, cherished time on his boat, traveling & spending time with family. Pete is survived by his wife Kathleen, his sister Lorraine, his children and their spouses, Peter & Lee Ann, Phil & Nickole, Paul & Stacey, and Kerrin & Pete, his grandchildren, Nicholas, Brennan, Quinn, Harrison, Jordan, Caroline & Mackenzie, and his great granchild Hartlee.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital or Long Island Cares, Harry Chapin food bank. Please note to send a correspondence to the funeral home so we can forward the donation information to the family. Branch Funeral Home 551 Route 25A Miller Place NY 11764
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Deacon Peter F. Acquaro 's name.
Long Island Cares
10 Davids Drive
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place