from the Patchogue Advance
July 25, 1957
80, of Route 25, Coram, died at his home Monday.
Born in Italy, he was a resident of Coram for 46 years and was a retired employee of the New York State Game Farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Plate celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary in February. Mr. Plate is survived by his wife, Ida of Coram; two daughters, Mrs. Richard Morris and Mrs. Edward Wittschack of Coram; two sons, Gildo Plate of Coram, and Walter, L. Plate, Sr. of Miller Place; seven grand-children, five great grandchildren and two brothers in Italy.
Rosary, was recited, at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Robertaccio Funeral Home in Patchogue, and a requiem mass celebrated at St. Frances Cabrini R. C. church in Coram with the Rev. John, Brennan officiating. Internment followed at Holy Sepulchre cemetery in Coram.