Charles John Niewadomski Jr.

04/03/2012 3:38 PM |

Former longtime Riverhead resident Charles John Niewadomski Jr. died March 8 at his home in Willisburg, Ky. He was 61.

He was born Aug. 18, 1950, in Bay Shore to Virginia (Furlong) and Charles J. Niewadomski Sr. After serving in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, he worked for General Electric Company.

Mr. Niewadomski is survived by his wife, Heather (née Willis); his sons, Nicholas, of Raleigh, N.C., and Naaman, of Springfield, Ky.; his daughters, Natasia Champion of Columbia, Tenn., and Noel, Naomi, Neveda, Neryah and Nalana, all of Willisburg; his brothers, Donald Packham of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Joe Nemo of California, Dana, of Alabama and John, of Riverhead; his sister, Suzanne, of Lancaster, Ky.; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents and a granddaughter.

Services were held March 12 at Willisburg Christian Church, Brother Greg Bowen officiating. Interment with military honors, conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard, was at Lebanon (Ky.) National Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Carey & Son Funeral Home in Springfield, Ky.