Rev. Thomas G. Pettei, who grew up in Queens, has served a substantial part of his career in the borough. For over 30 years, Pettei has served at many parishes, including St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Lourdes, and Queen of Peace, as well as on the HeartShare Board. HeartShare’s Rev. Pettei Residence for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Flushing, Queens is named in honor of his commitment to the organization.