He was active in many civic activities as President of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer of the Glendale Library and President of the Melville Lions Club of Long Island. He earned the Melvin Jones Fellow Award, the highest award given to a member of the Melville Lions Club.
Mr. Hedbavny was active in the Boy Scouts of America for over seventy years. He held many positions in the Scouts and sat on the Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He also served as President and County Commissioner of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts.
Viewing will be at the Glascott Funeral Home, 102-03 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, New York on Thursday, August 21, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM; and on Friday, August 22, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM
The Funeral Service will be held at Marble Collegiate Church, 1 West 29 Street, New York, New York on Saturday, August 23, at 9:30 AM.
Interment will follow at All Faiths Cemetery, 67-29 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, New York.