Robert E. Butkos of Riverhead died Feb. 25 at the Riverhead Care Center. He was 76.
Born April 11, 1936, in Michigan to Andrew and Elizabeth Butkos, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to
1962. He worked at H. Sacks & Son in East Quogue and at Kurt Weiss Florist in Mattituck.
He belonged to the Royal Order of Moose and loved spending time with his family, they said.
Mr. Butkos is survived by his children, Laurie, Robert Jr., Darryl, David, Teresa Patterson and Susan Williams; and six grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Interment will take place Friday, March 1, at 12:30 p.m. at Calverton National Cemetery.