George W. Wurtz

08/19/2014 12:21 PM |

George W. Wurtz of Calverton died Aug. 18 in East Atlantic Beach, N.Y. He was 84. 

Mr. Wurtz was born July 15, 1930, in Franklin Square to George and Mary Wurtz and worked as a cable splicer for Long Island Lighting Company for 42 years. Family members said he enjoyed golfing and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred, of Calverton; his children, Kevin, George, Richard, Kathleen and Thomas; his sister, Marie Brandenstein; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Aug. 22, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral mass will take place Saturday, Aug. 23, at noon at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead, officiated by Father Robert Kuznik. Cremation was private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation.

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