04/17/14 11:14am
04/17/2014 11:14 AM

Bertha McKay, a native of Riverhead, died April 15 in Union City, Ga. She was 98.

The daughter of Stefan and and Helen Paskiewicz, she was born Nov. 8, 1915. She married Frank J. McKay June 29, 1940. They lived in Riverhead until 1978 and then retired in Englewood, Fla. Bertha moved to Georgia in 2005.  (more…)

04/15/14 1:27pm
04/15/2014 1:27 PM

James R. Golden Sr. of Riverhead died April 13 at Riverhead Care Center. He was 82.

Mr. Golden was born June 15, 1931, in Riverhead to Viola Blanche (Homan) and John Golden. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 as a an aviation machinist mate, 3rd class. Following his military service, he worked at Grumman in Calverton as an inspector.  (more…)

04/15/14 1:16pm

Edward Mickaliger of Riverhead died April 14 at Riverhead Care Center. He would have celebrated his 101st birthday on April 15.

He was born April 15, 1913, in Riverhead to Martin and Catherine Mickoliger and, after serving in the military from 1942 to 1945, worked as a salesman for Carl and Bob’s in Riverhead.  (more…)

04/14/14 3:25pm
04/14/2014 3:25 PM

Harold (Red) Ratcliff of Flanders died April 12 in Laurel. He was 76.

Mr. Ratcliff was born July 7, 1937, to William and Helen (Travis) Ratcliff. From 1954 to 1962, during the Korean War, he served as a U.S. Navy aviation machinist mate. Most recently, Mr. Ratcliff was employed as a truck driver by Montecalvo Inc., in Speonk.  (more…)