Lloyd W. Corwin Jr., a lifelong resident of Aquebogue, died Dec. 12, 2017. He was 83.
He was born March 19, 1934, to Lloyd and Minnie (Lewin) Corwin. He grew up on his family duck farm in Aquebogue with his surviving sister, Janet (Corwin) Wedel.
While gaining his education at Cornell University, Mr. Corwin met his lifelong love, Paula (Wright) Corwin, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage this past September.
His life was devoted to the family’s Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue, on the property that 14 generations prior, Matthias Corwin purchased in the 1640s. His love for family and farming thrived Crescent to continue the proud legacy as the last of Long Island’s iconic duck industry.
Mr. Corwin enjoyed friends, family, travel and gardening. He once served on the National Duck Council with a stint as president, along with the Soil Conservation Service and the Riverhead’s Lions Club. He was active in the Old Steeple Church in Aquebogue and the Aquebogue Cemetery
He is survived by his wife, Paula; sons, Douglas (Maura) and Jeffrey (Michelle) and a daughter Lucinda (Robert Jackson), all of Aquebogue, along with 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Friday, Dec. 15, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Old Steeple Community Church in Aquebogue.
Memorial donations may be made to the Old Steeple Memorial Fund.
This is a paid notice.