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Community Rallies For Family of West Islip Teen Hit On Bike

Residents can donate dinners to the family of Thomas Labetti, who was hit by a car last week.

Mebers of the West Islip community have set up a schedule to donate dinners to the Labetti family, who were struck by tragedy when their 15-year-old son was hit by a car as he rode on his bike last week.

Thomas Labetti riding southbound on Udall Road, near Pine Avenue, when he was struck by an SUV September 11. Labetti is currently undergoing treatment for severe internal injuries at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

To help the Labetti family during this difficult time, a meal donation schedule has been organized online through CareCalendar.org, where individuals can register to cook dinner and drop it off at the hospital on a particular night.

Currently, the dinner calendar is booked through mid-October.

Those looking to donate a meal to the family can register by visiting CareCalendar.org and inputting the following information:

Calendar ID : 124904
Security Code: 1463

Meals should be dropped off at the Front Desk at the hospital.

Kevin OConnor September 27, 2012 at 11:27 PM
Dear Friends and Neighbors- It is with much sorrow that I report the passing of Thomas Labetti. Tommy passed peacefully this afternoon with his family at his bed side. The full details of the services are not yet available. It is expected that Tommy will be at Chappy’s Funeral home on Montauk Highway Saturday and a Funeral service is expected at Our Lady of Lourdes on Monday. The family is considering requesting donations in lieu of flowers so please wait for details. In addition there is a fund raised being planned. I would like to continue the meal chain as the family will need our support In their time of sorrow. https://carecalendar.org/v2/calendar.php?month=09&year=2012 Jeanne-Marie

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