Stanley Czygier

01/18/2011 1:14 PM |

Stanley “Steve” Czygier, a former Calverton resident, died Jan. 13 at his home in Riverhead. He was 86.

He was born May 8, 1924, to Seraphina (Danielczyk) and Michael Czygier.

Mr. Czygier was a farmer and carpenter, and he later worked at John Wesley Village II retirement community in Riverhead. According to family, he enjoyed cultivating his vegetable garden and was a member of St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead.

Predeceased by his sister Estelle Rogers and brother, John, he is survived by his sisters Josephine Victoria and RoseMarie Zielinski, both of Riverhead; and six nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours were held Jan. 17 at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A memorial service took place Jan. 18 at St. Isidore R.C. Church, led by Pastor Robert Kuznik. Interment followed at St. John’s Cemetery in Riverhead.