Stephen R. Magee

08/10/2016 10:24 AM |

Stephen R. Magee of Riverhead died Aug. 9 at Southampton Hospital. He was 69. 

The son of Robert and Ruth Magee, he was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Queens.

He married Nancy (Ruthinowski) Aug. 1, 1981, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Mr. Magee served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968.

He worked as a custodian for the town of Riverhead Senior Center.

Family members said he was “very proud to be a Vietnam Veteran” and that he enjoyed NASCAR, Riverhead Raceway and stamp and coin collecting.

Mr. Magee is survived by his wife, Nancy; his sons, Joseph and Brian,; his brother, Glenn and his sister, Kay, all of Riverhead.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Kent Animal Shelter or a charity of the donor’s choosing.

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