Died: Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Hans V. “Hank” Bach of Peconic Landing, Greenport died on August 15.
Mr. Bach was born in Astoria, Long Island on November 5, 1921 to Hans and Barbara Bach. After the completion of high school, he attended Northeastern University and Tuft’s University, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
In 1944, he married Katherine “Katie” Gleeson in Our Lady of Solace Roman Catholic Church in the Bronx. They Lived in Floral Park and then in Garden City before moving to Shelter Island, where they resided for 21 years.
Mr. Bach served in the US Navy during World War II and was a lieutenant at the time of his discharge. During his lifetime, Mr. Bach was employed by the Joyce 7-UP Bottling Company and retired after 30 years of service as Vice President of Sales. In addition to his loving wife he is survived by his daughters, Dr. Heidi Bach, Katherine “Katie” Bach and Dr. Maryanne C. Bach; and sons Dr. Richard “Dick” Bach and John V. Bach, Esq.; one brother; one sister; 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held last Thursday at the Defriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold.