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Philip Carter

1956 ~ 2020 (age 64)

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Philip Carter, 64, passed away on December 19, 2020, at his home in Malverne, New York, surrounded by his loved ones. A St. John’s alumnus—and 45-year season ticket holder for SJU basketball—he went on to serve 20 years working in the NYPD, including time spent as a union delegate, before managing the SCPBA benefit fund for nearly two decades. Phil enjoyed hanging out with friends and family, whether it be on the golf course, watching sports, or at the dinner table over one of his homecooked meals. Much loved by all those who came in contact with him, Phil was an honorable man who will be greatly missed. He is survived by his brothers Peter and Thomas; children Alison, Krista, and Nicholas; two grandkids; and partner, Peg.


Respects can be paid during the visitation on Monday, December 21st, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home in Lynbrook. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Pius X RC Church in Plainview. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery in Westbury.


Those wishing to honor Phil’s life can make a donation to the Northwell Health Cancer Institute and/or the New York City Police Foundation.



Please note: Masks and social distancing are required of all visitors. The number of visitors will be limited at all times for the safety of the family as well as all guests. Please be mindful that visitors are to be respectful to those who may be waiting to visit by keeping your stay brief. Similar requirements are also in place at the Church and the cemetery.

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December 21, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home, Inc.
34 Hempstead Avenue (corner Peninsula Blvd.)
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Funeral Mass
December 22, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church
1 St. Pius Ct.
Plainview, NY 11803


Queen of Peace Cemetery
16 Powells Lane
Old Westbury, NY 11568


Northwell Health Cancer Institute

New York City Police Foundation

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