Michael Szabat

Former Baiting Hollow resident Michael Szabat of Riverhead died Nov. 18 at the Riverhead Care Center. He was 95.
He was born Oct. 9, 1915, to George and Bronislava (Ferfecka) Szabat in Baiting Hollow, where he was raised and worked on the family farm for most of his life.
He was a parishioner of St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead and enjoyed farming and gardening.
Mr. Szabat was predeceased by his siblings, Julia Walsh, Carolyn Miranda, Marion, Anna, Bruno and John. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.
The family received visitors Nov. 21 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 22 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Riverhead by Father Robert Kuznik. Interment followed at the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be sent to the St. Isidore R.C. Church Capital Campaign Fund.