Paul Anthony Higgins

Paul A. Higgins of Jamesport died at his home June 12. He was 64.

Born in the Bronx in 1951, he served as a Green Beret in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He was wounded twice and was awarded two Purple Hearts and the Silver Star. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant.

In 1990, Mr. Higgins married Carol, in New Hyde Park.

A resident of the North Fork for the past 20 years, he was a volunteer fireman with the Jamesport Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife. Carol; two children: Johnathan and Ryan all of Jamesport and his brother Robert.

Funeral arrangements were private. DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck is assisting the family.