Locust Valley WD Commissioner Pasquale J. “Pat” Eliseo has passed away at age 85.
Locust Valley Water Commissioner Pat Eliseo lived and worked in Locust Valley all his life, and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Korean War. A member of the Locust Valley Board of Water Commissioners since 1997, Pat helped oversee the rapid growth and changes in the north shore communities that the District supplies, including Locust Valley, Lattingtown, and areas of Mill Neck and Matinecock. Commissioner Eliseo was also an active member of the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA), where he held various leadership positions, including the position of President.
With deep roots in the community, Pat was a volunteer member of the Locust Valley Fire Department for 65 years, including serving as Treasurer of its Emergency Medical Rescue Squad. He also held the positions of Department Treasurer, Company Captain and District Fire Commissioner, and was a member of the Locust Valley Exempt and Benevolent Firemen’s Association.
Pat Eliseo’s community involvement was extensive. A charter member of the Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club, he was a member of the Matinecock Neighborhood Association, and served as Vice-President for over 20 years. He was also a member and past-president of the Locust Valley Rotary Club and a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow, the organization’s highest award.
In his business life, Pat was well known and respected as the proprietor of Marquis Wines and Liquors for over 30 years. His guidance, professionalism and good humor will be missed.