Former Cutchogue resident John N. Fabian of Riverhead died Feb. 9 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 75.
He was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Manhattan to Nicholas and Margaret Fabian. He served in the U.S. Army as a military police officer from 1956 to 1959. On May 6, 1961, he married Joan Goyda in Astoria, Queens. (more…)
Louis A. Darin died Feb. 5, 2014, at his Mattituck home. He was 92.
Born in Litchfield, Conn., Dec. 28, 1921, to Pio and Teresa (Ballarin) Darin, he was a proud World War II Navy veteran who served honorably in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. (more…)
Ronald J. Ekster of New Suffolk died at his home Feb. 10, 2014. He was 61.
He was born July 30, 1952, in Greenport to Frank Arthur and Mary Magdaline (Sawicki) Ekster. Raised in New Suffolk, he attended Sacred Heart School and Southold High School and then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1971 to 1975. (more…)
John H. Achilich died peacefully at his Baiting Hollow home Feb. 9. He was 94.
John was born in Riverdale, Bronx, in 1919. He attended Pratt Institute and earned a degree in engineering. John had been employed at the Naval Training Devices Center in Port Washington and Grumman Aerospace Corporation in Bethpage. He held several engineering patents including the design of the original aluminum Grumman canoe. (more…)
Lifelong Riverhead resident Harold Schaefer, known as Smokey, died Feb. 7 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 94.
He was born in Riverhead April 4, 1919, to Anthony and Martha Schaefer and graduated from Riverhead High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946 and had been employed as a serviceman at Firestone in Riverhead. (more…)
Catherine Chessa O’Brien of Southold died suddenly Feb. 4, 2014, at the Hospital for Special Surgery. She was 81.
She was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Greenwich, Conn., to Vittorio and Maria Chessa and became the wife of Thomas M. O’Brien July 3, 1954, in Waterbury, Conn. (more…)
Former Riverhead resident Norman Leslie Corwin Jr. passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2014, at Suncoast Hospice Care Center in Pinellas Park, Fla. He was 80. (more…)
John H. DeJesus departed this life Jan. 28, 2014, at his home in Cutchogue. He was 90. (more…)