Irwin Garsten was more than just a notable businessman in the Riverhead community. He wore many hats. His main role was running his car empire, Apple Honda on Route 58. His business was his passion but it was also important for him to give back to the community. READ
Irwin Garsten’s legacy in Riverhead extends well beyond cars. His business, which he started in 1957 and grew into what is now Apple Honda, afforded him many opportunities to spread goodwill across the North Fork.
Irwin Garsten, an esteemed businessman who opened a Riverhead car dealership in 1959 that became Apple Honda and whose philanthropy and community service helped bolster organizations across the North Fork, died Feb. 7 in Florida. He was 86. READ