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Pastor Philip T. Sica Memorial Service and Life Sketch

Memorial Service

Pastor Philip T. Sica

September 27, 1934 – September 10, 2021

      Old Westbury Seventh-day Adventist Church

           September 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial Service

Processional                                                                                   Pastor and Family

Opening Prayer                                                                 Pastor Anthony Mazzella

Scripture Reading                                                                 Pastor Steven Siciliano

                                              1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Hymn 567                                                                     “Have Thine Own Way Lord”

                                                                                            (A favorite of Pastor Sica)

Eulogy                                                                                                     Bradley Sica Jr.

Musical Selection              “It Is Well with My Soul”                     Naomi J. Sica

                        (Played at her brother’s funeral 07/01/2017)  McDonald/Bliss

Message                                                                                Pastor Anthony Mazzella

Sharing Memories                                                                        Family and Friends

Closing Hymn 633                                                   “When We All Get to Heaven”

Benediction                                                                          Pastor Anthony Mazzella



The Sica family wishes to express sincere gratitude to all those who have prayed and emotionally supported us during this time of loss.              


Please join us for light refreshments immediately following the service, at the Whispering Pines School Gymnasium, located adjacent to the church.

The Passing of Philip T. Sica

We are deeply saddened to learn the news of the passing of our beloved Philip Sica, husband of Naomi, and past president of the Queens Village Republican Club. Philip was born on September 27, 1934 and passed away peacefully in his sleep this past Friday morning, September 10, 2021.

Reverend Sica was the minister of various Seventh-day Adventist Churches. He was active in the American Legion, having served in the Army’s Military Police. He was dedicated to advancing faith in God, country, freedom, and the principles of the Republican Party, serving as State Committeeman of the 24th AD, Republican candidate for public offices, Vice-Chairman of the Queens County Republican Party and serving as its Chaplain. Philip Sica was loved by all who knew him. You may read more on his bio here. 

Naomi Sica has invited friends to join the family for the in-person viewing hour and funeral service as follows, or via live stream which can be accessed on the church’s website: 

Sunday, September 19, 2021, 2:00 p.m. EST, for the viewing, and then 3:00 p.m. for the funeral service.  
Old Westbury Seventh-day Adventist Church
211 Jericho Turnpike
Old Westbury, NY 11568

The burial will be Monday, September 20, 2021, at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens, Queens—the time yet to be determined.

Philip and Naomi Sica, April 2002
Philip and Naomi Sica, September 2019

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By Robert Golomb

Karen Worcester, the executive director of Wreaths Across America speaking at a WAA event honoring veterans.

“It is our mission along with more than 2,000 similar oriented  charities, civic and religious groups throughout America to remember our fallen U.S. military heroes, honor veterans and those who currently serve in our armed forces and teach our children about the sacrifice these great heroes have made to defend and protect our great nation’’, stated Karen Worcester, the executive director of Wreaths Across America, as we began, from my New York office to hers in Maine, our telephone interview last week.  

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