Carl J. Czajkowski of South Jamesport died Oct. 14 in a diving accident. He was 66.
He was born May 23, 1948, in Brooklyn to John and Helen Czajkowski and married Donna (Wallcott) June 5, 1971, in Brooklyn.
Mr. Czajkowski earned a PhD from State University of New York at Stony Brook and worked as a research scientist at Brookhaven National Lab. He was a member of the American Society of Metals and a past president of East End Surf Club. Family members said he enjoyed diving, playing bridge and watching horror movies.
Predeceased by his parents and brother Richard, Mr. Czajkowski is survived by his wife, Donna, of South Jamesport; his daughters, Kim Flournoy of San Francisco and Lori Lebel of Clifton Park, N.Y.; his brother John, of Florida; and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive visitors Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will be held Monday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. at Old Steeple Church in Aquebogue. Interment will take place at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.